Parish Councillor vacancy

Due to the resignation of Anne Oliver, a vacancy has arisen as a Councillor for Wadhurst Parish Council.  If by 7th March 2018 a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at Wealden District Council by 10 electors, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.  If an election is called, it will take place no later than 15th May 2018.

Wadhurst Culture presents “Brave Folk” on Sunday 11th March 2018

Following the success of previous Farnham Maltings’ Theatere Company touring productions, Wadhurst Culture are delighted to present “Brave Folk”, an evening of story and song from the lands of the far, far North.  A Nordic tale fizzing with humour about love and courage and knowing when to act….

Join us for tea and cake for Mothers’ Day at 5pm.  The production starts at 6pm in the Commemoration Hall, High St., Wadhurst.

Tickets available from or from Carillon Cottage. Prices are Adults £11, children £7, family £30, if ordered before 25th Feb., but go up after this date.  Ring 01892 783911 for more information.

Wadhurst Community Cinema presents “Lion”

A biographical drama film made in 2016, based on the non-fiction book ‘A long way from home’ by Saroo Brierley.  It tells the true story of how Brierley sets out to find his family 25 years after being separated from them in Burhanpur. ‘Lion’ received 6 Oscars and 89th Academy Award.  It stars Dev Patel, Rooney Mara and Nicole Kidman.  It is being shown on Wednesday 21st Februaru 2018.  Doors open at 7.15pm and film starts at 7.45pm.

Tickets at the door of the Commemoration Hall £5 (16+ years only); £3 per film if you join for the Season. Details : or phone 01580 201994.

18-02-10 Planning Committee & Surgery

The Parish Council Planning Committee and surgery have been cancelled due to lack of business.  The next Planning meeting and surgery will be on 24th February 2018.

Local “Tip” to close in Wadhurst ?

At a recent Cabinet meeting of East Sussex County Council, it was agreed to recommend consultation on the decision to close some of the County’s Re-cycling Centres.  The one in Faircrouch Lane, Wadhurst, which is currently open 3 days a week, is earmarked for closure.  Bob Standley is your local County Councillor and is opposed to the closure but would like to hear your views.  Contact details are : or phone : 01892 783579.