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The Leigh parish includes the villages of Leigh and Charcott,
and the areas of Moorden and Powder Mills.

Aged Persons Dwellings - Vacancy

One of the Parish Council's bungalows for elderly people has become available, and the Parish Council is seeking expressions of interest. The successful tenant must either live in the parish of Leigh or have close family living here.

If you would like to be considered as the new tenant for this property, please contact the Parish Clerk by email at clerk@leighkent.org.uk or call 01892-740753. Deadline for applications 22nd November 2019.  

The property is immediately available and the terms are as follows:
- the rental is £675 per month, payable in advance
- one month's rental will be payable as deposit
- the rental will be annually reviewed
- the rental must be paid by standing order
- financial references will be taken out
- the tenant will be aged 55+ and either live in Leigh or have a strong connection to Leigh
- the tenant will be responsible for all gas, electricity, water and council tax
- the tenant will be responsible for the maintenance of the garden
- a formal lease will be drawn up

The property has one large bedroom, a lounge, kitchen and bathroom. 
The property has been newly decorated throughout with new carpets.
There is a new electric oven, a larder fridge and washing machine.
The bathroom has a wet-room style shower, there is no bath or shower cubicle.

 

   


 

 Affordable Housing

Come to the Parish Council's Affordable Housing Consultation event in the Large Village Hall, High Street, Leigh on Wednesday 27th November from 7pm to 8.30pm. More information to follow.

Broadband 

High Speed Broadband (BT Infinity) is now available from the Hildenborough Exchange and BT Openreach are now accepting orders for upgrades from some residents of Leigh village.  If you would like to see if you are eligible for an upgrade, please see http://www.superfast-openreach.co.uk/where-and-when/.

Drainage and Flooding

The Parish Council is tackling Kent County Council about drainage problems, including blocked drains and gullies. We will update you when we have more information. If you would like to report any blocked drains or problem areas to the Parish Council for inclusion in the list of sites to be discussed with KCC, please contact the Clerk by email at Louise.leighclerk@hotmail.com.  Please ensure that you give full details of the problem including the exact location.

Potholes 

The recent heavy rains has caused havoc with our road network, and there are many potholes. Please either report these potholes to the Clerk, or go online at www.kent.gov.uk and report the fault on the interactive map.