Village News Issue No.106
The Quarterly News Sheet for
the residents of Swanley Village
SWANLEY VILLAGE RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
Chairman Bob Wallis, Vice Chairman David
Sayers, Secretary: Dean Barham, Treasurer: Chris Banks ,
The AGM of
the Swanley Village Residents’ Association was held on Wednesday 12th
April in St Pauls School. We were joined by Kent County Councillor Roger Gough
and District and Town Councillor Tony Searles. The new committee for the
following year was elected. Bob Wallis, Chairman, gave detailed information to
those present on what the Association had done and achieved over the past year.
raised their concerns that new road surfacing had been undertaken to parts of
the Village, but the section between Beechenlea Lane and Wood Street have been
omitted and there are many pot holes in that section that needs to be
addressed. Roger Gough to look into this and report back.
painted village sign has been reinstated although the post needs to be painted.
Thanks to Bernard Stowers for the planting around the new sign.
still experiencing problems with large lorries coming through the village –
large vehicles ignoring the HGV signage – Roger Gough to investigate how this
can be resolved and report back at the next meeting.
quarterly committee meeting was held on Monday, 15th May and these
are some of the topics discussed:
The Drainage & Culvert (Button
Street junction) seems to be working efficiently at the moment
but we must keep
an eye out for any changes.
The fly tipping problem in
Button Street – Tony Searles to make some investigations with the environmental
health and enforcement officers at SDC and report back at the next meeting.
Planning/Call for sites –(see
Tony Searles report below). There are still some potential sites in the village
to be concerned about and we all need to be vigilant and proactive where and
Overgrown hedgerows in the
village still need to be addressed, but we should wait until birds have finished
nesting. It is up to the property owners to ensure that their
hedgerows/bushes/trees do not overhang the roadways and footpaths.
village continues to monitor the street lights. Details of deficient lights
which have been reported but not repaired have been passed to Roger Gough who
will chase the Kent Highways department on our behalf.
problems relating to street lighting please contact
Daphne Davis 664710.
The next RA Committee meeting will be held on
14th August 2017 – if there is anything you would like the
committee to discuss please contact :
Dean Barham (Secretary)
- If you are new to the village and would like an introduction to all the
activities and information regarding all your surroundings please call
Chris Banks 01322 668531 or
Daphne Davis 01322 664710
REPORT (MAY 2017)
The village sign was finally installed in April, though even now there are still
some outstanding issues, notably the need for the post to be painted black
rather than the current bare steel finish. I continue to take this up with Kent
I am very grateful to residents who returned me as your County Councillor once
more at the recent elections. I now represent the new and very large Division of
Sevenoaks North and Darent Valley (how about SNADV as an acronym?). Swanley
Village is at its far north, linked to the rest of the Division by Button
Street; SNADV goes as far south as Seal Chart and Underriver.
There are plenty of local issues on my to do list in this new County Council
term, including finding a better location for the No HGVs signs and working to
resolve flooding in Button Street. It is at least good to see that the culvert
in Swanley Village Road, which was cleaned out last autumn, seems to be
operating well. If problems do recur, please use Kent Highways’ fault reporting
system (and please let me know).
Easter saw the
start of Kent Highways’ annual spring Find and Fix campaign, otherwise known as
the pothole blitz. This is funded by a £2 million grant from central government,
as well as £500K from KCC, and is focused on problems in more minor roads. It is
now moving into its second, more extensive phase. Once again, faults are best
reported to the Kent Highways website in the usual way.
As ever, I can be reached by phone (01959
525109) or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org My website,
www.roger-gough.blogspot.co.uk reports on what I'm doing across my Darent Valley
Division, and I am on Twitter @RogerGough2
AND TOWN COUNCILLOR'S REPORT – May 2017
I look forward to another year representing the residents of Swanley Village on
a myriad of problems.
