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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

08 June

Short Mat Bowls Club

8th June 2020
Village Hall, WG
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09 June

Wizzy Tots Baby & Toddler Group

9th June 2020
Village Hall, WG
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09 June

History Society

9th June 2020
Committee Room, Village Hall, WG
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10 June

Horticultural Society Visit

10th June 2020
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10 June

Short Mat Bowls Club

10th June 2020
Village Hall, WG
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Featured

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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14 June

Horticultural and Craft Show

14th June 2020
Village Hall, WG
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09 July

Farmers’ and Village Market

9th July 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...

Neighbourhood Watch – Crime News & Advice

Sussex Country Watch Covid-19 Advice Reports have been received from farmers across both East and West Sussex whose important work has been interrupted by a minority of visitors during this time of Government restrictions. Farms are at a...

Keep Kirdford and Wisborough ‘Green’ Update

Horsham District  Local Plan 2019-36 Public consultation (Reg 18) The consultation on the Horsham District Local Plan which includes making Adversane and sites to the West and East of Billingshurst strategic housing sites closed on 30th March.  The...

Wisborough Green Minibus

Due to the coronavirus, all shopping trips and outings have been cancelled until further notice. A New Minibus for Wisborough Green Our turn has come round this year and we are expecting to take delivery in the summer of a brand new, state of the...

The Bells Rang Out – VE Day 8th May 1945

It is seventy five years ago this month that Britain celebrated Victory in Europe. The war had affected the whole world, Europe was a fortress occupied by the Germans until the Allied invasion of the 6th of June 1944. Many innocent people had been...

Hedge cutting and the law

Due to the Coronavirus, many people are at home and looking for jobs to occupy their time. Hedge cutting will no doubt spring to mind, but it is important to be mindful of nesting birds. For clarity, below is the advice from the RSPB website. We...

Wisborough Green Market

FUTURE MARKETS CANCELLED UNTIL AFTER THE SUMMER. Dear Residents As you can see below, we have had to close the Wisborough Green Market as part of government Covid19-fighting measures. We have so enjoyed being part of this well-loved community...

The Parish Wildlife Group

Owing to the Coronavirus “lockdown” situation, the Parishes Wildllife Group have had to postpone the talk and walk on bats (planned for 24 April) and the Parish wildlife mapping outing planned for 2nd and 30th May. Contact:  Jill Sutcliffe 01403...

Council warns against bonfires

People are being urged NOT to light bonfires in the Chichester District in order to protect the health of others during the Coronavirus crisis. Smoke from bonfires can aggravate respiratory problems, which people with virus symptoms may be...

County Cllr. Janet Duncton Writes

Many of the County Staff are now working from home but with Skype etc it hasn’t been too bad to keep in touch.  Every Monday morning I have a Skype meeting with many of my colleagues at County for updates.  A lot of information has been published...

District Cllr. Gareth Evans Writes

Dear residentsAs I start writing this letter, my first thoughts are for those suffering, who have lost a loved one, who are scared or struggling.- You are not alone!Each village now has a long list of volunteers willing to do anything to support...

WG Short Mat Bowls Club

On Sunday 8th March, four of our members were part of the eight player team representing West Sussex in the Over 55's Pairs National Finals at Solihull Indoor Bowls Club.  Bernard Adsett and Gavin Jones won 1, lost 1 and 1 walkover in their 3 group...

Village Hall News

   CoronavirusI do hope that everyone is keeping safe and well in these difficult times. The village hall remains closed, of course. No doubt we are all looking forward to the time when it is safe to relax some of the current essential restrictions...

Youth Club Update

The country may be in lockdown but the Renegades refuse to be beaten!Although we are very carefully following all government guidelines and staying safely at our own homes, we have been working hard to come up with ways of keeping the creative and...

WG Primary School News

If one thing is for certain, this is not the update I was expecting to write! I have never known things to change so much in such a short time and working in a school environment we are used to things changing all the time.  The corridors are...

