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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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NATURAL WORLD

NATURAL WORLD

We've added a new page to our 'Best of Time' section, to provide space for content relating to the encouragement and celebration of the natural environment, which has taken on an even greater importance for many people, in these strange times. We've got an article by...

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ZOOM IN ON ANNUAL (PARISH COUNCIL) STATUTORY MEETING

ZOOM IN ON ANNUAL (PARISH COUNCIL) STATUTORY MEETING

Warbleton Parish Council Annual Statutory Meeting (ASM) will be held online, via Zoom, from 7.00pm Thursday 21st May 2020. Zoom meeting ID: 852 0659 8666 To attend online you will need to download the Zoom app. You can either sign-up for zoom by going to the website...

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CASUAL VACANCY at PARISH COUNCIL

CASUAL VACANCY at PARISH COUNCIL

Following the recent resignation of Bryan Whitton, a vacancy has been created on the Parish Council. Because no ‘election request’ was received by Electoral Services, the vacancy can be filled by co-option by the Council members. The co-option will take place at the...

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT CONTINUES BEHIND THE SCENES

COMMUNITY SUPPORT CONTINUES BEHIND THE SCENES

Many generous spirited volunteers have registered with our local Community Network so that help can be found for anyone contacting that coordinating group. Some have also volunteered as NHS responders, as part of the coordinated agency support for vulnerable...

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WHEN LESS IS MORE

WHEN LESS IS MORE

Many people have used the opportunity to get stuff done, despite being locked-in, using their own initiative and materials they have at hand. What have you been up to? Here are just  a few of the stories we’ve heard. One enterprising re-purposer managed to create a...

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