I think that we all need to be aware that the threat of The Garden Village
hasn’t gone away completely, with no mention of the sites south of the railway
being shelved and the Call for Sites still being consulted on we all need to be
active in any consultations.
U+I the owners of Swanley Town Centre are still perusing plans to redevelop the
centre and currently are in discussions with Sevenoaks District Council planners
to reduce the height of their first plans showing 13 storeys, it will also need
a better transport scheme for it to progress.
The new Mayor of Swanley is Laurence Ball, he has previously been Mayor so he
knows what he is doing.
current committee appointments are:
Policy & Finance
Sevenoaks District Council
Audit – Scrutiny - Health
District Representative on the following outside bodies :
DGS Health & Wellbeing Board – Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley
DGS Clinical Commissioning Groups
HOSC at Kent County Council Sevenoaks District
If you have any issues I can help
residents with then please contact me :
Tony Searles : Mobile number is
VILLAGE TRUST (fundraising)
Do you have
anything suitable which we could use as prizes at our forthcoming events
(perhaps any unwanted Christmas/Birthday presents (!)
Chris 01322 668531
We really do appreciate all the
support we get for our fund raising events, but would love to see even more
people from the village joining in the events which we organise. As you are no
doubt aware, all the profit from these events goes towards maintaining our
Village Green, the Easter Egg hunt and the FREE firework display in November.
So the more people who attend our events the more money we can raise -
we can’t do it without you!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR
News from St. Paul’s CE (VC) Primary School (May 2017)
We celebrated Easter with a
service in St. Paul’s Church and an Easter egg hunt/parade. We also organised a
sponsored obstacle course on St. George’s Day which raised money for the
school. Our Year 5/6 children had a fantastic time on their recent trip to
France, spending 4 days at PGL’s Le Pré Catelan in Hardelot Plage.
You may have noticed that the
front gardens of the school have been developed and are now being used as a
sensory garden and a reflective garden. Please feel free to use them if you
are passing. If you are able to donate any bulbs we would like snowdrops,
bluebells and snakeshead fritillary.
The country dancers are working
very hard on their routines for our annual Country Dancing Festival. This takes
place on the Glebe on Wednesday 14th June from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm and
you are all warmly invited to attend. Please be aware that parking will be very
busy on this day. Our dancers will also be opening our Summer Fayre which is on
Saturday 8th July from 12.00 pm to 4.00 pm. Admission is 50p for
adults (16+) and this enters you into a Prize Draw. There will be a variety of
stalls and our main events include a dog show, egg throwing and tug-of-war. We
hope to see you there.
We are constantly planning and
organising new and exciting events and activities for the children. Rock Steady
Music come to school every week and teach the children drums, singing, guitar
and keyboard. Live Biking run off-road biking sessions every week for the older
children, using trails that have been created in and around the Glebe. We have
a new sports coach and have extended our range of after school Clubs and
Our Year 6 children are getting
ready for their residential adventure trip to Hindleap Warren in the Ashdown
Forest as well as looking forward to their end of year celebrations, which
culminate in a Leavers’ Service in St. Paul’s Church, a picnic on the Glebe and
our epic balloon race on 20th July.
We look forward to welcoming our
new Reception children to St. Paul’s on Monday 4th September and hope
you have a great Summer!
out new Facebook page “St. Paul’s Church of England Primary School” and follow
us on Twitter @StPaulsSwanley to see all our latest news and updates.
WELL DONE & THANK YOU !!
Many thanks to
more than 20 villagers who turned out on Saturday
4th March for a
‘Spring Clean’ litter pick. Thanks also to Toni Roast and the Swanley Town
Council crew who gave up their Saturday morning to help. We filled many, many
bags in two hours of collecting and improved both roads and footpaths around the
village. We'd like to do it again in the autumn and will see if we can get help
from STC once more. We shall keep you informed and hope that you can join in to
keep our Village ‘spick & span’. Keep up the good work!!!!
