Latest News & Parish Events

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Burwash Parish Council has demanded an emergency meeting with East Sussex County Council in a bid to find solutions to protect residents of Burwash from lorries and other vehicles which regularly mount the pavement directly in front of their homes and front doors in High Street, Burwash. Click HERE to read a copy of the letter, which includes shocking photographic evidence of the "life-threatening daily dangers" faced by residents.


The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 24 April in The Parish Room, Bear Car Park. Click here for the Agenda.

The Finance Committee will meet at 7.00pm on Thursday, 3 May in The Parish Room.

The press and public are welcome at both meetings.


Following the resignation of Councillor Greg Durrant, there is now a vacancy on Burwash Parish Council. Please see the official notice for more details.

LOVE BURWASH DAY is on Saturday, 28 April. Why not get together with your friends and family and help us give our beautiful three villages a spring clean?

Click here for details and meeting points. 


 The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to carry out a routine inspection of our local GP Practice at Fairfield Surgery in Burwash later this month. The CQC regulates, monitors and inspects all health and social care providers in England. 

Patient feedback is an important part of the process – so if you have something to contribute, pop into the surgery and complete a form or you can comment online by clicking here, or by phoning 03000 616161. 


The Parish Council has approved a proposal to commission a statue of Rudyard Kipling, with the majority of the cost to be met by public donation. The bronze statue will show Rudyard Kipling seated on a bench and will be in a prominent place in the High Street. 
If you would like to support this exciting project, or to find out more, please contact for details.
Click here to find out more about Rudyard Kipling's links with Burwash.


 East Sussex Highways is due to be carrying out road repairs on Vicarage Lane & Vicarage Road, Burwash on Monday, 23 April.

 Vicarage Lane will be closed to through traffic from 7.00am-5.00pm and Vicarage Road will be closed from 8.40am-3.30pm.

 Local Housing information ... click here to see details of a shared ownership house for sale in Shrub Lane.

Hastoe, Morris Close, Shrub Lane 

Rectory Court, High Street 

Strand Meadow 

Land NW Shrub Lane



For a full list of events this month, please click here to go to the Burwash Parish Diary. If you have updates or wish to add details of future events please get in touch via

Grab your wellies and rubber gloves - and join your neighbours for Love Burwash Day. A chance to spruce up our three villages and get ready for the Summer!
Calling all local small businesses and sole traders!

We want to include as many local businesses as possible in our consultations for the Burwash Neighbourhood Plan. If you run a business within the parish, or if you are a sole trader working in Burwash, Burwash Common or Burwash Weald and have not yet received a questionnaire, contact Lindsay Green at or 07775 862846.

Did you know you can have a FREE listing here on our Parish website? Check on the "Business" tab above or click here to see current listings.

The National Trust is running 'Birds and Bees' nature trails at Bateman's until mid-May - and there's a Bluebell and Wildflower walk planned for Friday 27 April. Click here for details of what's on.