Herstmonceux Parish Council

Serving the people of Herstmonceux Parish

Clerk: Clare Harrison
The Parish Office, 4 The Old
Forge, Gardner Street
Herstmonceux, East Sussex
BN27 4LG

Tel: 01323 833312

Latest News

Herstmonceux Parish Local Community Action Volunteer Support Scheme

The very first edition newsletter from the LCAV scheme in Herstmonceux Parish.

Supporting the vulnerable and extremely vulnerable parishioners, and anyone else needing a helping hand, through the isolation period of Covid-19

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:17 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Coronavirus, Herstmonceux Parish Community Support

Wealden Planning Department Update

Planning Service Update

Wealden District Council have provided some update information on their planning portal . Please visit the WDC website for further operational and detail for the Covid-19 period.

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:54 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Planning, Wealden District Council

Planning applications for Herstmonceux Parish

The following planning applications have been published for our parish. To view the applications and all papers, please go to the Wealden DC website Planning Portal and type in the application number. The Parish Council are currently not meeting, due to the Covid-19 suituation.

Application No. WD/2019/2566/F

Application Type: Full
Expiry date for comments: 22 April 2020
Case Officer: Miss S Prior Tel:... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:05 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Planning

Update from Wealden - Waste Collection

Wealden District Council are doing everything in their power to make sure they continue delivering essential waste collection services to their customers. Unfortunately, in these unusual circumstances, in order to maintain these essential services they have temporarily suspended taking new bookings for bulky waste collections.

While it may be tempting to do DIY projects while following the government's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:39 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Wealden District Council

Great British Clean - postponed until September

Join us for the Great British September Clean

11-27 September 2020

To make sure everyone stays safe the decision has been taken to postpone this year's Great British Spring Clean until September.

Join us for the Great British September Clean, from 11-27 September, when we will be bringing communities back together to clean up our streets, parks and beaches.

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 10:43 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Community, Public Health

Message from Sussex Police

A reassuring message has been received from Sussex Police to let us know that despite these challenging times with the current health crisis, Sussex Police are keen to deliver community Policing as best we can.

They are still here and available to assist with any concerns we may have. Should you, or anyone else, need to contact us to report a crime or for advice I ask that you do this in the following... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:47 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Community

HTAG public meeting

Herstmonceux Transport Access Group hope to still deliver their planned public meeting, Monday 30th March, 7.30pm at Herstmonceux Village Hall, to present the results of their survey.

A chance to ask questions and give your ideas

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 16:36 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Community, Community Event, Traffic


Wealden have published the below advice from Public Health England (PHE) on their website which you may also find helpful in the event of any questions regarding Coronavirus.


or direct to the PHE website:


Please note that Wealden District Council, Herstmonceux Parish Council... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 18:48 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Public Health

Register Of Electors 2019-2020

This post is for general information:

As of the qualifying date, 15th October 2019, the data is as follows:

BAEL, Cowbeech - 185 Electors

BWED, Trolliloes - 341 Electors

BWEH, Herstmonceux Castle + others - 1,672

Total Electorate for Herstmonceux Parish 2,198

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 15:05 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Community, Elections

Happy Birthday to Mr John Watson, 100 Years Young today

Happy Birthday to Mr John Watson, 100 Years Young today

The Parish celebrated the 100th Birthday of John Watson this afternoon, in the Village Hall, with a tea party.

John is a well known resident having lived in the village for the majority of his life. Family, friends, neighbours, many representing the local Cricket, Bowls and Lunch Clubs were with him to help him celebrate. His family provided a slide show and commentary of him as a younger man, in uniform... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:00 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Community, Special Celebrations

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