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Newtimber Parish Meeting, West Sussex, UK

Newtimber is a small parish having 68 registered electors. As such, it does not have a Council, but a Meeting. The main difference between a Parish Council and a Parish Meeting is that all registered electors can take part in the running of the Parish's affairs, and so there are no elections for Councillors. About fourteen members attend our parish meetings on a regular basis. Meetings are held when there is something to discuss - for example a planning application, setting the annual precept, electing the chairman. The district council is Mid Sussex District Counciland the County Council is West Sussex County Council. The Parish is in the Parliamentary Constituancy of Arundel and South Downs.

Next Parish Meeting

The next Parish Meeting date is on Tuesday 25 August at 7pm via Zoom. 

Annual Parish Return

Notice of public rights and publication of the  the Unaudited Annual Return

Newtimber News

Newtimber News is the Parish Newsletter which is produced and distributed about four times a year to residents in the parish. It contains details of Parish Meetings and events, and church services and other news.

Any news or advertisements from local residents/businesses - please contact us for inclusion in the next issue.

Neighbourhood Watch

Chris Humphrey of 1 Donkey Row Cottages has kindly agreed to be chief Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator for Newtimber.

Neighbourhood Policing

To find out more about local policing, look at the Sussex Police Website

Planning Applications

These are able to be viewed at Mid Sussex District Council's website

The Freedom of Information Act

The Parish Meeting has decided to adopt the model scheme for Parish Meetings to comply with the Freedom of Information Act. If you want to see/take copies of the minutes of any Parish Meeting; response to planning applications or any other non-commercially sensitive information, by arrangement with the Clerk. You can download the full text of the scheme here. To email the clerk, please complete the contact form.

Precept for 2019

The precept for 2019 is £225

Chairman of Parish Meeting for 2018/2019

Ms Henri Brocklehurst was elected chairman for this year. The clerk is Lucy Dalrymple assisted by Marilyn Roberts.

Privacy Policy

The Parish Meeting's privacy policy is available to view here