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21 January 2020 - Consultation on Lewes District Council Corporate Plan 2020-2024



Lewes District Council is consulting over it's draft Corporate Plan 2020-2044.


The plan sets out the council's vision and ambitions for the coming four years and the principles that will guide the organisation.


We would like to hear from residents, tenants and leaseholders, businesses, partner organisations and other stakeholders about what you think of the draft plan.


Download the plan and share your views


The closing date for the consultation is Wednesday 19 February 2020.


21 January 2020 - Lewes District Council Lottery


This is a new weekly lottery that raises money for good causes throughout Lewes District. 60% of all ticket sales is distributed to these causes.

Of each £1 received, 50p goes directly to the nominated good cause;

10p goes to the central fund for good causes which is allocated at the Council's discretion;

20p goes towards the prize fund; and

the remaining 20p pays the VAT and the administrative costs of the website operator.

The lottery was established by Lewes District Council and they are instrumental in approving causes to benefit from it. They also market the lottery and manage the allocation of funds from the central fund to local good causes.

The Kingston Action Group is one of the causes registered.



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21 January 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


21 January 2020 - Take the Lead


Be a responsible dog walker and follow the South Downs National Park Take the Lead campaign and see more information at


28 November 2019 - Kingston Parish Council Casual Vacancy


Following the resignation of Keith Hicks, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council


A copy of the Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor can be found here







14 October 2019 - Drainage Works Ashcombe Lane


Drainage works are to be carried out on Ashcombe Lane, Kingston. These works start on Monday 28th October and continue for 5 days. The road will remain open with temporary traffic lights in place.


More information is available via our website:


14 October 2019 - South Downs National Park Trust Lottery


South Downs National Park Trust is launching the South Downs Lottery, it is a fun way to support the conservation and enhancement of South Downs National Park and have a chance to win up to £25,000. Visit or call 01730-631632 for more information.


Our first draw will be taking place on the 23rd November and will be celebrated with a special additional prize of a £300 voucher from our friends and Best of Brighton ( towards a holiday cottage of your choice. This prize will be won by one of the ticket holders from our first draw!


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11 October 2019 - Propsed Grant of Easement



Local Government Act 1972 S 127

Proposed grant of easement adjacent to Saxondown Farm Kingston


Kingston Parish Council (the Council) proposes to grant an easement over land adjacent to Saxondown Farm Kingston which forms part of an open space.


A copy of the plan may be inspected at Kingston Community Pavilion by appointment, contact and on the Council website here


If you wish to make representations concerning the proposed grant of an easement you must do so in writing no later than 7th November 2019.

Jeanne Peterson

Clerk to the Council

Kingston Community Pavilion

St Pancras Green


East Sussex BN7 3LN


Dated 11th October 2019


21 September 2019 - Kingston Housing Needs Survey


Please take part


Kingston Parish Council has commissioned Action in Rural Sussex to undertake a survey in order to better understand the nature and scale of housing needs in the parish.


We know anecdotally that residents are concerned about affordable housing and housing suitable for older people and those with additional needs but need more accurate information before the Council can consider any further action.


The survey is confidential and will be distributed in September/October. An independent analysis of the results will be provided in a report for the Council.


Contact Chris Moulder Vice Chair KPC if you have queries about the survey


You can find out more about local and national housing initiatives at:



07 July 2019 - East Sussex Parking Charges


On Monday 1 July East Sussex will be consulting residents, businesses and stakeholders on proposed changes to parking charges across East Sussex, the consultation will end on 11 August.


The consultation will be seeking views on the proposed permit charges for Eastbourne and Hastings permit holders to bring them in line with the current Lewes permit charges. We are also proposing to increase the on street parking charges.


RingGO will be sending text messages to all users that have parked in an on street parking space in the county between December 2018 and May 2019. The text message will consist of a short message and contain a link to the consultation hub.


There is a unique telephone number for this consultation: 01323 464102


The email address for this consultation is: