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06/12/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note additional planning applications will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 8th December 2016.

Ref DC/16/2690 - Hawthorn House, 29 Masons Way, Pulborough.

Surgery x3 Poplar Trees.

06/12/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note additional planning applications will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 8th December 2016.

Ref SDNP/16/05457/LIS & SDNP/16/05453/HOUS - Coldharbour Cottage, Stopham Rd, Pulborough.

Relocation of a garden shed, demolition of existing elm lap garage and erection of a new timber frame garage, and creation of a small access track of permeable road stone utilising the existing hard standing areas. (Listed Building Consent & Householder Application.

10/11/16 Chanctonbury County Local Committee (CCLC)
The CCLC would like to invite you to come along and 'Talk With Us' on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 at the Village Hall in Pulborough. See Notice for details Notice.

03/11/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 3rd November 2016.

Ref DC/16/1798 - Lakers Building & Fencing Supplies Ltd, Station Approach Ind Est, Station Rd, Pulborough

Retrospective application for use of yard as storage area and construction of perimeter fencing for security and storage of building material and gates to match.

03/11/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note additional planning applications will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 3rd November 2016.

Ref SDMP/16/05308/FUL - Barn Meadow, Toat Lane, Pulborough.

Change of use of site to agriculture.

03/11/16 Parish Office Late Opening on Friday 4th November 2016
Please note the Parish Office will not be open until 11.00am on Friday 4th November 2016.

Either leave a message on 01798 873532 or email clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

03/11/16 Extraordinary Meeting of the Finance & Policy Committee on 6th October 2016
Please see the attached minutes for the meeting on 6th October 2016 .

31/10/16 Parish Office Closed on Tuesday 1st November 2016
Please note the Parish Office will closed on Tuesday 1st November 2016.

Either leave a message on 01798 873532 or email clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk.

The office will re-open as usual on Wednesday 2nd November 2016. Apologies for any inconvenience.

20/10/16 Electoral Review of Horsham
The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is carrying out an electoral review of Horsham District Council. See attached

07/10/16 Public Exhibition
A public exhibition regarding the propsed applications at Brinsbury Fields, Brinsbury College, Pulborough. See attached .

30/09/16 Extraordinary Meeting of the Finance & Policy Committee on 6th October 2016
An Extraordinary meeting of the Finance & Policy Committee will be held at the Sports Pavilion at the Sports & Social Club on Thursday 6th October 2016 at 7.00pm (prior to the Planning & Services Committee meeting)..

22/09/16 Conclusion of Audit
The audit of the annual accounts for the year ended 31st March 2016 is now completed..

19/09/16 Additional Items for Finance & Policy Agenda - 22.09.16
Agenda.

09/09/16 Grant Application Reminder
Application forms for the 2016 grants are available from the Parish Office or go to the 'Grants' page on this website. The closing date for applications is 30th September 2016.

09/09/16 New Number to call if you have a power cut
If you have a power cut, call 105 – a new, free service for people in England, Scotland and Wales.

09/09/16 Three Festivals at Wiggonholt Church
See Notice for details Notice.

05/08/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 11th August 2016.

Ref DC/16/0975 & 0976 - Rectory Lodge, Old Rectory Lane, Pulborough,

AMENDED PLANS - Erection of single storey conservatory link, works to fire station, double doors re-instated, conservation roof lights inserted, existing rear opening enlarged. (Full Planning & Listed Building Consent)

05/08/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note additional planning applications will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 11th August 2016.

Ref DC/16/1736 & 1737 - Shepherds Cottage, 8 London Rd, Pulborough,

Retrospective application to replace existing metal pedestrian gates to front and side of property with wooden gates. Replace the existing wooden fencing panels to the right perimeter adjoined to the neighbouring property and replace wooden kick boards and posts with concrete posts and kick boards. Extend the x2 existing concrete bases with x1 base 11 foot wide at the widest point by 20 foot in length at the longest point. Concrete area to the front of the new shed to be finished in herringbone paving to match the existing path and patio areas. Erection of a wooden shed (Full Planning & Listed Building Consent)

28/07/16 Volunteer Gardeners Wanted

21/07/16 Parish Councillor Vacancy

21/07/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Notice is given for a temporary closure of Footpath No. 2333. For further details please see Notice.

