22 Elder Close



BN41 2ER


Clerk to the Council:  Elizabeth Leggo

Tel:  07738664449  

e-mail: ashurstclerk@outlook.com







Councillors are respectfully summoned to attend the meeting of Ashurst Parish Council on Thursday 24th March 2022 at 7.30pm at Ashurst Village Hall for the transaction of the business on the Agenda below.



Elizabeth Leggo

Clerk to the Council

20th March 2022




To consider any questions submitted by the public.


  1. Apologies for Absence.
  2. Declaration of Members’ Interests.
  3. Approve the Minutes* of the meeting of 13th January 2022: The minutes, subject to any amendments, to be approved and signed as a true record of the meeting.
  4. Reports from District & County Councillors.
  5. Outstanding Actions: To clarify and report on actions brought forward from the last meeting.
  6. Recreation Ground Matters: To discuss any matters concerning the Recreation Ground.
  • To receive the report on the Recreation Ground Trust’s income and to approve future expenditure.
  • To review the playground inspection reports
  • Update on Oak tree requiring surgery
  • Update on refurbishment/replacement of John Eaton Hut
  • Use of the Ground for various Village events this summer
  • To discuss the possible use of the Ground by additional sporting clubs

7. Planning Matters: To comment on planning applications received from Horsham District Council.

Case No: DC/22/0397

Site Address: Furzefield Farm Honeybridge Lane Ashurst West Sussex

8. Planning Decisions from HDC: To receive decisions on planning applications from HDC.

9. Financial Matters:

    • To receive the report on the Council’s income and to approve future expenditure.

10. WSALC Update: To receive any updates from WSALC including training programme

11. HALC Update: To receive an update from Cllr Fischel

12. Local Plan: To receive an update from Cllr Fischel

13. Rampion: To receive an update

14. Broadband: To receive an update

15. Grants: To review grant applications

            Request to assist with sponsorship of the Ashurst Defibrillator

16. GDPR: Reminder to delete all emails over 6 months old.

17. To discuss recent significant correspondence, either by letter or email, and respond as appropriate.

18. Reports from Outside Bodies.

19. Information Items. To receive information and items for the agenda at future meetings.


                Due to the nature of the information concerning staff and salary this item shall be taken under Standing Order 11 and will be discussed in Closed Session. Those present other than Parish Councillors may be asked to leave the meeting.

 20. Appointment of a new Clerk. To discuss the recent interviews for the role of Clerk to the Council and to decide which candidate to appoint.


Date of the next Meeting of the Council: TBC


                *Documents circulated to all Councillors with the agenda/emails previously forwarded.