Welcome to the website of Withyham Parish Council
Welcome to Withyham Parish Council’s website. Withyham Parish has approximately 3000 residents and falls under the local government of Wealden District Council which, in turn, comes under East Sussex County Council.
The Parish is divided into 3 electoral wards: Groombridge (New), St John’s and Withyham/Blackham. The latter is the largest area, though the least populated; the key densities of population being Groombridge and St John’s.
The Council is made up of thirteen Councillors who help administer the affairs of the Parish, with a part time clerk and assistant clerk. They meet every second Monday of the month as a full Council and additionally as members of various committees and sub-committees covering such matters as planning, finance and Rights of way. Members of the public are welcome at these meetings and the minutes are posted on the Parish Council website.
The Parish Council is funded by a precept, the amount householders of the Parish pay as part of the Council Tax, in order to maintain facilities and to respond to the needs of the community.
New Councillor Vacancies for Withyham/Blackham and St John's
Monday 8 April 2013
Two Councillor vacancies have arisen...
The Parish Office has moved
Tuesday 2 April 2013
On the 2nd April 2013 the Parish Office moved to a new location in Groombridge...
Super fast Broadband
Monday 25 February 2013
If you would like to support faster broadband...
Notice of right to inspect accounts
Start Date: 10/05/2013
End Date: 07/06/2013
Location: The Old Station, Groombridge
Table Tennis Table installed
Start Date: 20/07/2013
End Date: 20/07/2013
Location: Groombridge Recreation Ground