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 Billingshurst Parish

Neighbourhood Plan

 

This is the community's Neighbourhood Plan and we want YOU to get involved

 

 Please click here to access the Neighbourhood Plan

and to find out more about this important local project.


 

NEWSFEED

 

 

KENNETH BASIL

 

LONGHURST

 

 

IT IS WITH DEEP REGRET THAT THE COUNCIL ANNOUNCES THE DEATH OF FORMER PARISH COUNCILLOR KENNETH LONGHURST.

 

KEN SERVED THE PARISH OF BILLINGSHURST FOR MANY YEARS AND STILL REGULARLY ATTENDED AND SPOKE DURING PUBLIC SESSIONS AT COUNCIL MEETINGS.

 

ONCE FUNERAL DETAILS ARE KNOWN THEY WILL BE NOTED HERE SO THAT ANYONE WHO WISHES TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS MAY DO SO.

 

DEAR KEN WAS A TRUE GENTLEMAN AND WILL BE VERY MUCH MISSED BY STAFF AND COUNCILLORS ALIKE. 

 

 

THE COUNCIL PAID TRIBUTE TO KEN LONGHURST BY PRESENTING HIM WITH A PLAQUE AT HIS FINAL COUNCIL MEETING IN APRIL 2015.  KEN HAD SERVED THE COMMUNITY IN A NUMBER OF COUNCIL ROLES SINCE 1955, A TRUE ACHIEVEMENT.

 

 WEST SUSSEX BROADBAND CONNECTION VOUCHERS

 

Small and medium businesses are being invited to apply to a new Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme to help support the installation of superfast broadband.

 

For more information click HERE 

  

 

A Bear Hunt!!!

 

A young parents event was held at Station Road Gardens on the afternoon of Thursday 25th August.

 

A great time was had by all and the children enjoyed a Bear Hunt too!

 

It was great that the Station Road Gardens site was used for such an activity and we are grateful to Horsham District Council, West Sussex County Council and C4C - Centre for Children.

 

 Would you find it helpful to have more information when there is a Power Cut?

Call 105 

 

Being launched later this year, 105 is a new three-digit number that people can call to report or get information about power cuts.

 

Click here for more information

 

 

Starting School September 2017

 

The application process for children due to start school in September 2017 will begin on Monday 3 October. West Sussex County Council no longer sends out individual letters to parents but it is advertising the application arrangements as widely as possible.

 

The Parish Council has been asked to assist with advertising the school application ionformation on its website.  For more information either click the link here, or make contact with West Sussex County Council direct by telephoning 03330 142903. 


 

VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR

 

Billingshurst Parish Council is active and vibrant and cares passionately about delivering services for the local community.

 

  • Could you contribute your business or personal skills and expertise?
  • Do you want to represent the views of local people?
  • If you would like to make a difference and help shape the future of Billingshurst, then why not consider joining the Council?

 

Click here for details of qualifications for election and holding Office as Parish Councillor.

 

Click here for details of disqualifications for election and holding Office as Parish Councillor.

 

If you would like to apply for the vacancy, please click here for an application form.