The Parish Assembly, organised by the Parish Council, will be held in the Rawson Hall on Sunday 22 April, starting at 5.30 pm. The Chairman of the Council will welcome everyone at 6 pm.
Plans will be on show for the new housing developments that will be starting this year, with representatives from the developers to answer your questions.
There will also be displays by local organisations and interest groups: the Primary School, St Mary Magdalene Church, societies etc., so that you can find out what they do and how to get involved.
The Parish Council has subscribed to the British Legion scheme to display a Silent Soldier in towns and villages to commemorate the end of the First World War.
Our Soldier is 4ft 7ins tall, and is made of a black composite aluminium material.
Where would you like him to stand within the village? Your suggestions would be gratefully received: you can contact a Parish Councillor at the Assembly on 22 April, or send an email to the Parish Clerk, contact details below.
WATER SUPPLY PROBLEMS IN THE VILLAGE
During the water crisis, the village pulled together to obtain and deliver bottled water to Drovers and other residents in need, keep people informed and help with publicity to try and get it resolved. It showed a fantastic community spirit that Bolney should be proud of.
South East Water has now agreed to compensate everyone in the village for the loss of their water supplies to the sum of £100.
MOBILE PHONE RECEPTION
The Parish Council received a remarkable response to the questionnaire on mobile phone reception in the village: 193 were returned out of 330 circulated, which testifies to the importance of this issue. The providers were contacted and some replies received. It is hoped that improvements will be made to the mast on the water tower in the near future.
You can find out more information and details at the Parish Assembly on April 22 at the Rawson Hall.
The Bolney Volunteers provided important support for the school this winter:
– they laid bark chippings in the playground,
– they cleared snow from the road and carpark,
– and they supplied the school bottled water when South East Water were unable to do so!
The Volunteers have also been making repairs to the verge at Jeremy’s Corner; they have installed oak bollards and banked up the verge with new soil ready for grass seed to prevent lorries from using it to park.
A large group of volunteers completed a litter pick all around the village this winter, and 19 black bags of rubbish were collected.
SHARE YOUR BOOKS AND KEEP FIT!
Why not walk up to the junction of Jeremy’s Lane and Colwood Lane where you can borrow a book from the ‘red box for read books’?
If you drive there please park considerately.
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PROBLEMS WITH THE ROADS!
All road and pavement problems such as potholes must be reported on line now using this link Report a problem with a road
For emergencies such as dangerous potholes, fallen trees blocking a road or pavement, drain/inspection covers that are missing or any other obstruction or spillage blocking a road or pavement, call WSCC on 01243 642105
Parish Council Contact Details:
Clerk: Mrs D Thomas
Telephone: 01444 230711
Address: c/o 20 The Oaks, Burgess Hill, RH15 9XP