Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common Parish Council


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Cemetery - Topple Test
9th February 2017


The Parish Council is currently carrying out its Topple Test on all Memorials in the Cemetery.


Should any be deemed unsafe a notice will be attached to the memorial.


Notice of Vacancy for a Parish Councillor
24th January 2017


A casual vacancy exists in the Office of Councillor for the Hurstpierpoint Ward, Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common Parish Council. A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held if, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays) TEN electors of the electoral area give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Proper Officer.


The Proper Officer is: Tom Clark, Returning Officer, Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands, Haywards Heath, RH16 1SS.


If no such notice is given, the Parish Council shall fill the vacancy by co-option.


Hurstpierpoint Village Centre Room Bookings
23rd January 2017


Hurstpierpoint Village Centre Association are changing the way they manage room bookings at the Hurstpierpoint Village Centre.


From 30th January 2017 room bookings will be managed by the Parish Council office. Charlotte Kempson will be the bookings secretary and she will be supported by other members of staff.


You will also be able to manage booking requests using the online system. Please follow link for further details:-

Village Centre Booking Announcement


Parish Councillor Vacancy
18th January 2017


The Parish Council has a vacancy for a new Councillor in the Hurstpierpoint ward. Would you like to make a difference and be involved in shaping the future of your local community? The topics discussed at the evening meetings and the projects that you could get involved with are both varied and interesting.


For more information and an application form, please contact the office on 01273 833264 or email on .


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Starting School - September 2017
4th January 2017


If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, then he or she is eligible to start school in September 2017. You may apply online from 3 October 2016.


If you would like further advice or information, please call West Sussex County Council on 03330 142 903. Apply online at: The deadline is Sunday 15 January 2017.


Co-operative Food opening at Hurst Community Charity Shop
20th December 2016


The Co-operative Food shop launched its opening at the Hurst Community Charity Shop on Tuesday 20 December 2016. The opening hours are 8 am to 8 pm and there is a very good range of products.


Please note: This is a temporary move for the Co-op until their High Street store has been repaired from the recent fire. The Charity Shop is located at the Village Green off the Hurstpierpoint High Street (west side); the closest car park is Trinity Road Car Park.


Change to Trinity Road Carpark rules
5th December 2016


The short-term section of Trinity Road carpark has increased its parking time allowed from 2 hours to 3 hours; the hours of operation have also increased and are now: Monday - Saturday from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm , excluding bank holidays. That means that showing your parking disc in the car, you can now park there for up to 3 hours, between 8 am - 6 pm. Discs are on sale for £1.00 at a number of locations in the village.


New Streetlights in the Parish
5th December 2016


The Parish Council has now started to replace the 140 or so old streetlights around Hurstpierpoint and Sayers Common, with new LED versions. 'Heritage' style columns will be used in selected 'conservation' areas and slimline style in others.


Hurstpierpoint Community Food Bank
23rd November 2016


Hurstpierpoint Food Bank collects non-perishable food, kindly donated by local people, and distributes it to people who are in financial crises and are hungry. Clients in need are normally given a Voucher for sufficient food for 3 days. A client can normally only receive 4 vouchers per year - help is to give someone breathing space in a crisis.


Vouchers are provided at a number of places including the Parish Council office, St Lawrence C of E Primary School, Hurstpierpoint Pre-School, Sussex Downs Children and Family Centre, and others. To receive your Food Bags, you can take the voucher to The Melting Pot Cafe at the Social Club, Willow Way, Hurstpierpoint, on Wednesdays from 9 am - 11.30 am.




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Winter Volunteers 2016
11th October 2016


Would you like to become a Winter Volunteer for the Parish Council? During times of snow, you would be asked to help with gritting and snow/ice clearance in local areas. You must be aged 16 or over, and be fit and healthy to undertake the work. Please contact the Parish Council office on 01273 833264 or email for more details.

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