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The Parish Council hopes you enjoy your visit. The aim of the website is to inform both residents and visitors alike about the activities of the Parish Council, local Clubs and Societies, local businesses and local people - whilst at the same time giving potential visitors to the village a little insight into Eastry and the warm and friendly welcome you can expect.

The village of Eastry is situated approximately 2½ miles South-West of the Cinque Port of Sandwich, Eastry’s main post town; 4½ miles North-West of Deal; 12 miles East of Canterbury and 86 miles from London. It may be considered a large village by today’s standards having something over 1000 homes within its boundaries.

Until the end of 2004 Eastry was one of the only villages (if not the only village!) remaining in England to have a “butcher, baker and candlestick maker”.

(a "candlestick maker" was someone who made candles from tallow - NOT the candle holder itself!)

Voted Kent's "Village of the Year 2005" Eastry enjoys having a huge range of local businesses in its locale; from traditional crafts and equestrian equipment to tyre sales . It has a selection of hostelries providing good accommodation, food, beers and fine wines, a chemist, a fish and chip shop, a Chinese "take-away", a butcher, a baker, ladies hair stylists, an active Village Hall as well as a local convenience store, newsagent, post office and a wealth of local clubs, societies and activity groups.


 


 Eastry News In Brief...

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Details of the new Felderland Lane traffic order from KCC can be found on our News Page...

Latest Parish Council Meeting Agendas are available on our Agendas Page here...

Latest Minutes of Parish Council Meetings can be found on our Minutes Page here...

New Channel 4 series help required...

Notice of Vacancy - Eastry Parish Council here...

Diary dates have been updated for 2015! Take a look at our Diary Page for events in Eastry near you...

KCC transforming Library, Registration and Archive Services. More here...

The result of the Hay Hill planning appeal can be found on our News Page here...

Parish Council Vacancies. More on our News Page here...

Eastry Parish Council needs YOU! More here...

Details of DDC's Public Spaces Protection Order Consultation can be found here...

Kent Police have produced a helpful leaflet - "Shutting the Gate on Rural Crime". Get your copy here...

KCC Public Health seeks your views on Pharmacies here...

Eastry Women's Institute have updated their programme for 2015 which can be viewed on their webpage here...

Eastry Parish Council seeks help with Community Resilience and Emergency Planning. More here...

Local Food Bank information is on our News Page here...

Latest Trading Standards Alerts can be found here...

Finding care made easier in Kent...

Eastry branch of the Royal British Legion now has its own page here...

Eastry Parish Council's accounts for the year ending 31st March 2014 are available to view. More here...

Act now to secure your vote! More here...

Worried about falling? New friendly fall prevention service started. More here...

Valuable information regarding Domestic Abuse here...

The Latest edition of Eastry Village News is now ready and available for download on our EVNs Page here...

Reminder to Eastry Clubs and Societies!! If you'd like your events to appear on our Diary Page, please send details in the format on our Diary Page to: webmaster@eastrypc.co.uk . We'll do our best to include them.

Learn more about Eastry's thriving WI community here...

The new Kent County Council contact telephone numbers can be found on our Council Page here...

Use the Kent Highways Fault Reporting System to speed up issues with potholes, overgrown trees, lighting, etc. See the details on our News Page here...

Going on Holiday Soon? Do you know your Rights? The European Commission have launched their new passenger rights information campaign. More in the Trading Standards Alert message here...

Dover District Council now have an online reporting system for dog fouling, which can be accessed here...

You can now "Tweet" Eastry Parish Council: @EastryPC

Those of you with a hearing aid may like to know that the Hi-Kent Hearing Aid Re-Tube Clinic comes regularly to Coffee Break at the Village Hall every second Friday of the month from 10:00 - 11:30am. Batteries are also supplied; please bring your Battery Book with you when you come. This service is for NHS aids only.

What are Public Rights of Way (PROW)? Find out on our News Page here...

Eastry Scouts Country Craft and Produce Market is held every Wednesday from 9am - 12:30pm. More here...

Look here for the latest information on the National CCTV Database.

Kent County Council have published information regarding to travel to local hospitals. Copies are available here...

"Coffee Break" is held free of charge each Friday morning from 9:30am until 12:00 noon in the Village Hall, High Street, and is an ideal opportunity to meet other Parishioners and members of the Parish Council to discuss local issues; or simply to meet over a coffee (or tea) and a biscuit or home-made cake! Children are always welcome, with an accompanying parent, and the Parish Council hope that as many as possible will attend - particularly those who are new to the village.

Want the latest Dover-Deal Diamond Bus Timetables? Then click here.


This page last updated: 27 January, 2015 12:41:46


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