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03-07-2020 at 10:46 AM

Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Extended to 19th July 2020

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Consultation

You should already be aware of the above public consultation on the Rudgwick Neighbourhood Development Plan in accordance with Regulation 14 Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 which was due to end on Monday 13th July. Rudgwick Parish Council is pleased to announce that it is extending the consultation period to allow more time for people to respond to the consultation and it will now end at midnight on Sunday 19th July. Please ensure that you submit any comments by then.

If you wish to visit Rudgwick Village Hall (Bucks Green RH12 3JJ) to inspect a copy of the documents please contact the Parish Office (between 9 am and 3 pm) on 07927 702321 on Tuesday-Thursday or on 01403 822678 on Monday/Friday to make arrangements for an appointment.

The Council would like to remind parishioners that comments from the previous consultation (Dec 2019) are not carried forward.

29-06-2020 at 1:44 PM

Rudgwick Parish Council Playgrounds


RUDGWICK HALL and CHURCHMAN’S MEADOWS playgrounds/ Open Spaces

Having carefully considered the Government guidelines on being able to open playgrounds (4th July), the conclusion has been reached that Rudgwick Parish Council is currently unable to adhere to the rules and regulations that apply.

As such playgrounds are, regrettably, closed until the foreseeable future.



27-06-2020 at 6:42 AM

Line Marking Rudgwick Hall Car Park 29.6.20

Please be aware that Rudgwick Hall car park is not in use on Monday 29th June 2020 from 7 am until 5 pm due to line marking of parking bays taking place.

22-06-2020 at 2:47 PM

Skate Park CLOSED

The Skate Park surface has been damaged and, as a result, closed for repair as it is too dangerous to be used at this moment in time.


15-06-2020 at 8:29 AM

Key's Found Rudgwick Playing Field 13th June 2020

Keys found with `in house' key fob on Rudgwick playing field on Saturday 13th June 2020. If you have lost these keys please contact the Parish Council office on 01403 822678 or email  

18-05-2020 at 11:25 AM

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan - Regulation 14 Consultation

Rudgwick Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Consultation commences Monday 18th May 2020 and closes at midnight on Monday 13th July 2020. For full details please access the Neighbourhood Plan section on the website.  

23-04-2020 at 9:10 AM

Reporting Fly Tipping

The Rudgwick Litter Warden regularly reports fly tipping incidents. This was done on the LoveWestSussex website, as recommended. However, the Council has now been informed that fly tipping is to be reported directly to Horsham District Council:

tel:01403 733144

or electronically:

If you see any fly tipping, and during the lock down and closure of recycling centres there is a marked increase of this pollution of the environment, please report

01-04-2020 at 2:38 PM

Rudgwick Businesses ( Fox Inn, Milk Churn) and how they can support you

The Parish Council would like to inform parishioners that local businesses such as The Fox Inn and The Milk Churn

are supporting the local community by either delivering take away meals or selling local produce.

Details are as follows:


The Fox Inn (call 01403 822 386 or message on @foxinnwestsussex) for further details 

The Milk Churn (call 01403 823980 or order at order at and Click and Collect (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 4.00pm  (Closed Sat – Sun)) with the offer of a free delivery service to residents of Rudgwick and surrounding villages, who are vulnerable, self-isolating or NHS workers. 


The Council is not in the position to provide further details and recommend parishioners to contact the above businesses direct. If there are any other relevant services offered by local businesses and you would like these to be included on the Parish website - please contact the clerk by email with details:

31-03-2020 at 3:13 PM

Stay up to date with Horsham District Council Updates and subscribe to "Stay Connected"

Stay up to date with Horsham District Council Updates and subscribe to "Stay Connected"

25-03-2020 at 4:07 PM

Facebook: Rudgwick Community Group _ Covid 19

If you would like to be kept up to date with The Rudgwick Community Group and the support provided by volunteers to parishioners that require support, please visit the Facebook page: Rudgwick Community Group _ Covid 19

If you would like to offer/receive support, please contact Paula Cooper (07753 650817) or Ari Knight (07912 943289)

23-03-2020 at 10:00 AM

Electricity companies - update 20.03.2020

20-03-2020 at 10:59 AM

UK Power Networks - What we’re doing to keep your electricity flowing

16-03-2020 at 8:24 PM

Rudgwick Parish Office Closure and Halls update

As a result of the Corona virus it has been decided to close the Parish Office to the general public for the foreseeable future, to ensure the well being of staff. 

You are still able to contact us by telephone (01403 822678/ emergency 07927 702321) and email ( and we shall and provide support wherever possible.

Rudgwick Hall, Jubilee Hall and King George V changing rooms are closed. T

Generally, please follow the guidelines as issued by the Government/NHS.

