2014 News Archive

19/12/14 Changes to Adult Social Care Consultation
West Sussex County Council (WSCC) has launched a consultation for residents to have their say on changes in adult social care. There will also be Public Meetings throughout January. For further details, please see attached PosterAcrobat icon

19/12/14 NHS Patient Transport Services
The NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are keen to hear the views of residents on the proposed changes to NHS (non-urgent) patient trasnport services. There are a number of events taking place throughout January, details for which are shown on the attached poster. The CCG want to hear about residents' experiences of patient transport and how these can help to shape a new service.
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18/12/14 Parish Office Closure
The Parish office will close at midday on Wednesday 24th December, reopening at 9am on Tuesday 30th December 2014.

21/11/14 Newsletter Now Available
The latest edition of The Bulletin is now available using the link on the left.Take a look to hear about the Neighbourhood Plan progress or find out about the possibility of having public art within the Parish.

17/11/14 Sculpture in Pulborough? Join the Debate!
Many people who regularly visit the RSPB centre will have noticed the gradual transformation of the stone block which artist Jon Edgar has been working on for over 15 months. Now that the sculpture is complete there are moves to keep it in Pulborough for everyone to enjoy. If it were permanently sited here, it would add the village to a cultural sculpture trail, with other works by Jon at Hindhead and Lewes. Public Art is work that everyone in the community can enjoy and maybe feel inspired by. It can enhance the environment, heighten our awareness or question our assumptions. It can sometimes be the subject of heated debate, but love it or hate it, there is no doubt that Public Art has long been part of our culture, whether it's an ancient General on horseback, a strange abstract on a plinth in Trafalgar Square, the Angel of the North or the Fife Kelpies.

We need your views as to whether you think we should keep this sculpture in Pulborough, and if so where it should be sited. At the Parish Council we need to know if our community would be behind a plan to keep this work in the village.

Called 'Trisantonis' - the Trespasser - by Jon, after the Roman middle reaches of the Arun which - like today - regularly flooded or 'trespassed' across the land and describing his work, Jon says:

"Think of the feeling in the Arun Valley as native Britons were displaced by the Roman Empire bringing their rule to Sussex. Pulborough was an important crossing point of the Middle-Stream and rich Roman remains still lie under our surrounding parishes. The female form was identified by one visitor as a 'mother earth' like figure sitting within her landscape. To me, she's a river goddess surrounded by her coterie of fauna, steadfast in the midst of a rapidly changing world. This has equal resonance for the Roman period and life today. There is a lot going on in the sculpture and I'd urge people to see what they can find by walking around it; seeing what story emerges from it for them."

Might it celebrate Pulborough's innovative character by doing something different - siting a first permanent public sculpture in the parish? What do you think? Please let the Parish Council have your thoughts either by email (clerk@pulboroughparishcouncil.gov.uk), a note to the Parish Office, or via a website Pulborough Sculpture where you can also browse pictures, film and press clippings of the carving process.

14/11/14 Councillor Resignation
Cllr Graham Buck tendered is resignation as a Parish Councillor with immediate effect. For further details,please see attached NoticeAcrobat icon

18/09/14 New Councillors
At the meeting of the Council on 18th September Members welcomed four candidates for the three vacancies arising from the resignations of Martin Dale, Graham Spillane and John Walsh. A vote followed with the succesful candidates being Christopher Eisdale, Sarah Mills and Valerie Wilson.

12/09/14 Neighbourhood Plan Survey
Amazing Response to Survey

The Steering Group and Parish Council are delighted to report that more than 750 responses have been received to the Neighbourhood Plan survey. This represents a return rate in the region of 30% which is fantastic.The hard work of analysing the results will now begin with the first report at the Harvest Fayre on 27th September.

The boxes have now been collected in but don't worry. If you still wish to return yours, please drop them into the Parish Office in the Village Hall.

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11/09/14 - Vacancy for Parish Councillor
Due to the resignations of Martin Dale, Graham Spillane and John Walsh there are currently three vacancies for Parish Councillors. If you could like to be more involved in your community please contact the Parish Clerk for further details. The Co Option will take place at the Full Council meeting on 18th September 2014. Official noticeAcrobat icon

03/09/14 Neighbourhood Plan Survey - TIME IS RUNNING OUT
Have you had your say in how Pulborough develops over the next 15 years?

Closing Date for comments Friday 5th September 2014

This is your chance - don't miss it. Pulborough is developing a Neighbourhood Plan which will allow you, the people who live here, to have a say about where any housing or other development goes in Pulborough parish over the next 15 years. Other places are also doing it. Arundel has already completed theirs.