15/07/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 21st July 2016.

Ref DC/16/1512 - Caledonia, Church Place, Pulborough,

Proposed loft conversation with front and rear dormers, construction of replacement garage (following demolition of existing garage) and front entrance reconfiguration. Demolition of small rear porch area

15/07/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 21st July 2016.

Ref DC/16/1566 - Cobbetts Plat, Rectory Lane, Pulborough,

Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension (re-submission of DC/16/0667)

15/07/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 21st July 2016.

Ref DC/16/1556 - Greystones, Tudor Close, Pulborough,

Variation of condition 1 to DC/15/1309

07/07/16 Parish Office Closed on Monday 11th July 2016
Please note the Parish Office will be closed on Monday 11th July 2016.

Either leave a message on 01798 873532 or email clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk.

The office will re-open as usual on Tuesday 12th July 2016. Apologies for any inconvenience.

05/07/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 7th July 2016.

Ref DC/16/1190 - Moons Farm, Gay Street Lane, Pulborough,

Construction of stable block and realignment of access driveway

04/07/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 7th July 2016.

Ref DC/16/1330 - Millstone Cottage, Old Mill Place, Pulborough,

Variation of condition 1 and 12 to previously approved application DC/15/1106, to allow a revision to the approved fenestration design

24/06/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 30th June 2016.

Ref DC/16/0728 - Land adjacent to Railway Cottages and Pulborough Railway Station, Stopham Rd, Pulborough,

Development of the site to provide 23 dwellings and 6 flats with ancillary parking, garaging and landscaping and the constrcution of a 106 space station car park, all served by new access on to Stopham Rd. Construction of private parking bays to serve existing dwellings on Stopham Rd served by new access from Stopham Rd.

21/06/16 Electric blanket testing events are being held by West Sussex Fire Service
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service have recently released dates for their free electric blanket testing events. The sessions are not being held until the autumn; however appointments are filling up quickly, so residents need to get in touch if they would like an appointment.

Every year, nationally, there are around 1,000 fires caused by unsafe electric blankets and sadly, some people lose their lives. Blankets that are over ten years old are a particular concern because they don't have the same overheat protection found in newer blankets. Firefighters have recommended that anyone with an electric blanket over ten years old replaces it. Many elderly and vulnerable people can benefit from these free testing sessions, which could save their lives.

The Fire and Rescue Service will be running 12 electric blanket testing events at venues across West Sussex from Tuesday 4 October 2016 until Thursday 27 October 2016. The free safety tests are carried out by fire service personnel who have been specially trained to use the testing equipment. The testing will be carried out by appointment only and will run from 10am to 4pm each day. Residents can call 0845 872 9719 to book their appointment. The list of venues are as follows:

21/06/16 Pulborough Patient Link invites you to a Pulblic Meeting

15/06/16 BEWARE - Scam phonecall from 'BT'
Please be aware of a current scam where someone purporting to be from BT will explain that there is a problem with your internet connection and that there is a problem with the security which BT are working to fix, that they have made a number of adjustments at their end to protect you and to fix the problem, and they just need you to check things at your end...they explain that your data is vulnerable and that currently people can access your information everytime you send an email, buy something online and use online banking....'so let's just do these checks on your computer'...they say they can show you a series of security breaches you have suffered if you go to your computer.

They are very persuasive and very insistent and almost credible.

They will know your name and will give you a telephone number in Manchester to verify that they are from BT (their number is withheld obviously).

If you are called, please report to Action Fraud

10/06/16 Post Office
The Parish Council have been notified by Post Office Ltd that they will be proceeding with their proposal to re-open the Post Office at S&M Tyres Ltd, T/A Elite Garages, 5 London Rd, Pulborough.

10/06/16 Survey to measure impact of bus stop suspensions – A24, A264 and A259

West Sussex County Council is running a survey asking residents for their views on the temporary bus stop suspensions along the A24, A264 and A259. You can find out more and access the survey here

08/06/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 9th June 2016.
Ref DC/16/1082 - Land at Coombelands Lane, Pulborough,
Two dwellings and access (Outline).

