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Parish Council

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Latest News

 

30/06/2017 - Starting School - September 2018

 

The application process for children due to start school in September 2018 will begin on Monday 2 October 2017.

 

Please click here for a leaflet giving details of the application process. The key points are:

 

Apply online at www.westsussex.gov.uk/admissions

Applications can be made between 2 October 2017 and 15 January 2018

Special rules apply for house movers until 15 February 2018

The Information for Parents booklet will be available on the West Sussex County Council website from 2 October 2017

Further information is available by ringing 03330 142 903

 

Applications made after the closing date cannot be considered until all on time applications have been processed. This may mean it is not possible to offer a child a place at a local school. Parents, please ensure you apply by the closing date.

 

 

28/06/2017 - Vacancy for Parish Councillor

 

Can you make a difference to your local community?

Have you ever thought about becoming a Parish Councillor?

 

Lindfield Rural Parish Council has a vacancy for a new member to be co-opted to the Council.

 

Councillors represent the interests of the whole community and Government is more than ever looking to communities and local councils to respond to very local needs and priorities. Lindfield Rural Parish Council is looking for community-minded, proactive and practical people able to deal effectively with a range of issues. Councillors are required to attend monthly evening meetings. Also important is the ability to communicate and to work as part of a team with other Councillors.

 

As a Parish Councillor, you will be influential in local projects and plans, and take responsibility for decisions made that will have a real impact on the future of the community.

 

Councillors must be over 18 and be a British National or a qualifying citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Community. They must also live or work or own land within the Parish or within 3 miles of its boundaries. Please note that this is an unpaid voluntary position.

 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Council, please write to the Council setting out why you would like to be a Councillor and what qualities you would bring to this role. This should be sent to Vera Grainger, Clerk to the Council, Lindfield Rural Parish Council, Millennium Village Centre, Lewes Road, Scaynes Hill, West Sussex, RH17 7PG.