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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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