Local News

Penshurst, Fordcombe & Chiddingstone by-election

Splendid success at holding Penshurst, Fordcombe & Chiddingstone Ward at yesterday's by-election. The result is as follows:


Sue Coleman (Conservative Party) - 438

Richard Streatfeild (Liberal Democrat) - 253

Annettee Webb (Labour Party) - 54

Paddy Cooke

It is with deep regret that we have to publish the news of the passing away of Cllr. Paddy Cooke. Please see the attached press release from Sevenoaks District Council..

Local elections - Nationwide

The Conservative Party has made major gains in local elections across Britain, fuelled by a collapse in the UKIP vote and poor results for Labour.  A total of 4,851 seats were up for grabs in 88 councils - all 32 in Scotland, 22 in Wales and 34 country councils and unitary authorities in England.

Election results

A resounding vote in favour of Conservatives sees 6 of our candidates for the KCC elections elected to Kent County Council. 

Congratulations to Matthew Balfour, Sarah Hohler, Peter Lake, Richard Long, Harry Rayner and our Chairman Michael Payne.

Parliamentary Candidate Selected

At very well attended meetings of the Executive Council and Association on Friday 28th April, Tom Tugendhat was selected as the Parliamentary candidate for Tonbridge, Edenbridge and Malling.  After the vote Tom thanked everyone present for their support and said the "He looked forward the getting

All hands to the pumps!

As usual the office has been extremely busy with all the preparations for the Local elections on May 4th with tens of thousands of leaflets, flyers and letters to fill and distribute.  There's still more to do and on top of that there's now an even bigger job to do preparing for the General Elect

Christmas Newsletter

Please find attached the Association's Members' Christmas Newsletter for 2016.  Please circulate it to your local members and key activists for their information. 

Georgina romps home in Trench


A stunning victory today in the Trench by-election for Georgina Thomas.  Con: 61.1%, Lab: 20.7%, UKIP: 18.1%

A huge endorsement for a superb local candidate.

A continued acknowledgement of the great work of Pam Bates and our much missed Jean Atkinson.