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Partnership Innitiatives in Hawkhurst

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The Hawkhurst Heritage Trail

In Hawkhurst

The production and distribution of 50,000 copies of the Hawkhurst Heritage Trail leaflet over two years was the first project delivered by The Hawkhurst Community Partnership in 2009. The leaflet was created with the Hawkhurst Village Society and was distributed throughout Southern England and Northern France. It proved to be very successful and is now … more

The Hop Pickers Line Project

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The Hawkhurst branch line (affectionately known as “The Hop-pickers Line”) which linked Hawkhurst with Cranbrook, Goudhurst, Horsmonden and Paddock Wood, was closed in 1961. The line was subsequently abandoned and the track taken up. In 2008, The Hawkhurst Community Partnership engaged with representatives of the Parish and Town Councils of the localities along the route … more

Rootes Car Festival 2011

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Part of the “Ways & Means” project. The Rootes Car Group was founded in Hawkhurst, operating out of a premises on the Cranbrook Road before moving to Maidstone. Rootes are famous for marques such as Hillman, Humber, Singer and Talbot. 2011 represented a number of significant events in the life of the Group, with the … more

Business Workshops

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A series of business workshops have been organised by the Partnership with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and Enterprise First. These have been provided free of charge, covering subjects such sa marketing, starting a business and growing your business. It is planned to run further workshops in the future, subject to available funding. Contact: Yolanda Laybourne, … more

Business Group

In Hawkhurst

The Hawkhurst Business Group started in late 2009 and attracted about 100 organisations to its meetings at the Queens Inn in Hawkhurst. Many local businesses have found this networking group very valuable and have made successful links there. If your company, or one that you know of, is not registered in the business directory on … more

"Flix & Pix"

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Please use the link above to download the 2017 Flix and Pix Photographic Competition Entry Form. “Flix & Pix” – takes place during the last week of May each year. “Flix & Pix” is Hawkhurst’s Film and Photographic Festival, which first took place in 2009. The films are all shown at Kino, Hawkhurst’s digital cinema, … more

Direct Cannon Street Rail Service – Saved in 2013

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Plans to discontinue the direct rail service from Etchingham to Cannon Street In February, 2009, Network Rail’s Kent Route Utilisation Strategy recommended the truncation of the direct Hastings-Cannon Street rail service at London Bridge. If implemented, this proposal would have had a significant adverse impact on local residents, especially commuters, who use the service and, … more

Accommodation Workshops

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Sitting at the centre of some beautiful countryside in England, and surrounded by historic towns, gardens, houses and castles, one hour from the channel tunnel, Hawkhurst is an ideal location for visitors to the area. However, until now it has been an amazingly well kept secret with only a few accommodation establishments formally registered. Our … more

Reviving the Colonnade

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As all residents had noticed, by 2009 the iconic Colonnade in the centre of Hawkhurst had deteriorated significantly. An extensive survey revealed that while it had stood for a significant period of time, the basic structural design had become unstable and this in turn had led to rot and decay. Hawkhurst Community Partnership raised around … more

Food Festival (OXO Centenary) 2010

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Hawkhurst’s Food Festival, was held over the week-end of 24th and 25th July, 2010; part of “Beefing it Up” – a project celebrating the Centenary of the OXO cube which was created and launched by the Gunther Family in 1910 at their Tongswood Estate (now St. Ronans School) in Hawkhurst. For further information, please contact … more

Smugglers Trail 2011

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Officially launched on the 26th May, 2011, the Smugglers Trail runs between Goudhurst and the Sussex Coast, via Hawkhurst, and also features some of the dastardly activities of the notorious Hawkhurst Gang. Four Hawkhurst hostelries associated with smuggling (The Oak & Ivy, The Queens Inn, The Royal Oak and The Great House) all participate in … more

Hawkhurst Cooks with Oxo

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During 2010, The Hawkhurst Community Partnership was involved in a number of events celebrating the centenary of the OXO cube, culminating in a cookbook featuring recipes from local residents, local producer profiles and information on the beautiful High Weald Countryside that we are fortunate enough to live in. The online version has extended producer profiles, … more

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Yozi's Taxi Services
Yozi's Taxi Services

Taxi services, local taxi long destination.Airport transport, wedding late night pickup. Up to 7 passengers, please contact.

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The Homestead, Hawkhurst 1960s

I am trying to establish where a big house called the Homestead was located exactly. It had a huge garden … more

Taxis over Christmas Period

Hello, We’re working on Christmas Day and Boxing day. Please book in advance. 07542 660662

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