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Contact Downswood Parish Council

You can contact the Parish Council via the Parish Clerk, Mrs Teresa Irving using the following contact details, or via the form below.

7 Firs Close
ME20 7LH

Telephone: 01622 717466

Email: clerk@downswoodpc.org

We recommend that you email the clerk direct, rather than via the contact box.

Please note, Downswood Community Centre is managed by Downswood Community Association and bookings and hall enquiries are made through their website here.

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Maidstone Borough Council

Maidstone Borough Council has 55 Councillors who meet as a Full Council to set the budget and overall council policy and to set the level of Council Tax. It also chooses the Council Leader, who then selects the Cabinet. Council meetings are chaired by the Mayor of Maidstone. Downswood & Otham Ward is represented by:

Gordon Newton (Independent)
Post: 24 Kings Acre, Downswood, Maidstone, Kent ME15 8UP
Tel: 01622 862330, Mobile: 07769 676238 or Office  01622 726633.

Email: gordonnewton@maidstone.gov.uk
Website: www.maidstone.gov.uk

Kent County Council

The county council has 84 elected councillors who each have a dual role, attending to countywide concerns as well as to the local needs and interests of their constituents. Downswood is within the Maidstone South East constituency, represented by:

Gary Cooke (Conservative)
Post: 9 Camomile Drive, Grove Green, Maidstone, Kent ME14 5FL
Tel: 01622 632685 or Mobile: 07803 007031
Email: gary.cooke@kent.gov.uk
Website: www.kent.gov.uk

Member of Parliament

Members of Parliament can assist their constituents with matters for which Central Government is responsible. Helen holds regular surgeries for constituents - please contact her office to make an appointment.

Helen Whately (Conservative)
Post: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6472
Email: helen.whately.mp@parliament.uk
Website: www.helenwhately.co.uk

Kent Police

In emergency please dial 999. For non urgent calls you can contact Kent Police on 101.

PC Mitch Hunt is Ward PC for Downswood.

PS Paul COOK is the Neighbourhood Policing Beat Sergeant and supervisor for the Ward PC, Mitch HUNT.

If you have been involved in an non urgent incident, please report this via 101 or use the online reporting system on the Kent Police website and mention 'PC 15334 Hunt' so the force control room can forward to the Ward PC for Downswood.  

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Kent Police will then be able to collate those incidents and reports which will support a bigger picture. 

They will also be able to understand times and dates of the incident to allow them to identify the certain times in which they can direct their targeted activity to take place as a response.

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