Horticultural Society News

Regrettably the society is cancelling the June Show and the visit to Lullingstone Castle and the World Garden, also the Spring plant sale on the Little Green due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation. We have pencilled in a visit to Nutbourne...

Women’s Institute

Well what does one say?  We were all due to have a talk from Andy Beadsley from the Wheely Boat Trust on the 2nd April, unfortunately this, of course, didn’t happen due to the Coronavirus  situation and the meeting was cancelled.In May we are due...

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

Planning & Finance Committee Meetings

These Committees will be meeting online via Zoom on Tuesday 2nd June. Planning Committee at 8.00 pm followed by the Finance Committee meeting. The agendas are published here. PLANNING COMMITTEE FINANCE COMMITTEE If you would like to 'attend' the...

The Next Parish Council Meeting

The next Parish Council meeting will be held online using Zoom on Tuesday 16th June 2020 at 7.45 pm. The agenda will be published here on the preceding Thursday.Holding online is permitted under The Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of...

Parish Council Meeting Minutes

Read the minutes of the last meeting held on Tuesday 19th May 2020 to find out what is going on in the village and what the Parish Council is responsible for.READ THE MINUTES

Neighbourhood Plan Review – latest update

At this unsettled time of many changes to the routines of our lives, the Neighbourhood Plan Review Group can offer you one area of continuity - work on the Neighbourhood Plan review continues regardless! We have now received the Community...

Parish Council Annual Report

As it has not been possible to hold the Annual Parish Meeting this April, the Annual Report is now published which details the Parish Council's activities and expenditure over the past year.  Read Here.

BITS & BOBS!

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...

St Peter’s Chain Gang

‘St Peter’s Chain Gang’FOR THE DURATION OF THE CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS, THE ACTIVITIES OF CHAIN GANG ARE SUSPENDED.The Churchyard at St Peter’s is an historic record of successive generations, a home for funerary monuments of architectural and...

Recipe of the Month

HOMITY PIEI chose this particular recipe as this month’s edition of Ad Vincula is commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day and this dish, Homity Pie is said to have first been made by Land-Girls during WW2. There are many variations of this pie...

Weather Watch

Wisborough Green rainfall in March was 51mm (last year 79mm) and my 13 yr average 63mm. For March I recorded a maximum of 18.1°C  in WG while, in the UK as a whole,  Rhyl (Clwyd) the max was 19.4°C.   Minimum for March in WG was minus 3.3 degrees...

The Gardener’s Calendar

  By Ian Clemens - There is always plenty to do in the garden!Continue earthing-up potatoes and harden off outdoor tomatoes, courgettes and pumpkins for planting early next month.Thin out direct-sown vegetables such as spinach, carrot and...

Flag Raising Dates

08 May         Victory in Europe (VE Day)  

Village Hall 50 Club Draw

The winner of the March draw is Ian Andrews who wins £50. The winner of the second prize of £20 is Dottie Smith. The May draw will take place on 6th May 2020. Hope you all keep safe and well. Ruth Andrews, 01403 700671

Nature Notes

When I finished my April Notes with an upbeat Hurrah for Spring, only a few weeks ago, none of us knew what was coming, did we?  Strange times indeed! And sobering too. So, before any wildlife reports – can I just say, please everyone stay safe and...

Personal Memories of VE Day

8th May 1945 by Wendy Duff Reading Rev. Clive Jenkin's letter in the April Ad Vincula magazine about the V.E. celebrations, jogged my memory of my own experiences in 1945.  I was 18 at the time and travelling daily to London as a student.   I was...

Sub-Lieutenant Marcus Eyre Lloyd Maunsell, R.N.

This is the second article in the series planned to commemorate the men from Wisborough Green who lost their lives during World War II. The second Wisborough Green man to lose his life in the Second World War, 80 years ago this month was, like the...

Our cubs are still getting their badges!

Our Cubs aren't letting lockdown stop them from getting their badges. William is very proud of his cycling badge.  

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.
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CONCERN

Holes in the road or other environmental concerns?
Report directly to WSCC through
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