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


Vacancy on Parish Council

Cllr Nicci Gagel is relocating and has had to resign from the Parish Council.  The Council very much wants to fill the vacancy so to read more first click the title of this item and then click Councillors.

Parish tax to go up by less than 3%

Every January the Parish Council has to tell Rother District Council how much it wants collected for the Parish Council as part of Council Tax.  This year the Parish Council has requested a sum which will require tax payers to only pay an extra 2.83% for 2024/25, well below inflation.

Hero of Oak Bank Farm

The Ponts Green half of Farthing Lane is likely to be closed until May following the collapse of the bridge in November.  The other half is nigh impassable in freezing weather due to water running down the road.  Louke Van Der Meer is clearing the  ice with a tractor in the morning so that parents… Read more…

Calendar Updates

The calendar pages for December have been updated with all the changes and additions we know about so do refer to it and where it differs to the Parish Magazine diary this online calendar is the accurate one! Let me (Jay) know if you spot any errors or omissions – ashworthjay1@gmail.com

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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