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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 new weekly news and comment piece, here on the front page. This Sunday we focus 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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ZOOM LENS

ZOOM LENS

It’s not just the Parish Council. Many local groups, societies and activities have been relying on apps like Zoom to link up groups of people live. Book Clubs, Folk Clubs, Tai Chi classes, Yoga Classes and many more have linked up in this way. And many others have...

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21ST CENTURY PARISH COUNCIL

21ST CENTURY PARISH COUNCIL

Prompted by the restrictions, but possibly presaging the way to become more accessible to more local people in the future, the Parish Council is currently conducting its meetings online via Zoom. It would be a very welcome development if online access to Council...

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At home with CHI KUNG and the thoughts of Marcus Bain

At home with CHI KUNG and the thoughts of Marcus Bain

Local Tai Chi and Chi Kung tutor Marcus Bain has now made two free videos specially for local residents staying at home. Community Chi Kung Exercises 1 is an introduction. Community Chi Kung Exercises 2 provides a more detailed set of easy movements to try out at...

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PICTURE THIS

PICTURE THIS

Many people noticed the rainbow, on 30th April, perfectly timed to coincide with the Clapping for the NHS. Image by Heather Young Images by Diana Patterson-Fox Previous pictures, by brilliant local photographers . . . . .  Images by Proctor Taylor Images by Diana...

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VILLAGE STORES TEAMS GETS THE ACCOLADE IT SO RICHLY DESERVES

VILLAGE STORES TEAMS GETS THE ACCOLADE IT SO RICHLY DESERVES

When loyal local customers erected this heartfelt tribute to Tony and his team at the Village Stores, they were speaking for the entire local community. Here are just a handful of the many grateful comments that have been posted online in recent days: 'On behalf of...

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Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

Insights about home educating, by local resident Karin Bain. This is a post for all the mothers in our community, especially the ones who suddenly find themselves at home with having to educate their children. First of all I would like to say that you are doing really...

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Parish Council Changes

Parish Council Changes

After long service to the Warbleton Parish Council, Bryan Whitton has decided to step down as Chairman with immediate effect and has also we understand resigned his seat on the Council. Councillor Long (formerly Deputy Chairman) is now the Acting Chairman until new...

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Parish Mag Continues Online

Parish Mag Continues Online

  It will come as mo surprise that the physical delivery of a hard copy Parish magazine, to households around the community, is not practicable or advisable within the current circumstances. Helen Rogers told us this: "We were advised by the Archdeacon not to...

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LCCN up and running

LCCN up and running

If you live locally you should have received (or be getting shortly) a leaflet (distributed free by Royal Mail) from the Local Covid-19 Community Network. It gives details of how to get help if you are self-isolating and in need of extra assistance and reassurance. A...

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Latest info for staying safe and well

Latest info for staying safe and well

We've added a new page: 'Staying safe and well' to our Covid-19 Information tab (top right of this web page) The page contains copies of information and links that will help us all stay safe, look after our well-being and support others in our community. Send any info...

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