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What's on

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Your Parish Council is pleased to be able to offer a new service to local organisations, businesses and individuals.

We endeavour to publicise local events and are always pleased for local organisations and businesses to post here.

To add an item, click on the "add item" button and complete the form. Please note that this calendar is moderated and we will endeavour to respond in 2-3 days. We cannot accept... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 11:07 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, News, whats on

Supporting Businesses which have to close

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If you have been told to close your business premises by the Government due to the current COVID19 national lockdown you can apply for a business grant of up to £13,500 at https://midsussex.grantapproval.co.uk/

Further information is available at http://www.midsussex.gov.uk/.../grants-for-businesses/

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 12:40 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, Grants, MSDC, News

Young Saplings ready for planting

In the Autumn of 2019 West Hoathly Primary School received a selection of tree seedlings from the Woodland Trust.

These have been subsequently repotted twice and lovingly looked after by the School Gardening Club.

The saplings are approximately 75cm tall.

They are:

i) Silver birch ( Betula pendula )

ii) Wild Cherry ( Prunus avium ).

iii) Rowan ( Sorbus aucuparia ).

Parents from the school have taken some... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 07:58 by Leanne Andrews

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News from our Chairman

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The vacancy on the Parish Council has been quickly filled, following standard procedures, through the co-option of Nick Griffin. We welcome Nick to the Parish Council; he will remain a member to the end of its current term in May 2024.


Our long serving and long suffering Parish Clerk, Helen Schofield, is retiring at the end of December. It is such a shame that we shall not be able to give her the send... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 21:23 by Claire Hilton

Tags: Community, News

Community orchard tree planting

Community Orchard trees planted in Finche Field

Phase 1 has been completed with 24 trees planted in Finche Field with protection in place. It was a fantastic effort by a great team of villagers who all braved the cold.

Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:13 by Leanne Andrews

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Work started on the Community Orchard

Work started on the Community Orchard

The Parish Council would like to thank the volunteers who braved the weather last Saturday 31 October to help prepare the ground in Finche Field for the Community Orchard.

It was hoped the fruit trees would be planted on Saturday 28th November but please look out for a change to this date due to the recent announcement of a further national lockdown.

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 14:22 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Community, News

West Hoathly Village Hall flat for rent

The 1 bedroomed flat above West Hoathly Village Hall, North Lane is available for rent from the end of November.

For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact the Parish Clerk

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:00 by Leanne Andrews

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