You live here. You use the shops, the garages, the trains and buses, the dustmen, the schools, the roads, the doctors, the water, the sewage system, the hospitals, the post, the electricity, the broadband and the air you breathe.

Along with the last issue of the Parish Bulletin, you will have receive the Neighbourhood Plan household survey booklet. It is very important that you and other members of your household take the time to read it and complete it . The responses we receive will be decisive in setting the direction and priorities of the Neighbourhood Plan - so this is your chance to directly influence the future of where you live.

We appreciate that this will take a bit of time and effort on your part, but we have worked hard to make sure that everything we are asking is important and that the answers you give will have a real effect on what happens in Pulborough in future. It should take most people about half an hour to fill in, which is not too much time when you consider the results will decide the next fifteen years! We want you to do all of it but if you are really too busy to find 30 minutes then please make sure you just do the first half. You may not like all of the questions, you may be able to think of things we haven't asked - if so, please tell us! There is a section where you can write in any additional thoughts or comments.

Everyone in your household can do it (we'd particularly love to hear from younger people in the parish, as their opinions aren't often heard). If you do have additional people in your household, they can download a copy to print off using the link below or call in to the Parish Office to get a copy.

Please complete and return this Neighbourhood Plan survey, and encourage your family, friends and neighbours to do so too. The greater the response from residents, the stronger and more representative our Neighbourhood Plan will be. Don't pass up this chance for us to manage development in a way that makes Pulborough a better place to live. We will present the initial results at the Harvest Fair on 27th September and of course they will be published in the Bulletin.

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29/08/14 - Notice of Conclusion of Audit of Accounts
The external audit of the Annual Accounts has been completed. Please see attached NoticeAcrobat icon

14/08/14 - Vacancy for Parish Councillor
Due to the resignation of Cllr Martin Dale, there is a vacancy for one Parish Councillor. Official noticeAcrobat icon

04/08/14 Neighbourhood Plan Survey - Coming Through Your Door Soon
Do you want a say in how Pulborough develops over the next 15 years?

This is your chance - don't miss it. Pulborough is developing a Neighbourhood Plan which will allow you, the people who live here, to have a say about where any housing or other development goes in Pulborough parish over the next 15 years. Other places are also doing it. Arundel has already completed theirs.

You live here. You use the shops, the garages, the trains and buses, the dustmen, the schools, the roads, the doctors, the water, the sewage system, the hospitals, the post, the electricity, the broadband and the air you breathe.

Along with the next issue of the Parish Bulletin, you will receive the Neighbourhood Plan household survey booklet. It is very important that you and other members of your household take the time to read it, complete it and return it by 5th September 2014. The responses we receive will be decisive in setting the direction and priorities of the Neighbourhood Plan - so this is your chance to directly influence the future of where you live.

We appreciate that this will take a bit of time and effort on your part, but we have worked hard to make sure that everything we are asking is important and that the answers you give will have a real effect on what happens in Pulborough in future. It should take most people about half an hour to fill in, which is not too much time when you consider the results will decide the next fifteen years! We want you to do all of it but if you are really too busy to find 30 minutes then please make sure you just do the first half. You may not like all of the questions, you may be able to think of things we haven't asked - if so, please tell us! There is a section where you can write in any additional thoughts or comments.

Everyone in your household can do it (we'd particularly love to hear from younger people in the parish, as their opinions aren't often heard). If you do have additional people in your household, they can download a copy to print off using the link below or call in to the Parish Office to get a copy.

Please complete and return this Neighbourhood Plan survey, and encourage your family, friends and neighbours to do so too. The greater the response from residents, the stronger and more representative our Neighbourhood Plan will be. Don't pass up this chance for us to manage development in a way that makes Pulborough a better place to live. We will present the initial results at the Harvest Fair on 27th September and of course they will be published in the Bulletin.

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04/08/14 Parish Office Reduced Opening Hours
Due to annual leave, the Parish Office will have revised opening times during the week commencing 18th August 2014 as follows :-

Monday 18th August 9am to 11am
Tuesday 19th August Closed
Wednesday 20th August 9am to 11am
Thursday 21st August Closed
Friday 22nd August 9am to 11am

01/08/14 - Vacancy for Parish Councillor
Due to the resignation of Cllr John Walsh, there is a vacancy for one Parish Councillor. Official noticeAcrobat icon

16/07/14 Your chancet to meet Horsham District Deputy Leader Cllr Helena Croft
Local residents and businesses are invited to meet with Cllr. Helena Croft, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Communication and Horsham Town at Horsham Library (opposite Beales Department Store in Lower Tanbridge Way, Horsham) on Thursday 24 July between 11.30am and 1.30pm to share their views and ask any questions they may have with a view to improving the town.

