M20 lorry park scheme dropped by government
Common sense has prevailed. The government’s ill thought out scheme to build a massive Lorry Park on the M20 near Sellindge have been dropped.
Protests Marches and local opposition have brought democracy back to the area and demonstrates that a fight against injustice can be won. Continue reading Lorry Park Plans Defeated
Police and Ambulance Praised for Swift Response
A cyclist was injured in an accident at Stonescross on the Aldington / Ham Street Road this morning.
He was concious and sitting up in the pictures from the accident scene, and treated on the spot before being taken to hospital in an ambulance.
An eye witness praised Police and Ambulance officers for their rapid response. Continue reading Cyclist injured at Stones Cross
Aldington Memorial and Memorial Gardens.
Many years ago David Hughes was asked be a lady visitor carrying a
bunch of flowers, where Aldington Memorial was? I had to tell her
“We have no memorial” he told me. The lady was looking for her son’s
name so David took her to Aldington Church where there were some names
recorded of the fallen from two wars. “She burst into tears when she
discovered that her sons name was not among those listed.”.
He first discussed the idea of a War Memorial for Aldington with Bill
Deeds the famous politician and journalist in 1980. He learned that
many names of the fallen were not listed in churches if they had not
been church goers. Continue reading Film – Aldington War Memorial Dedication
Movie Pictures of the August Bank Holiday Event
Continue reading Aldington Soap Box Derby 2015
Forge Hill – No Venue for Faint Hearts
August Bank Holiday is the Bi-Annual date for the Aldington Soap Box Derby, when people of normally sound minds have a relapse and take on the daunting half mile dash down Forge Hill in what are more or less ‘Devil’s Go-Carts. The start is outside the famous Walnut Tree Inn. Continue reading Aldington Soap Box Derby