VILLAGE PETANQUE TEAMS
Fortunately the Winter League has now finished
and we achieved a creditable fourth place, with a very strong finish at the end
of the season. The weather was not kind but we soldiered on.
The Summer League has now begun but the summer
weather has decided not to join in, as yet!!
Sadly, the Lamb Inn Pub side has now retired
due to lack of membership, but hopefully if their ranks could increase, by just
one or two players, they will be resurrected next year.
The Lamb Village side has started the new
season with a bang being top of the League,winning both opening games. As
normal, we were narrowly defeated by a Division 2 side in The Cup competition,
but always move forward in a positive way competing in The Plate, where we
reached the semi finals in the 2016 season.
We have been fortunate this year to welcome two
new players to our side, Peter and Laura, who both reside in the village,
therefore continuing to maintain our community spirit, and the local pub.
The team would like to thank Liz, landlady at
The Lamb, for the delicious buffets that are made available on match nights
Currently our membership is full, but should
you have an interest or
If you wish to know more
about playing Petanque, , please contact Steve Wells on 01322 666806
or 07580 863617
– you can also talk to him
about the game,
personal instruction, or boule, - he will be pleased to get you started;
alternatively there are full illustrated instructions beside the piste on the
SWANLEY VILLAGE BONFIRE NIGHT 2017
FREE firework display will be held on the Village Green
SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER.
this date in your diaries and tell your friends!
NEED A LOT OF HELP FOR THIS EVENT,
PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU CAN
US SET UP DURING THE DAY & CLEARING
THE NEXT DAY
Chris 668531/ Pat 666806 /Daphne 664710
SWANLEY VILLAGE GARDENING CLUB
Gardening Society was formed in 1991 by a group of villagers with a keen
interest in both their own gardens and their surroundings. Following a sharp
decline in numbers, at the beginning of 2015 the committee decided that all
villagers should be members by default. The Spring Show was held on Saturday 1st
April at St Paul’s School. There were a reasonable number of entries, enough to
make a very attractive show. The prizes were shared fairly equally between all
the entrants. The committee have organised two trips in the late summer and
information regarding these is included in this newsletter. Please ask friends
and family if you think they may be interested. We are trying to keep our page
on the village website (www.swanleyvillage.com)
up-to-date so please look there for current news and we have a Facebook page.
We have signed up for a trade card at Provender Nurseries in Leydenhatch Lane.
This entitles you to a significant discount on Provender plants. We have been
issued with several cards, which must be presented each time you purchase plants
in order to receive your discount.
668531), Daphne Davis ('664710),
Donna Hoy ('613462)
and Elaine Freundlich
are all card holders. Please contact one of them if you wish to purchase goods
at Provender. For further details please contact the Secretary,
Swanley Village Gardening Club has organised
two trips this summer
Monday 24th July 2017
Burgess Hill NGS Gardens
A diverse group of five gardens
Plants for sale at Peppers, 54 Leylands Road.
Home-made teas at 14 Barnside Avenue.
Coach leaves Swanley Village at 11.30am.
Price: Coach and Entrance £21
Wednesday 6th September 2017
Anglesey Abbey, Gardens
and Lode Mill (National Trust)
There's always something to see at Anglesey
Abbey gardens whatever the season.
Anglesey Abbey gifted to the National Trust
The origins of Lode Mill can be traced back to
the Domesday Book of 1086.
Enjoy a freshly cooked meal or coffee cake in
There's something for everyone in the Gift Shop.
Open daily, 10am - 4.30pm.
The Plant Centre stocks a range of seasonal
plants, shrubs, garden ornaments & sculptures.
Coach leaves Swanley Village at 10am and will
pick up at the usual stops.
Price: Coach and Entrance £29
Entrance only (NT members) £17.50
For more information please telephone Elaine
Paul’s, Swanley Village & St. Peter’s, Hextable
St. Paul’s, Swanley Village, and St.
Peter’s, Hextable is one church with two buildings, giving different expressions
of worship in the parish. The services held at St Paul's are traditional in
style, offering a place of quiet, contemplative and prayerful reflection. St
Peter’s is a vibrant, charismatic church with less formal services.
Due to its central location in the
village, there's always a lot happening at St Peter’s ranging from the
Kindergarten, Thursday Fellowship (for older people), Pop In for Craft, Kidz
Klub, Live Play for Youth, and lots more. This year’s popular Holiday at Home
for older folk is on 10th – 11th August.
The church has entered what is known as an
‘interregnum’ (literally between ‘reigns’), following the retirement of our
priest-in-charge, Ray Samme. Together with the Diocese of Rochester, the
Parochial Church Council are in the process of appointing a new vicar, which we
hope will take place as the new vicarage in Hextable is completed in the Autumn.
Sundays are always busy and we have a
range of services across both our churches and we’d love to welcome you to come
and join us. At St Paul’s there is a simple Holy Communion Service at 8.30am,
the church is open too for coffee and prayer at 10.30am, except on the second
Sunday of the month when there is a morning service at the same time. There is
also a 6.30pm service (except on the 2nd Sunday). At St Peter’s our main Sunday
Celebration is an informal service of worship, teaching and ministry with a full
programme for children and youth activities that take place during the service.
Our twice-monthly Overflow Celebration is held on the second and fourth Sunday -
a contemporary style service of worship, teaching and ministry. Refreshments
served from 7.30pm and throughout the service.
Swanley Village ‘Life’ Group
The new ‘term’ for the Swanley Village
‘Life’ Group is well underway and breaks for the summer holiday on the 20th
July. The group meets fortnightly on Thursday evenings at 7.45pm, normally at
the ‘Old Vicarage’ but also in other homes in the village. ‘Life’ groups, based
in various homes in the area, are to help the church achieve its objective of
being at the very heart of our community. They not only provide an important
spiritual focus, but also facilities and services to help with the more
practical issues of everyday life. Anyone is welcome to join us whether or not
you are part of St Paul’s, St Peter’s or any church. If you are interested
please contact the leaders, David and Pauline Pearson (Pine Cottage, Beechenlea
666362 or 07836 376 803) or any member of the group for further
For more details of all these and other
services and events see
or ring the church office on
Glebe Gate :
Volunteers (perhaps dog walkers?) are still being sought to join the group to
lock and unlock the Glebe Gate, a.m. & p.m. and in School holidays.
If you wish to
join this band of volunteers for a short rota
contact Barbara Ramsey
Ballroom Dancing Classes for beginners:
St Peter’s Church at 7.30pm
at The Howard Venue at 8pm
The Howard Venue at 10:15am
Ballroom Dancing for ages 7 to 14 year
at The Howard Venue at 4.30pm
Or Call Sam on 07712 588385
SWANLEY THERAPY CENTRE
Invite you to their annual
Fundraising event on
10TH JUNE – 2pm until 5 pm
THE OLD VICARAGE, SCHOOL LANE (hosted by Vivian &
Entrance £3 (including door draw ticket)
Background music by RYCYLED JAZZ
Raffle/gnome hunt/face painting
Garden & Vineyard open Parking available
Child's pine cot bed, good condition, with cot
mattress that has been used for grand-child’s sleepovers a hand full of times
and is 'as new'. Also a duvet and duvet set, again, 'as new'.
Plus an adjustable stair gate.
£50 but will consider offers
Contact : Pat
Wells 01322 666806 or 07400 615245
VILLAGE ‘100 CLUB’
YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO WIN
The club has
now commenced its 18th year and continues have full a membership. We would
like to welcome all the new members and to thank everyone for their continued
support. Subscriptions help maintain the Village Green and any other worthy
projects in the village.
WINNERS FROM THE LAST 4 DRAWS ARE
£100 MARION LEE
£50 JANE WELLER
£30 EILEEN REGAN
£15 JOAN LAMB
………….. and remember
YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO WIN !
If you would like to join the 100
club I am now starting a waiting list for new members
when the next session starts in
September. As you can see lots of people are winning prizes
Daphne Davis : 01322 664710
or email :
DO YOU ENJOY A GOOD BOOK, A GLASS [OR 2] OF WINE AND NIBBLES?
If the answer is
"yes" then you would find a warm welcome at the Swanley Village Book Club.
meet on a monthly basis on the last Thursday of the month at 7.30 in the Red
Lion or the Lamb.
We are an informal group and enjoy reading a wide range of
books - but definitely not highbrow!
Whether you are
a newcomer to the village or an existing resident, this is a great way to share
your enjoyment of books
with other like-minded people....and make new friends.
If you are
interested in joining us or would like to know more about us, please contact me
Pat Wells - 01322 666806 or
07400 615245 email@example.com
FLY TIPPING -
This continues to be a major
problem throughout the village. |f you see any dumped rubbish please report this
straight away to Sevenoaks District Council on 01732 227000. You can
also enter any details of fly tipping at www.fixmystreet.com .
The council monitor this site and will take
Use to report fly tipping, potholes, abandoned
WILL GET A FASTER RESPONSE!
HONEY FOR SALE
Collected by my Bees
Swanley Village Rd
Beekeeping since 2009
offer a variety of services including:
General DIY - hanging, shelves, pictures & curtain poles
Pressure washing decking, drives, patios and paths
Treating fences, gates and decking
Assembling flatpack furniture
plus much, much more!
Smoke or Carbon monoxide alarms supplied and fitted from £25
If you need it put up, fitted or fixed. No job too small - just give me a call!
Friendly , reliable , local service
Paul on 07749
I have over
40 years’ computer experience and would be happy to help with any home or
business computer issues. Why not give me a call to discuss details or drop me
an email describing the problem?
: 01689 890888 or 07770 880500
In A Glass
of Its Own
For unique gift why not give personalised Glasses?
I create glasses for all occasions at very affordable prices.
10% Discount for any local orders. Please visit my website to view the standard
range but I can make any item with names or Logo’s etched into the glassware.
Email me directly for any local orders or enquiries:
Buy five glasses and get the sixth free!!!
01322 660733 / 07989197899
Painting & Decorating Specialist based in Swanley Village
External – free estimate
Swanley Village Film now on DVD
This film made in 1976-7 is a documentary including a tour through the village
and interviews with the local characters in the village at that time.
Featuring The Lamb, lace making, Church, racing car preparation for Brands Hatch
It also covers the Silver Jubilee Party on
the Glebe in 1977 and features shots of the village people and children at St
Pauls School (it could be you) in the egg & spoon and 3 legged races.
Previously on VHS, it has been made
into a DVD.
£10 per dvd
Contact Dennis at 2 Beechenlea Lane, Swanley Village, Kent BR8 7PR
or phone 01322 669523
THE CYGNET CLUB
Do you care for or know an adult with a learning disability?
The Cygnet Club for adults with a learning disability
meets every Thursday from 7-9pm.
B. Brown 01322 631990
Do you have
a village ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ sign near your property?
overgrown with foliage – if so, could you please cut the growth back so that the
signs are more visible. The signs are there to hopefully make the Village safer!
HEXTABLE & SWANLEY VILLAGE W.I.
Did you know we
are the oldest W.I in the District?
our 100th Anniversary in March.
We are a
friendly group who always welcome new members. There are interesting speakers
and activities throughout the year at our monthly meetings and a varied
programme within the District too.
The W.I even has
its own College in Oxfordshire, which offers a huge range of subjects from
crafts to public speaking.
Why not join us
one month, as a visitor, to see if you like us?
