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
A "Lifetime achievement award" from the Society of independent brewers (SIBA) was announced this week for Carola Brown, the former owner of Ballards Brewery and current chairman of Trotton with Chithurst parish council.
Carola had been part of Ballards Brewery since it started in 1980 in what is now the Elsted Inn, where she was landlady. She took over the firm and moved the brewery to Nyewood in 1988,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 17:41 by Neil
The parish council has responded to the WSCC consultation on the Soft Sand Review of the adopted West Sussex Joint Minerals Local Plan. Our response is attached but, in summary, we objected strongly on the grounds that Trotton Bridge would suffer serious harm from the proposed extra 100-200 lorries per day the plan could require, and we agreed with other parish councils that there was insufficient... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 17:11 by Neil
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
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
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
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
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
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