Category Archives: Parish Council News

Library Consultation

East Sussex County Council’s consultation for the future of their provision of library services has opened and will run for 12 weeks until 14 December 2017.

They propose to close Mayfield Library which is a valued community asset.

To take part in the consultation online please click here. Alternatively you can take part:

By picking up a copy of the questionnaire in a library
By printing a copy of the questionnaire from their website and returning it to them
By requesting a paper copy of the questionnaire using the details below.

Completed surveys can be returned to the drop off points in East Sussex libraries or posted back to us at: Library Consultation, West D Floor, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, BN7 1UE.

If you have a question about this consultation, need help to take part or need a copy of the information in a different format or another language, please contact East Sussex County Council by e-mail at or by phone on 01273 335165 and 01273 335397.

Electric Blanket Testing Events 2017

Bring your electric blanket along for a free safety check at any of the below events. Tuesday 26th September 2017 10.00am – 12.00pm – Hailsham Community Fire Station – Victoria Road, Hailsham, BN27 2AY 2.00pm – 4.00pm – Heathfield Community Fire Station – High Street, Heathfield, TN21 0UP Wednesday 27th September 2017 10.00am – 12.00pm… Continue Reading

Parish Council News – September 2017

Councillor Vacancy As mentioned in the August edition of the Newsletter the Parish Council needs to co-opt a councillor to represent the Ward of Mayfield. At the time of writing this article prior to publication there had been no applications received. If you are interested you should forward your CV to the office with a… Continue Reading

Pre-application information on alternative telephone masts

Further to the Parish Council meeting on Monday 10 July 2017, Harlequin informed they had already considered certain sites when, as part of their consultation requirements, they contacted the Parish Council and Mayfield Girl’s School for initial pre-application comments on their proposal which was received on 20 December 2016 with a request for comments within… Continue Reading

Parish Council News – July 2017

Planning application for a telephone mast – WD/2017/7506/T Mayfield and Five Ashes Planning Executive consulted on the above numbered planning application at a meeting on 05 June 2017 that was attended by 26 members of the public. Although the Parish Council understands the requirement of improved mobile phone reception in Mayfield, the Planning Executive Committee… Continue Reading