Barcombe Parish Council


NEWS


CHURCH ROAD CLOSED FROM 11th NOV

Advance notice from East Sussex Highways...

Temporary road closure - C659 Church Road, Barcombe

Where ? From the junction of the C8 Hamsey Road to the junction of the P5647 Culver Lane,.
When? From 11th November 2019. Planned duration five days.
Why?: To allow UK Power Networks to carry out new connection works.

Diversion via:-
C8 Hamsey Road – U5010 Mill Lane – C659 Church Road, in both directions

Contact:
UKPN – Steve Chatfield
07929 049616

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WILDLIFE IN BARCOMBE - NEW REPORTS

More than twenty years of observations by Simon Linington and fellow naturalists are brought together in informative, well-illustrated reports on the Wildlife of Barcombe Parish. And there's more to come!



POLICE LAUNCH ONLINE CRIME REPORTING

Sussex Police have launched an online crime and incident reporting service. The idea behind the Single Online Home portal is to make it easier and faster for the public to pass on information. Two options are available - try the links below.

Either Report a crime or Report something you've seen or heard

Note: 999 should always still be dialled in an emergency!



VEHICLE SPEED IN BARCOMBE CROSS

To gather evidence on vehicle speed in Barcombe Cross, the Parish Council commissioned a survey. Carried out by ESCC's Transport Monitoring Team between 27th November and 4th December 2018 at four locations, the exercise produced some interesting results...

Survey locations and speed data

The Parish Council's summary

And while on the subject, here's some thought–provoking info from Cambridgeshire County Council:

Control measure effectiveness (©Cambs CC - with thanks)



FLOODING - WHO DEALS WITH WHAT?

If you've been flooded, it's helpful to know who has responsibility. This single page shows where the buck stops. You can also find it in The Vault.



READ HISTORIC PARISH APPRAISALS

Survey-based Parish Appraisals from 1987 and 1996 are now available. Plus ça change...



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




GOOD NEIGHBOURS SCHEME

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.



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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