2016-10 October 2016 Village Voice

SENIOR CITIZENS’ CHRISTMAS PARTY Once again this year the Village Hall Committee will be inviting all Senior Citizens living in the Village, together with some friends of Acol, to an evening of companionship, fun and food, to be held on Saturday 10th December.  We are pleased to advise that Vera and Charlie George have once […]

2016-09 September 2016 Village Voice

KENT HIGHWAYS ATTEND PARISH COUNCIL MEETING Three members of the Kent Highways team attended the Parish Council meeting on 5th September. They gave a brief presentation on the strategic plan for Thanet, and then took questions from PC members and some of the twenty or so villagers who were able to be present. They described the strategic […]

2016-08 August 2016 Village Voice

CONCERNED ABOUT TRAFFIC THROUGH THE VILLAGE? The Parish Council have arranged for Mr Paul Valek, Thanet Manager (Kent Highways) to attend their next meeting at 2.00pm on Monday 5th September, where he will address the concerns of the Council as set out in the Minutes reprinted here. He will also be invited to take questions and concerns […]

2016-07 July 2016 Village Voice

POSSIBLE VILLAGE HALL MOVIE EVENINGS There has been very little response to this idea so far – possibly a dozen or so people have expressed an interest. For this scheme to be viable, we need at least three times that number of people as a regular audience. If you would be interested, and think this […]

2016-06 June 2016 Village Voice

POSSIBLE FUTURE VILLAGE HALL EVENTS When on holiday in Dorset, one of our number visited Fontwell Magna Village Hall to watch a film that she had missed at the Cinema. The film – “The Lady in the Van”, starring Dame Maggie Smith – was reasonably current and the showing was attended by about 40 villagers. […]

2016-05 May 2016 Village Voice

RECREATION GROUND PLAY AREA BACK IN COMMISSION The more observant among you may have noticed that we have finally replaced the fencing which was stolen last year. The fencing is, for Health & Safety reasons, neccessary to keep dogs and other animals away from the childrens play area and the wood bark uncontaminated. It was […]

2016-04 April 2016 Village Voice

TRAFFIC THROUGH THE VILLAGE As most people in the Village are aware, the Parish Council has been attempting for many years to get Kent Highways to implement some form of traffic calming through the Village. The response has always been the same – a limited budget and high demand, coupled with the absence of road […]

2016-03 March 2016 Village Voice

Social Evening – A Report Four weeks ago,Vera George was taken into Hospital, and there was real concern for her health. A week or so later, she was back on her feet, and organising the Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea for the Horticultural Society. Last Saturday (5th March) she and husband Charlie single-handedly prepared and cooked […]

2016-02 Village Voice

ACOL VILLAGE VOICE FEBRUARY 2016 As heralded in last months Village Voice, we are pleased to bring to your attention: ACOL VILLAGE HALL Saturday 5th March 7.00pm for 7.30pm A SOCIAL EVENING (in aid of Acol Village Hall Fund) A home-cooked dinner will be served, with a choice of Steak & Ale Pie or Chichen, Leek & […]

2016-02 February 2016 Village Voice

As heralded in last months Village Voice, we are pleased to bring to your attention: ACOL VILLAGE HALL Saturday 5th March 7.00pm for 7.30pm A SOCIAL EVENING (in aid of Acol Village Hall Fund) A home-cooked dinner will be served, with a choice of Steak & Ale Pie or Chichen, Leek & Ham Pie with […]