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21st Century - The Future Starts Here 
2000 Barham Church A new stained glass window and gates were constructed to celebrate the Millennium.
2001 Census Canterbury 018B area which includes only Barham and Derringstone - 1,304
2001 Nailbourne Highest ever flow of water recorded and a large number of houses flooded - 
see The Nailbourne.
2002 Golden Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee was celebrated by most of the villagers on the Village Green.   There were many stalls selling food, drink and local artwork, the children enjoyed games in the arena and the whole event was topped off by a large firework display.
St John's Church held a special flower display.

2002

Barham School New school building opened by Mary Goodman on 10 July.
2003 Barham School Tragic death of Sue Murrell, head teacher, in a road accident.
2004 Barham Church A gallery, kitchen, lavatory and meeting room added in the North Transept.
2005 Barham Church A new organ was installed, completely replacing the existing one.
2008 Post Office Barham's last shop will close on 13th August.   There are plans for a new Post Office to be constructed after a temporary building operates from near the Village Hall.
2009 Post Office Barham's new temporary Post Office opened at 10.00 on Thursday 25th June - in a converted container outside the Village Hall.