Notice of New Planning Applications


The Planning Applications below are to be considered by members of the Parish Council Planning Committee via email consultation. This email method for consultation is a temporary measure due to the Corona Virus outbreak. The parish council will advertise this notice on their website and Facebook page.

If any member of the public would like to comment on any of the new applications being considered, please email your comments by to and also to Wealden District Council by email:


Declaration of Members personal and prejudicial Interests in respect of items on this agenda



The minutes of the Planning Committee held on date 10th March 2020 be approved and will be retrospectively signed as a correct record by the Chairman when the parish council next have a public meeting.



Planning Applications












Application no: WD/2020/0888/F

Location: 71 Gordon Road, Buxted TN22 4LJ

Description: First floor addition.


Application: WD/2020/0748/F


Description: Demolition of existing garage and outbuildings, alterations to existing access and erection of 7 no. dwellings and garages.





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Local Government News May 2020 – COVID Update

Local Update


 Up to today, the Wealden Community Hub has had 940 contacts since Lockdown began. These are a mix of requests for help and for information and all have been dealt with.

County and Districts have been working together on Business support. Applications to the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund have resulted in £107million being allocated to 9000 businesses across East Sussex.

The weekly death toll in East Sussex or the week ending May 1st was 132 non-Covid deaths and 36 Covid related.

In total, there were 650 cases across East Sussex. Interestingly 194 in Wealden but only 44 in Hastings. The population numbers are not widely different and there is a lot of comment on disadvantaged areas being badly affected but this is not the case in Hastings which is relatively more disadvantaged than Wealden. There is a lot we don’t know yet about this virus.

Figures for other areas were Eastbourne 147, Lewes 171 and Rother 86.


ESCC Cllr. Roy Galley

April 24th 2020

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Works to Footpath Between Coopers Green and The White Hart

Those of you who may have driven or walked between Buxted and Coopers Green this week may have noticed work being carried out to cut back debris and uncover the existing pathway.

The cutting back of debris and cutting of the verges has taken place this week between The White Hart and Oast Farm. Following this, works will continue toward Coopers Green which will include the cutting back and resurfacing of the pathway.

It is just such a shame that the schools are closed and the new wider footway cannot be enjoyed by all.


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Wealden District Police Weekly News and Alerts

Please find below a Police report which contains a lot of information of latest crimes and changes since the lockdown has been eased:

East Sussex woman convicted of spitting at police and nurses

An East Sussex woman has been convicted of spitting in the faces of emergency workers, two police officers and a nurse, while claiming to have Coronavirus. Read more ›

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Parish Council – Decisions & Payments during COVID-19

This evening should be a parish council meeting evening. As per last month, in the light of COVID-19 advice regarding social distancing the Parish Council took the decision not to hold meetings in person.

In the meantime, any decisions that are being made are being minuted on a minute document and will be ratified at the next Parish Council meeting.

Please find below an up to date minute document since the lockdown started, together with the payments list for May, which was agreed last week and payments have been sent out this week and Planning recommendations to WDC and decisions notified by WDC. We will continue to produce this document on a monthly while meetings are not taking place. Read more ›

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Public Embraces Email Reporting Service Created After Spike In Coronavirus-Related Scams

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) launched the pioneering ‘Suspicious Email Reporting Service’ in April to make it easier than ever to flag suspicious emails – including those claiming to offer services related to coronavirus.

As part of the Cyber Aware campaign, the NCSC successfully launched its suspicious email reporting service, resulting dozens of malicious web campaigns shut down in its first day after a spike in coronavirus phishing scams. Read more ›

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