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Welcome to the Balcombe Community website

Welcome to the Balcombe Community website

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Garden Waste Collections – Temporarily paused

Garden Waste Collections – Temporarily paused

Dear Colleagues,  I am writing to you to inform you that, unfortunately, the Council must temporarily pause garden waste collections from Monday 13 April. Customers are being directly advised by letter (a copy of which is attached) and more information about the pause in service will be…

WSCC Online Library – How to Join

WSCC Online Library – How to Join

Let us entertain you! West Sussex Library Services still available online Struggling with self-isolation? Then the West Sussex Library Service want residents to join them online. Anyone who is currently not a member of their local library, can join for free at www.westsussex.gov.uk/elibrary.  Once a welcome…

Small Business Grants – How to apply

Small Business Grants – How to apply

A letter to local businesses: I wanted to update you on the distribution of grants to small businesses that were announced by the Chancellor to help with the economic impact of Coronavirus.  It is essential for our local economy that this money reaches Mid Sussex…

Half Moon Inn – Save Pub Life

Half Moon Inn – Save Pub Life

The Budweiser Brewing Group has an initiative ‘Save Pub Life’, and we are now a signatory to this. It allows you to go online to www.savepublife.com and “forward purchase” gift vouchers to redeem at the pub once we reopen. Having confirmed that you are of legal age,…

April Village Magazine – How to get your copy

April Village Magazine – How to get your copy

It was not possible to do the usual home delivery of the village magazine this month. If you are an annual subscriber you can pick up your copy from the box outside Balcombe Stores. Others can buy their magazine in Balcombe Stores. Alternatively, if you…

PASTORAL LETTER No . 3 – Fr Keith

PASTORAL LETTER No . 3 – Fr Keith

From Fr Keith…. How are your spirits keeping up? No, not the one’s in the bottle (although I hope they’re ok!) but your own spirit?  I have to admit that there are times when I could climb up the walls and scream from the rooftops! It’s…

VIRTUAL QUIZ – to raise funds for Princess Royal Hospital

VIRTUAL QUIZ – to raise funds for Princess Royal Hospital

Balcombe Village Coronavirus-Busting Virtual Quiz Night is coming live in to your living room on Saturday 11 April at 8pm!  Please enter either a team from the members of your household, or a team of around 4 members from different households. If you are a…