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Notice of Appointment of Date for the Exercise of Electors’ Rights

Checking the books
Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2015

Each year the Council’s annual return is audited by an auditor appointed by the Audit Commission.

Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounts and make copies of the annual return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to the accounting statements. For the year ended 31 March 2015 these documents will be available on reasonable notice between 8th May 2015 and 5th June 2015 by application to The Parish Clerk:

Derek Blackhall
Clerk to Fulking Parish Council
01273 846186
22 Kymer Gardens
West Sussex

You can download a copy of the notice here (PDF)
You can download a copy of the unaudited accounts here (PDF)

North Town Field – Call for new trustees

trusteeThe Trustees of the North Town Field Trust wish to appoint three new trustees. This will be done by a vote of the villagers at the village Annual Parish Meeting on Thursday May 14th 2015. We are looking for people who want to be actively involved in the hands-on organisation of looking after the field.

Any resident of Fulking may nominate a person living within 5 miles of Fulking village hall to become a trustee subject to having that person’s agreement to be nominated.

In the event of more than three people being nominated then the appointees will be decided by written ballot. A majority of villagers present at the meeting must vote in in favour of the appointments.

Please send any such nominations to John Hazard, the Trust Secretary, at Laurel House in The Street or by email to By May 12th latest please.

Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Dew pond at Saddlescombe Farm
The National Trust writes:

Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars. Tours of the 17th century buildings, the surrounding downs and the walled garden. Displays and demonstrations of traditional work including; hurdle making, shepherding, carpenters’s workshop and more. This year we are [again] delighted to introduce our new farmers Roly and Camilla — so watch out for newly born lambs and their sheep dog Belle. Tea and home-made cakes available.

Sunday 26th April, 10:30am–4:00pm, adult £5, child £2, family £13.

Fulking Parish Council — Annual Meeting Thursday 14th May 2015 at 7:30pm

SDNP - Dark skies
Agenda Annual Meeting of Council

  • Vice Chairman’s Welcome
  • Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • Closing of the meeting

This is then followed by the Annual Parish meeting

Agenda Annual Parish Meeting

  • Apologies for absence
  • Approval of minutes for APM May 1st 2014
  • Chairman’s report
  • Reports from District and County Councillors
  • Speaker from the SDNP – Dark Skies: Dan Oakley
  • Date of next meeting
  • Closing of the meeting
  • Election of new North Town Field Trustees

The evening will be rounded off with refreshments.

Derek Blackhall, Clerk to Fulking Parish Council
01273 846186
22 Kymer Gardens
West Sussex
(using the email address below)