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04 January 2019 - Planning Update 4 January 2019


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


28 December 2018 - Bus Service Changes


Compass Travel are making a number of changes to bus services from 7 January 2019.


123 Lewes-Kingston-Rodmell-Piddinghoe-Newhaven:


The additional schooldays afternoon only bus between Priory School and Kingston will no longer be provided. There is sufficient space for pupils on the similarly timed main service 123, though some may need to stand. There are also timing changes to other journeys.


The new bus timetables from 7 January will shortly be available on Compass Travelís website and on their buses.


21 November 2018 - ESCC Core Offer


East Sussex County Council has kicked off its public conversation on the ESCC Core Offer. The Core Offer is an assessment of the services that ESCC think are most needed by residents, businesses and communities and that they should be expected to provide in a difficult financial climate, it will inform and direct their budget planning over the coming three years. You can read more about the Core Offer here.


ESCC have launched a survey seeking views of those that live and work in the county, particularly whether they agree with the approach, whether the priorities and services in the Core Offer are right, and if there are ways they can work differently with partners and communities to do more to support each other.


We would encourage you all to complete the survey, which you can access here





The Kingston Parish Council Meeting due to be held on Wednesday 11th July 2018 has been re-scheduled and will now take place on Wednesday 18th July 2018.


The updated agenda will be available on village notice boards and on the meetings page of this website on Friday 13th July.


05 May 2018 - 2018 National Rural Crime Survey


Sussex Police and the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner are inviting residents to complete the 2018 National Rural Crime Survey.


It has been three years since the first National Rural Crime Survey asked the public for their views on matters relating to rural crime. This yearís survey went live this week on April 17, and those who live, work or visit rural communities in the county are being encouraged to respond and have their voice heard.


In late 2017, the force appointed Superintendent Emma Brice and Sergeant Tom Carter as dedicated leads for rural crime, to address the vulnerabilities and crime types which are specific to rural areas.




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30 March 2018 - The new Mixed Recycling Process in Lewes District


If you wonder how it all works, here is a video to show what happens to the mixed recycling after collection by Virador





10 March 2018 - East Sussex Libraries - The Way Forward


Libraries Strategic Commissioning Strategy


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10 March 2018 - Household Waste Recycling Site Service Consultation


The ESCC 12-week consultation on the Household Waste Recycling Site Service has now started and ends at midnight on 15 May. The online survey is now live on the Consultation Hub.


A link to the survey, as well as FAQs and the full Service Review are available here on ESCC website.




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10 March 2018 - Traffic Sensitive Streets Consultation


East Sussex Highways are carrying out a consultation regarding Traffic Sensitive Streets.




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28 February 2018 - Gritting and winter maintenance


Update on the weather situation from East Sussex Highways and actions to be taken this week on Weds 28th February night / Thurs 1st March morning:


"We will be gritting all primary routes from 7pm this evening, followed by secondary routes. The gritters will then go out again tomorrow morning at 4:00am gritting all primary routes, followed by a further run on primary routes with snow ploughs fitted if necessary. We will then take a view on further action to be taken, based on the road conditions / weather tomorrow morning.


Our maintenance gangs will continue to be deployed filling grit bins and undertaking spot salting of high risk footways and pedestrian areas."