Love Burwash


MARCH 2019

Scores of people turned out on Saturday, 23 March, 2019 to give our three villages a wash and brush up as part of the annual Love Burwash spring clean. This year the regulars were joined by Brownies and Beavers who worked on a clean up of the playground equipment at Swan Meadow. The Parish Council would like to thank the volunteers who worked so hard during the day - neatening the borders on the Lime Tree pavements; clearing the verge in Ham Lane; cleaning the bus stops, benches and signs as well as litter picking and clearing undergrowth from verges. A great job by great teams! Here are some photos of the day.






















































Love Burwash Day,  November 3, 2018

This event was special for two reasons: it was an opportunity to prepare for Services of Remembrance to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War on November 11 and it was the day we honoured the founder and inspiration of Love Burwash Day, the late parish councillor Jacky Nash.  

Family and friends gathered to dedicate a lime tree in Jacky's honour on Burwash High Street. It was a fitting tribute to her love for Burwash. See here for details.


Here are some pictures from Love Burwash Day over the years:






















The three villages had their annual Spring Clean on Saturday 25th March 2017. Teams of volunteers from all round the parish participated, the youngest being aged 5 and the oldest in their 80s.

Volunteers cleaned all the road signs and finger posts from the Etchingham road to Burwash Common and all surrounding lanes. In the village itself, the car park and footpath were cleared and the area around the Scout Hut was tidied by the Cubs; grass was cut and the lanes around Batemans were litter picked by National Trust Volunteers. Dudwell Bridge was enthusiastically tidied by a family of 5 year olds and another 5 year old washed the post box.

All the Lime Trees along the High Street, which had been adopted, were labelled; the frontage of Rectory Court was cleared and tided and the bank along by Highfields was cleared and widened

Teams were also out in Burwash Common and Burwash Weald.  The Burwash Common team cleared the twitten from Vicarage Lane to Vicarage Road of brambles and overgrown branches.  The bus shelter was cleaned and given a makeover as was the phone box.  The overgrown grass verges were also cleared giving better access for pedestrians and mums with pushchairs along the A265 and down the Stonegate Road.  Although the maintenance of the overgrown verges is an ongoing job it is great exercise and much cheaper than going to the gym!

Our thanks go to all volunteers, especially the Fire Service who provided their mobile unit as the base for the morning.


                                                                             The Village Volunteers





Burwash Weald Volunteers            Burwash Common Volunteers                   


Cllr Greg Durrant at Shrub Lane                 Berry Wraight at Rectory Court


Amelie Clarke                                    The Presland Triplets


The Cubs                                                                          Julie Ellis and Cherry Redhead                                           


Burwash Weald Bus Shelter                 David and Lesley Elmslie