Village News

Must we lose the Village Art Show?

For many years with a couple of exceptions we have held a well attended Art Show during the August bank holiday and latterly were lucky enough  to be able to use the barn opposite the Cricketers as a gallery. From now on, however, we will no longer...

Boat trips put on hold due to Coronavirus

Due to the escalation of the Coronavirus outbreak and updated government advice the Wey & Arun Canal Trust directors have taken the difficult decision to suspend all boat trips until at least 15th April.The Canal Centre in Loxwood will also...

Nature Notes

I had a lovely walk with friends today, up over the Stopham estate near Pulborough. The sun shone as we walked beside fields of sheep with their lambs, and on up through pollarded sweet chestnut trees, wild daffodils in sprightly dance amongst...

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...

Wisborough Green Minibus

Due to the coronavirus, all shopping trips and outings have been cancelled until further notice. However, read about the minibus outing to The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down Surrey on 4th March. The concept of The Clink Restaurant was created by...

Wisborough Green Market

FUTURE MARKETS CANCELLED UNTIL AFTER THE SUMMER.  

The Parish Wildlife Group

Bat talk and parish mapping events postponed until further notice.

The Purple Bus will return!

The Purple Bus is returning to Wisborough Green, subject of course, to the Coronavirus situation.Day and time to be confirmed Young people aged 8 – 18Come along and engage in a variety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, issue-based...

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...

‘We Are Wisborough’ Magazine

WISBOROUGH GREEN SCHOOL PUPILS PUBLISH “WE ARE WISBOROUGH” MAGAZINE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THEIR SCHOOL10 March 2020 - The children at Wisborough Green Primary School have this week published the second edition of their school magazine, “We Are...

County Cllr. Janet Duncton Writes

WSCC Budget - Well that’s another year when the “Battle of the Budgets” is done and you will all know by now what it is going to cost you for 2020/21.We start working on this budget for County about August time and from this last year it has been a...

WG Primary School Festival Update

It is with great sadness that we must announce that the School Festival will now NOT be taking place on Friday 8th May as previously reported. We are hoping it will be possible to postpone the event to a date later in the year but due to all the...

District Cllr. Gareth Evans Writes

Dear residentsAt the time of writing this article (mid March) we are living uncertain times as nobody really knows what will happen with Coronavirus.We are human beings. We feel the fear. And we do not want to feel alone in times of crisis.That’s...

WG Short Mat Bowls Club

We travelled to Pulborough for a friendly match on Wednesday 19thFebruary.  In a light hearted and enjoyable match Wisborough ran out winners by 36 shots.On Mat 1 (Tony, Hilary and Bernard) winning 35-11.  On Mat 2 (Jane, Lorraine and George)...

Village Hall News

The Hall ProjectDespite the setback relating to our application to the Big Lottery reported last month, we have not completely abandoned this particular avenue and, at time of writing, have a meeting scheduled with a Funding Officer from the Big...

Wisborough Green Sports Update

Wisborough Green SportsRunWisborough 2020 UPDATE - CancelledSadly, based on government advice related to the Coronavirus situation, we have had to cancel RunWisborough this year.  The practicalities of moving it to a later date when we have no idea...

Youth Club Update

Renegades youth group had a near breath experience as the children were given invaluable CPR training this month.Hannah Alsbury-Morris, the founder of Super Medics in Petworth which teaches life saving skills to children, gave the Renegades a...

WG Primary School News

Once again we have been rushed off our feet with so many exciting learning opportunities - I don't really know where to start!  From art week to theatre trips to World Book Day and a new school magazine - it is fair to say we have been incredibly...

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...

Flag Raising Dates

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

The Gardener’s Calendar

  By Ian Clemens - There is always plenty to do in the garden!Plant summer-flowering bulbs such as Lilies and Gladiolus into beds, borders and containers.Divide Hostas before they come into leaf. Pot them up and bring them along to the May...

Kitchen Table Fundraising Project

On Saturday 22nd February I hosted a “FELTING FOR BEGINNERS” Workshop. Several years ago I taught myself this beautiful and creative craft which then seemed only right to share with others. Using wool from sheep that had previously been on the...

Weather Watch

  Wisborough Green rainfall in February was 189mm (last year 68mm) and my 13 yr average 68mm.  The storms Ciara and Dennis helped it to be the wettest February in our lifetimes and provisionally the wettest since 1862. As if we didn’t know! ...

Horticultural Society News

  (Keep those five stems coming for the competition)At the recent AGM there was a good turnout followed by the usual Quiz.  The committee were re-elected en bloc with the addition of Shirley Dean-Webster and Christine Warnham.  Thanks were...

Women’s Institute

  On the 5th March we were all treated to an amazing display of flowers, waistcoats, broaches and cushions, all made from ribbons.  Claire Fecher from West Chiltington came and demonstrated how she made all her wonderful garments and we were...

Recipe of the Month

  SIMPLE ROASTED RHUBARB AND LEMON CURD POTS Rhubarb comes into season this month and I thought this quick, easy recipe using this tangy vegetable (not fruit, as I always assumed!) might be a dessert option at any Easter gatherings!Ingredients...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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