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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 affect them individualy or the Village as a whole.

Level Crossing Update

on 30 September in the evening, at the Lewes District Council planning meeting, members unanimously rejected the listed building application to remove the listed railway gates at Plumpton level crossing. The committee concluded that there was insufficient information to justify their removal and the impact on an important heritage aspect outweighed their need for removal.

The road currently remains closed and Parish Councillors, District Councillor Sarah Osborne, County Councillor Jim Sheppard and Maria Caulfield MP, are working hard on behalf of residents to get the road re-opened.

A further update will be posted when more information is available.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is calling on the public to help protect our countryside from fire

As part East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service’s Safer Summer campaign, they are reminding members of the public of the impact that fires in the countryside have.

Every year in the UK, 1,700 farm buildings and 66,000 acres of grassland are destroyed by fire.

As the weather improves, the Service sees a rise in fires in the open. These can be extremely difficult to control and puts lives and property in danger.

Guidance on how you can enjoy the countryside safely and help to prevent fires can be found on their Safer Summer page at:

Lewes Cluster Children's Centres Summer Events

The Lewes Cluster Children’s Centres are holding three events over the summer holidays. These events are a FREE morning of activities for all families with children aged 0-5 and their older siblings.

pdf documentLewes Cluster Children's Centres Summer Events Posters



Healthwatch in East Sussex want to hear about your experiences of healt and social case services. See pdf below for information on how to provide feedback.

pdf documentHealthwatch East Sussex Feedback

Bus Service Firle Beacon to Ditchling Beacon Via Lewes – Plumpton – Burgess Hill – Keymer - Ditchling

pdf document131 Firle Beacon to Ditchling Beacon

pdf document131 Ditchling Beacon to Firle Beacon

Site Updates

6 October

pdf logo Agendafor Finance Committee meeting on 8 October

1 October

Level Crossing Update. See left.

30 September

pdf document Minutesfrom Planning Committee Meeting on 30 September

24 September

pdf documentLetter from Network Rail re the level crossing works.

pdf document Minutesfrom King George V Playing Field and Pavilion Committee Meeting on 9 September

17 September

pdf logoPlanning Committee Meeting Dates 2015-2016

pdf logo Minutesfrom Village Hall User Group meeting on 7 September

15 September

pdf logo Minutesfrom Finance Committee meeting on 8 September

pdf logoFinance Committee Meeting Dates 2015-2016

pdf logoTransport and Environment Committee Meeting Dates 2015-2016

pdf document Minutesfrom Parish Council Meeting on 8 September


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