As Thais Robertson has resigned from the parish council (PC), a vacancy now exists for a resident to replace her as a PC member. The council would normally be required by law to give residents the opportunity to call on the district council to organise an election. However, the district council has informed us that the government has suspended all elections until next May, and that all vacancies must... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:47 by Neil
You may know that the White Horse pub in Rogate has been put up for sale and the community, have until 24th May to decide whether to make a bid for it.
This has added urgency to the need to update the village plan, and a group of volunteers representing the parish council, village hall management, church, school, R&T News, START Community Trust, and other village interests has put together a simple... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:53 by Neil
As the parish council is obliged to pay for a diseased tree to be felled in Chithurst graveyard, it is offering the logs to residents from two sites in the parish as a Christmas present!
See the attached public notice
Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 10:52 by Neil
The parish council has had some complaints about notices restricting pedestrian access on the track from Terwick Lane through Goldrings Warren to Keepers Cottage.
We have looked into the situation and established that there is no registered public right of way along this track but there is a process to register one. The evidence required (if it exists) can take a lot of time to assemble and we have... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:54 by Neil
The parish council has announced the resignations of Darren ("Nobby") Stiles and Barry Cooper. Anyone willing to consider joining the PC is invited to talk to the clerk or any other member of the PC about what the role involves. As there is currently a nationwide ban on elections, the parish council, at its next meeting on 11 November, will elect two new members from any nominations put forward. Read... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:27 by Neil
Due to the covid pandemic, we are sad to say that we have been forced to cancel our annual Trotton bonfire and fireworks this year.
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:19 by Neil
After the AGM of the parish council, the accounts for the last year were made available for residents to inspect. A copy is attached and members of the public are welcome to contact the clerk (see bottom of screen) to receive a copy of the signed annual return.
Posted: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 12:03 by Neil
A consultation by WSCC into the future of 5 small primary schools (including our catchment school, Stedham, and nearby Compton) closed on 25 November. Details of the consultation are here and our response is in the attached document.
Posted: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:06 by Neil
The full annual return and associated information are already available by clicking the link below but, during the 30 days shown below, any interested person has the right to inspect and make copies of these unaudited accounting records for the year and all books, deeds, contracts, bills vouchers, receipts and other documents relating to these records by contacting the clerk to the council, as shown... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 10:34 by Neil
As foreseen in our annual parish report to residents last Spring, Trotton has joined with Rogate and Stedham to form a community land trust - START Community Trust. Our MP Gillian Keegan attended the inaugural meeting this week and learned that START has finally achieved legal registration by the FCA.
START's priority now is to finalise membership, finance and other policies ready for a public launch... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 12:00 by Neil