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31 August 2019 - 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


26 August 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:




07 July 2019 - Electric Blanket Testing


East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service have arranged Electric Blanket Testing sessions across East Sussex and Brighton & Hove for this Autumn.


The details for these events can be found on our website: .


We are not able to collect electric blankets this year, however if people are unable to attend an event, perhaps they could ask a family member, friend, carer or neighbour if they are able to bring their electric blanket along to the event on their behalf.



29 May 2019 - Highways work Wellgreen Lane & Ashcombe Lane Sunday 16th June 2019


Information about upcoming works on Wellgreen Lane & Ashcombe Lane, Kingston can be found here


24 May 2019 - Planning Presentation at the Annual Parish Meeting


At the Annual Parish Meeting held on Friday 24 May 2019, Tony Wheeler, Planning lead for Kingston Parish Council, gave a presentation on planning with a review of the past year. A copy of the presentation can be found here


08 April 2019 - 2019 Election Results Kingston Parish Council


Formal Notice has been received from Lewes District Council Electoral Services that, at the close of nominations and withdrawals, the number of candidates has been less than or equal to the number of available seats and accordingly there will be an uncontested election (and those candidates are declared to be elected).


Accordingly, please find attached the Notice of Result of Uncontested Election declaring the persons remaining validly nominated and declared elected.


The current standing council will retire on the 7th May 2019.


The Annual Meeting of Kingston Parish Council to be held on Wednesday 15 May 2019 will see the newly elected council in post.


08 April 2019 - Local Elections for Lewes District Council 2nd May 2019


The Statement of Persons Nominated for election on 2 May 2019 to Lewes District Council has been issued.




05 March 2019 - A27 Bus stop Ashcombe Hollow


Disruption to services


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05 March 2019 - Could you be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor?


The term of office for the current Parish Council will soon be concluded (yes, weíve been going for four years!), and local elections will take place on 2 May. There are currently five members of the council, but we have the capacity to elect seven councillors.

At our meeting on 13 March at 7pm at the Community Pavilion we will spend some time talking about what our responsibilities are and what weíve been able to achieve over the past four years, in order to (hopefully) encourage others to become councillors. If youíre interested, why not come along? You wonít be committing to anything but if you would like to join us we can talk through the nomination process (which isnít onerous).

If you canít make the meeting and you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, please do give me a ring on 01273 475148, or email me on


Fiona Harrison

Chair, Kingston Parish Council