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
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
Waste and recycling
Collection days will change for two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period. The local festive collections are as follows:
Thursday 24 December will be collected on Wednesday 23 December
Thursday 31 December will be collected on this day as usual.
There will be no garden waste collections between Monday 21 December and Friday 1 January 2021. Garden waste collections... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 08:00 by Leanne Andrews
Free parking after 3pm on Saturdays
Mid Sussex District Council is offering free town centre parking after 3pm on Saturdays in the lead up to Christmas.
National lockdown measures will be lifted on Wednesday 2 December and local shops will be allowed to reopen. Mid Sussex District Council is encouraging people to support local shops and is incentivising the use of car parks during quiet periods.
Councillor... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 10:30 by Leanne Andrews
People in West Sussex are being invited to take part in a survey to find out how Covid-19 restrictions have affected their response to climate change.
The West Sussex Climate Conversation will look at how our behaviour has changed during the pandemic – for example working from home or exploring locally - and how this has affected our local environment.
Information gathered will be used by Councils... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:55 by Leanne Andrews
Mid Sussex District Council are to start kerbside recycling of small electrical items starting from 23rd November.
Everything with a plug, battery or cable has the potential to be recycled. If you have an individual kerbside rubbish collection you will be able to recycle old or broken small electrical items at the kerbside. Small electrical appliance recycling will be collected every two weeks with... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:47 by Leanne Andrews
Mid Sussex District Council has created a 'shop local' page on their website to promote the fantastic range of local businesses on the doorstep, many of which have adapted their offering to include online, take-away, click and collect and more.
Businesses can add their details and shoppers will be able to search for special local goodies and support traders and their staff by buying local.
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:40 by Leanne Andrews
Robert Bruce has stood down as a member of the Parish Council and I would like to thank him on behalf of the Parish Council for his contribution.
I am very pleased to announce that Nicholas Griffin has been co-opted to the Parish Council with effect from October. Please join me in welcoming Nicholas to the Council.
Good news on the Village Hall in that the Trust that owns the Hall, sole trustee the Parish... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:00 by Claire Hilton
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