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16/07/14 Five Communities Plan
NHS Crawley and Horsham together with NHS Mid Sussex Clinicial Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are asking for help to plan for the future of health services in our local area. It will also be an opportunity test the CCG's thinking and to see if their early draft proposals will work for you, your family and future populations.

Residents are therefore invited to attend one of three public events on 16th, 29th & 31st July. For further details, please see attached NoticeAcrobat icon

11/07/14 - Vacancy for Parish Councillor
Due to the resignation of Cllr Graham Spillane, there is a vacancy for one Parish Councillor. Official noticeAcrobat icon

04/07/14 Installation of new Pedestrian Crossing in Station Road
WSCC have informed the Parish Council that works to install a new signal controlled pedestrian crossing on Station Road, are due to start on 29th July. It is envisaged that the works will take 4 weeks but this will be weather dependant. A further two weeks may be required to complete the electrical installation. The details of the scheme are :-

Installation of new signal controlled Puffin style pedestian crossing and equipment and crossing asscoiated road markings.

* Inclusion of pedestrian beepers and rotating tactile devices to aid those with visual impairments to cross safely.

* Installation of new dropped kerbing and blistered paving.

* Carriageway resurfacing to approx 43 metres either side of the crossing.

* Refreshing of existing road makings.

* Temporary three way traffic ligths will be used throughout the duration of the scheme to allow work to be carried out safely.

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03/07/14 Water Matters Event 19th July 2014
Arun & Rother Connections is holding the above event on Saturday 19th July from 1am to 4pm in the Village Hall. All households will, by now, have received the accompanied survey through the door and these can be returned to the Village Hall either before or on the day.

There will be an opportunity to meet experts to find out how you can help with flooding, drought and other water issues, listen to talks and ask questions as well as receive refreshments. For further details, please see attached FlyerAcrobat icon

25/06/14 Creating a Dementia Friendly Horsham District
Age UK Horsham are holding an event on 1st October (Older Peole's Day) to help take forward the good work that is currently happening towards a ‘Dementia Friendly Horsham District’. For further details, see attached NoticeAcrobat icon

18/06/14 Oil & Gas Exploration and Extraction Information Event
West Sussex County Council (WSCC) has organised a Public Event for Saturday 21st June at Pulborough Village Hall. This will be an opportunity to find out more about oil and gas exploration and extraction, the processes involved and WSCC's role as the local planning authority in determining applications. For further information and details of how to book a place, please see attached NoticeAcrobat icon

17/06/14 Public Bridleway 2328 – Temporary Closure
The closure of the above Bridleway is necessary to protect public safety whilst the landowner resurfaces their private driveway that also carries the public bridleway. Fo further details, please see attached Temporary Closure Notice.Acrobat icon

13/06/14 Horsham District Council Employment Initiative
To build upon it's very successful work experience programme for 18-24 year olds Horsham District Council have recently appointed a Rural Employment Development Officer (REDO). Working within the Economic Development Department, the main remit of the role is to engage with employers to try and improve opportunities for job seekers of all ages in rural areas where access to employment services are more restricted.

There are a number of potential employment projects that Geoff Averill, the new REDO, will be looking to develop in Pulborough and other rural villages and towns in the District. They include placements for work experience and apprenticeships, job clubs and sector based work academies, all of which will help to develop job seekers' employability skills. Working alongside Jan English, Work Experience Co-ordinator and working in partnership with Horsham Job Centre Plus and other business and community stakeholders, Geoff will spend considerable time in the rural areas engaging with employers, community groups and parish councils to gain an understanding of local employment requirements to help match, where possible, local employment opportunities with local job seekers.

