Ryarsh village is nestled at the foot of the North Downs in Kent, around 1 mile North West of West Malling. Home to approximately 1,000 people, the village has been in existence since c.1050 and is centred around the Duke Of Wellington pub, itself established in 1516.

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The West Malling quarry proposal is not over – the community needs your support! The West Malling quarry site is currently excluded from the ‘Local Plan’ by Kent County Council, strong objections, however, have been received from the quarry operator which could seriously jeopardise the situation. Ryarsh Protection Group has independently funded the campaign to SAVE OUR […]

Village Fete donates £1,109.90 to Parish Council

Our annual Fete which was held in June this year over the hottest weekend on record recorded a profit of £1,109.90 which was donated to the Ryarsh Parish Council. The money has been directed towards the children’s play area exclusively and will help to maintain the facilities within. Lynne Mackie, Ryarsh Parish Council Clerk said: […]

Does anyone remember Victor Lennon of ‘Stockton’, Roughetts Road?

Does anyone remember Victor Lennon who lived in ‘Stockton’ on Roughetts Road in the mid-fifties? Here’s an email we just received from Canada via the Ryarsh website. “Hello, 64 years ago (1955), I was in Grade 1 Cascades Elementary School, Burnaby, BC Canada. My teacher was Mrs. Buckston, who I believe was from England, though […]

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