Thanks to Bearsted CVD-19 Help Team

Dear Residents, I want to send out a note of thanks and a big ‘well done’ to the volunteers of the Bearsted CVD19 Help Team. The Bearsted CVD19 Help Team has already put in a massive effort to look after our residents who are without family support and who are forced to self isolate during […]

Advice to allotment plot holders

If you are a plot holder at one of Bearsted Parish Council’s allotments, we urge you to read and adhere to the advice given by The National Allotment Society with regards to COVID-19   Covid 19 Emergency Measures

Play Areas Closed

Please be aware that Maidstone Borough Council have now closed our play areas. This includes the play area on The Green and the Bearsted Woodland Trust. We would kindly ask that you adhere to the request and guidance given by the Government not to use play areas at this time. We will inform you when […]

Planning Meeting Cancelled – 25th March 2020

Bearsted Parish Council are following Government advice to cancelled public meetings. The Planning Committee meeting due to take place on Wednesday 25th March 2020 has been cancelled.  This follows the announcement that Maidstone Borough Council’s Planning committee meeting has also been cancelled. If any resident was planning on attending to give a report to the […]

Cancelled- Planning Committee Meeting – 25th March ,2020

Please be aware that Bearsted Parish Council can receive comments about planning applications via email and will read these out to Committee Members at the meeting. You do not have to attend the meeting in person.  Please send comments to:  

Message from Bearsted Medical Practice – Volunteers needed

The Bearsted Medical Practice is anticipating that they will need more volunteer drivers to deliver medications to those patients who use the surgery’s dispensary. This does not include Paydens or other pharmacies. The catchment area for the practice is from New Cut Road, Downswood, Bearsted and out to Harrietsham. If you think you would be able to […]

Local Resilience Plan

Bearsted Parish Council (BPC) is preparing a Community Emergency Plan in partnership with the Kent Resilience Forum, Kent Association of Local Councils, Maidstone Borough Council, the Environment Agency and the Parish community. This is a generic preparedness plan for future use. The Parish Council and the Parish are not emergency first responders but, together with […]

Environment Committee Meeting – 17th March – Cancelled

Please be aware that the Environment Committee Meeting due to take place this evening (17th March 2020) has been cancelled as a preventative measure. If you have any questions please contact

Closure of Parish Office

For preventative measures the Parish office has been closed to the public unless a pre-arranged appointment has been made. The Acting Clerk can be contacted by telephone on 01622 630165 between 9.30-2.30 Monday to Wednesday. Alternatively you can contact the Parish Council via