Coronavirus COVID-19 — Community Hub Opens

Folkestone & Hythe District Council together with other local charities and organisations are setting up Community Hubs to help and support local residents during this virus pandemic.  The Community Hub closest to Brookland village is the Romney Marsh Community Hub, run by the Romney Marsh Day Centre. What support do the Community Hubs offer? No […]

Change of Parish Clerk

We have a new Parish Clerk, Geoff Eaton, who took over in January 2020 from Judith Batt.   To contact the Clerk, please write to 84 Roberts Road, Greatstone on Sea, New Romney, Kent TN28 8RG or telephone 07547 194 035, email  

Donations for the Marsh Harrier Magazine

DONATIONS FOR THE CONTINUED SUSTAINABILITY OF THE MARSH HARRIER Thank you to all who have contributed so far so that The Marsh Harrier can continue publication. If you would like to contribute, please send donations, however small, to: Moira Marchant Telephone – 01797 344571 email –

Alert – Unsafe Toys

A trailer containing an unsafe batch of Little Tikes Squeezoo Bubble Bus and Elephant toys was stolen from Wellesbourne Distribution Park. This batch of toys was on its way to be destroyed due to quality control issues and potential safety risks associated with them. While the brand is still stocked by reputable retailers, Detective Constable […]

Developments in a HMRC Scam

There has been a large increase in reports of scam phone calls from people claiming to be HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). How it works:  The scammer claims there an overdue tax bill or the resident has been overpaid tax credits. They say the resident must pay up immediately or they will be taken to […]

Alert – Criminals and Bogus Drainage Fault Scam

Criminals target homeowners with bogus drainage fault Kent County Council (KCC) Public Protection have received reports of criminals phoning residents claiming there is an issue with the drains outside their property and they say the drainage company will fix it for free. When the criminal arrives they claim the road behind them had the blockage […]