Wisborough Green

Managed by the Parish Council, this website is designed to keep residents updated on village goings-on and to provide information which will be of use and interest to residents and visitors alike.

Please note that all events and clubs have been cancelled until further notice.

Upcoming

02 April

Womens’ Institute

2nd April 2020
Village Hall, WG
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03 April

Xpresso Coffee Morning

3rd April 2020
St Peter's WG
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03 April

Knit & Natter Craft Group

3rd April 2020
St Peter's WG
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06 April

Short Mat Bowls Club

6th April 2020
Village Hall, WG
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07 April

Wizzy Tots Baby & Toddler Group

7th April 2020
Village Hall, WG
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Featured

14 May

Farmers’ and Village Market

14th May 2020
Village Hall, WG
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21 May

St Peter’s Luncheon Club

21st May 2020
Village Hall, WG
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10 June

Horticultural Society Visit

10th June 2020
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11 June

Farmers’ and Village Market

11th June 2020
Village Hall, WG
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VILLAGE NEWS

Coronavirus Update

Help now available in Wisborough Green. A village volunteer scheme has now been established. Find out how you can receive and offer help during this difficult time, as well as one link for all the information you may require. Links to national and...

County Cllr. Janet Duncton Writes

Children’s Services - As residents know we had a pretty poor OFSTED report into West Sussex Children’s Services.  When this happens there’s only one thing to do and that’s start the process of putting things right.First thing to say is this is not...

Keep Kirdford and Wisborough ‘Green’ Update

Oil and Gas NewsBroadford Bridge: Planning Committee decisions are expected before April:  WSCC planning committee will consider the UKOG application to stay for yet another 2 years at the drilling site at Woodbarn Farm, RH14 9EB – this is the...

Need funding help?

Are you involved with, or do you know, a local good cause that would benefit from some additional funding?Every year the Wisborough Green Fete Society aims to support a variety of local charities and good causes. Village projects, such as the New...

District Cllr. Gareth Evans Writes

You may have read in the Chichester Observer (October 2019) that Chichester District Council is facing “an uphill battle to complete the Local Plan review by the July 2020 deadline”.  Parishes all across the District are awaiting news and have...

WG Short Mat Bowls Club

We travelled to our good friends at Arundel for a friendly match on Thursday afternoon 16th January. In a game played in great spirit and plenty of good humour, Wisborough lost by 9 shots.  On Mat 1 (Gavin, David, Bernard and Monica) after a slow...

Village Hall News

We have just heard that the Big Lottery Fund has advised that our bid for funds has been unsuccessful for reasons that are not entirely clear. We shall be seeking to understand the reasons for them declining to fund our project.  This does not...

Wisborough Green Sports Update

Wisborough Green SportsFOOTBALLJanuary and February have been particularly bad months for football at Wisborough Green with the pitch being constantly waterlogged. The first team had a tough fixture on Saturday 25th January away at Rudgwick who are...

Youth Club Update

Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world – and the children of the Renegades Youth Group were no exception!To mark the Year of the Rat, the children played a specially devised game of What Have The Chinese Ever Done For Us, with...

WG Primary School News

We’ve had a busy February so far. Our Year 6 Ambassadors spent the morning with some of the local residents at the church coffee morning, washing up, being helpful and entertaining the younger children.  We are so lucky to have such a welcoming and...

Horticultural Society News

  Next Meeting - Monday 2nd March 8pm Annual General Meeting and QuizOur Annual General Meeting will be on Monday 2nd March 8pm at the Village Hall to be followed by our usual quiz. Do come along if you can – wine and coffee will be on...

Women’s Institute

  For our February meeting on the 6th, we met at the church as the village hall had been pre-booked.  Jamie Daniell gave us an illustrated talk on his fund-raising walk from Lands End to John O’Groats which he completed in 2015.  The large...

Concerns over Gatwick Airport’s Expansion Plans

The Secretary of State for Transport is urged to inspect the Gatwick Airport growth plans from the main runwayCommunity and environmental aviation group, CAGNE, is sending a strong message to the newly elected Members of Parliament.  It is urging...

VILLAGE EVENTS

Cancellation or Postponement of Events

Coronavirus (COVID 19) - Please note that in line with Government advice, events, clubs and meetings in the village have sadly been cancelled or postponed until further guidance is received. Please contact the organisation directly for further...

PARISH COUNCIL

Parish Council Meeting Minutes

Read the minutes of the last meeting held on Tuesday 17th March 2020 to find out what is going on in the village and what the Parish Council is responsible for.Minutes here

The Next Parish Council Meeting

  The next monthly Parish Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 21st April. This will only take place subject to Government guidance. 

Neighbourhood Plan Review – latest update

A big thank you to all those who have responded to the Neighbourhood Plan (NP) community postal questionnaire. It was delivered to 703 households within Wisborough Green Parish and to date, 139 responses have been returned. The closing date was...

BITS & BOBS!

St Peter’s Chain Gang

‘St Peter’s Chain Gang’The Churchyard at St Peter’s is an historic record of successive generations, a home for funerary monuments of architectural and aesthetic excellence, a setting for the church itself and a place for reflection and prayer.  As...

Recipe of the Month

  Wholewheat Spaghetti with Sardines & Cherry TomatoesWe’ve had this dish for supper a couple of times recently and the combination of wholewheat pasta with sardines, tomatoes and basil just works! It’s quick and easy and hopefully you’d...

Weather Watch

  Wisborough Green Rainfall for January was 90mm (last year 34mm) and my 13 yr average 115mm. The wet autumn/winter continues and because the soil is up to field capacity it is no wonder all these floods are happening.For January I recorded a...

Wisborough Green Village Hall 50 Club

The winner of the February Draw is Paul Killingbeck who wins £50. The winner of the second prize of £20 is Geoffrey Preston-Jones.The March draw will be at The Cricketers Arms on Wednesday 4th March at 6.30pm and any member or prospective member...

The Gardener’s Calendar

  By Ian Clemens - There is always plenty to do in the garden!Finish cutting back any dead foliage left on your perennials and ornamental grasses to make way for new growth.Prune overwintered fuchsias back to one or two buds on each...

New edition of canal guide now on sale

The Wey & Arun Canal Trust has updated its essential guide, Visiting the Wey & Arun Canal.The latest publication has been revised to include recent restoration projects such as the £375,000 Gennets Bridge Lock and £375,000 Southland Lock,...

Recycling News

DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN RECYCLE ALL OF THIS?Hi, I’m Heidi from Waste Not Want Not Living, and we would love to help everybody in the village waste less and recycle more. In an age when sustainability is at the top of everyone’s agenda, we know...

Flag Raising Dates

21 April            Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen23 April           St George's Day 

Village Hall 50 Club Draw

The winner of the March draw is Richard Pinkham who wins £75. The winner of the second prize of £20 is Sue Nicholls. The April draw will be at The Lime Burners (subject to Coronavirus) at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 8 April 2020 and if any member or...

About Us

Wisborough Green lies in the northwest corner of West Sussex, astride the A272 east-west main road. The River Arun and its flood plain to the east and the heavily wooded high ground to the west maintain the essentially rural nature of the Parish and its separation from the commercial and residential development in Billingshurst and Petworth. Wisborough Green is a typical English village with a village green, public houses, pond, Church, village shop and Post Office in the centre of the village.

CRACKDOWN

Fed up with anti-social driving or parking, or abandoned vehicles?
If so, report to Operation Crackdown.
Find out more
or call 01243 632222.

CONCERN

Holes in the road or other environmental concerns?
Report directly to WSCC through
‘Love West Sussex’
and then track progress

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