To find out more or discuss informally what opportunities you may be able to provide Geoff can be contacted on 01403 215262 (office), 07795 503543 (mobile) or at geoffrey.averill@horsham.gov.uk

28/05/14 HDC Exhibition on Proposed Submission
Members of the public can find out more about how to express their views on the recently approved Proposed Submission documents at an exhibition that will be held in Swan Walk Shopping Centre in June. Horsham District Councillors as well as Officers from the Council will be on hand to answer questions about the draft 20 year strategy for housing and jobs in the Horsham District, which is now in a period of representation until Friday 27th June 2014. For further details please see attached Press ReleaseAcrobat icon

20/05/14 Business Growth Grants- Coast to Capital and Greater Brighton City Region
Business Growth Grants are available to businesses across the Coast to Capital Region including, West Sussex, Brighton and Hove, Lewes, Croydon, Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Mole Valley and Tandridge as part of the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership and Greater Brighton City Region scheme. The aim of the Business Growth Grants programme is to support businesses that plan to expand and create new jobs. Eligible businesses could receive between £5,000 and £100,000. Coast to Capital are particularly interested in high growth, high innovation and low carbon and environmental businesses, however those planning modest growth are also encouraged to apply. The partnership will also consider awarding larger grants when greater impact on employment growth can be shown. Grants can be used to help cover the cost of projects including research and development, breaking into new markets, equipment, business premises and skills development. To be eligible businesses must-

* Show how the grant will lead to new jobs.

* Be able to demonstrate they have explored other sources of funding.

* Show other investment alongside the grant.

* Show how the proposed new activity is additional to existing business activity and to the local economy.

* Be planning at least one of the following:

   i) To grow your business by 20% over the next 3 years

   ii) To employ new staff

   iii) To introduce new goods or services or other innovation

   iv) To exploit leading edge technology

   v) To break into new markets, both in the UK and overseas

   vi) To develop and market low carbon and environmental goods and services

   vii) To supply goods and services to one of the major environmental projects in this area including the Sussex Energy Saving Programme and Off-Shore Windfarms.

For more information and to apply please visit the website at www.coast2capital.org.uk download an expression of interest form and send to Hayley Shepherd at rgf@coast2capital.org.uk

08/05/14 ARC Oral History Project
The Arun & Rother river catchment is rich in culture, history and wildlife. ARC project (Arun and Rother Connections - Linking Landscape and Community) want to record this by interviewing local people who have lived in the area over the years.

Have you lived in the Arun Valley for 20 years or more? Are you a female farmer? Please get in touch with the project if you would like to share your stories with the community and record for future generations.

ARC are also offering free oral history training to those would would like to help them with the interviews.

To find out more contact Deborah Coggles (Project Assistant) on 01273 775333 or 01273 763378.

25/04/14 Notice of Appointment
Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of electors's right.NoticeAcrobat icon

02/04/14 Call 101 to help stop illegal off-roading in the countryside
People witnessing illegal or anti-social off-road driving on paths in the countryside are being called on to report it to the police using the new 101 phone number. Sussex Pathwatch is a special service set up to help protect the safety of everyone using rights-of-way, fields and woodland to prevent the damage that illegal offroading can cause. A similar service called Countrywatch has been set up in Hampshire. Anyone can report an offence by calling 101 or emailing contact.centre@sussex.pnn.police.uk in Sussex and countrywatch@hampshire.pnn.police.uk in Hampshire.

19/03/14 Safer West Sussex Partnership
The Safer West Sussex Partnership is inviting residents, businesses and partner agencies from across West Sussex to participate in its survey on crime and disorder.

Each year the partnership conducts a comprehensive review, bringing together information from a range of sources to produce a picture of where crime is occurring, the types of crimes people are suffering from and what agencies and organisations are doing to deal with the issues.

Using this information the Partnership can identify which crimes and areas of work are priorities for the year which is then published in a County Community Safety Agreement.

To support this review the Partnership is seeking the views of people who live and work in West Sussex in order to steer the delivery of services underneath its priorities. We would like you to tell us which of our ten priorities are most important to you and how you would allocate resources if you were in charge of the budgets.

Help the Partnership to deliver better services for you and your communities by spending a few minutes filling in their online survey available at www.surveymonkey.com

The survey will run until the 11th April.

06/03/14 Neighbourhood Plan Update
There will be public meetings on 29th March and 2nd April to let people know what is happening and how they can be involved.

What is a Neighbourhood Plan?
In September of last year, the Parish Council agreed to create a Neighbourhood Plan for Pulborough parish (including Codmore Hill, Mare Hill, North Heath and Nutbourne) and appointed Action in rural Sussex (AirS) as consultant. A Neighbourhood Plan is a new way of helping local communities to influence the planning of the area in which they live and work. It can be used to:

* Develop a shared vision for a village or town.

* Choose where new homes, shops, offices and other development should be built.

* Identify and protect important local green spaces or other treasured assets.