We meet at Five
Wents Memorial Hall for a 7.30 start on the 4th Thursday of each
For more details
please contact Liz Davies on 01322 613640
FRENCH AND SPANISH TUTORING
I am bilingual in English and
Spanish, and speak fluent French, and I have just spent three months teaching in
a primary school in Barcelona. I attended Sevenoaks School where I studied the
IB Diploma and achieved the top grade in Spanish and French. I have four years'
experience tutoring students in foreign languages, in primary school classes and
on a one-to-one basis. I am able to tutor for Spanish and
French GCSE, A Level and IB exams, as well as for adult
If you'd be interested in me
tutoring you, please contact me on 07502390372
HOWARD VENUE - HEXTABLE
As seen on
ITV's new show "Dance Dance Dance" Available for community hire for meetings,
clubs, conferences, children’s parties, charity events plus much more.
– free hire of our recording studio for local music groups & bands.
618618 to arrange a viewing of our facilities or visit
to find out
about our huge range of community classes on offer.
still drive though our village at speeds well in excess of the legal speed limit
and something needs to be done about the problem.
Speed Watch team has, due to ill health, emigration and lack of interest, been
disbanded. A new team desperately needs to be formed.
joining the team is not an onerous task and would only take a couple of hours of
your time a week.
We have our own
Speed Indicator Machine (SID) which was kindly purchased for the village by
Councillor Roger Gough and training is provided free of charge by Kent Police in
conjunction with Sevenoaks District Council.
If anyone is interested in making our village roads safer then please
contact Daphne Davis 01322664710 email
Do you know you
have some fantastic local theatre on you doorstep?
experience theatre as good as the West End at prices which won’t break the bank?
Melinda Hunt (who own the Ark Cattery) are both involved in two fantastic local
theatres; the Playhouse at Erith and the Geoffrey Whitworth in Crayford. Each
theatre puts on 10-12 plays each year, seats cost between £10 and £12 - a
bargain at today’s prices. Both theatres have a bar( at discount prices) and you
can buy the usual sweets and also ices in the interval. If you want to see
shows which are as good (and sometimes better) than the West End, whatever your
taste then come along. Have a look at the websites for full details.
THE ARK CATTERY - SWANLEY VILLAGE
PENS - VIEWINGS WELCOME
01322 668584 / 07966999602
Wilmington Country Market ( Formerly W.I. Market )
It is held every Thursday morning 9.30-11.30. at the Village Hall by the mini
roundabout and is on the 477 bus route. We sell homemade preserves, savouries
and cakes, meat from a local Butcher and locally produced cheese. Bread from a
local bakery, home grown plants, fruit and vegetables and a variety of craft
items, including greetings cards.
There is a very friendly atmosphere and it makes a pleasant place to meet up
with friends for a chat over an inexpensive cuppa and a piece of cake!
Toyota Yaris Colour: Red 09 plate Manual 5 Doors
Petrol 62,597 miles
Full Toyota Service History (last one was March 2017)
Louise - 07810 804 505
SWANLEY VILLAGE RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION &
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH SCHEME
Each year we ask each household to be members and contribute £3 to the
scheme, which is deposited in the RA funds and helps with expenses during the
Many thanks to the residents who have already paid – there are still
some outstanding. Please send your donation to: Chris Banks, Treasurer, SV
Residents’ Association, 4 Hotham Close, Swanley Village, BR8 7UX
I am Membership Secretary of the Sevenoaks and District Philatelic Society that
meets once a month in Sevenoaks. I live in Beechenlea Lane if anyone is
interested in coming to any meetings, please contact
FIVE WENTS MEMORIAL HALL
Large Hall & Car
Good hire rates
for parties/meetings/children’s parties etc
BOOKINGS CAN BE MADE AT THE HALL ON SATURDAYS 9 – 10.15
J A Projects
14 Barfield Sutton at Hone
DA4 9EL Tel. 07730 748619 firstname.lastname@example.org
BOILER RENEWAL AND SYSTEM UPGRADES
HOT WATER CYLINDER REPLACEMENT
UNVENTED HOT WATER SYSTEMS
COLD WATER STORAGE TANK REPLACEMENT
HOME OWNER/LANDLORD GAS SAFETY
ALL ASPECTS OF DOMESTIC PLUMBING
Gould, 1 Olive Villas,
Plastering, Rendering, Interior and Exterior decorating.
