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Buxted Parish Council – Grant Applications Open

Buxted Parish Council has a policy of making grants that contribute to the welfare of the parish community, for example by improving and supporting local facilities.   What can be funded: The project should be something that makes the local

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Urgent scam warning – HMRC

Message sent by Derek Pratt (NHWN, Administrator, Sussex)   This warning message is being sent to all residents on the Neighbourhood Alert system in Sussex   We have been advised that more than 20 Patcham residents have within the last

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Police Weekly Update & Operation Blitz Details

News and appeals Bogus Callers We are warning residents to be alert to a man knocking on doors in Wealden claiming to be from the waterboard. He has been very pushy and on a couple of occasions forced himself inside

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Reading Room Application – Update

Currently Buxted Parish Council are in further negotiations with WDC, the architect, and valuation assessors to find the best way forward to manage the development of the Reading Room site. A further update will be forthcoming as soon as possible.

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Distraction Burglary Warning

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about the below incident please contact us online, email us at or call 101, quoting the reference number provided. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on

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Horticultural Society – Autumn Supper

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Timeline for New Parish Hall

Timeline for New Hall and Redevelopment of Reading Room   2003 works started on a Parish Plan which was finally produced in 2006, out of which came clear objectives:   “The need for a ‘better heart’ to the community was

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DRAFT Minutes 12 September 2017

Minutes of the meeting of the Council held in Five Ash Down Village Hall on Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 7.30p.m.   Present: Cllrs. Blandford (Chairman), Cox, Hall, Illingworth, Johnson, McQuarrie, Milner, Mulvagh, Roberts, Rose, Sheard and Skinner. Also present:

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Parish Council Minutes

In the absence of the chairman of the parish council (who is not in the country), the minutes of the parish council meeting held on Tuesday 12th September will not be published until  Monday 18th September.  

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Local Government News September 2017

Planning   The big Wealden issue at the moment is the delay to the new Local Plan which will cover the period up to 2028.   Whilst a huge amount of work has been done, it needs constantly updating with

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