The Parish Council is the first tier of local government and represents the communities of Hurstpierpoint, Sayers Common, Goddards Green and the surrounding countryside. We have a population of nearly 7,000 who are fortunate to live in an area of great beauty, with the benefits of ready access to Brighton and the coast and the South Downs, and with the centre of London only a 50 minute train ride.
Hurstpierpoint is the largest village and is home to a very wide range of clubs, societies and sports activities. Significant local events such as the St Lawrence Fair in June each year, and the Hurstpierpoint arts festival in September, are extremely popular and draw many visitors into our community. The village enjoys an excellent range of quality shops in the High Street, as well as a cinema, theatre, tennis and bowls clubs, and many organisations for all ages.
The Parish Council office is next to the Library in Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint, and we are open to the public each weekday from 9.00am to 1.30pm. Alternatively you can call us on 01273 833264 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We try to help on all matters of local interest, and if we cannot give the answer then we try to guide you to the right organisation.
Thank you for your interest in our community.
Elections are to be held to elect ONE County Councillor to represent each of the electoral divisions within the Mid Sussex District.
The Parish Council has carried out its Topple Test on all Memorials in the Cemetery. Several Memorials have been identified as potentially unsafe and have been marked with hazard tape. If your family has a Memorial in the Cemetery, please check to see if yours has been marked and please take the appropriate action.
During the week commencing 20 March 2017, tree surgeons will be removing the 8 large conical shaped trees located in the Garden of Rest, South Avenue Cemetery. Access to the Garden of Rest during this time will be limited. If this causes any problems, please contact the Parish Council Office on 01273 833 264 or email: email@example.com.
Hurstpierpoint Village Centre Association have changed the way they manage room bookings at the Hurstpierpoint Village Centre. You are able to manage booking requests using the online system on the Hurstpierpoint Village Centre website: www.hurstvillagecentre.org . On this website, using the links in the top right-hand corner, you will be able to see information about the rooms available, the diary/calendar of availability and contact details for more information.
If you are a new user to the system, please go on the link for 'booking enquiry' and submit your information. If you are a previous user, please go onto the Diary page and click on Customer Login.
Room bookings are managed by the Parish Council office. Charlotte Kempson is the Bookings Secretary, supported by other members of staff. If you are experiencing any problems, please send a 'booking enquiry' or contact the Parish Council office on 01273 833264 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Hurstpierpoint Historical & Geographical Society will be having their next meeting on Friday 31 March 2017 at 8:00 pm. The speaker John Cooper, Booth Museum of Natural History (Retired), will be speaking about the Booth Museum. The meeting will take place at the Guide Hall, Trinity Road Car Park, Hurstpierpoint. Admission is free to members; Non-members are welcome: entrance fee £3; £2 to members of other Historical Societies.
There will be a Parish Councillor Surgery on Saturday 8 April 2017 from 10:00 am - 12 noon, in the Conference Room, Village Centre, Trinity Road, Hurstpierpoint. Would you like to have a chat with a Parish Councillor about any issue or idea that you have? The Parish Council will be holding monthly Surgeries in Hurstpierpoint and Sayers Common where 2 Councillors will be available.
All Parish Council and Committee meetings are open to the public and everyone is very welcome to attend. This initiative is being trialed for a year, for those people who might find it easier to chat in this informal manner.