Tag Archives: community

Keep the Woodville!

The Gravesham Borough Council Cabinet meeting of the 27th March 2017 reviewed options for theatre services at the Woodville. The options considered included the “Cease” option which would close all theatre, cinema, bar and cafe activities.The Gravesham Green Party believe that the Woodville is a central cornerstone to Gravesend’s community and cultural life and the… Continue reading »

Residents step up battle to protect pubs following illegal demolition of The Battle of Britain

Residents angered by the demolition of a historic Gravesend pub are taking action to prevent other public houses in the borough from suffering a similar fate. The demolition of the Battle of Britain pub on in Northfleet last month sparked protests after developers began work before approval had been granted by the council. Now residents are… Continue reading »

Gravesham in Bloom has taken a Gold in the South East in Bloom awards

Gravesham has taken the gold award in the South East in Bloom awards this afternoon. Receiving the award the mayor, Cllr Greta Goatley said: “I’m delighted at this tremendous achievement. Everyone involved, all the organisations and individuals deserve this honour and the gratitude of the borough.” Last year Gravesham achieved a silver gilt award. In… Continue reading »

Knit one purl one: knit for Gravesend

Knit one purl one: knit for Gravesend

A KNITTED poppy appeal is being launched for a Remembrance Day commemoration in Gravesend. Gravesham Borough Council is working with the Royal British Legion and Gravesham Urban Knitters to create a carpet of knitted or crocheted poppies. More than 7,000 will be needed in total to cover an area in Windmill Hill Memorial Garden. The council… Continue reading »

Gravesend allotment boom as waiting list drops

Gravesend allotment boom as waiting list drops

Waiting lists for some Gravesham’s allotments are the lowest they’ve been for a long time. Gravesham Borough Council has spaces available right now on Bellman Avenue, Cruden Road and Harden Road and although plots are currently full there is an empty waiting list for Whitehill Lane, Chalk Old and Chalk New. The average wait time… Continue reading »

Gravesend: New Public Space Protection Order

A Public Space Protection Order will come into force from today (1 July), following a recent consultation. Gravesham Borough Council undertook the consultation from October to November 2015 and had more than 650 responses. The council has also used comments received from other interested parties. Out of a total of seven possible restrictions, four have been… Continue reading »