Westham Parish Council
Welcome to our community website, providing information and images relating to our vibrant community on the South Coast of England. Historic, picturesque, rural yet close to the seaside town of Eastbourne it is a special place to live in, work in or to visit.
Westham Parish Council is made up of three communities, Westham Village, Stone Cross and Hankham each with their own distinctive images of the Heron, the Windmill and the Anvil respectively. As you enter each of these areas you are greeted by beautifully crafted community signs.
Please visit this site again soon to find out more about our community. Please feel free to contact us by post, telephone or e-mail at;
The Clerk's Office
Stone Cross Primary School
Tel: 01323 461 299
Fax: 01323 461 299
Copies of Council Minutes, Newsletters, Councillor Contact Details and the Annual Reports can also be obtained from this address.
The next Full Council Meeting is on Monday 16th January 2017, starts at 7.30pm at Stone Cross School.
3-4 years ago a project was started to save the Southern Queen pleasure boat that was built in Westham in 1950 at Street Farm.
Stone Cross Windmill Beggars Lane BN24 5EA Winter Fair
Annual Parish Grants
The Parish Council is to consider providing modest grants to local Clubs & Associations in support of their services in providing local leisure and other activities at its Finance and General Purposes Committee Meeting in November.
Christmas Fair Evening
We ran a competition for a poster designed to ask people to change what they feed ducks, as bread is bad for them and dangerous for pond life.
The winners were Laura Williams and James Bridger, both from Hankham. Each receiving a gift voucher donated by the Chairman.
St Mary's Youth Group
2015 St John Publicity for Education Fund
Would you miss out on educational opportunities for the lack of funding?
Are you under 25 years of age?
Do you live in the Parishes of Pevensey, Westham (includes Hankham) or Stone Cross?
The Hospital of St John the Baptist Trust is there to help
The Trust can award grants to qualifying children or young people who meet the above criteria, to enable them to take advantage of educational opportunities or to further develop their talents where the cost might put involvement out of reach.
School trips (educational or sporting), equipment essential for a university course, extra courses to help fulfil a particular talent - these are the sort of things amongst others we can support.
Application forms can be obtained from: The treasurer, The Hospital of St John the Baptist Trust, 20 Linkway, Westham, Pevensey, BN24 5JB
Stone Cross Community Market & Coffee Morning
The aim of the Market and Coffee Morning is to provide a service to the Community and also a social meeting place. The stalls each week cover a variety of items including locally grown vegetables, free range eggs, plants, bird tables/nests, hand-made cards, knitted items, sweets/fudge, bread, cakes, various crafts and hand-crafted jewellery etc..
Do come along and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a teacake or crumpet in a warm environment and browse the goods for sale in the lovely friendly atmosphere. Please support the market and all the stallholders. Stalls are available at the Market on request either by e.mail or telephone, subject to availability.
It is the policy of the management to allow up to only two stalls of a similar nature on any Friday. This ensures that the market always has a good variety of different stalls and that all stallholders have an equal chance of obtaining sales.
Hot drinks, fruit squash and fizzy drinks are available as well as toasted teacakes or crumpets which are served with butter and a choice of jams and spreads. Biscuits, chocolate bars, crisps and dried fruit are also sold. A mug of tea, coffee or hot chocolate costs just 75p (filter coffee is £1.20). A tea/coffee/hot chocolate plus teacake or crumpets are at a special price of £1.20 (a cup of Filter coffee plus teacake or crumpets are £1.25.
The Parish Centre is on the B2247 (Rattle Road) at the junction of Lion Hill and Ersham Road.
Dave Picton. Mobile No. 07902 222149.
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