The Purple Bus
The Purple Bus is attending the Meet & Greet Event on Saturday 30th November – an opportunity to see this mobile youth facility with fully trained and qualified youth workers before the start of regular visits to West Chiltington, hopefully in the spring. This is the first step towards establishing the need in the village for a permanent youth facility so please spread the word and let us have your comments.
Meet & Greet Event
Save the Date to meet your Parish Council – Saturday 30th November 10am – 12 noon at West Chiltington Sports Pavilion, Mill Road.
This annual Meet and Greet event is your ideal opportunity to see how your Council is working for you, and to chat informally to councillors and find out what we do. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the precept ahead of the upcoming budget meeting.
Community Cafe & Youth Club
West Chiltington Parish Council have received a number of requests to reinstate the Youth Club and also a request for a Community Café. Both are comparable in that they would be a meeting point for people.
We are hoping that this facility could be centrally located within the village, and could bring all ages together and help combat loneliness and isolation.
We are interested to find out the views of our community and would welcome your comments.
Please complete our survey here
A Village with a Past & a Future
Nestling near the foot of the South Downs between Storrington and Pulborough, just over 50 miles from London, the picturesque village of West Chiltington is home to a 12th century church, a beautifully restored windmill and has a colourful history dating back to Norman times.
Covering an area of just over 6.69 sq miles, with a population of approx. 3,500, the parish encompasses a variety of land usage from residential and agricultural, to small businesses and leisure facilities.
The Council is the first tier of local government for West Chiltington comprising 13 Councillors who are elected or co-opted for up to four years. The Parish Council meet on the second Tuesday of every month and is always keen to ensure that it reflects the wishes of the electorate and as such, all meetings are open to the public and include a session for public comments. Councillors work in partnership with local organisations, West Sussex County Council and Horsham District Council to preserve the essence of the area, and to protect the identity and character of the parish for the enjoyment of parishioners, visitors and future generations.
The Parish Council has statutory duties and powers to provide services for the Parish of West Chiltington. Within these powers, we provide allotments, community buildings, dog and litter bins, community facilities, and we own and maintain many areas of public open space within the village on behalf of the community.