Ardingly History Society

The next meeting of the History Society will be in Hapstead Hall on 11th November at 7.30pm. Heather Warne will give a presentation on ‘Farming, landscape and society of Ardingly and Balcombe before 15600′ Admission : non-members £2. All welcome.

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Would you like to become a Parish Councillor for Ardingly?

Ardingly Parish Council are looking to co-opt two new members – Do you want to help improve and protect your local community for the future?  Join the Parish Council and make a difference.  Please see the attached information with further details and how to apply.  The Council is responsible for managing the Parish Precept, considering local planning applications, maintaining the Recreation Ground and Pavilion and representing residents’ views and interests locally and nationally. Some examples of the current projects we are currently undertaking are the new allotment site, refurbishment of the pavilion, youth provision services and traffic calming.  Please contact the Clerk should you need any further information on 01444 226209 or or pop into the surgery held on Tuesday mornings between 10 and 12 noon.  Ardingly Parish Council Advert

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Ardingly Cinema – next film night Thursday, 4th December 2014

This autumn the Parish Council is launching a series of film nights at Hapstead Hall.  This provides a cinema that residents can walk too and meet up with friends and family.  Tea, coffee, ice cream, wine and snacks will be available before the show and at the interval. The next film is scheduled for the 4th December – film title to be confirmed.  Put the date in your diary now! Doors open at 7 pm and the film commences at 7.30 pm.

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Ardingly Allotments

The Parish Council are delighted to confirm that Ardingly College have agreed to lease us an area of land for the provision of allotments which is very exciting news for the village. The land is located on the southern corner of the lane that leads to the reservoir.  We are in the early stages of this project, however if you are interested in an allotment plot please register your interest to us as soon as possible.  Please phone 01444 226209 or email

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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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We are pleased to advise that Metrobus have informed us that as from the 30th August 2014 the following additional services will be available on route 82.

A new earlier journey through Ardingly at 0734 to Haywards Heath providing a good connection to the 0751 Gatwick Express train to London Victoria as well as the 0755 fast train to London.  In the evening, there will be new journeys back to Ardingly, which leave the Princess Royal Hospital at 1813 and 1912, running via South Road and Perrymount Road for the station where they connect with good trains from London.  The new timetable can be found at


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Appeal Decisions Announced 22.5.14

Please see the attached decision notices for Butchers Field and Standgrove planning appeals.  APPEAL DECISION – Butchers Field 22.5.14  APPEAL DECISION – Standgrove 22.5.14

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