If the situation changes the Council will inform you via the website/Facebook/Twitter.

On behalf of Rudgwick Council,

Jonna Foote, Clerk

03-02-2020 at 12:04 PM

Rudgwick Community Speedwatch Initiative

for information, please click on Rudgwick Community Speedwatch Initiative

Coronavirus News

30-06-2020 at 10:06 AM

Corona virus in West Sussex Web Pages

Latest information and advice about corona virus in West Sussex Web Pages

29-06-2020 at 7:31 AM

Rudgwick Larder - Rudgwick COVID 19 Community Care Group update

Rudgwick Larder update - Rudgwick COVID 19 Community Care Group update
Its been a very busy week with the number of families needing our support increasing to 6. Saturday morning was spent making up and delivering food parcels across the village. All were very gratefully received.
19-06-2020 at 1:17 PM

HDC Community Volunteer Hubs

Please see a snapshot of activity undertaken by the Community Hubs and HDC's COVID-19 team for your information. It provides a fantastic overview of what can be achieved and the power of community.

26-05-2020 at 12:02 PM

The National Lottery Community Fund - Coronavirus Community Support Fund open for applications this Friday, 22nd May.

For funding details see here

07-05-2020 at 9:48 AM

Be aware: scams during the current COVID 19 period

Please be aware that there are people who wish to obtain money fraudulently, for an update of what the current scams are, click the link.

05-05-2020 at 9:45 AM

Discretionary business rates grants

Grants are available for organisations, not just private businesses, as long as they have a low rateable value and a business rates number. 

29-04-2020 at 8:55 AM

COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection 29.04.2020

Please see updated Government guidance

24-04-2020 at 1:53 PM

HDC Corona News 24.4.2020

HDC has just published its latest update, providing a wealth on information.

23-04-2020 at 8:36 AM

IMPORTANT - Updated addresses for WSCC Covid 19 volunteering/ contact

Please note that all contact for volunteering/ community information now has to be done via the Community Hub webpage.

Previous email addresses ( or are now void and should not be used.


21-04-2020 at 10:29 AM

Covid 19 Update 21.4.2020

Please do not forget, if you would like to receive daily updates regarding national and local Covid 19 news, please subscribe to:


West Sussex County Council:

Horsham District Council: 

Rudgwick Parish Council:- if there is any news, it will be published on the website/ Rudgwick Facebook page  

Play parks and skate park are still closed; the Parish Office staff work mostly from home so if you do need to make contact, please use or telephone 07927 702321. 

For reporting of fly tipping, potholes, etc - please visit (reporting can be done with/ without an account - just go down the page a little for the latter.)

Rudgwick Covid 19 Community Care Group for village information and if you require/ wish to provide support during the Corona Covid 19 lock down period:

Alternatively you can phone Paula 07753 650817 or Ari on 07912 943289


17-04-2020 at 8:31 AM

Guidance Awarding qualifications in summer 2020


Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

14-04-2020 at 4:58 PM

West Sussex County Council Corona (Covid 19) update 14.4.2020

Please click on this document to be up to date with the latest information; also for your information the "scam card".

03-04-2020 at 2:03 PM

NHS Coronavirus Leaflet

01-04-2020 at 2:50 PM

HDC Corona Covid 19 virus update

For the latest Horsham District Council Corona Covid 19 virus update - please visit

31-03-2020 at 7:50 AM

Council update: Corona Covid 19 virus and other matters

For an update on the latest guidelines on social distancing, what activities are essential, how green spaces should be accessed as well as general council activities, please click on the link (for those who do not already read the "Weekly Clerk's Update").

Also, please note that the clerk and assistant clerk are mainly working from home for the foreseeable future, so if you want to get in touch with the Parish Office, please email or telephone 07927 702321.

On behalf of Rudgwick Parish Council,

Jonna Foote, Clerk

26-03-2020 at 5:59 PM

Corona virus update

23-03-2020 at 12:16 PM

Coronavirus Waste Disposal

Please find below a useful piece of information from HDC:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Waste disposal

Waste from households with possible cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), or from cleaning of areas where possible cases have been (including disposable cloths and tissues), should be dealt with as follows:

  • Place all waste in a plastic rubbish bag and tie it when full.
  • The plastic bag should then be placed in a second bin bag and tied.
  • The bag should be put in a suitable and secure place, away from children, for 72 hours

Please do not put your waste in communal waste areas until negative test results are known or the waste has been stored for at least 72 hours.


Read the Government's guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection

20-03-2020 at 11:13 AM

Coronavirus - Stop the Loan Sharks

20-03-2020 at 8:59 AM

HDC Coronovirus (COVID-19) public and business information

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