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 4th March 2021 at 6.30pm, via Zoom for the transaction of the business on the Agenda below.




Elizabeth Leggo

Clerk to the Council

26th February 2021


Further to the Coronavirus Act 2020, this meeting will be held remotely via Zoom


Members of the Public are asked to submit any questions or comments to the Clerk via email or telephone by 4.30pm on the day of the meeting. Should members of the public wish to observe the meeting, please contact the Clerk for an email invitation link.





To discuss any questions submitted by the public.


  1. Apologies for Absence.
  2. Declaration of Members’ Interests.
  3. Approve the Minutes* of the meeting of 7th January and the extraordinary meetings of 10th and 24th February 2021: The minutes, subject to any amendments, to be approved and signed as a true record of the meeting. The Chairman will sign a copy of the minutes and post to the Clerk.
  4. Update on COVID-19: To receive any updates relating to the pandemic
  5. Reports from District & County Councillors.
  6. Outstanding Actions: To clarify and report on actions brought forward from the last meeting.
  7. 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 Horsham District Council and the Annual Wicksteed Playground Inspection results and update on any remedial work


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

DC/20/1834 | Erection of boathouse/fishing lodge building with ground level change | Peppers Farm Peppers Lane Ashurst Steyning West Sussex BN44 3AX


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


  1. Rampion 2 Wind Farm: To receive any updates further to the extraordinary meeting of 10th


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


  1. Broadband in Ashurst: to receive an update from Cllrs Knight and Nicholson


  1. Community Speedwatch: to receive an update from Cllr Nicholson


  1. Trees and footpaths:
  • Cllr Fischel will give an update


  1. Operation Watershed: to receive an update from Cllrs Knight and Russell


  1. Policy on UAVs: Further to a Freedom of Information request, to decide whether the Council would like to adopt a policy on flying UAVs on its land.


  1. SSALC Update:
  • To note that a letter has been sent to WSALC raising the Council’s concerns over the Value for Money Review
  • To receive an update from Cllr Fischel about the recent WSALC AGM


  1. HALC Update: to receive an update from Cllr Fischel


  1. Grants: To review grant applications


  1. GDPR: Reminder to delete all emails over 6 months old.
  2. To discuss recent significant correspondence, either by letter or email, and respond as appropriate.
  3. Reports from Outside Bodies.
  4. Information Items. To receive information and items for the agenda at future meetings.



Date of the next Meeting of the Council: Thursday 13th May – Annual Meeting of the Parish Council


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