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Our Parish Council, consisting of nine elected members, has the responsibilty to ensure that all Parishioners have a 'voice' in the public forum on subjects both 'great and small' which effect them individualy or the Village as a whole.

Zero Heroes

We're doing well in the competition to cut our landfill waste and win a share of the Zero Heroes community fund that Lewes District Council is offering to the communities who reduce their household waste the most.

We've cut the average weight of our household refuse bags by 0.31kg and stand to win over £3000. BUT – other communities have done better!

There's still time (the competition ends 18 July) to win a bigger share of the cash. All you need to do is make sure you only put the rubbish you can't recycle into your bins for the next two weeks.

You'll find all the information about the competition, who's ahead and how much we stand to get at

You can also vote for the projects you would like the money to fund. They include a new footpath from the school to the playing fields, work to make Percy's Patch a nature reserve, money to help set up a youth group, and even a cycle route down to the Half Moon. The winning project will be the one with the most votes that is affordable with the money available.

New Parish Clerk

We are pleased to confirm that Sarah Jeffers has been appointed to the position of Parish Clerk. This takes immediate effect and Sarah will be attending her first council meeting on Wednesday 10 July.

Sarah’s contact details are:
Tel: 01444 441302

Commemoration of the Centenary of the Outbreak of WWI

The Plumpton and East Chiltington in 1914 project has been awarded grant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the project team are working towards the following event:

Friday 11th July – from 7pm - Introduction in All Saints Church to the project. This will include children from the primary School reading their poems and letters to the unknown soldier and brief presentations as to the Parishes in 1914 and the combatants from the Roll of Honour in that year. The Exhibition of Parish images, combatants and extracts from their correspondence will be in place plus displays of the children’s work and a booklet containing their letters, poems and drawings. All very welcome to attend.

Saturday 12th July and Sunday 13th July – volunteers will be available in the Church to discuss the project and its findings.

The exhibition will ‘travel’ around the Parish over the next year – Station, College etc.

Cleaner required for Plumpton Sports Pavilion

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Bus Service Reduction

As you may know the County Council is proposing to make significant cuts to the bus services it funds and a 30% increase in fares which will have a big effect on all who use bus services through the village. Whilst peak hour services will not change, daytime services outside peak hours will only run on 2 days a week. A consultation document has now been made available:


Individual members of the public are being encouraged to respond. Follow the link above so that you can have your say. The consultation ends on the 28th September. The Parish Council will be formally responding but it will be very helpful if as many Plumpton residents as possible also have their say.

New Bus Route Serving Plumpton on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Lewes Community Transport Association have launched the two new services on Sundays and public holidays which stop at the Half Moon on their way to and from Lewes. They are intended to encourage people come out of the towns (Lewes, Hassocks and Newhaven)and enjoy our wonderful Downland scenery but may be of interest to Plumpton residents especially at the southern end of the village.

CTLA Leaflet page 1 (JPEG)

CTLA Leaflet page 2 (JPEG)

Site Updates

29 July

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pdf document MinutesfromKing George V Playing Field meeting on 9 July

22 July

pdf logo Minutesfrom Finance Committee Meeting on 9 July

pdf document Minutesfrom Parish Council Meeting on 9 July

17 July

pdf document Minutesfrom Planning Committee Meeting on 9 July

9 July

Voice your opinion about the proposed reduction in our bus service - see left

6 July

Zero Heroes Update (see News Section on left hand side of this page)

pdf document Agendafrom Parish Council Meeting on Wednesday 9 July

pdf logo Agenda for Finance Committee Meeting on Wednesday 9 July

pdf document Minutesfrom Parish Council Meeting on 10 June

pdf logo Minutesfrom Finance Committee Meeting on 10 June

pdf document Core Strategy Response to Lewes District Council 25 June 2014

pdf document Minutesfrom Planning Committee Meeting on 25 June

Planning Applications Updated

17 June

pdf logo Minutesfrom Transport and Environment Committee meeting on 5 June

15 June

Please note that the next meeting of the Parish Council is on WEDNESDAY 9 July.

pdf document letter from Plumpton Primary School

New environment protection for Lewes Downs and Plumpton within the first completely new UNESCO Biosphere site in the UK established for almost forty years

Councillor page updated to include new councillor Catherine Jackson who was co-opted to council on 10 June.

9 June

pdf documentZero Heroes

2 June

CTLA Leaflet page 1 (JPEG)

CTLA Leaflet page 2 (JPEG)

Planning Applications Page updated

pdf document Minutesfrom King George V Playing Field and Pavilion Committee Meeting on 21 May

pdf logo Agenda for Finance Committee Meeting on 10 June

pdf document Minutesfrom Planning Committee Meeting on 28 May

Neighbourhood Plan Site updated


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