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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or look on the website under the Parish Council tab, for more information.
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.
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.
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.
The Co-operative Food shop has placed a pop-up shop on the Village Green as a temporary solution to help residents during the next few months. It is not known when the Co-operative shop on the High Street will be ready for business but it might take a few months for the shop to be repaired and working again. The Parish Council are very pleased to have been involved and to have made this site available.
The Official Opening of the improved South Avenue Play Area in Hurstpierpoint was on Tuesday 16 August 2016 at 10:00 am. Please come and have a look.
The Parish Council is currently running a project to replace public seating around the Parish. We are looking for willing donators to help pay the cost; the average cost of a bench is about £700 but any donation above £250 would be very welcome. The seat can be memorial, which would include a bronze memorial plaque. Two seats will be replaced shortly, both at South Avenue Recreation Ground. Please contact Charlotte at the Parish Council office for more information.
The Parish Community Life Plan 2016 - 21 has finished its Consultation period which ran from 16 May to 17 June 2016.
A copy of the Plan was delivered to most households in the Parish. If you have not received one, please click here to see the Plan. To see a copy of the Questionnaire sent to residents, please click here, and please click here to see the Questionnaire results.
The Community Life Plan was presented and discussed at the Annual Parish Meeting on Tuesday 24 May 2016 at the Hurstpierpoint Village Centre building on Trinity Road.
An Exhibition of the Plan was available on the following dates:
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