Author: Neil

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 on 7th Sept but followed this up with a front-page story and a full page inside on 124th Sept. It is also worth looking... 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: Annual return, News

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

Rosie & Rowan to perform in Madhurst festival

Rosie & Rowan, our resident folk stars, have been chosen to perform a candlelit concert in All Hallows church, Woolbeding as part of the 2017 Madhurst festival on 21st August.

For mode details, click here.

Posted: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 19:00 by Neil

Tags: News

Sussex police launch new contact campaign

Over the coming weeks, the public is being reminded they should call 101, report online or seek an alternative option, when there isn't a crime in progress or risk to life. A revised contact card bespoke to each district will be available and shared not just in a downloadable electronic format, but as a postcard that people will be able to pick up in public areas and at events so they can pin it up... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:10 by Neil

Tags: News

Council co-opts new member

Following John Daborn's move from the area and resignation from the council, the vacancy was publicised as widely as practicable. As there were no calls for an election by residents in response, the recording officer ordered the council to appoint a new member by co-option. Again, volunteers were sought via the noticeboards and website but there was no response, so Neil Ryder (the voluntary clerk)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 20:00 by Neil

Tags: News

Council annual return now available

Our annual return for 2016-17 is now available here.

Between 12th June and 21st July, the public have the legal right to inspect the council's financial records and other information (although our clerk is always willing to answer any queries throughout the year). See the official notice by using the link below.

Posted: Sun, 04 Jun 2017 09:00 by Neil

Tags: Annual return; Finance

Council agrees merger of "Bridge" with R&T News

The council has never had its own newsletter but has, for many years, co-operated with the local churches in producing and distributing the "Bridge" monthly newsletter. However, effective from January 2017, the council agreed to a proposal from the United Benefice of Rogate with Terwick and Trotton with Chithurst to merge The Bridge with the Rogate & Terwick News monthly magazine - which has been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:10 by Neil

Tags: News