Road Closure, Woods Corner/Earlsdown – 08.01.20

There will be a temporary road closure Woods Corner/Earlsdown on 08.01.20, between 7pm and 6am (one night), for high friction surfacing.  A suitable diversion will be signed on site.
Click on the link below for map and details on the ESCC Highways website

Police Message – sheep worrying in Dallington

I’ve just received this message from Sussex Police –
4 large black dogs were seen sheep worrying  in Dallington on Christmas Eve.  Thankfully none of the sheep were badly injured, but police would like to trace the dogs’ owner.   One border collie and possibly 3 German Shepherds.     If you have any information please contact rural PCSO Julie Pearce-Martin by email on or by calling 101 and quoting crime reference 0906 of 24/12/2019.
Irene – Parish Clerk


Sussex Uncovered 3

In November, the Sussex Community Foundation published its report – Sussex Uncovered 3.
It is a data-fuelled report that looks at the needs and strengths of Sussex – East, West and Brighton and Hove.  A key finding is that homelessness has risen dramatically in parts of Sussex, with many more individuals and families on the edge of losing their homes.
Click on the link below to see the full report.
Sussex Uncovered 2019

Your Clerk has been hacked!

If you receive an email from “me,” – from and the reply email address is – PLEASE DELETE IMMEDIATELY AND DO NOT CLICK ANY LINKS.
This is a strange one and BT are looking into it.  My BT email address has not been active for some 6/7 years and did not have the “v” in it.
I’ve run a full scan on all my devices and they are safe.
Irene – Parish Clerk

Road repairs B2096 Earlsdown 10.12.19

East Sussex Highways will be carrying out repairs/replacement to two drain covers on the B2096 at Earlsdown on 10.12.19.
The works will be carried out from 8am to 4.30pm under temporary traffic lights, which will be manually controlled from 8am to 9.30am and from 4pm to 4.30pm.
Click on the links below to contact ESCC Highways for more information.
email –
phone – 0345 60 80 193


RDC Christmas Waste Collection

As usual over the Christmas period there will be changes to waste collection arrangements with no collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve.  From Monday 13.01.20 all waste and recycling collections will return to their normal days.
This year RDC will not be sending out calendars to residents, thereby saving £16,000 in postage alone.
To find out when your waste and recycling collections will take place over the Christmas period, please go to the links below – you can also subscribe to My Alerts and RDC will email you weekly reminders and local information.
RDC Christmas Waste Collection dates

As in previous years, garden waste collections will be suspended for two weeks over the Christmas period from 25.12.19 to 07.01.20 inclusive.