Medway has 11 parishes covering the rural areas on the Hoo Peninsula and the upper reaches of the River Medway.

These all have a parish council, which has limited powers but provide and maintain services such as recreation grounds, village greens, bus shelters, public toilets and allotments.

Parish council elections take place every four years at the same time as local elections for Medway Council.

Find out more about Medway's parish councils below:

Allhallows

Parish Councillors

  • Trevor Bowley
  • Carol Cook
  • Chris Draper
  • Karen Draper
  • Yvonne Forrest
  • Pat Huntley-Chipper
  • Leonard Lovatt
  • Susan Morrice

Register of interests for Allhallows Parish Council

Allhallows Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to Allhallows Parish Council.

Write to: Clerk to Allhallows Parish Council, Mr Chris Fribbins, 42 Quickrells Avenue, Cliffe, Rochester, Kent ME3 7RB 

Cliffe and Cliffe Woods

Parish Councillors: Cliffe Village Ward

  • Peter Clements
  • Joan Darwell
  • Sandra Fenney
  • Andrew Keates
  • Ray Letheren
  • Jim Wenban
  • Vacancy

Parish Councillors: Cliffe Woods Ward

  • Victoria Anne Baxter
  • Annette Cooper
  • Barry Dibble
  • Fred Harper
  • Sue McDermid
  • Ron Naughton-Dean 
  • Vivienne Walton
  • Malcolm McLeod

Register of interests for Cliffe and Cliffe Woods Parish Council

Cliffe and Cliffe Woods Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the council by emailing clerk@cliffeandcliffewoods-pc.gov.uk.

Write to: Clerk to the Council, Mr Chris Fribbins, 42 Quickrells Avenue, Cliffe, Rochester, Kent, ME3 7RB

Cooling

Parish Councillors  

  • Darren Atkinson
  • Kevin Boyle
  • Matthew Crane
  • Nicola Di'Bella
  • Roger Grove

Cuxton

Parish Councillors  

  • Martin Burley
  • Kay Hutchfield
  • Natalie Jackson
  • Elizabeth Maisey
  • Edwina Morrell
  • Julie Porter
  • Patricia Reynolds
  • Hilary Savage
  • Tracey Thorley 
  • Simon White
  • Vacancy

Register of interests for Cuxton Parish Council

Cuxton Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the Council by phone: 01634 730 951 or by email: cuxtonparish@btconnect.com

Write to: Clerk to the council, June Nicholson, Clerk to Cuxton Parish Council, The Pavilion, Bush Road, Cuxton, Rochester, Kent ME2 1EZ

Frindsbury Extra

Parish Councillors

  • David Coomber
  • Gary Etheridge
  • Peter Martin
  • Andrew Millsom
  • Fatima Mitchell
  • Geoffrey Moore
  • Sheila Noise
  • Kevin Nutter
  • Ope Onimole
  • Imran Rahim
  • Rebecca Ryan
  • Christopher Sparks
  • Elizabeth Turpin
  • John Williams

Frindsbury Extra Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the Council by phone: 01474 874 343 or by email: clerk@frindsburyextra-pc.gov.uk

Write to: Clerk to the council, Mrs R Brammer, 53 Capelands, New Ash Green, Longfield, Kent DA3 8LQ

Halling

Parish Councillors

  • Chris Buckwell
  • Gerald Chalker
  • Sheila Chamberlain
  • Paul Crispe
  • Marie Dillon
  • Terence Dolby
  • Ms Claudette Ebanks
  • Peter Hudson
  • Darren Marshall
  • Richard Thorne
  • George Wenham
  • Vacancy

Halling Parish Council website

Halling Association Project News

For more information contact the Clerk to the Council, Jenny Allen by phone: 01634 241 551 

Write to: Clerk to the Council, Jenny Allen, The Community Centre, High Street, Lower Halling, Rochester, ME2 1BS

High Halstow

Parish Councillors  

  • Linda Atkinson
  • Adrian Catchpole
  • Raymond Collins
  • George Crozer
  • Gary Jerreat
  • Bill Khatkar
  • Timothy Munday
  • Marilyn Stone
  • Christine Watson
  • Brian Williams

High Halstow Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the Council Cat Bloomfield by phone on 07702 036 836 or email: clerk2@highhalstow.org.uk

Write to: Cat Bloomfield, 39 Harrison Drive, High Halstow, Rochester, Kent ME3 8TF

Hoo St Werburgh

Parish Councillors

Hoo St Werburgh Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the council by phone: 01634 868 855 or by email: hooparishcouncil@sherriebabington.co.uk

Write to: Clerk to the council, Mrs S Babington, 4 Birkhall Close, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent ME5 7QD

St James, Isle of Grain

Parish Councillors  

  • Paul Blakeley
  • Veronica Cordier
  • John Driscoll
  • Caroline Hardingham
  • Helga von der Holle
  • Alan Jones
  • Habeeb Ogunfemi
  • Claire Tizzard
  • Dave Warrington

St James' Isle of Grain Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the Council by phone: 01634 271 412 or by email: clerk@stjamesisleofgrain-pc.gov.uk 

Write to: Clerk to the Council, Mrs C Gurr, PO Box 681 Rochester ME1 9JY

St Mary Hoo

Parish Councillors  

  • Malcolm Budd
  • Terence Ballard
  • Paul Hassell
  • Carol Heyburn
  • Patricia Kelly

St Mary Hoo Parish Council website

For more information contact Clerk to the Council by phone: 01634 254 821 or by email: clerk@stmaryhoo-pc.gov.uk

Write to: Linda Atkinson, Clerk to St Mary Hoo Parish Council, 32 Goodwood Close, High Halstow, Rochester, Kent ME3 8SU

Stoke

Parish Councillors  

  • Brian Stone
  • Gordon Barron
  • Geoffrey Blackman
  • R Bridge
  • Mrs J Wallace

Stoke Parish Council website 

For more information contact Clerk to the Council by writing to Mrs J Allen, 50 Pepys Way, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 3LL.