Ardingly Parish Council Councillor Vacancy

Would you like to help develop, improve and protect your local community for the future?  Ardingly Parish Council are looking for a new member to join the Parish Council and welcome applications for the role.  If you would like further information on what being a Councillor involves, please do give the Clerk a ring on 01444 226209 and further details can be found here  Closing date for applications is 20th August 2018 at 12 noon.

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Ardingly Films – Saturday 15th September 2018

Following a break for the summer, we’re very pleased to confirm that our monthly Ardingly film screenings will be starting again in September.  The next film to be screened at Hapstead Hall will be the great hit of the summer, ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again‘ on Saturday 15th September.  This is bound to be a highly popular film, so please don’t forget to purchase your tickets in advance!  Tickets will be £6 each and will soon be made available from Fellows Bakers or the Ardingly Post Office.  Refreshments will be available on the evening.  

Forthcoming film dates are the 25th October and 29th November.

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MSDC – Temporary change to bin collection times due to hot weather from Thursday, 2nd August 2018 – Wednesday 8th August 2018

MSDC advise of temporary change to bin collections due to hot weather

From Thursday 2 August the Mid Sussex recycling and rubbish collections will start from 6am. The hot temperatures we’re experiencing this summer mean working conditions are tough for our bin collection crews and this change will give them more time to work in the cooler part of the day.Please ensure your bins and boxes are placed out ready for collection the evening before, in plenty of time for the early start.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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‘Into the Wild’ Festival at Chiddinglye Farm – August 24th – 26th – discounted rates for Ardingly Residents

‘Into the Wild’ Festival is being held on August 24th – 26th this summer at Chiddinglye Farm.  Its a family friendly event with world music, no alcohol sold on site and under 5′s get in for free.  There is a discount available to residents of West Hoathly and Ardingly Parishes.  Follow the tab for Local Residents on the website


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Road Closure – North Street – Turners Hill

North Street in Turners Hill will be closed from 25th July 2018 to 31st August 2018 from the junction with East Street to the junction with Hill House Close.  A diversion will be in place.  Please note, all businesses within Turners Hill will be open as usual.

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Ardingly Safer Streets Scarecrow Festival

The Ardingly Safer Streets Scarecrow Festival held another successful event this year.  Well done to all those that took part in an effort to reduce the speed of traffic through the village, lots of effort was put into the fabulous scarecrows.   Safer Streets in Ardingly can be found on Facebook for further information.  Thanks to Hansons UK who kindly sponsored this years festival.

The Parish Council represented at the Scarecrow Festival


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Discount Travel Information

Please note that Metrobus have introduced a new 25% Student Discount that replaces the Student 3in1 scheme that is now ending.  25% of the adult bus fare for Crawley Metrorider period tickets – Horsham Metrorider period tickets – Metrovoyager period tickets only when purchased on the key smartcard.  For further details contact 01293 449191 or go to the Metrobus website or see the attached Metro Bus Poster

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