* Influence what new buildings should look like.

* Influence what type of housing should be built.

The plan must be based on consultation with the people who live and work locally and it must be approved by local referendum before it has force. It's important to understand that it is about influencing development and not opposing it altogether, as any Neighbourhood Plan must comply with the wider housing and development strategy of the county or district (in our case, Horsham District).

Why do we need one in Pulborough?
There are three main reasons:
1. A Neighbourhood Plan has statutory force when it comes to planning decisions. Having an approved and adopted plan gives a community considerably more power to resist development that is unwelcome or ill-considered

2.Communities with a Neighbourhood Plan have greater access to and control over any planning gain money (formerly Section 106 funds, now known as the Community Levy) tied to local development.

3.Pulborough has for many years suffered from the lack of a coherent vision for itself and a strategy to make it happen. As a result, the village has seen piecemeal development that creates more problems than it solves and contributes to overloading of our basic infrastructure. The Neighbourhood Plan process is an opportunity for people who live and work in the village to stop this trend by creating a shared vision and strategy for Pulborough that cannot be ignored.

What's the process for creating a Neighbourhood Plan?
In essence the process is as follows:
1. Gather the evidence about how Pulborough is now.

2.Use this information as the basis for consultation with everyone who lives and works in the village.

3.Create a plan that reflects the results of the consultation.

4. Put that plan to a vote.

Of course, in reality there will be a lot more work to it and we estimate it will take at least 18 months, if not more.

Who will be doing this?
As lead consultant, AiRS will be doing a lot of the technical work but it will be down to local residents and organisations to work with the Parish Council to ensure that the plan is as representative and well-researched as possible. In addition to the Steering Group, we will be establishing a number of working groups to focus on particular themes or issues.
Currently these are:

Our Community

Our Housing

Our Infrastructure

Our Environment and Heritage

Our Business and Economy

Our Transport and Accessibility

Our Health and Wellbeing

As well as the working groups, we also hope to have a group dedicated to Communications & Consultation so that we ensure the process and final plan is as representative as it needs to be to enjoy the support of the village.

What can I do?
Your chief responsibility as a resident will be to take part in the consultation process when it happens. But we also need volunteers to help us form our working groups and publicise the project to everyone who lives and works here. You will know best what your skills, interests and availability are; if you would like to have an informal discussion about getting involved with creating the Neighbourhood Plan, please call or email the Parish Clerk or Steering Group Chairman Richard Keatley (contact details below).

Please also come along to one of the public meetings in the Village Hall on 29th March or 2nd April to speak to the project team and learn more about the process.

Further info will be published on the Neighbourhood Plan page of this website, accessed via the link on the left.

Contacts :
Sarah Norman, Parish Clerk: pulboroughnp@gmail.com / 01798 873532
Richard Keatley, Steering Group Chairman: richard.keatley@pulborough.org / 0781 380 6979

10/02/14 4G Mobile and Potential Freeview TV Issues
Horsham District Council are publicising an organisation called "at800", who are responsible for helping to support people who may be affected by the 4G switch on for mobile phone services. "at800"are particularly interested in offering support to older/vulnerable and disabled residents.

The issue is that January 2014 saw the arrival of new 4G mobile services. These services may cause problems with TV reception, leading to loss of sound, blocky images or loss of some or all TV channels.Only those watching Freeview TV will be affected while those who watch TV via cable or satellite are unlikely to experience any problems. The solution to the problem is the fitting of a free "at800" filter.

In may cases viewers will be able to fit the filters themselves. However, "at800" will provide extra support to people who fall into any of these eligible categories :-

* aged 75 or over
* registered disabled
* registered blind or partially sighted
* have been living in a care home for 6 months or more

To enable viewers to find out what support is available and how to access help, "at800" have set up a contact centre. To get in touch, viewers should call :-

a) 0333 31 31 800 (Calls from landlines and mobiles are included in free call and inclusive minutes.Outside of call packages, calls from landlines are typically charged between 2p and 10p per minute and calls from mobiles typically cost between 10p and 40p per minute

b) 0808 13 13 800 (Free from landlines. Calls from mobiles vary in cost - check with your provider).