Soffit and Guttering. Brickwork, Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrics,
including Artificial Lawns.
estimates and advice.
No job too
Lisa - Wedding Photographer -
( 0771 7575 966
Romantic, vintage style specialising in reportage photography and stop motion
My photos will tell the story of your day from beginning to end and keepsakes
your treasure forever.
Home Dog Boarding & Dog Walking
1 Elm Cottages, Swanley Village Road
Swanley Village, Kent BR8 7NS
Contact: Carl & Fay
ALL ADVANCE COMPUTER SERVICES
Supporting the local community
0333 011 3220
Community Support Police Officer is
Crime Stoppers : 0800 555111 (anonymously)
If deaf or
speech impaired text ‘police’ and your message to 60066.
hotter weather arrives please remember to not make yourself an easy target.
this summer - Make sure you lock and secure your property at all times.
www.kent.police.uk/burglary for lots of home security tips & information and
visit Bluewater Shopping Centre then remember to visit the Kent Police Safety
Shop for all your home security needs.
want to keep up to date on crime for Swanley Village then remember you can find
information on all crime in the Village by visiting -
Neighbourhood watch – Are you interested in being involved in Neighbourhood
watch for your street or area. If you would like some more information on
Neighbourhood Watch or would like to revamp an existing Neighbourhood Watch in
your area then please e-mail me on the address below.
If you want
to speak to me direct my email address is
Tranquillity Natural Health and Beauty
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS
“on your door step” in Swanley Village.
Treat Your Feet!
Get your feet ready for the Summer with a pedicure of your choice and receive
Paraffin Wax treatment at the same time.
Offer valid from
June - August
Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage,
Full Body Massage,
Hot Stone Massage,
Manicures and Pedicures using OPI Lacquer and Gel
Indian Head Massage,
Moroccan Oil Scalp Treatment,
Thermo-Auricular Therapy (Hopi Ear Candles),
Rejuvanessence (facial energy release),
Paraffin Wax Treatments for Hands and Feet,
Eyebrow and Eyelash Tinting,
has been practising since 1996
For a leaflet with prices or to book an appointment please contact her
SWANLEY TOWN COUNCIL
PASSPORT TO LEISURE SCHEME
Passport to Leisure Scheme
was founded by
Swanley Town Council exclusively for the
senior citizens living within the wards of
provides residents with the opportunity
meet socially with local people within the
and enjoy a range of events.
Trips to historic places of interest, sightseeing cruises and theatre outings
arranged by Swanley Town Council each
month, throughout the year.
To qualify members must:
• Be over 60 years of
• Reside within
Christchurch, St Mary’s, Swanley Village and Whiteoak Swanley wards.
• Complete the
registration form attached.
• Provide identification
and proof of address documents to Swanley Town Council.
SENIOR PASSPORT TO
Date of Birth:
NEXT OF KIN
return this form to: Swanley Town Council, The Swanley Link, London Road,
Swanley, Kent, BR8 7AE
Over the past 12 months Passport to Leisure
members have enjoyed a variety of daytrips:
In March members visited a Wine Estate,this
seasonal vineyard tour comprised a history
of the estate and tasting of wines with locally
A day trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard was
arranged in April, this included the opportunity to explore HMS Victory, The
Mary Rose and a boat tour around the harbour.
In June a river cruise from Abingdon to Oxford
will provide members with the opportunity to explore the medieval town of Oxford
and its prestigious university.
The seaside resorts of Southend-On-Sea and
Broadstairs will be explored during the summer months.
Members have been entertained with a number of
musical theatre productions including; ‘Motown’, ‘Beautiful’ and ‘42nd
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