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News from our Chairman

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The Parish Council has now held two meetings of the full Council and three committee meetings back in the Village Hall with appropriate social distancing, provision of sanitiser, wearing of masks and other variations from 'old' style meetings. Members of the public have attended and the new working arrangements seem to be widely accepted.

Highways - C319 and other highway concerns have been shared... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 09:14 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Parish Council

CO-OPTION NOTICE- COUNCILLOR VACANCIES

Notice is hereby given that following the resignation of Councillors Anne Halligey and Jenny Edwards, two vacancies have arisen in the Office of Councillor for West Hoathly Parish Council, and we invite applicants to apply for co-option.

To be qualified to stand for co-option persons must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a British citizen or a citizen of the Commonwealth or European Union and meet at least... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 10:04 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Parish Council

Notice of Vacancies

Two casual vacancies exists in the Office of Councillor for West Hoathly Parish Council

A by-election to fill the vacancies will be held if, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank Holidays) TEN electors of the electoral area give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Proper Officer.

The Proper Officer is: Tom Clark, Returning Officer

Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands, Haywards... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:19 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Parish Council

Vacancy - West Hoathly Parish Council- Responsible Finance Officer

Responsible Finance Officer

Part-Time

West Hoathly Parish Council is looking to appoint a Responsible Finance Officer working in the Parish Office approximately 20 hours a month, this includes attending evening meetings as and when required. Flexible working and remote/home working are possible, as agreed with the Clerk.

The role is covered by National Pay Scales and as such would start at level SCP 29... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:50 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Parish Council

Vacancy - West Hoathly Parish Council- Responsible Finance Officer

Responsible Finance Officer

Part-Time

West Hoathly Parish Council is looking to appoint a Responsible Finance Officer working in the Parish Office approximately 20 hours a month, this includes attending evening meetings as and when required. Flexible working and remote/home working are possible, as agreed with the Clerk.

The role is covered by National Pay Scales and as such would start at level SCP 29... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:16 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Parish Council

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return to 31 March 2021

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27

The Accounts and audit Regulations 2015 (SI2015/234) Regulations.

Any persons interested has the right to inspect the Parish Council Accounts. The documents will be available on reasonable notice by contacting Andy Beams, RFO West Hoathly Parish Council, clerk@westhoathly.gov.uk

Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 13:14 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Parish Council

Bluebell Railway Events

Bluebell Railway Events

Road meets Rail

17 – 18 July

Traditional steam fair featuring working traction engine displays, miniature engines, goods trains and a steam driven children's fair.

Step back in time for a weekend of steam powered demonstrations and vintage fairground fun. Traction engines, road rollers, steam wagons, showman's engines, crane engines and more… bringing Horsted Keynes station to life with recreations... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:48 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Events

Bluebell Woods Volunteer Group - can you spare a few hours?

bluebell woods with carpet of deep purple bluebells and fallen tree

Volunteer Day - Saturday 12 June

Last year WHPC purchased part of Shagswell Wood, locally known as Bluebell Woods, from Riverdale after completion of the housing development.

The aim of the Council is to make the woods into a safe and enjoyable space for all residents to enjoy.

This brings with it a long term programme of works to clear and make safe what was, many decades ago part of the brickworks and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 09:05 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Bluebell Woods, Community, volunteer

Parish Council office closed 26 May - 6 June inclusive

Parish Council office closed 26 May - 6 June inclusive

The Parish Council office will be closed from 26 May - 06 June inclusive.

Any communications received during this period will be answered as quickly as possible on our return.

Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 08:42 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Parish Council, Parish Council office

Neighbourhood Watch Protect Your Pooch Campaign

Neighbourhood Watch Protect Your Pooch Campaign


The PROTECT YOUR POOCH campaign encourages people to keep their pets SECURE, IN SIGHT and SEARCHABLE, and to HELP MAKE PET THEFT A SPECIFIC CRIMINAL OFFENCE. The Met Police and Crimestoppers are backing our SECURE, IN SIGHT and SEARCHABLE message. More information on the campaign can be found on www.ourwatch.org.uk/protectyourpooch.

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 13:33 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch

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