Covering the villages of Four Elms, Hever & Markbeech

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Councillor Vacancy

Are you interested in being a Parish Councillor? Hever Parish Council has a vacancy for a Co-Opted Councillor to represent the interests of those living or working

in the Parish. An architectural/planning or a surveying background would be favoured, but applications are welcomed from all.

The Parish Council consists of a group of 10 voluntary Councillors who live or work locally and are supported by the employed Parish Clerk.

For an informal chat, or more information on how to apply, please contact Rachael Turner, Clerk and RFO at

or see Co-Option Ad Oct 22

Bulk Refuse Freighter – this Saturday 1st October

The Bulk Refuse Freighter will be in the Parish this Saturday 1st October 2022.  Details are as follows:

09:15-10:00 Four Elms Village Hall
10:15 – 11:00 Hever Bottle bank area next to Henry pub in coach car park
11:15 – 12:00 Markbeech Village Hall

The Freighter cannot accept white goods, washing machines, dishwashers, fridges, freezers, cookers, cast iron boilers or baths, long metal poles, building materials, manure, large parts of engines or vehicles or hazardous waste or compostable garden waste.

Hazardous waste now includes items like fluorescent tubes, televisions & computer monitors, batteries, oil tins and filters, paint and paint tins and chemical containers. These items cannot be accepted on the Saturday Freighter service and must be taken to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Please do not leave any rubbish unattended. Please DO NOT arrive early or leave items on site, otherwise will be classed as fly-tipping and information passed to the police, thank you.

This is a service free to residents, funded by Hever Parish Council and provided by Sevenoaks District Council.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ

Hever Parish Council are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and on behalf of all residents of Four Elms, Hever and Markbeech we offer our heartfelt condolences to The Royal Family.

For over seventy years she dedicated her life to service for her country and the Commonwealth with a selfless devotion, providing stability at a time of enormous change and her dedication and legacy will live on.

May she Rest In Peace


We wish His Majesty, the King, a long and successful reign

God save the King


Angela Haydon

Chairman, Hever Parish Council

Meeting Cancelled on Tuesday 13th September -Next Parish Council Meeting and Conclusion of Audit

Please note, due to the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, the meeting for Tuesday 13th September has been cancelled. A new date will be published in due course.

The next Hever Parish Council Meeting takes place on Tuesday 13th September in Hever Village Hall  at 7.00 pm for the Planning Meeting followed at 7.30 pm by the full Parish Council Meeting. The Agenda can be found here: All are welcome.

Notice of the conclusion of audit for the Annual Governance & Accountability Return has now been received and can be viewed here:



Free Family Fun Days will be coming to Four Elms on Monday 8th August from 10am to 2pm.

Family Fun Days 2022

Our Free Family Fun Days include everything from crafts and games to sports and face painting in a friendly, safe environment.

There’s no need to book, simply turn up and have fun. Please visit or our social media accounts before setting off as the programme may change at short notice, especially if there’s wet weather.

Enjoy the day together with your children – bring a picnic and stay for the whole day. Some locations will be providing refreshments. Remember, please bring suitable clothing for the activities and the weather, as well as sun cream and plenty of water.

Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times. Activities are aimed at children under the age of 12 and may not be suitable for very young children.

Many days include creative dance and yoga sessions delivered by ‘Cascade’. The 30-minute sessions are for adults with children aged two to five years old. There is a maximum of 20 people per session.

The days are funded by us and Reconnect, run by Play Place and supported by town and parish councils who are providing the venues.

Check out the attached for more information. A Family Fun Day will be held in Four Elms on Monday 8th August from 10am to 2pm. The PTA will be on hand selling refreshments too.

Family Fun Day Leaflet Summer 2022

Hever School Events

Hever School – Jubilee Picnic – Friday 27 May – From 3.15 pm

Join us for a traditional maypole demonstration and a picnic to celebrate the jubilee!


Hever School – Summer Fete – Saturday 2 July – 11:30- 3.15 pm

Come and join us for a full day of fun with bouncy castles, face-painting, BBQ and bar, traditional games, Dog Show, Music and much more! Poster attached!

Hever School Fete – Saturday 2 July 2022


Ladies only – empower yourself with a night of self defence

Ladies specific workshop

Due to the recent awful events, women’s worries about personal safety and travelling alone have been a main concern for many. Working With Cobra Self Defence we are offering 2 workshops for all Women and Girls 13+
Friday 22 October 1pm—3pm at Bat and Ball Station Function Room, Sevenoaks, TN14 5AP
40 free bookings available
Saturday 23 October 11am-1pm via Zoom—no limit
This is a FREE workshop giving you advice and training covering the following and more;
* Safety Strategies and tactics on travelling alone
* How to deal with unwanted encounters/situations
* What to do if you feel you are being followed
* Physical techniques to escape grabs and holds, that are easy to learn and remember
* Places of safety
We will also cover a short anti vehicle abduction section, we go through strategies to stop some-one getting you into a vehicle, also ways to stop a vehicle to get out.
Please share this post so as many women as possible can be empowered by this FREE workshop.
Please contact COBRA Defence London via Facebook to book your space.
(13-16 year olds must be accompanied by a participating adult)

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