Author: Neil

WSCC launches new bus service improvement plan

WSCC launches new bus service improvement plan

More than 3,000 people and organisations gave their views on how to improve buses via last summer's survey. WSCC claims these views have formed the basis of the priorities in their new Bus Service Improvement Plan. See the plan HERE

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 15:43 by Neil

Tags: Consultation

Famous theatre director writes about Trotton church wall-paintings in The Times

Dominic Dromgoole, a former artistic director of the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and art writer, best known for directing Shakespeare's Globe: Henry V (2013) and Making Noise Quietly (2019), attended a wedding at St George's church in Trotton recently and came back this week with a view to writing about the 600+ year old wall-paintings. His article in the Times yesterday is attached.

For those interested... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:05 by Neil

Tags: News

Parish finances open to inspection

The unaudited annual return was approved by the council last night and is available for residents to inspect - see the notice below

Posted: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 08:22 by Neil

Tags: Annual return, Finance

Vacancy for parish council member

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

Tags: Elections

Rogate White Horse pub and village centre survey

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

Tags: Consultation

Parish council offers free logs to residents for Christmas!

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

Tags: News

Parish council investigates right of way dispute

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

Tags: Rights of way

Parish council needs two new members

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

Tags: Elections

Trotton bonfire and fireworks cancelled

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

Tags: News

Parish council 2019-20 accounts open to public

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

Tags: Annual return, Finance