24/02/14 Temporary Traffic Regulation
West Sussex County Council have advised that Broomers Hill Lane Level Crossing between its access to Broomers Hill Park and Killybegs Cottage is temporarily prohibited from 22.00hrs to 06.00 hrs for three nights starting Tuesday 4th March. The closure is necessary to allow carriageway repairs and line painting to be carried out safely.An alternative route for traffic will be signed on site. For further details, see attached NoticeAcrobat icon

10/02/14 4G Mobile and Potential Freeview TV Issues
Horsham District Council are publicising an organisation called "at800", who are responsible for helping to support people who may be affected by the 4G switch on for mobile phone services. "at800"are particularly interested in offering support to older/vulnerable and disabled residents.

The issue is that January 2014 saw the arrival of new 4G mobile services. These services may cause problems with TV reception, leading to loss of sound, blocky images or loss of some or all TV channels.Only those watching Freeview TV will be affected while those who watch TV via cable or satellite are unlikely to experience any problems. The solution to the problem is the fitting of a free "at800" filter.

In may cases viewers will be able to fit the filters themselves. However, "at800" will provide extra support to people who fall into any of these eligible categories :-

* aged 75 or over
* registered disabled
* registered blind or partially sighted
* have been living in a care home for 6 months or more

To enable viewers to find out what support is available and how to access help, "at800" have set up a contact centre. To get in touch, viewers should call :-

a) 0333 31 31 800 (Calls from landlines and mobiles are included in free call and inclusive minutes.Outside of call packages, calls from landlines are typically charged between 2p and 10p per minute and calls from mobiles typically cost between 10p and 40p per minute

b) 0808 13 13 800 (Free from landlines. Calls from mobiles vary in cost - check with your provider).

04/02/14 Garden Waste Scheme Renewals April 2014 to April 2015
The garden waste scheme has completed it's first year and it is now time for customers to make arrangements to renew the service with Horsham District Council for the next 12 months. The charge for the service is unchanged at £29 per annum.

Direct Debit customers will be notified by email or letter that the payment for the next year will be taken automatically from their accounts during March; debit and credit card customers will be contacted with details about how to make their payment.

For any queries please contact Horsham District Council on 01403 739459

04/02/14 Keep your recycling clean, dry and loose
RESIDENTS are being reminded by Horsham District Council to check that everything they put into their recycling bins is clean, dry and loose.Items should always be placed loose into the blue lidded recycle bin and not put into plastic carrier bags, as any material that is tied together will not be recycled.

The following items can be put into the household recycling bins in the Horsham District:

* glass bottles and jars
* cards and greetings cards and corrugated card
* drinks cartons and liquid food cartons
* foil
* all types of paper, including junk mail and envelopes
* newspapers, magazines, directories and brochures
* plastic bottles
* steel and aluminium cans and aerosols

An additional range of items can also be recycled at the two local Household Waste Recycling Sites, run by West Sussex County Council, at Hop Oast, Worthing Road, in Horsham and in Newbridge Road in Billingshurst.

For more information about recycling in the Horsham District, visit the Horsham District Council website (www.horsham.gov.uk), email  hopoast.depot@horsham.gov.uk or call 01403 733144.

03/02/14 Temporary Traffic Regulation
West Sussex County Council have advised that the use of Stall House Lane, Pulborough from it's junction with Gay Street Lane is temporarily prohibited from Tuesday 4th February. The closure is necessary to allow carriageway patching to be carried out and should be completed within one day. An alternative route for traffic will be signed on site.

20/01/14 New Councillors
At the meeting of the Full Council on 16th January 2014, John Walsh and Graham Buck were duly co opted onto the Council to fill the vacncies arising from the resignations of Jane Roach and Simon Strang.

03/01/14 Vacancies within Youth Service provision
There are currently vacancies for both paid and volunteer workers to support the youth services provided in both Pulboruogh and Billinsghurst.

Current part-time vacancies
Sessional Youth Worker at the Pulborough Youth Centre to lead an open access Youth Club on Thursday nights from 7pm-9pm. Salary will be £11.50/h and will be not more than three hours a week. For more details please contact Dan Jenkins via email on danjenkins@horsham-matters.org.uk.

Current volunteer vacancies
Youth Club Volunteer at the Pulborough Youth Club on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm – 9.30pm to engage with and support young people within the 11-19 age range and provide an opportunity to meet together for a program of activities relevant to their age within a youth centre building. For more details please contact Dan Jenkins on danjenkins@horsham-matters.org.uk or on 07768563109.

Youth Club Volunteer for new Billingshurst Youth Club on a mid week evening still to be confirmed. To engage with and support young people within the 11-19 age range and provide an opportunity to meet together for a program of activities relevant to their age. For more details please contact Dan Jenkins on danjenkins@horsham-matters.org.uk or on 07768563109.