Barcombe Parish Council



Housing in Barcombe Cross – the current position

With the arrival of the first sizeable planning application in the village for some years, the Parish Council Chairman has released an open letter. Click below to read it.


LETTER



NEWS


POWER CUTS - PRIORITY SERVICE OFFERED

Those at risk during a power cut can now get specific support, thanks to a new scheme from UK Power Networks. And it's free.

To see who can benefit and what extra help is on offer, head over to UKPN's site by clicking the following link: http://bit.ly/2MyVdpL



DO YOU HAVE A SEPTIC TANK?

If the answer is 'yes', then you should know that from July 8th 2018, new rules applied to domestic septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants that discharge to surface water. Details are in the links below...

Rules for existing and new treatment systems

Additional rules for new treatment systems installed and in use on or after 1 January 2015

Enforcement and sanctions




PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT MEETING – THE RESULTS

Following January's successful consultation meeting, the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group has published a six-document Consultation Statement. The individual papers can be viewed or downloaded from the links below.

Consultation Statement

Comment Card Analysis

Design Statement Comments

Graffiti Tablecloth

Social Spaces

Wildlife etc



GOOD NEIGHBOURS SCHEME NOW ACTIVE!

Barcombe's own Good Neighbours scheme is now fully operational, and has already made life easier for a number of parishioners. To use the service or to volunteer your help, head over to barcombegoodneighbours.org.



NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN UPDATE

Read the Steering Group's short summary of the first public engagement event.



NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN: FIRST DRAFT DOCUMENTS

Barcombe's Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group has produced five draft papers. All are useful reading! Download them below:

Community Profile

Housing Profile

Housing Policy, General

Housing Policy, Hillside

Design Statement



DRAFT HOUSING ALLOCATION PUBLISHED

Lewes District Council has published its Draft Housing Allocation document for Barcombe Cross. This document lays out likely housing sites, the potential capacity of each site and factors considered in the District Council's assessment.

A period of public consultation runs from 30th November 2017 to 25th January 2018. For details, including how and where to comment, see here.

View the Draft Housing Allocation document.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


COMMUNITY GRANTS AVAILABLE

Local community groups, voluntary organisations and sports/recreational clubs can apply for a grant from the Parish Council. Applications must be non-commercial, and the project must benefit residents of Barcombe parish.

ROAD SAFETY ADVICE OFFERED

A leaflet and slideshow covering road safety topics are available.

Advice from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

A presentation by Community Support Officer Kate Graham



AGENDAS FOR NEXT MEETINGS

Links to Agenda(s) for the next Parish Council meeting will be posted below when available. Please check back if necessary.


MINUTES FROM PAST MEETINGS

Below are Minutes from the last five meetings. Older items can be explored from this page.


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