03/06/16 Council Accounts: A Summary of your Rights
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 require that this document is available to view Rights.

03/06/16 Section 2 of Pulborough Parish Council's Annual Return
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 require that this document is available to view Section2.

03/06/16 Section 1 of Pulborough Parish Council's Annual Return
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 and the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 require that this document is available to view Section1

27/05/16 Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Electors' Rights

27/05/16 West Sussex County Council (WSCC)Parking Places and Traffic Regulation Order - Lower Street

Notice is given that WSCC propose to make a permanent Order to introduce a length of prohibition of waiting at any time (double yellow lines) on the southern side of Lower St, Pulborough, east of Swan Corner. See website to make your comments website

27/05/16 FREE ARC Project Events & Volunteering

Visit the following website to see a list of events website

27/05/16 National Plant Monitoring Scheme

27/05/16 FREE Photography Workshops for young people 16 - 25s

27/05/16 FREE Photography Workshops for young people 8 -15s

27/05/16 Purple Bus Birthday Invitation

24/05/16 Notice of Referendum

24/05/16 Fun Day - Friday 3rd June 2016

24/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Notice is given for a temporary closure of Footpath No. 2330 (Part). For further details please see Notice.

24/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Notice is given for a temporary closure of Footpath No. 2297 (Part). For further details please see Notice.

17/05/16 Consultation on Proposed Changes yo your local Household Waster Recycling Sites
West Sussex are consulting on proposed changes to your local Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs). Consultation is open from 16th May-12th June. Make sure you have your say - Consultation Paper .

17/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Footpath 1999 – 16th May to 27th May 2016

17/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Footpath 1997/1 – 16th May to 27th May 2016.

17/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Footpath 1997 – 16th May to 20th May 2016 & 23rd May to 27th May 2016 night closures 21.30hrs to 06.00hrs.

09/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Notice is given for a temporary closure of Footpath No. 2298 (Part). For further details please see Notice.

09/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Notice is given for a temporary closure of Footpath No. 2297 (Part). For further details please see Notice.

09/05/16 Temporary Footpath Closure
Notice is given for a temporary closure of Footpath No. 2298 (Part). For further details please see Notice.

04/05/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 5th May 2016.
Ref DC/16/0891 - 2 Glebelands, Pulborough, RH20 2JJ
Erection of a second storey side extension.

04/05/16 Parish Office Closed on Tuesday 10th May 2016
Please note the Parish Office will closed on Tuesday 10th May 2016.

Either leave a message on 01798 873532 or email clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk.

The office will re-open as usual on Wednesday 11th May 2016. Apologies for any inconvenience.

04/05/16 Temporary Road Closure - Broomers Hill Lane

04/05/16 Garden & Local Produce Fair 2016

Money raised goes directly to St Catherine's Hospice Appeal

29/04/16 Minerals Local Plan
There is a consultation on the West Sussex County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority draft Minerals Local Plan - click on the attached link to add your comments consultation

29/04/16 Additional Planning Application
Please note an additional planning application will be considered at the Planning & Services meeting on Thursday 5th May 2016.
Ref DC/16/0504 - The Old School House, Stane St, Pulborough
Retrospective application for the erection of a 3 bay oak garage.

29/04/16 Neighbourhood Warden Vacancies

29/04/16 St Barnabas need more Volunteers

25/04/16 Parish Office Early Closing on Wednesday 27th April 2016
Please note the Parish Office will close at 10.30am on Wednesday 27th April 2016.

Either leave a message on 01798 873532 or email clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk.

The office will re-open as usual on Thursday 28th April 2016. Apologies for any inconvenience.

18/04/16 Annual Village Meeting

14/04/16 Post Office Consultation
The Post Office has launched a consultation for a proposed new branch at Elite Garages, London Road, Pulborough. For further details please see Notice.

