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

Author: Clare Harrison

Information for Pensioners


092/22 17 August 2022

'Benefits Day' to be held for Wealden pensioners

Pensioners within Wealden are invited to a Benefits Day on 31st August 2022 to receive help and support with applications and funding.

The event will be hosted at the council offices' reception in Vicarage Lane between 9am -5pm. Pre-booking is required, and each person will have an officer on-hand to discuss and help... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 11:32 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Benefits

Wealden Annual Canvass


089/22 16 August 2022

Don't lose your vote – residents in Wealden urged to check voter registration details

Wealden residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them.

With elections taking place in Wealden in May 2023, this is an opportunity for residents to make sure they can take part.

The annual... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 09:56 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Local Elections

Wealden Draft Corporate Plan - 2023-2027 Consultation

Wealden DC Media Release

Tell us what you think and help shape Wealden's future

Wealden residents are being invited to give their views on how they want the district to look in years to come and what priorities there should be.

A consultation is underway asking residents, along with relevant stakeholders, what is important to them and what should be focused on from 2023-2027.

The feedback will help draft... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 11:14 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Local Plan, News

Upcoming Hosepipe ban - message from SE Water

South East Water announces Temporary Use (Hosepipe) Ban from Friday 12 August

Good morning,

I am sure you are only too aware, this has been a time of extreme weather throughout the UK.

According to the Met Office, July was the driest in Kent since records began in 1836 and saw the lowest rainfall in Sussex since 1911.

During July we saw just eight per cent of average rainfall for the month and the long-term... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 09:38 by Clare Harrison

Tags: News

Road Closure notice

A carriageway patch repair on Old Road, Magham Down, Hailsham, on Wednesday 31st August.

Old Road will be closed to through traffic between 8am and 4pm from Amberstone to Nodes Lane. Traffic will be diverted via A271 Amberstone, A271 Hailsham Road and Old Road.

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 18:15 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Traffic

Planning Inspectorate Appeals

The following planning application refusals have been submitted as Appeals to the Planning Inspectorate. Any member of the public who may wish to comment, must do so direct to the Planning Inspectorate themselves, by the given dates on line at the Planning Inspectorate website


Planning Inspectorate Ref: PP/C1435/W/22/3294925

Erection of 29... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 12:34 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Planning

Wealden Local Plan - LPA update

070/22 8 July 2022

Update on Wealden's Draft Local Plan

Work is progressing on Wealden District Council's Draft Local Plan, which will shape the district's places, plan and manage growth and infrastructure, and guide development in the district in future years.

The government requires councils to have a Local Plan and work has continued following the conclusion of a Direction of Travel consultation with... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 12:06 by Clare Harrison

Tags: Local Plan, News

Family Support Fund for Herstmonceux Parish Families

Family Support Fund - to support our local families who have been financially compromised by COVID, lockdown and furlough

Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 19:39 by Clare Harrison

Tags: COVID19, Community, Herstmonceux Parish Community Support

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

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