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Welcome to the Balcombe Community website

Welcome to the Balcombe Community website

Get the inside info on the thinking behind the new Balcombe Community website.

SKY’S THE LIMIT SUNFLOWER COMPETITION

SKY’S THE LIMIT SUNFLOWER COMPETITION

Balcombe Sunflower Competition is back for 2021! Balcombe Sunflower Competition is a fun, friendly challenge that encourages village residents to go head to head in a bid to see who can grow the tallest Sunflower. The competition is completely free to enter and is open 

TIGGERS EASTER ART FUNDRAISER – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

TIGGERS EASTER ART FUNDRAISER – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

🐣 Draw, paint, sculpt, decorate! Let your Easter themed imaginations run wild
🐣 Display your masterpiece in your windows or gardens by Friday 2nd April for the Easter weekend.

YARD SALE

YARD SALE

Been doing a bit of Spring cleaning? Want to get rid of a few things? Join the Yard Sale on Saturday 22nd May from 10am. contact: balcombeyardsale@yahoo.com to register

SAVE THE DATE THE FETE IS BACK ! SAT 17TH JULY

SAVE THE DATE THE FETE IS BACK ! SAT 17TH JULY

After our inaugural Zoom meeting in March, we are keeping our fingers crossed that by the time July comes all will be well and we will be allowed to socialise outside (in a Covid secure manner)

THE GUERRILLA GARDENERS GET READY FOR SUMMER

THE GUERRILLA GARDENERS GET READY FOR SUMMER

The GARDEN GUERRILLAS in the village have been busy over several weekends clearing the School pond in preparation for planting, and latterly clearing a bed on the green opposite the school for a wildflower display.

A unanimous vote of all 13 councillors REFUSE Angus Energy planning application.

A unanimous vote of all 13 councillors REFUSE Angus Energy planning application.

The proposed development would represent major development in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, for which there are no exceptional circumstances, and which is not in the public interest

Will Angus Energy be back..?

Will Angus Energy be back..?

WSCC Councillors will decide on 2nd March 2021 whether or not to allow Angus to carry out a one year well test at Lower Stumble. Angus’s application has finally been scheduled for determination at the next West Sussex County Council Planning Committee Meeting (2nd March) 

Going for Gold again

Going for Gold again

SOUTH & SOUTH EAST IN BLOOM – IDEAS FOR 2021 and what you can do Last year, Balcombe won a Gold Award in the annual South and South East in Bloom competition, part of Britain in Bloom, when we were up against stiff competition; the 

Take away back at The Half Moon Inn

Take away back at The Half Moon Inn

The Half Moon Inn is once again offering great take away food through the week including curry Wednesday and Fish and Chip Friday. Keep an eye out on the village & pub Facebook pages for more information. Village Facebook Link Half Moon Inn Facebook Link

WSCC Library ‘Click and Collect’

WSCC Library ‘Click and Collect’

WSCC Library staff are doing a “click and collect” service for library books, and in some cases they may even arrange delivery of the books… For the full range of the Library’s many current services, there’s something for everyone , see here: