A reminder that the deadline for the return of your survey forms to help the Parish Council to decide whether or not to accept Devolution of the Hollycroft Field is THIS FRIDAY, THE 21ST OF SEPTEMBER.
Please do return your forms - it will take a few seconds to fill them in. If you have mislaid yours, then please get in touch with Buzz Harrison: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an important decision for the Parish and we want to be confident that we are reflecting the views of our residents.
TECT Apple Pressing and Harvest Supper!
Saturday 6th October.
10.00-1.30pm: apple pressing on the Hollycroft Field - bring your own harvest of apples or pears and containers!
7.00pm til late: harvest supper food share on the Hollycroft field. We’ll put up the small parish marquee and light a fire outside.
TECT will provide jacket spuds and bowls of hot soup but please do bring a dish to share (cheese or pudding or pie?) and your own bowls/cutlery. We will have wine for sale!
We need 6 people to help put up the small parish marquee at about midday on Saturday. Please let me know if you can help? Email email@example.com
Thanks and looking forward to seeing you all there!
Jo on behalf of TECT
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East Chiltington’s Trees of Note
The Parish Council is supporting the collection of a list of some of the fine trees which exist within the parish. At present only three trees in the parish have known Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs), so we would like to ensure that the list is up to date and correct.
There are also many trees which should be protected but which are not on any TPO list. There is therefore nothing to prevent internet or energy contractors carrying out inappropriate work without permission, for instance by lopping or topping to allow overhead cables to be slung through the tree canopy.
To help compile the list, of known and suggested TPOs it would be much appreciated if residents could send photos, and the exact location of any particularly handsome and important tree which might qualify for protection to Julia Tingle, via the contact details on the Parish website: http://eastchiltington.net/parish-council/clerk-and-councillors/
If you know the Ordnance Survey reference number, this would be much appreciated. For existing TPOs, if the TPO number is known, this information would be extremely helpful.
Lewes District Council would decide whether they are prepared to place TPOs on those suggestions which are sent to the Tree Officer.
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