The Council will work to ensure the provision of high quality services in our community through the application of good governance, accountability and transparency to improve the quality of life of its residents.
Parish Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month (with the exception of August) at 7.30pm in Chiddingly Village Hall. Planning Committee meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
The agenda for both the parish council and planning committee meetings are published on the website, with at least three working days notice of the meeting.
Parishioners are welcome to attend the meetings, and before each meeting formally convenes they may ask questions and/or make a statement.
Agendas and Minutes are available by email. Please contact the clerk to be added to the mailing list.
The Parish Council operates three mailing lists:
The Village Events List for notices of social events are planned for the village.
The Neighbourhood Watch List.
The Parish Notice Board for council notices from us, Wealden District and East Sussex County Council including Parish Council Agendas and Minutes.
All new notices relevant to the Covid-19 Lockdown go out on the Parish Notice Board List.
Please contact the clerk to be added to any or all of the mailing lists.
The parish council would like to thank the following people for kindly sharing their photos on our website.
Lucy Carnaghan, Jane Brymer, Rosie Dadswell, Max Higgs, Martin Surgey, Caroline Surgey, Steve Tolhurst, Ruth Rance, Rachael Smith, Mike Goss, Steve Newham.
Please find the March edition of the Parish News in the attached document.
The PCC has decided not to print the Chiddingly Parish News this month nor in March. Please find the February edition in the attached document.
Please click on the attached document to see the latest update from Sussex Health & Care
Please report all roadway problems including potholes, drainage and signage to East Sussex Highways.
Please click the link https://www.eastsussexhighways.com/report-a-problem which allows you to easily report local problems.
Under the CIL Regulations there is a requirement for each Town and Parish Council to publish a report on their CIL income and expenditure for the previous financial year by the 31st December annually. This mirrors the legislative requirements that Wealden District Council must also adhere to as the Charging Authority.
The attached form includes reporting on expenditure that was incurred between the 1st April 2019 and the 31st March 2020 for Chiddingly Parish Council, from previous CIL funds received.
Please see details of the changes being made by Wealden District Council
The methods that the Council use to publicise applications considered to be valid on or after 1st November 2020 is changing.
From this date, the Council will no longer notify adjoining properties by letter. This change is following the adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI), which was adopted on 22nd July 2020 at Full Council.
There is to be reliance on Site Notices together with the website and social media. Where required by legislation, adverts will continue to be placed in the local newspaper
This change will not affect how the Council notify statutory bodies such as Town and Parish Councils.
The latest information on help and support available locally can be found here
While individuals and families are on self-isolation they may need assistance from those who are not.
Chiddingly Parish Council is setting up a scheme to put volunteers in touch with those who need assistance.
Volunteers who are willing and able should email their details, name and email address, to email@example.com
People who need assistance should email their details, name, address, email address (if they have one), and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate how they would prefer to be contacted, by email or phone.
Mike Goss, who is running the scheme on behalf of the Parish Council, will send regular bulletins with brief details (such as "Someone in Muddles Green needs medicine collected from Hailsham") to the volunteers by email. When a volunteer responds they will be given full details and asked to make contact.
In this way the name and details of those requesting help will only ever be known to the volunteer helping and Mike Goss.
Please be aware that many of those most in need of help may not see this or other announcements, so please talk to your friends and neighbours and be prepared to send messages to email@example.com on their behalf.
A Facebook Group is also being set up. Details to follow.
Please click on the link to see who the Wealden District Councillors are.
Please click on the link to see how you can contact Wealden Citizen Advice Bureau