Ardingly Films next screening …….

‘A Lady in the Van’ starring Maggie Smith will be screened at Hapstead Hall, Ardingly on Thursday, 11th February at 7.30pm.  Tickets can be purchased for £6 from Fellows Bakery, Ardingly Post Office and the Cosy Cafe or on the door on the night.  The comedy/drama tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who is ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years! In this role Maggie Smith has been nominated for a BAFTA for Leading Actress. Doors open at 7pm with refreshments available. 

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The next meeting of the History Society will be held in Hapstead Hall on Tuesdat, 9th February at 7.45pm. Geoffrey Mead will present “Twittens and Byways of Brighton”.  All are welcome, admission non-members £3.

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Get Connected IT Drop in Sessions

Please note that the successful ‘Get Connected’ drop in sessions will return in the New Year from January 11th 2016.  If you are aged 50 plus and living in Ardingly or nearby and want to learn how to find the best ways to get connected to your friends and family via the internet or mobile device then come along.  Students from Ardingly College will be available to help you and the sessions are free with refreshments provided.  Further information contact Mid Sussex Older People’s Council on 01444 242760.

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Ardingly Parish Council on Twitter

Ardingly Parish Council are now on Twitter, please follow us on @ArdinglyParishC

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Neighbourhood Plan approved in referendum

The results are in!  Ardingly Parish voted in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan.  We had 498 votes in total with one spoilt paper. This was a 35.1% turnout which was fantastic.  438 voted in favour and 59 voted against, which meant 88% of those that voted were in favour.

Thank you for all those that took the time to vote and thank you to all those that gave their input on what really is a plan that the neighbourhood created.

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Calling everyone who uses our local footpaths …………………….

as you walk our local footpath network the Parish Council would appreciate if you can report any issues you might see, such as signage, overgrown paths or broken stiles, etc.  Please report these issues to the Parish Clerk on 01444 226209 or stating the footpath, location and issue.

These details will then be passed to WSCC foothpath rangers who will arrange the appropriate maintenance to be carried out.

Please help keep our footpaths in a state of repair that we can all enjoy them ! Thank you.

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