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Ashburnham Arts – 19th November

Get involved in the inaugural Ashburnham Arts Exhibition, Saturday 19th  November in the Village Hall from 10am-4pm. We are looking for entries from local artists and makers to join those already confirmed. You will find an entry form by clicking anywhere in this news item. Ashburnham Arts entry form If you have any questions please contact… Read more…

Secretary of State directs council to hold off granting planning permission

The Sedlescombe planning application remains undecided.  Prior to Rother District Council considering it at their meeting on 21st September, the Secretary of State directed that they must not grant permission without specific authorisation so that he has time to consider whether or not to call it in for his decision.  Another round to the opposition… Read more…

Parish Council to write to Secretary of State

The parish council plans to hold an extraordinary meeting to formally authorise a letter to the Secretary of State requesting that he stop Rother District Council from approving a planning application for a new dwelling in a field in Sedlescombe parish.  The applicant is Chairman of Sedlescombe Parish Council, a Rother councillor and Chairman of… Read more…

Record numbers at Country Fair & Flower Show

Estimates vary but we can reliably state that there were well over 1,000 people on the cricket ground on the last Saturday of July.  From gate money we know that 877 adults paid their £2.50 entrance fee and the number of children under 12, for whom admittance is free, plus all the volunteers and stall… Read more…

£’000s added to new hall fund

£4,775 was added to the new village hall fund as a result if this summer’s fund raising activities.  The bar at the Barn Dance during the Platinum Jubilee weekend plus the catering our volunteers provided for the Vintage Motor Cycle Club’s Concours made £1,100. The Country Fair and Flower Show raised £4,900 of which 25%… Read more…

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