27/06/2020 - Bus Services Update
Over the past months a reduced level of bus and community transport dial a ride provision has continued to cater for the needs of local residents who rely on them, including key workers. The number of bus users remains very low but is starting to grow as lock-down restrictions reduce.
From 29 June more bus services will restart. These include most services provided by Compass Travel in the west of the county, though some to limited timetables or running on fewer days of the week. From the same date there are changes to Stagecoach services in the Hastings and Eastbourne areas, as well as to Autocarís routes in the Wadhurst area. The latest information on these and other bus service changes continues to be provided on our website pages. The situation is changing frequently so please check these pages regularly.
At the moment older persons and disabled persons free travel bus passes are still being accepted at all times for travel in East Sussex. This is to assist holders to access food shopping and services.
Government advice is not to use public transport unless necessary. Every bus now has a reduced capacity so as to maintain social distancing requirements. Included on our website pages are important details about the regulation for bus passengers to use face coverings, unless they are exempted from doing so.
Attached is a notice designed for public display so that communities can find updates to the latest bus information. It replaces the notice provided on 23 March relating to Compass Travel services. We are grateful to Parish and Town Council colleagues who have been assisting with the dissemination of information during these difficult times.
27/06/2020 - Coronovirus - Latest Information
Local councils have been advised that people should follow the Government guidelines:
The Government's main source of advice on Coronavirus includes information on social distancing alongside a wide range of other information and can be found here
Additional information can be found via the Public Health England FAQs that will be updated.
27/06/2020 - Lewes District Council COVID-19 Town and Parish Council Briefing
13/05/2020 - Planning Update
Here is Kingston Parish Council's latest planning update of applications currently under consideration.
Details of all planning applications can be found on the planning area of this website
07/05/2020 - Kingston CV19 Volunteers
A group of volunteers has been set up to work on a street basis to help residents isolating at home. For more information and to find out your own street contact click here
08/07/2020 - Meeting of Kingston Parish Council
On 4 April 2020, the government brought The Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Fexibility of
Local Authority Meetings) (England) Regulations 2020 into force to allow local authorities to
conduct meetings remotely.
Taking those provisions into account, Kingston Parish Council will hold its 8 July 2020 meeting virtually. Agenda and meeting papers with full details will be available on Friday 3 July 2020.
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Many of the older houses are in the original village centre "The Street", with an interesting and picturesque mix of cottages and larger farmhouses as well as the local 14th Century pub The Juggs and St Pancras Church.
The village offers a number of recreational facilities through its two greens, parish hall and community pavilion as well as being an ideal base for walkers and cyclists to explore the beautiful South Downs and surrounding areas.
All about Kingston
IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM KINGSTON PARISH COUNCIL COVID-19
In accordance with Government guidelines the following Kingston Parish Council facilities are temporarily closed:
Kingston Community Pavilion
Kingston Village Green Play Equipment - parents/carers are advised that children should not use the play equipment
Kingston Tennis Courts - these are now open, please contact Kingston Tennis Club for details
Up to date information about work on local highways can be found here
East Sussex Highways Works Programmes
Click here for details of East Sussex Highways Works Programmes.