Mr Chris Fribbins
Mrs Laura Farrelly
Parish Council Address
42 Quickrells Avenue
Welcome to the WEB site of
The parish have agreed to create a Neighourhood Plan for the Parish Council area - Click Here for details
Developers have submitted suggested sites in Cliffe and Cliffe Woods - but these have all been rejected at this stage.
Our Annual Return 2015/2016 has been audited internally with no issues raised - go to the Finance Page to see the return.
Airport Commission - Airport Consultations 2013/2014
There will be an Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council at
Next Monthly Meeting is the June Parish Council Meeting
Minutes of the May Meeting (and Annual Meeting) (click here) (Extraordinary May meeting to follow)
Parish Council meetings are moving to the second Thursday of every month from May 2016.
Doctor’s Surgery web site links added to Links page (click here)
Lodge Hill/Chattenden, Outline Planning Application Consultation (Medway Council Decision of APPROVAL 4th September 2014) -
At the July 2012 Meeting, the Parish Council adopted a new code of conduct for councillors (modelled closely on the National Association of Local Government Councils model). Councillors also completed new Declaration of Personal Interest forms introduced by Government Regulations. The completed forms have been sent to Medway Council and are also stored on this web site (click here)
Councillors agree to abide by the National Code of Conduct in their role. Click here for the Parish Council’s Code of Conduct.
Following the installation of CCTV cameras covering the recreation ground, youth shelter, play area, allotments and small hall car park
CLIFFE WOODS OUR VILLAGE, OUR FUTURE
New Photo Gallery added opens up in new window
See Community Pages
Youth - we are working with local youths to provide a youth club in Cliffe Woods (First and Third Monday of each month, except August and Bank Holidays) in the Community Centre) and
Cllrs. Ray Letheren and Peter Clements have also been working with allotment holders to understand their issues and requirements. New agreements have been issued, with improved clarity on allotment holders responsibilities and procedures to be followed if they are not met. There has been an increase in the number of people wanting a plot and we are trying to fit in as many as possible. If you are interested in a plot, contact the Clerk. The pitch rents have been reviewed and the Parish Council has agreed a range of rents that better reflect the size of each of the pitches.
Thamesside Terminal - the ten year battle :
click here for the Planning Inspectors Report
Under the Freedom of Information Act we have also added our Publication Scheme as required by the act. It contains details about the Parish, how it operates and how to request information
Councillors also agree to abide by the National Code of Conduct in their role. Click here for the Parish Council’s Code of Conduct.
The Parish area borders on the River Thames to the north and west, Higham and Wainscott to the south; Chattenden, Cooling and High Halstow to the east. It is part of the unitary authority of Medway in North Kent.
The Parish Council is elected every four years (the last was in 2015, the next in May 2019). Up to eight councillors are elected for Cliffe Village ward and eight from the Cliffe Woods ward. If there are vacancies and no nominations, the parish can co-opt additional councillors to make up the numbers.
The full Parish Council meets in public on most first Thursdays of the month, alternately in Cliffe Memorial Hall (Small Hall) and Cliffe Woods Emmanuel Centre - see meetings for details.
The Parish keep in contact with residents via the Cliffe Clarion, current and past editions are stored here.
Let us know what you would like to see on this site and we will see what can be done.
The Parish is paid for by a local precept which is added to the Council Tax. This amounts to £46,017 (2015/2016 & 2016/2017 ) which works out at as an average of about £25 per year, < 50p per week.