Village News

Flag Raising Dates

13 November - Remembrance Sunday 14 November - Birthday of His Majesty the King

News from the Wey & Arun Canal

Christmas on the Wey & Arun Canal Volunteers are gearing up for some festive fun on the Wey & Arun Canal with the popular Santa Cruises ready to begin on Saturday December 3rd, running at weekends and the week up until Christmas. The...

Claiming Government Benefits

How 4Sight Vision Support Can Help  For people living with sight loss and those supporting them, the process of claiming Government benefits may seem a long and daunting process. Access to the correct financial help has never been more important as...

The Elliott Charity and The Len Standen and Basil Champion Trust

It may not be widely known that there are, in existence, two Trust Funds, originally set up in 1930 and 1982 respectively, to assist inhabitants of the Parish of Wisborough Green in times of need.  Calls on the two funds are made from time to time...

WG School PTA

As the nights draw in and Autumn lets us know it is here, the PTA are busy working on all the fabulous events they have planned for the children  at Wisborough Green Primary School. Pumpkin Competition A huge thank you to Penfolds Estate Agents for...

The Gardener’s Calendar

Things to do in the garden this month by Ian Clemens As colder weather is approaching, protect half-hardy plants with fleece or bring into a frost-free greenhouse or conservatory. Once the first frosts have blackened Dahlia foliage, lift tubers and...

WG Primary School News

In primary education, we have been aware of the benefits to children of regular sport and exercise for some time, but this became more of a pressing need since COVID. Although most families made daily exercise a priority during lockdown periods,...

WG Horticultural Society News

October Plant Sale The change of  venue to the allotments for our autumn plant sale worked well. Car parking was managed well and we had no issues. Lots of perennials were bought at bargain prices. We saw a lot of new faces turn up to buy. Thank...

Neighbourhood Watch – News and Advice

Wisborough Green Crime News Catalytic Converter Theft In early October, a local resident left his car on Harsfold Lane (about halfway down towards the scout hut) for about 30-40 mins while he walked the dogs. It was about 10.30am. In the short time...

Renegades Update

Renegades put the Awe in Autumn The nights may be drawing in, but out come the waterproofs, torches and firepits as the Renegades put the awe into Autumn with five mad, creative and varied sessions a week. Group Leader Gareth Miller says: “Even...

Christmas Coffee Morning

in aid of Family Support Work Wednesday 7th December  10.30 am 5 Carters Way, Wisborough Green We also hope to have a small craft stall  

Wisborough Green Then and Now

No 6 - THE OLD POST OFFICE The old post office was situated in the house now known as White Chestnuts which stands near to the Three Crowns.  The post office was located in the left-hand ground floor room of the building.  In 1905 the...

Wisborough Green Fete Society

August Bank Holiday Fete 2022 Wow, thanks to you we have raised £5,750.00 for local charities and are delighted to support: Petworth Food Bank Air Ambulance St Catherine’s Hospice Elliot Trust Horsham Food Bank Family Support Work Macmillan WG...

Wisborough Green Minibus

Wisborough Green Division Registered Charity No: 1173818 Local Coordinator: Dave Wallace 47, Carters Way, Wisborough Green RH14 0BX Tel: 01403 700320   Email: davedavewallacedave@outlook.com To use the minibus you need to be a member of the Minibus...

Village Hall News

Not much news to update you with this month.  The new facilities are bedding in nicely and working well. Happily, the Hall diary is getting busier which all helps to offset the cost of running the Hall.  Hall income is still well below pre-Covid...

District Cllr. Gareth Evans Writes

Dear Residents, I hope you are all keeping well as the nights draw in and the colder weather approaches! Since I last wrote to you I was invited to speak at Wisborough Green Primary school to the year 5 class as part of their Democracy Month. I was...

Family Support Work News

Website: https://www.familysupportwork.org/ With autumn well and truly upon us our thoughts are moving away from Harvest and forwards to Christmas and winter. We are so grateful to all the churches that supported us so generously with Harvest gifts...

St Peter’s Task Force

St Peter's 'Task Force' 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. ...

Women’s Institute

Wisborough Green WI met on the evening of Thursday 6th October in the village hall. The speaker was Tony Pratt and his subject was 'The Arun Valley Post Card Trail'. The historical post cards of Littlehampton harbour in the 19th century showed the...

County Cllr. Janet Duncton Writes

I sometimes wonder if it’s worth having an August break because it then means so much catching up especially as, this year, we had the very sad death of Queen Elizabeth II.  For reasons I am sure you all understand many things got postponed....

Recipe of the month

Apple Jelly This is my auntie’s recipe and one that I think is perfect for this time of year! Ingredients: 4 kg Apples 2 Lemons 2 L Water 850g Jam Sugar per litre of liquid   Method In a jam saucepan add the juice of one lemon to 2 litres of...

Village Hall 50 Club Draw

The winner of the September draw is Chris Greenwood who wins £50. The winner of the 2nd prize of £20 is Priscilla Pinkham. The next draw will take place on Wednesday 9th Novemberr. New members always welcome. It only costs £5 per month and you get...

Wisborough Green Sports News

Cricket Coaching Awards Wisborough Green Cricket Club is proud to announce that for the very first time a number of its coaches have been recognised at a county level for their contribution to growing the game. There were 80 nominations from over...

Changes to airspace push ahead, but it’s not inevitable

Gatwick Airport is going through the motions two-fold.  Firstly, they have just completed the second consultation on rebuilding the emergency runway as a second runway. For years Gatwick has been happy to boast it was the busiest single runway in...

WG Scouts on track for September return

Works are now well underway at Wisborough Green Scout Hut to prepare it for the return of Scouting in September.  Volunteers from the District Scout Active Support Unit have been cleaning out unwanted and old equipment, tidying and cleaning the hut...

WG Short Mat Bowls Club

We are now well into the winter short mat season, Monday roll ups (2:30 to 4:30pm) are now in full swing and we have started our program of friendly fixtures. New members are always welcome. We travelled to Midhurst for a very enjoyable friendly...