Author: Claire Hilton

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

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

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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

Roadworks - 12 May - Ardingly Road junction with Selsfield Road closure

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Ardingly Road, West Hoathly from junction with Selsfield Road to junction with Street Lane is temporarily prohibited from 12/05/2021 at 09.30 until 12/05/2021 at 15.00. The restriction will be in place off peak only between 09.30 – 15.00

This closure is necessary to allow Balfour Beatty to undertake urgent carriageway pothole repairs on behalf of WSCC

Emergency vehicle, Residential and Pedestrian... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 08:00 by Claire Hilton

Tags: News, roadworks

Roadworks - 04 May Twyford Splash, Balcombe Lane

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Balcombe Lane, Sharpthorne from junction with Twyford Splash to junction with Chilling Street is temporarily prohibited from 04/05/2021 at 09.30 until 04/05/2021 at 15.00

The restriction will be in place off peak only between 09.30 – 15.00

This closure is necessary to allow Balfour Beatty to undertake urgent carriageway pothole repairs on behalf of WSCC.
Emergency vehicle, Residential and Pedestrian... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 15:46 by Claire Hilton

Tags: News, roadworks

Parish Assembly - Tuesday 04 May 2021at 20:00

Parish Assembly - Tuesday 04 May 2021at 20:00

The Parish Assembly is a public meeting and will be addressed by four external speakers, each followed by a Q&A session.

The Council is pleased to announce that this year it has secured:-

Chief Inspector Habib Rahman. Habib is the Head of Sussex Safer Roads Partnership, now a fully funded initiative to cover everything from the worst criminal driving practices to road safety initiatives, including... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:00 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, Parish Assembly

News from our Chairman

News from our Chairman

The Parish Council is holding the AGM at 7.15pm on Tuesday May 4th, followed at 8pm by the Annual Parish Assembly. The meetings are traditionally held separately but Government has ruled that that from 7th May all Council meetings must revert to in person meetings. For the ongoing protection of Councillors and members of the public attending, the Parish Council has decided to hold both meetings by... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 16:16 by Claire Hilton

Tags: News, Parish Council

Community "What's on" and Directory

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As part of the new WHPC website, we are very pleased to be able to offer a local Directory and "What's on" calendar as part of the Community page.

Local businesses, organisations and individuals are welcome to advertise on these pages free of charge. Local is defined as West Hoathly, Sharpthorne and within three miles of the villages. Advertisements from Forest Row will also be permitted if useful to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 15:42 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, directory, whats on

Speakers for Parish Assembly Announced

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West Hoathly Parish Council is holding its AGM at 19.15 on Tuesday 04 May, followed at 20:00 by the Annual Parish Assembly.

The meetings are traditionally held separately but Government has ruled that that from 07 May all Council meetings must revert to in person meetings.

For the ongoing protection of Councillors and members of the public attending, the Parish Council has decided to hold both meetings... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 19:33 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, Parish Assembly, Parish Council

Save the date - Tuesday 04 May for the Parish Assembly

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The Parish Assembly has now been confirmed for Tuesday 04 May, starting at 20:00.

The meeting will take place via Zoom video conference and we will publish the details shortly.

Your chance to have your say about local matters in the Parish. We hope to (virtually) see you there!

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 18:30 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, Parish Assembly