07/04/16 Please note that the Finance & Policy Meeting has been re-arranged to Tuesday 26th April 2016 at 7.30pm at the Village Hall

01/04/16 Vacancy for Parish Clerk

08/03/16 Emergency Road Works
WSCC Highwayas have advised that over night road closures will be necessary to enable the resurfacing of the A29, Lower Street and Station Road junction. For further details, see attached Notice

08/03/16 Temporary Traffic Regulation
WSCC Highways have advised that Pickhurst Lane will be temporarily closed on 21st March for 1 day. For further details, see attacged Notice

08/03/16 Horsham Riverside Walk

01/03/16 Lower Street Plans
For some time the Parish Council has been working with West Sussex County Council (WSCC)Highways to come up with a design to improve the layout in Lower Street. These discussions resulted in a plan being drawn up by WSCC in September 2014 with proposals including the removal of a layby for carriageway realignment to allow for the widening of the footpath, additional car parking in a new lay by and a buff coloured road surfacing to act as a "gateway" to the shops.

The Parish Council is now looking for feedback on these ideas to ascertain if there is public support for the proposals. The plan may be viewed here.

Please send any comments to the Parish Office before 30th April 2016.

01/03/16 Safer West Sussex Partnership Survey
The Safe West Sussex Partnership (SWSP) is a multiagency group that provides a countrywide co-ordinated approach in delivering effective responses to crime and anti social behaviour across West Sussex. SWSP works with the District and Borough Community Safety Partnerships and a arrange of agencies to ensure that West Sussex remains a safe place for residents and visitors alike.

Following a review of partnership activity in the last 12 months and an assessment of the threats and risks impacting nationally and regionally on West Sussex, SWSP is seeking residents views and experiences on crime in the local area.

The online survey should take no longer than 10-15 minutes and will run until 13th March 2016.

29/02/16 Sussex Police Update
For the latest news from the Horsham Neighbourhood Policing Team, please click on the link to the Sussex Police news pages

23/02/16 Scams
The Parish Office has been made aware of several scams that are active at the present time.

Recycling Scam Scammers are contacting Horsham District Council (HDC) residents about fines for contaminated recycling, pretending to be from HDC. HDC have stated that they do not do this. If you are approached or contacted about this please contact Sussex Police or call 101.

Bogus Website Scam
Fraudsters are setting up high specification websites advertising various electrical goods and domestic appliances at below market value. The goods do not exist. The website will state that you can pay by card; however, when the purchase goes to pay, this option is not available and the payment must be made by bank transfer.

Good Citizen Award Scam
Action Fraud has been receiving repoirts of an advanced fee fraud whereby suspects phone a member of the public and claim to be calling on behalf of the UK (or British) Governement Grant Dept. They go on to state that the individual has won a Good Citizen Award - of typically £8000 and that the grant can be released for a a fee (of around £120)

If you believe that you or someone you know have been a victim of fraud you can report it Online or by telephone: 0300 123 2040

23/02/16 Consultation on the Future of the 3in1 Card Scheme
West Sussex County Council is running an online public consultation on the future of the 3in1 Card scheme. This travel scheme for young people from 5 to 19 years offers savings on bus travel at any time of the day or week.

The County Council are proposing to either continue the scheme in it's current format, cease the scheme or cease the scheme but with funding available for 16-19 year olds from low income families (in full time further education)

To find out more or have you say, visit WSCC website

23/02/16 Councillor Vacancy
Following the resignation of Elizabeth Wallace a vacancy exists for Parish Councillor. For further details, please see attached Notice

02/02/16 Scam Email
Action Fraud (the National Fraud & Cyber Crime Reporting Centre)have issued an alert about fraudsters sending out virus infected emails that claim a package has been seized by HM Revenue & Customs upon arrival in the UK. The official looking scam emails, claiming to be from Royal Mail, contain a link to a document which will install malicious software on your computer designed to steal credentials like account names, email addresses and passwords. For further details see attached Example

To help the spread of the virus, the email also says: “you will need to have access to a computer to download and open the Zip file”. If you receive one of these emails, do not click on any links or download any attachments and report it to Action Fraud.

