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Mid Sussex District Council Playdays
13th July 2018

 

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Join us for a FREE afternoon of fun and activities in Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, East Grinstead and Hurstpierpoint at the start of August.

We're hosting four FREE Play Day events for local families to enjoy.

The theme this year is 'beside the seaside' and all the rides, games and creative activities are inspired by the traditional British beach holiday.

 

Funding has been provided by the Clarion Housing Group to enable Mid Sussex District Council to host a Play Day event in Hurstpierpoint for the first time. The money is part of the Clarion Futures project, an initiative that aims to make estates and neighbourhoods more attractive and vibrant places to live.

 

The financial support provided by Clarion means the Play Day at Court Bushes Recreation Ground will feature free miniature train rides for children to enjoy, in addition to all the seaside themed events.

 

Reeds Lane Play Area
28th June 2018

 

Reeds Lane Questionnaire

 

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Hurst Meadows - open to the public…….
1st May 2018

 

Nearly 50 acres of meadowland has now been acquired by the Parish Council, for access by the public and for preservation of the natural countryside. This is part of the Council's Neighbourhood Plan which was approved by over 90% of the community in our referendum in 2015.

 

The area is north of Trinity Road, west of College Lane, and east of Iden Hurst and Fairfield Crescent, with points of access currently from the Millennium Garden (Trinity Road), Highfield Drive, Latchetts Lane and St Georges Green.

 

Over the coming months and years we will be introducing new planting, to reinforce the indigenous species, introducing a community orchard, improving access and adding noticeboards and maps to help everyone understand and enjoy the areas.

 

Click here for map

 

 

Water shortages
5th March 2018

 

South East Water have issued general advice to all its customers, encouraging us all to limit our use while they fix the leaks in the wider area. We are not aware of any homes in this Parish which are without water, but nearby areas are experiencing problems.

Please click on the link : South East Water advice

 

Parish Council Small Grants 2017
7th February 2018

 

The Parish Council operates a grant aid system providing small sums (up to £500) to local non-profit groups that meet the needs of the Parish's residents. Grant applications are considered at the Community Affairs Committee meetings of the Council, 6 times per year.

 

Please contact the Parish Council office on 01273 833264, email us on hurstpierpoint.pc@btinternet.com, or look on the website under the Parish Council tab, for more information.

 

New flower baskets and flower beds
7th December 2017

 

We are planning to install some flower baskets on posts along the High Street in Hurstpierpoint, and some flower beds at Fairfield Crescent, Iden Hurst and College Lane. This part of the Council's work to improve the appearance of our villages and we hope to have them in place next Spring. Click here for some sketch details.

 

Hurst Meadows open
1st December 2017

 

The first part of the new Hurst Meadows parkland is now open to the public.

The 9 acres north of Highfield Drive in Hurstpierpoint, can be approached from either St Georges Lane/Latchetts Lane, or from the St Georges footpath, near College Lane. The area is a mixture of open meadow, hedgerows and woodland and is available to everyone for their quiet enjoyment.

We are expecting that the second stage, some 40 acres of meadow at Little Park will be available in the early Spring 2018.

Click here for more details.

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