Henfield News

There are still two Councillor vacancies on the Parish Council. Application forms can be obtained on request from the Parish Office on office@henfield.gov.uk and must be recieved by the 23rd June. Full Council will make its decison at their next meeting on the 4th July.

There are  planned road works to replace gas mains on Nep Town Road from the junction with Broomfield Road to London Road. This is planned from 26th June for up to fifteen weeks. More information can be found on the WSCC Highways web pages and one.network 

The new Sainsburys store has now opened. There are currently access difficulties with taking deliveries at the rear of the store which has resulted in some congestion on the high street, but this would should be resolved in around four weeks.

Notice has been given that West Sussex County Council made a permanent order under the provisions of the road traffic regulation act 1984, the effect of which will be to introduce a 40mph speed limit on the length of the A2037 between Henfield and Small Dole. The order will come into operation on 12th June 2023.

There is a 'Get Involved' event at the Henfield Hall on Saturday the 24th of June where many of the clubs and organisations from the village will be available with information stands.

Horsham District Council News

Fantastic contribution of volunteers recognised in 2023 Volunteer Awards

Jane Slipper receives Special Recognition AwardAs part of 2023 national Volunteers’ Week, Horsham District Council hosted an evening of celebrations to recognise hundreds of local volunteers who work hard to make a positive difference to communities throughout the Horsham District.

The awards evening took place at Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in Lower Beeding on 7 June.

There were seven award categories: visit our website to view the winners.

View the winners

Great Big Green WeekDistrict events during Great Big Green Week

Here below are some events that we know are taking place in the District during Great Big Green Week, 10-18 June 2023:

Take part in Great Big Green Week

West Sussex County Council News

New Public Health Childhood Immunisation campaign in West Sussex.

There has been a gradual decline in uptake of childhood immunisations nationally and this trend has been reflected in some areas of West Sussex over the past two years. The County Council is launching a new Childhood Immunisations awareness campaign which will run from 1 June to 31 August.

New host accommodation needed for refugee families.

As we rapidly approach 500 days since the start of the war in Ukraine, West Sussex County Council are appealing for a new cohort of hosts to open their doors to Ukrainian refugees.

For over a year, the West Sussex community have embraced the Homes for Ukraine scheme, providing safe and secure accommodation to thousands of guests across the county. These placements will be coming to an end for most guests, and yet, as the option to return to Ukraine is some way off, there is the need for new hosted accommodation to allow Ukrainians to fully settle into their new lives in the UK.

They are also looking to work with Landlords and Letting Agents who are interested in working with us and have properties to rent. Please contact ukrainesupport@westsussex.gov.uk for further information about both opportunities.

West Sussex Waste Partnership.

As part of its mission to help reduce waste and increase recycling WSCC are running a short survey to gather information on recycling knowledge in West Sussex. It just takes a few minutes and your answers will help WSCC in the future. Results from this survey will directly feed into their next communications campaign spanning across the whole of West Sussex.



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