Welcome Information for Ukrainians (with information and links in Ukrainian)
Volunteers from around the Parish and Withyham Parish Hall are compiling information packs and helpful links for Ukrainian people, with information translated into Ukrainian. The information can be found on the Withyham Village Hall’s Ukraine page [external link, opens a new window].
New Explore Wealden Guide Available
Wealden District Council have created their new Explore Wealden maps and attractions guide [external link, opens a new window] with a host of exciting things to see and do in the local area – click on the link to check it out!
Repair Café Forest Row – Saturday 16th April
“Before you bin it, see if the Repair Café can help.
We have repairers that can help with your broken toaster, a rip in your jeans or a bike that has a brake issue. So bring down your items for us to fix.
The next Repair Café will be held on Saturday 16th April in the Community Centre, Hartfield Road. We will be open from 10-1pm with last orders taken at 12.30. We have coffee and cake too.
For more details see our Facebook page or email us at email@example.com. ”
Dementia Friendly Friday Cafe, King’s Hall Withyham – 11th March
Forget Me Not’s dementia friendly Friday Cafe will be held for the first time on 11th March. Tea, coffee and cake will be served in the first half an hour with time to chat, followed
by fun and memory provoking or craft activity for the next hour. It will be held at the Kings’ Hall Withyham between 10:30 – 12:00. Please contact Julie Ruse if you would like to attend on 07584 013763.
This is a free service, funded by donations and volunteers for anyone, any age that would like to socialise. Carers and family members are expected to stay for Dementia sufferers that aren’t independent. It is open to anyone in the surrounding villages – please help us to spread the word, more details and dates are on the Friday Cafe poster.
The Great British Spring Clean 25th March – 10th April 2022
Keep Britain Tidy’s The Great British Spring Clean will be on from 25th March 2022 – 10th April 2022.
Sign up at Keep Britain Tidy and find out how you can help with this brilliant Nationwide initiative!
Wealden District Council are providing resources for local residents, you can find more information at Wealden District Council.
WPC Grant Applications 2022-23 Budget
Every year Withyham Parish Council invites local groups to apply for funding through the Grants Application process. Withyham Parish Council’s Finance and Administration Committee or Council will be considering grant applications through the year.
If your group or organisation contributes to the welfare of the community within the Parish by improving or supporting the activities/facilities and would like to be considered for financial support you can find all the information on the Community Grants page.
February Community Cafe – Cancelled
Unfortunately due to high rates of covid cases in the UK the 26th February Community Cafe will not be going ahead as planned. Check our What’s On calendar for 2022 events.
Salt / Grit Bins
These are dotted around the Parish at strategic points, some are provided by East Sussex County Council, and others are provided by the Parish Council.
These salt / grit bins are for the use of residents, on public footpaths and roads.
Just a sprinkle of salt will start snow and ice to melt. It does not need ‘bucket fulls’, just a sprinkle; vehicles and foot traffic will spread it wider.
In very low temperatures even salt won’t help, but as temperatures rise it will accelerate the melt.
If you find a bin empty, contact East Sussex Highways on 0345 6080 193 or via their website. If the bin has a Withyham Parish Council sign on it please leave a message at the Parish Office on 01892864557.
Highway Coordinator, Withyham Parish Council
The Boundary Commission are currently conducting a consultation on the proposed new constituency boundaries in England. Here is Withyham Parish Council’s response to the Boundary Commission.