If you believe that you have been a victim of fraud you can report it Online or by telephone: 0300 123 2040

27/01/16 Love West Sussex
Love West Sussex is a website where residents can report environmental crime such as graffiti, fly tipping or potholes. Authorities can manage and respond through their integrated services. Please use this site to report any of the above at Love West Sussex website

26/01/16 Nat West Bank Banking Van
Nat West Bank have today started a weekly mobile service to Pulborough. The van will be located near to the library (probably in the car park) between 11.45am and 12.45pm every Tuesday. They can carry out everyday banking such as paying in cash and cheques, paying bills and withdrawing cash using a cheque. There is no cash machine facility. When paying in monies it is helpful to use a paying in slip; whilst they can process the deposit using a bank card, this will take much longer. For further details see Nat West website

26/01/16 Flyposting Protocol
At a meeting of the Council on 21st January, Members ratified the adoption of a Flyposting Protocol. This has been drafted in accordance with Horsham District Council's own guidelines and should be referred to when considering advertising events around the village.

26/01/16 Time Out For Dads

23/11/15 Digital Summit
Cllr Andy Tilbrook attended the Digital Summit hosted by Nick Herbert MP on 20th November in Midhurst.

The Parish Council would like businesses in the Pulborough Parish to let us know of your broadband experiences; who is your service provider and what is a typical download speed for you? If you can, please also provide your post code so that a "map" of speeds can be put together. Please email clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk with any details.

22/09/15 Friends of the Memorial Garden
Friends of the Memorial Garden

04/09/15 Conclusion of Audit
The audit of the annual accounts for the year ended 31st March 2015 is now completed.

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Annual Return

28/08/15 Pulborough Hub
The Hub takes place in Pulborough library every Monday from 10am to 12 noon. Come along and have a tea or coffee and chat.

30/03/15 Pulborough Society
The Society was formed in 1973 as a local charity and is a non-political organisation whose aim is to encourage and establish public interest in the local area.

The Society is a statutory consultee on all planning issues in the village, and is a forum for local members who might wish to express their concerns regarding architectural design and planning.The Society acts as a co-ordinating body co-operating with the local authorities and statutory bodies, including volunteer organisations and any persons who have similar aims to the society.

The Society also: -

    Collects local historic information and where possible publishes reports and literature about the area.
    Hold meetings, lectures and exhibitions.
    Where possible gives advice and information to the general public.
Membership is open to all with a current fee of £8.00 for annual membership. The Society holds seven lively meetings a year and provides a newsletter before each meeting. Meetings are held in the village hall, and this allows members to discuss any concerns they might have and how the society can help. It's also an occasion to catch up with friends and neighbours and meet new people..
Coach trips to places of interested are also arranged throughout the year.

The guest speakers at the meetings are always interesting and diverse; if you are a non -member and would like to go along and see if the Society had anything to offer you, they charge £2.

For any further information please contact the Chairman, Peter Jones, on 01798 874249.

10/03/15 Adopt a Street
Members of the Planning & Services Committee welcomed Karen Grisley, Horsham District Council's Adopt-a-Street Co-ordinator, to a recent meeting to hear about the Adopt-a-Street initiative which encourages residents to take extra care of their street or an area they particularly value by volunteering to pick up the litter left by others. The initiative has already recruited over 400 local volunteers in the last two months.

Commenting on the Adopt-a-Street scheme at it's recent launch event, Horsham District Coouncil Cabinet Member for the Environment Cllr Andrew Baldwin said: “As a council we spend in the region of £1 million a year picking up the litter dropped by members of the public. We know that as a district we are fortunate to have local communities who generally take pride in the appearance of their locality but for those who want to go the extra mile and take more care of a particular area, this scheme is ideal. It is commendable that we have recruited so many of the district’s residents who are willing to volunteer to litter pick on a regular basis, it sets a sound example to the community.”

To support volunteers, the council provides health and safety training, advice to co-ordinate volunteers and equipment in the form of litter pickers, plastic bags, protective gloves and branded hi-viz jackets.

If you would like to make a difference in your area or get a group of volunteers together, please email Horsham District Council at hopoast@horsham.gov.uk or alternatively, call the Adopt-a-Street Co-ordinator Karen Grisley for a chat about how you would like to help on 01403 739387 or 07989 442 376.

28/01/15 Launch of Facebook page
Pulborough Parish Council now has a Facebook page to keep you informed of what is going on at the Parish Council. Please use the link on the home page and "like" our page.