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WELCOME was set up in 2005 by a local volunteer to promote the use of the internet to support local voluntary and community interests in this Parish and in neighbouring communities. Since then several groups have embraced the internet and social media to created their own web-presence. We have provided links to those sites to promote those initiatives. Of course, the job is still not complete! This site is an entirely voluntary project.

Pollution and road safety in Lynsted with Kingsdown Parish
and Teynham Parish

You can read the full "Bearing Fruits" Consultation Documents using this link.

Building developer's Exhibitions about plans for a large housing estate south of the A2, "off Lynsted Lane".



Pollution on A2 and estate building behind the A2 on greenfields

A2 POLLUTION and 120 (out of a possible 390 total) new homes along the south edge of the A2 - in addition to the 430 homes already contained in the Borough Plan for Teynham Parish.


Want to be kept in touch as this tragedy unfolds? Add your name and email address to our group email circulation using (maintained by a resident on the A2) or contact the Parish Council using


These can be viewed as PDF downloads using this link. Decisions and services are made on your behalf - shouldn't you find out how you might be affected? They also need more Members - you can take an active part in promoting and protecting your Parish.

Last updated: 25-Apr-2017

Additions and Updates.

  1. TEYNHAM 300+: 16/507689/OUT
  2. LYNSTED 120: 16/506237/OUT
  3. "Bearing Fruits" Update: Visit our "Threats" Page.
  4. The Submissions to the Planning Inspector in January/February 2017 - this is a long list but you may like to read them!
  5. KCC Bed-time Reading - the Kent Environment Strategy 2016. The county perspective on Health and Wellbeing. KCC are currently exploring implementation strategies. Download PDF Final KES Document (updated July 2016)
  6. SWALE Local Plan Timetable - revised 24th June. Check our Events Page for relevant dates - if Swale updates, so shall we!
  7. Message from your KCC Councillor - Andrew Bowles. March 2017.
  8. fibre checkWhat about Fibre Broadband?
    If you are curious to know whether you might subscribe to fibre-broadband, test you connection using this BT Test site:
  9. Lynsted Parish Council agendas and Minutes - decisions are made on your behalf. Make sure you are aware of changes, policies, decisions and services by visiting the Parish Council website regularly.....avoid any surprises.
  10. WATER METERS: How do you know what meter readings mean? What is the "average" consumption in cubic metres? Visit the Consumer Council for Water.