Serving the people of Ashurst Wood

  • Usual Office hours are Monday - Thursday 9am until 1pm
  • The next Meeting of the Full Council will be Tuesday, 3rd October 2023 at 7.00pm
  • A Planning Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 3rd October at 6.45pm


Volunteer Youth Club Helpers Needed

The Youth Club runs on Wednesday evenings between 7 and 8.30pm during term times at John Pears Pavilion. It is open to young people aged 11 to 16, school years 7-11.

The Club is looking for volunteers to assist the youth leader and assistant with setting up, clearing away and supervising the youngsters. Ideally we will have a team of several volunteers so that we can draw up a rota.

Regular volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 15:42 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: Volunteers, Youth Club

Changes to Recycling and Rubbish collection services

From mid September 2022 there will be changes to our services as Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) will be carrying out a trial of a new 1-2-3 collection scheme, which will include a weekly food waste collection, a fortnightly blue bin (recycling) collection and a once every three weeks landfill bin collection.

More information will be available nearer the start time.
See also MSDC's website (link below)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 12:08 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: Rubbish and Recycling

Platinum Jubilee Party

Platinum Jubilee Party

Our Platinum Jubilee Party and Beacon Lighting is on the first day of the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend - Thursday 2nd June.

Come and join us at John Pears Field from 2.30pm until late.

Full details about the event are on our Events page

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2022 16:35 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: News, Platinum Jubilee

Community Cafe Menus

Please click on the link below to see the current menus for the Community Cafe.

Changes are occasionally possible if ingredients are unavailable or there is a change of cook.

More information about the Cafe is on the Community Directory pages.

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 16:46 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: Community Cafe

Newsletter and Road Safety Survey

The Village Council's Spring Newsletter will shortly be delivered to your home.

Enclosed with the Newsletter will be a road safety survey seeking residents' views on proposed highways improvements in the village.

Further copies of the Newsletter and survey can be obtained from the office and are also on the Newsletters page.

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 14:17 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: News, Newsletters, Road Safety

Queen's Green Canopy Tree Planting

Queen's Green Canopy Tree Planting

On the 5th March 2022, Councillors and volunteers planted an English Oak tree at the Recreation Ground as part of the Queen's Green Canopy project to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 11:41 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: News Platinum Jubilee

Mount Pleasant Nursery Planning Application

A new application has been submitted for outline consent for up to 6 self/custom build homes.

See our major applications page

Posted: Fri, 11 Feb 2022 13:22 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: News, Planning

Proposals for Ivy Dene Lane Industrial Estate

The Village Council has been informed that the owner of the Industrial Estate in Ivy Dene Lane is proposing to submit an application for outline planning permission to enable him to redevelop the site for housing.

More information is on the major applications page.

Posted: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 14:38 by Jenny Forbes

Tags: News Planning

Temporary Road Closure 31st January 2022

Temporary Road Closure 31st January 2022

The road will be closed for 24 hours on the 31st January for South East Water works.

Posted: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 14:33 by Tina Britt

Tags: News

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