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FINAL CHANCE TO SEE BIODIVERSITY PRESENTATION

FINAL CHANCE TO SEE BIODIVERSITY PRESENTATION

Wild About Warbleton would like to extend a warm welcome to local residents for a final opportunity to attend a pre-booked private presentation on Biodiversity at the Dunn Village Hall on Saturday 31st October in the Dunn Village Hall at 2.30 p.m. “With all the latest...

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DUNN VILLAGE HALL – Open, ready and available

DUNN VILLAGE HALL – Open, ready and available

The Dunn Village Hall reopened on 1st October.  During lockdown, the DVH committee took the opportunity to redecorate the interior, hang new curtains and generally spruce the place up. The refurbishment work was aided through the generous donations of kind local...

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BIODIVERSITY EXHIBITION – Book your slot

BIODIVERSITY EXHIBITION – Book your slot

As part of its campaign to improve and safeguard local habitats, the Wild about Warbleton wildflower group has created a highly informative Biodiversity Exhibition, that is now open for everyone to see. The displays have been set up in both the Dunn Village Hall and...

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CLEANER AND GREENER

CLEANER AND GREENER

Around a dozen volunteers from the RUSHLAKE GREEN LITTER CAMPAIGN cleaned up another dismal haul of negligent littering and dumping. Car wheels and tyres, a complete satellite dish, scrap metal, plasterboard, flowerpots, handbags, used nappies, along with many dozens...

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WILD ABOUT WARBLETON – Biodiversity ideas on show

WILD ABOUT WARBLETON – Biodiversity ideas on show

EXHIBITION ON LOCAL BIODIVERSITY - BSG Village Hall and Dunn Village Hall throughout October. In our previous article, 'Walk on the Wild Side', we mentioned the work being done locally to encourage the restoration of wildflowers in some of our local roadside verges....

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THE JOY OF SIX

THE JOY OF SIX

Even though there appear to be hopeful signs that the spread of the Coronaviras is slowing, it seems very likely that the disease will be with us for some time. With one survey showing that, in England, one in two hundred of the population is carrying the virus*, the...

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Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

During the long days of the lock-down many of us, both in towns and in the countryside, have discovered a new consciousness of the wildlife around us. And for a long time, there has been a growing acceptance of the value of giving nature a better chance to sustain...

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Attend the Parish Council Meeting online

Attend the Parish Council Meeting online

Local residents are able to attend this month's Warbleton Parish Council meeting, starting at 7.00pm on Thursday 16th July, via zoom - using a computer, tablet or smart phone. For anyone new to this process, it's quite simple. To join the meeting go to...

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LOCAL VOLUNTEER SUPPORT MAY BE NEEDED MORE NOW THAN EVER

LOCAL VOLUNTEER SUPPORT MAY BE NEEDED MORE NOW THAN EVER

Local help and support is very much still there, for those who need it, as the Corona Virus academic enters a new but equally uncertain stage of its evolution. The Local Covid-19 Community Network tell us that they are prepared for a possible spike in demand for their...

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SEW MUCH GOOD WORK GOING ON LOCALLY

SEW MUCH GOOD WORK GOING ON LOCALLY

Throughout the pandemic, with the NHS often struggling to get enough PPE supplies, it has been the work of volunteer groups like Sew Sussex that has helped keep staff and patients safe. Local residents Val and Louise responded to the call for volunteers to sew much...

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GOV.UK ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT EASING OF COVID RESTRICTIONS

GOV.UK ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT EASING OF COVID RESTRICTIONS

Easing of lockdown restrictions from 4th July Here's what the government announced on 23rd June about the plans for easing of lockdown restrictions, from 4th July: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Tuesday 23 June) set out further changes to lockdown measures in...

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SEW RESOURCEFUL IN A TIME OF NEED

SEW RESOURCEFUL IN A TIME OF NEED

With Government guidance now requiring all users of public transport to wear face coverings. Those that use these services most, like the elderly and vulnerable, need to be prioritised and helped in obtaining face coverings. That's what lies behind The Big Community...

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A GAME-CHANGER OF TWO HALVES

A GAME-CHANGER OF TWO HALVES

From Saturday 13th June, single parents or those living alone, have been able to form a “bubble” with another household, bringing a welcome and much deserved relief for many of those who have been living an isolated existence for so long. This change, and the...

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Village Leaf Noticeboard Latest

Village Leaf Noticeboard Latest

An online place for notices relating to local issues such as Parish Council or District Council business. Not an exhaustive list, but try to highlight things that some may not have noticed otherwise. Agenda for the Parish Council meeting on Thursday 18th June, which...

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HELPING BRING THE PAST BACK TO LIFE FOR A HOSPICE PATIENT

HELPING BRING THE PAST BACK TO LIFE FOR A HOSPICE PATIENT

Voluntary help and support continues to a vital ingredient in alleviating the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. Rushlake Green resident Bill Philps, who in normal times is one of the drivers for a local voluntary bus service for older people, has been helping a St...

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Village Leaf Noticeboard

Village Leaf Noticeboard

We're trying out a new idea - an online place for notices relating to local issues such as Parish Council or District Council business. We don't intend this to an exhaustive list, but will use this to highlight things that some may not have noticed.  

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CONTINUING TO PROTECT THE MOST VULNERABLE

CONTINUING TO PROTECT THE MOST VULNERABLE

Latest information for those staying at home and shielding, following the Government announcement on 31st May. Information below is from page : 'Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19' on the gov.uk website....

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LIFE (for some people) IS BECOMING A LITTLE BIT MORE NORMAL

LIFE (for some people) IS BECOMING A LITTLE BIT MORE NORMAL

NEW RULES FOR GOING OUT AND MEETING PEOPLE (Excludes the clinically extremely vulnerable, who are staying at home and shielding. See our separate story on that) On Sunday 31st May, the Government explained how the rules about getting out and meeting people, visiting...

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CV19 LATEST- STAYING SAFE AND KEEPING OTHERS SAFE

CV19 LATEST- STAYING SAFE AND KEEPING OTHERS SAFE

Latest information, rules and advice about staying safe, and keeping others safe. Links below to the gov.uk website pages Staying safe and Alert - Staying safe and alert (including social distancing) - General guidance for everyone updated 31st May 2020 What you can...

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THE LEAF on Sunday

THE LEAF on Sunday

We're trialing a news and comment piece, here on the front page. On the first Sunday we focused on the election of a new Chairman of the Parish Council and explore the efforts already underway to create a more vibrant, rigorous and transparent way of managing Council...

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NEW CHAIRMAN HERALDS PARISH COUNCIL OVERHAUL

NEW CHAIRMAN HERALDS PARISH COUNCIL OVERHAUL

At the Warbleton Parish Council Annual Statutory Meeting on 21st May 2020, Cllr.Andy Long was elected as the new Chairman of the Council, and Cllr. Mike Smythe was elected as Vice Chairman. Also elected were the Chairs of the Council's committees, including: Steve...

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