The 2019 Parish Assembly
This Year’s Hot Topics
Planning in the Park:
Kirsten Williamson, Planning Lead of the South Downs National Park, filled us in on how the handling of planning issues was changing, and why we shouldn’t always blame the planners
Affordable Housing in Un-affordable Villages
Graham Maunders, Community-Led Housing Advisor, Action in Rural Sussex, explained how a community or an individual in it could get funding to create affordable housing. Please form an orderly queue.
The School and the Playground
John Gillies told the long and tedious story of how the Parish Council finally won through and got the right for the village to access its own playground.
And Angus Walker set out his hopes for the future of the school building, and invited everyone to an open day to introduce the work of the Ouse Valley Co-operative, and hear its plans.
The Summer Show:
Sandra Webb reported a better response to her cries de coeur, but still needed more offers of help.
Rodmell’s Past and Future
John Gillies pointed to a few key moments from the last year, and hoped that more people would come forward to carry on the Council’s good work.
Resident of the Year
Richard Sellick is the worthy recipient of this year’s gong