Trotton with Chithurst parish council

Serving the people of Trotton and Chithurst

Parish Clerk: Mr Neil Ryder
Steps, Trotton, West Sussex
GU31 5EP

Tel: 01730 207447

Latest News

Proposal to create walkway along A272 in Trotton

At the request of some residents, the village council is looking at the possibility of creating a walkway along the side of the A272 from Rother Lane to Terwick Lane. This would run along the edge of the field adjacent to Rother Lane and then along the verge as far as Old Rectory lane. From there to the other side of Trotton bridge would be a painted walkway on the edge of the road (which is mainly... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:00 by Neil

Tags: Consultation

Village council needs two new members

Two members of the local village parish council have warned that they are moving out of the parish shortly and will not be standing for re-election at the local council elections next May, so we will be looking for two new members. Parish council members are expected to attend one evening meeting every other month and to keep themselves up to date with local information which will be circulated to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:06 by Neil

Tags: Elections

Chichester DC local plan review

Chichester DC is conducting a review of its Local Plan and is conducting a public consultation until ( February. You can see the details and submit comments here.

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:00 by Neil

Tags: Consultation

Stedham consulting on neighbourhood plan

Our neighbouring parish of Stedham with Iping has submitted its proposed Neighbourhood Plan to the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) for examination, and the plan is now open to public consultation until 1 February 2019. If the plan is approved by the SDNPA, it will then be put to a referendum of residents in their parish and, if passed, will have legal force. You can study the proposal and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:48 by Neil

Tags: Consultation

Permits to be required for trailers and vans at WSCC recycling sites

From 1 October 2018 West Sussex Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs)will require householders to have (free) permits to use a van, pickup or single axle trailer for private purposes.

The permit is available to West Sussex residents only and allows those who drive a commercial-type vehicle or have a trailer to continue to use it to dispose of just their household waste. The scheme does not cover waste... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:20 by Neil

Tags: WSCC waste

Council responds to WSCC school strategy consultation

The council has responded to the West Sussex county council's consultation on its draft school effectiveness strategy. The primary criticism was the lack of information on which to judge the strategy, especially as it affects small rural village schools.

Posted: Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:11 by Neil

Tags: Consultation

Annual accounts open to public

The full annual return and associated information are already available here 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 below:

Inspection period:... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:49 by Neil

Tags: Annual return

"Trotton saviour" dies aged 90

"Trotton saviour" dies aged 90

Trotton community mourns the loss of an "inspiring neighbour": Dr Priscilla Noble-Mathews

As the Midhurst Observer put it: "Much-loved Trotton villager Priscilla Noble-Mathews died in hospital on Saturday (September 2) after suffering a stroke in her garden."

The newspaper gave a brief tribute on 7th Sept but followed this up with a front-page story and a full page inside on 124th Sept. It is also worth... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:13 by Neil

Tags: News

Conclusion of audit: 2017

Annual return for the year ended 31 March 2017

Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

The audit of accounts for Trotton With Chithurst Parish Council

for the year ended 31 March 2017

has been concluded and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:29 by Neil

Tags: News, Annual return

500 ducks dive from Trotton bridge for 30th annual duck race

500 ducks dive from Trotton bridge for 30th annual duck race

Trotton, 9th September 2017. With forecasts of rain available to ever more people, and despite coinciding with the Goodwood Revival and a local circus, the greatest event in the South Downs still managed to attract good numbers: nearly 500 ducks dived from the ancient Trotton Bridge, sponsored by visitors to this year's annual Trotton fete. After the usual race down the river Rother to spot the winning... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Sep 2017 14:00 by Neil

Tags: News; Trotton fete; Duck race

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