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City County Election

Congratulations to Mike Sole who has been re-elected as our City Councillor.

The results for our ward (Nailbourne) were :

HARRISS, Cerise Thea OliviaThe Conservative Party Candidate17010.6%
HOLMAN, MikeThe Labour Party Candidate865.4%
SOLE, Michael JohnLiberal Democrat134184%

Total votes cast: 1607 (51.34% turnout)

Nailbourne Horticultural Society – Spring Show 2023

The Society held its Annual Spring Show on Saturday 1st April, with many visitors coming in to enjoy the fragrant display of spring flowers which brightened the hall. It was encouraging to see an increase in the number of exhibits, particularly in the cut flower classes, although it was disappointing that many of the narcissus bulbs for the Chairman’s Challenge had failed to come through.

President of the Society, John Hill, presented Linda and Peter Ellis with the Barbara Robbins Memorial Cup for most points in the cut flower classes, as well as the cups for Best Pot Plant and Best Bloom. Brenda Wood won the Whitten Spencer Cup for her pot of Narcissus Canaliculatus, one of few successful ones to bloom, whilst Rajini Dasan was successful in winning all three open classes and the trophy for “Best Photograph in Show”.

Judges were Peter Aplin and John Newell (photography and cookery).

Thank you to everyone who entered exhibits, to those who helped with the organisation on the day and to all who came to enjoy and support the event.

City Council Election

The election will be held on Thursday 4th May

You will need photo-ID to vote

The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a city councillor for Nailbourne on 4 May 2023.

Name of candidateHome addressDescription
HARRISS, Cerise Thea Olivia(address in Canterbury)The Conservative Party candidate
HOLMAN, Mike(address in Canterbury)Labour Party
SOLE, Michael JohnBirch Lodge, Church Lane, Kingston, CT4 6HXLiberal Democrats

River concerns?

The River Group will be meeting this Saturday (1-April). If anyone in the village has any questions or concerns that they would like raised to the Group, please email the village chairman before this Saturday.