Village News

KEEP Kirdford and Wisborough ‘Green’ Update

STOP PRESS The application to remove clay from Pallinghurst Woods, Loxwood, Ref No: WSCC/030/21 was considered by WSCC Planning Committee on May 18TH at County Hall, Chichester.  The application, which had been recommended for REFUSAL by the...

Flag Raising Dates

2 to 5 June   The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 16 June        Sussex Day 21 June        Birthday of the Duke of Cambridge 25 June        Armed Forces Day (Armed Forces Day flag) Seafarers Day (Red Ensign) (Double hoist)

Wisborough Green Then and Now

A new local history series. No1, Petworth Road These photos show the premises of H Balchin and Son in the early 1960s compared to the scene today. James Balchin started the business in the late 19th century and was a joiner.  After the business...

Scouting returns to Wisborough Green

Following an extended pandemic-triggered hiatus, Wisborough Green Scout Group will be reopening its doors in September to Beavers (aged 6-8) and Cubs (aged 8-10.5); we are looking to reopen Scouts (aged 10.5-14) in early 2023. So why get involved?...

WG Primary School News

As always, we have had a busy start to the summer term at Wisborough Green Primary School! Year 2 began their Standardised Assessment Tests (SATs) and Years 3 and 4 had a visit from a local artist, creating beautiful tissue paper lanterns for the...

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 Calling all shoppers! During our regular visits to...

Village Hall News

Village Hall Committee The Village Hall Committee has usually operated with between 8 and 10 volunteers who help to manage Hall affairs. This helps to spread the load and ensures that we are able to deliver a safe, accessible and appropriate...

Things to do in the garden this month

The Gardener’s Calendar  by Ian Clemens Plant out annual summer bedding plants in borders, containers and hanging baskets now the risk of frost has passed. Lift and divide clumps of snowdrops and bluebells once the leaves start to yellow. Pinch out...

District Cllr. Gareth Evans Writes

Dear Residents, It is wonderful to see the sun shining again which enhances even further the sheer beauty of this ward which we are so lucky to live in! Since my last address I have been busy supporting residents up and down the ward with many...

Family Support Work News

Thank you to all of you who joined us back in April for our Easter Walk. It was a fantastic day and we hope that everybody enjoyed themselves. We hope that the event will raise around £5000 once all sponsorship money has been collected, which is a...

The Return of ‘Nature Notes’

The blossom this year is wonderful. Many hedges are full of honeysuckle and other climbers mixing and twining with lovely contrasting colours as they spread. Also of course, I have my favourite dancing cow parsley all along the lane - and it is all...

Neighbourhood Watch – News and Advice

Going online when you’re out and about How to protect yourself, your information and your devices away from the home or office As the weather improves and COVID-19 restrictions have largely been lifted, many of us are getting out and about more...

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

For our meeting on the 5th May we discussed the proposed resolution which will be voted on at the WI Annual Meeting in Liverpool in June.  The resolution was about the funding for women and girls who present with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)...

Summer Concert at St Peter’s

Music in aid of St. Peter’s triple mission We are pleased to tell you that we now have a new member to make up our triple mission, CMS (Church Mission Society). Website: churchmissionsociety.org We hope to be able very soon to arrange a speaker to...

County Cllr. Janet Duncton Writes

Well here we are in June and officially the start of Summer so here’s hoping for good weather. Yes being married to a Farmer I know we need some rain but we have had a little in May so hope that will keep us going for a while. It’s been busy at...

Recipe of the month

Nerano-style spaghetti with courgettes A delicious recipe that my sister first cooked for me after seeing it made on a travel TV programme.  I think the recipe originates from a restaurant called Lo Scoglio in Napoli. It sounds like a lot of...

Village Hall 50 Club Draw

The winner of the January draw is Priscila Pinkham who wins £50. The winner of the 2nd prize of £20 is Helen Broadley. The next draw will take place on Wednesday 1st June 2022. New members always welcome. It only costs £5 per month and you get two...

Wey & Arun Canal Trust News

This year marks the Wey & Arun Canal Trust’s 49th Poddle sponsored walk, the annual event that raises funds for the charity restoring the 23-mile abandoned canal in Surrey and Sussex. The event on Sunday 12th June this time travels beyond the...

Calling all Drivers

Please take a close look at your driving licence (see below). If you are already qualified to drive D1 vehicles, WE WANT YOU! We are the all-volunteer Wisborough Green Minibus Association and we already have outstanding volunteer drivers, but WE...

Renegades go Kung Fu fighting …..

It’s not just Bruce Lee, Carl Douglas and the loveable Po who go Kung Fu fighting…the Renegades are now taking up the challenge. Not just a brilliant defensive skill, the martial art also increases stamina, energy, balance and agility and teaches...

Keep Kirdford and Wisborough ‘Green’ Update

Local Planning News The application to remove clay from Pallinghurst Woods, Loxwood, Ref No: WSCC/030/21  was originally going to be considered at a meeting of the WSCC Planning and Rights of Way committee on Jan 11th but was delayed after the...

Wisborough Green Sports Update

New players welcome at Wisborough Green Cricket Club. Available for all abilities. Junior boys and girls too. All the information you need is here.    

WG Short Mat Bowls Club

The club is actively seeking new members of all ages, so why not come along and give it a try. Just bring along flat soled shoes, (not outdoor shoes).   Contact Monica on 01403 700675. The club meets in the Village Hall every Monday (2.30 pm to...