Broadband rollout to our community is on ice.  More news on the Broadband page.


Notice of Elections

Thursday 4th May is Polling Day for electing councillors to Rother District Council and to the Parish Council of Ashburnham with Penhurst.  Click the header above to download the official Notices including the timetable for nominations. Notice of Election – District    Notice of Election – Parish

Litter Pick

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday 4th March to collect litter and others who committed to pick up litter at other times. We managed to cover most of the roads in the villages and collected a large number of bags on the Saturday.

Normanhurst Estate threatened

Greystoke Development wants to drop 211 Holiday lodges onto the Normanhurst Estate. The planning application states that the building period would take up to 4 years, but they don’t state where the materials are going to come from.  They do state that they will enter the site off the A271 and then use the Lodge Gate entrance,… Read more…

Ashburnham Arts

After the success of last year’s Ashburnham Arts event the date for this year’s exhibition is Saturday 21st October. Put the date in your diary, check out the page under groups for more information and contact details if you’re interested in exhibiting.

Star gazing at the pavilion

East Sussex Astronomical Society are booking the pavilion and grounds for observation sessions whenever there is some celestial event of note such as a comet sighting.  They would welcome any visitors who care to stop by and events are typically from 7 pm until midnight.  The first session is planned for Saturday 18th March but… Read more…

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This website has been funded by the Parish Council.  To add events to the website contact Jay Ashworth on ashworthjay1@gmail.com. For everything else contact the site administrator Brian Holdstock on clerk@ashburnham-penhurst.net