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ESCC Highways work - update

Published: 13 Sep 22

Due to the recent weather conditions, the following amendments have been made to some of the phases of ESCC Highways works on the B2116. They will now be taking place as follows: Phase one - 30 August: from Beacon Hurst to The Drove. Phase two - 31 August – 1 September: B2112/B2116 from South Street to Underhill Lane. Phase three - 15-16 September: Underhill Lane to Streat Lane. Phase four - 19-20 September: Streat Lane to Plumpton Lane. Phase five - 21-23 September: Plumpton Lane to Allington Lane. Phase six - 12-14 September: Allington Lane to A275 Offham. Read More...

Highways Carriageway Jointing Works 19 September to Friday 30 September 2022

Published: 5 Sep 22

Common Lane/North End, Ditchling from Dumbrells Court junction to Folders Lane junction. Read More...

New Lower Bus Fares in East Sussex

Published: 15 Aug 22

East Sussex County Council and the bus operators have worked together to introduce a range of bus travel discounts across the County this Summer. This is part of the East Sussex Bus Service Improvement Plan, with more affordable bus travel being especially important when family budgets are under pressure due to other cost increases. Read More...

Living Well in East Sussex Survey

Published: 15 Aug 22

East Sussex County Council has launched the ‘Living Well in East Sussex’ survey, an opportunity for East Sussex Adult Social Care to gain an understanding of what really matters to local people. Read More...

ESCC Highways Work

Published: 10 Aug 22

Carriage patching works will be carried out between 30 August and 15 September on the B2116 Keymer Road/Lewes Road/Ditchling Road. Read More...

Ditchling Fair Competition

Ditchling Fair Competition

Published: 20 Jun 22

Congratulations to our two winners of the parish council 'guess the number of trees' competition at Ditchling fair on Saturday. The winners are Sammy Keeble (under 13s) and Rob Pryde (adult) who were both closest with their guesses. The actual number is 254. We raised £47.50 for South Downs Medical Aid for Ukraine. Thank you to everyone for taking part. Read More...

Road Closure - 6 November 2022 - 0700 hrs to 1030 hrs

Published: 15 Jun 22

From the base of Upper Beacon Road (Ditchling Bostall) at the intersection with Underhill Lane to the top ending opposite the entrance to the Ditchling Beacon Car Park. Read More...

Platinum Jubilee Beacon

Platinum Jubilee Beacon

Published: 7 Jun 22

Thank you to all those that volunteered to help make our beacon lighting a wonderful community event in the village to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. Read More...

Ukraine crisis: how East Sussex is helping

Published: 26 Apr 22

Please follow the link to access information and support from East Sussex County Council https://new.eastsussex.gov.uk/community/supporting-refugees/ukraine/how-east-sussex-is-helping Read More...

Ukraine: what you can do to help

Published: 7 Mar 22

Everybody wants to do their bit to support those who have been forced to flee their homes because of the invasion. Below you can find information on how you can help. #StandWithUkraine Read More...

Clothing Bank available at the Recreation Ground

Published: 21 Apr 21

Ditchling Parish Council are delighted to advise that a clothing bank has been installed. The bank welcomes any donations of washed pre-loved clothing which will help support the local charity of St Peter & St James Hospice. Read More...

Spatham Lane - Reduction in Speed Limit

Published: 13 Apr 21

Report from Ditchling Parish Council's meeting held on the 29 March 2021 Read More...

Parish Councillor Vacancies

Published: 20 Jan 21

Would you like to help improve, develop and protect your local community for the future? Read More...