Welcome to the East Dean and Friston Parish Council website. We hope that you enjoy browsing it and finding out more about our village and its council. We always welcome feedback from our site visitors, so if you have any comments or suggestions for improvements then please let us know via the "Contact Us" link.
Welcome to a new Councillor - At the Annual Parish Council Meeting on 16th May, councillors unanimously approved the co-option of Beatrice Wheatley as the newest member of the council. Beatrice will provide a voice for younger members of the community. You can find out more about her here.
The minutes for the Annual Parish Council meeting, held on 16th May, can be viewed by clicking here. If you're in a hurry then you can view a summary of the minutes from the last three months by clicking here.
The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting, held on the 21st May, have now been published and can be viewed here.
Memorial Seat - The Parish Council are pleased to advise that there is an opportunity for any resident to sponsor a memorial seat for a loved one at Friston Pond. An existing old seat has collapsed which has created this opportunity.To find out more please contact the Parish Clerk, at email@example.com or tel. 01323 811870. You can also use the "Contact us" section of this website.
The Parish Council now has a selection of litter picking equipment that is available for use by arrangement. Please contact Cllr Durso for details.The next Parish Council meeting
will be held on Thursday 6th June in the village small hall beginning at 6:30 pm. As always, these meetings are open to the public and will be preceded by a session when members of the public may raise points for Councillors' consideration.Elections have now taken place for a new Parish Council
, A total of seven nominations were received and validated by the closing date. Since there were nine councillor positions to be filled, all seven nominees have been declared elected unopposed by the returning officer. To see the official results declaration click here.
To learn more about your councillors and their backgrounds click here
.The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
held its second meeting on 21st March 2019 and the minutes of that meeting can be found here
. More information on this group can be found by clicking here
and the minutes of the inaugural meeting of the group can be found here.Did you know that the Parish has its own Tree Warden?
Peter Williamson is available to provide advice and information about trees and hedging, including for planning applications and plant health. To find out more about Peter and the service he provides please see here.