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Welcome to the Website of Withyham Parish Council
Welcome to Withyham Parish Council’s website. Withyham Parish has approximately 3000 residents and falls under the local government of Wealden District Council which, in turn, comes under East Sussex County Council. The Parish is divided into 3 electoral wards: Groombridge (New), St John’s and Withyham/Blackham. The latter is the largest area, though the least populated; the key densities of population being Groombridge and St John’s.
The Council is made up of thirteen Councillors who help administer the affairs of the Parish, with a part time clerk and assistant clerk. They meet every second Monday of the month as a full Council and additionally as members of various committees and sub-committees covering such matters as planning, finance and Rights of way. Members of the public are welcome at these meetings and the minutes are posted on the Parish Council website. We also display information on our noticeboards which are at St John's Church, Cooks Corner London Road, Royal Mires Nursery, The Dorset Arms Withyham, the junction of Balls Green and Station Road, Blackham Village Hall, Teasley Mead Blackham and Groombridge Post Office.
The Parish Council is funded by a precept, the amount householders of the Parish pay as part of the Council Tax, in order to maintain facilities and to respond to the needs of the community.
Assistant Clerk vacancy
19 September 2016
Withyham Parish Council is advertising for an Assistant Clerk...
Wealden Community Grants Programme
05 September 2016
Open for Applications until 30th November 2016
Road closure - Corseley Rd 50m on either side of Tanyard bridge from 5 Sep for 4 weeks
25 August 2016
Bridge repairs are being carried out under the Tanyard bridge...
Road closure - B2110 Withyham Rd at Hewkins Bridge for 3 weeks from 3rd October
25 August 2016
Gas mains connection works are taking place at Hewkins Bridge...
Flu vaccination ‘drop-in’ clinics - GROOMBRIDGE AND HARTFIELD MEDICAL PRACTICE
15 August 2016
“Roll up, Roll up, its ‘Flu jab time!!"