Here is a further update on the vaccination progress and centres available
.Please see the details here of support available for families during the pandemic.
Please see attached details of the vaccination programme for Chichester District and therefore for Loxwood. VACCINATION Programme
The Parish Council expect to receive shortly from West Sussex County Council a planning application for the woods North of Loxwood Pallinghurst Wood. The Parish Council are looking to appoint a specialist Planning Consultant to advise them with regard to this expected application on the implications for Loxwood Parish.
Residents have formed an action group against this site proposal and their website is:
The site proposers are holding webinars to update parishioners on proposals and the next is to take place on 27th October at 5pm the link to register for the meeting is below:
Please see the link below which supplies information on this Government Initiative for rural areas broadband:
THERE ARE THREE VACANCIES ON THE ABOVE PARISH COUNCIL
A BY-ELECTION TO FILL THE VACANCY WILL BE HELD, IF WITHIN 14 DAYS (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or Bank Holidays) FROM THE DATE BELOW, TEN (10) ELECTORS FROM THAT WARD IN THE PARISH GIVE WRITTEN NOTICE TO REQUEST THAT THE VACANCY BE FILLED BY ELECTION TOTHE RETURNING OFFICER, CHICHESTER DISTRICT COUNCIL,
East Pallant House
THE NOTICE MUST BE GIVEN IN WRITING OR ON A FORM OBTAINABLE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE RETURNING OFFICER AND MUST INCLUDE THE ELECTORAL NUMBERS OF ALL ELECTORS REQUESTING THE FILLING OF THE VACANCY BY THE ELECTION PROCESS. However By virtue of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus)(Postponement of Elections and Referendums)(England and Wales) Regulations 2020 if a by-election is requested, it will not currently take place, and the vacancy will be held open until the by-election takes place. The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances. Any election that is in due course called will be duly publicised as required by law.
IF NO SUCH NOTICE IS GIVEN WITHIN THE TIME ALLOWED, THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL FILL THE VACANCY BY CO-OPTION.
DATED 8th September 2020
SIGNED J Bromley
Clerk of the Parish Council
There will be a further webinar on the proposals for a clay pit in Pallingshurst Wood on 27th October at 5pm organised by the applicant You can sign up via the link below if you want to attend. Register in advance. The Parish Council strongly advise you attend one of the webinars as they have concerns regarding this proposal. A planning application is due at the end of the year.
There will shortly be a planning proposal submitted to West Sussex County Council for Clay Pits in Pallingshurst Wood, Loxwood. The Parish Council has already responded to a scoping report sent to West Sussex County Council with regard to this proposal.
The owners of the site are holding a webinar for residents to receive a presentation and ask questions. The details of this are below.
The webinar is set up for 5pm on Tuesday 25th August. After the live webinar has finished, a link will be circulated so that anyone who has missed it can watch it online at a time to suit.
Anyone who registers will be able to ask questions during the live webinar.
Please register for this below:
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Aug 25, 2020 05:00 PM London
Topic: Loxwood Clay Pits Community Intro
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
A questionnaire to inform the Neighbourhood Plan is to be delivered to your door shortly. For more information and additional copies of the questionnaire, please visit the Neighbourhood Plan section of this website.
Chichester District Council report that “£37 million in COVID-19 grants is being issued to local businesses in the Chichester District.
Local businesses will receive more than £37 million in council grant payments aimed at supporting them through the COVID-19 crisis.
In the first two weeks, Chichester District Council has issued over £23 million in grants to 1,900 businesses through the Small Business Grant Scheme and the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality grant scheme launched by the Government.
Through the Small Business Grant Scheme, a one-off grant of £10,000 is available to businesses currently eligible for small business rate relief, rural rate relief or tapered relief to help them meet ongoing business costs, whereas the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality grant provides a payment of either £10,000 or £25,000 to eligible businesses to help meet ongoing costs.
Businesses are encouraged to apply for assistance at www.chichester.gov.uk/businessratesmarch2020”