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The Parish Council leases land on which there are 18 allotment plots of which some are divided into half-plots.  They are  situated at Great Fowle Meadow adjoining the Tonbridge/West Malling Road (A228)
The allotments are now managed by the Mereworth Allotments Association.
For vacancies and information,  please e-mail  or call Della on 07710486946.

Kent Messenger -Vacancy – please contact the KM if you are interested in being the village correspondent.

Downs Mail – Mail Publications, 2 Forge House, Bearsted Green Business Park, Bearsted,Maidstone,KentME14 4DT.
01622 734735
Mereworth and West Peckham Record
The magazine is published monthly and delivered to all households in the villages.  It has a circulation of approximately 750 copies.  There is a small charge for advertising.  Contact the editor Mark Siggers –
For advertising contact Michael Bound –
See the link to the Facebook page of The Record on the link on the Links page
To read back issues of The Record – click on the link below.

BBC Radio Kent – Jenny Thorogood – 01622 812937

 Telston & Mereworth Cricket Club –
Captain David Keeler – 01622 817836
This is a long established Cricket Club but they are urgently looking for new players for this season and for the future.  If you are interested please call Phil Roberts on 07889041881 for more details.

Charity Lunches
The lunches are on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12.45 – 2pm in Mereworth Village Hall. All are welcome to come along and partake of delicious soup and tasty bread and cheese and at the same time help a local charity.

Lunch Club –  Sue Darbyshire 01622 812797
Mereworth Lunch Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month, August excepted, in the Village Hall
Members are aged 60 or over, and they enjoy an informal and social lunch of delicious home-cooked food at a modest price. A monthly raffle is held to enable members to enjoy a “free” Christmas lunch in December, with wine.

Scouts, Beavers and Cubs – Mereworth and Kings Hill  Group – Mike Darbyshire – 01622 812797
Beavers (Hurricanes) – Meet at Discovery School, Kings Hill; Friday afternoons: 1630 to 1800 hrs
Beavers (Tornados) – Meet at Mereworth School; Friday afternoons: 1730 to 1900 hrs
Cubs (Two Groups: Wolves and Tigers – Meet at Kings Hill School: 1800 to 1930 hrs
Scouts – Meet at Mereworth School; 1915 – 2115hrs
Explorers – Meet at Mereworth Village Hall (most weeks): 1945 to 2200 hrs NB Explorers often meet outside rather than in a hall.

Crafty Chinwaggers
The group meet monthly in Mereworth Village Hall, Butchers Lane, Mereworth on the third Tuesday in the  evening when they enjoy various crafts; knitting, fabric, card making, painting, sewing, etc.  and organise trips out.  Everyone made very welcome.   There is no meeting in January.  For information email  –

West Peckham W I
Monday at 7:30 p.m. in West Peckham Village Hall.
The W.I. is part of Tonbridge District and Kent West Kent Federation.  All members have access to events within the District and Federation and the W.I. College in Oxfordshire.

Visitors are always welcome.  Just come along.

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