Could you be a Loose Councillor?

We are looking for people who want to make a difference in their community, to join our Parish Council. You are welcome to come along to our meetings, to see how we work and we are happy to meet you on a one to one basis to discuss what the Council does. The full Council […]

Love Loose…. Hate Litter!

Love Loose…. Hate Litter! If you care about your neighbourhood, hate litter and the effect it has on the environment, then join a group determined to make a difference. Discarded plastic can litter our streets but also poison wildlife and find its way into our oceans. Can you spare an hour or so every few […]

Would you like to volunteer with your local community?

There are a number of ways you can help out in your local community. First and foremost, you could ask to be co-opted onto your local parish council. The council currently comprises eight councillors, rather than the thirteen it should have.  The role of a councillor can be both challenging and rewarding. If you are […]

Former Ward and Parish Councillor – Hugh Laing

The Loose Parish Council were saddended to hear that former Ward and Parish Councillor, Hugh Laing passed away in hospital in March 2019.  Hugh was well known in Loose, particularly during the end of the twentieth century and was much liked and respected. Amongst his many activities, he was instrumental in helping to obtain funding […]

Loose Parish Pavilion & King George V Playing Field available for hire

The Loose Parish Pavilion is a great venue for children’s parties, family gatherings, meetings and for community groups and local activities, It currently has a number of local clubs and societies that regularly use the venue (including of course the Loose Parish Council).  However, there is room to accommodate more bookings, during the week (particularly […]

Loose Neighbours – A Free Good Neighbour Service

Loose Neighbours is a voluntary organisation that seeks to act as a “good neighbour” to those in need of help or friendship in the Parish of Loose.  Their services are free of charge. If you would like transport to local medical and other appointments, or need help in emergencies, with shopping for instance, call them […]

Road Closure Notices & Other Traffic Information

At the LPC meeting of the 18 Feb 2019, Councillors agreed not to feature road closure notices either on this website, or in future Community Alerts. To find out the latest information on Road Closures & other Traffic Information, please visit


MAIDSTONE RAINBOWS, BROWNIES, GUIDES AND SENIOR SECTION MEMBERS, CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY, BY TRAVELLING AROUND THE WORLD Girlguiding members from Boughton Vale Division have come together to celebrate World Thinking Day, the annual celebration of the birthday of the first Chief Guide Lady Olave Baden-Powell (born in 1889). On World Thinking Day Rainbows, Brownies, Guides […]

Kent teenagers launch podcast for ‘Time To Talk’ Day

Media Release 7 February 2019 Kent teenagers launch podcast for ‘Time To Talk’ Day Teenagers in Gravesend are launching a new podcast this week for ‘Time To Talk’ Day – the national campaign encouraging conversation around mental health. Called ‘Thrive’, the podcast will be available to listen to online from the morning of Thursday 7 […]