Chalvington with Ripe Parish Council

Welcome to our community website, providing information and images relating to our vibrant Parish in the South East of England. Historic, picturesque, rural yet close to the seaside town of Eastbourne, Chalvington with Ripe Parish is a special place to live in, work in or to visit.

Chalvington with Ripe Parish is made up of three communities, Chalvington, Ripe and Deanland Wood of which we are equally proud.

Please Note: There is a new page on this site showing recent planning applications.
There is a link in the main menu, and one here.

You can view the current Parish Design Statement HERE

Please visit this site again soon to find out more about our community. Please feel free to contact us by post, telephone or e-mail at;

The Parish Clerk

Chalvington with Ripe Parish Council
31 Banner Way
Stone Cross
East Sussex
BN24 5FE

Phone: 01323 460007


  Click for printable list of MEETING DATES AND VENUES 2018/19    
  Dates for next meeting(s)

Monday 2nd September Full Council Meeting Hayton Baker Hall 7:30pm start

Agenda FCM 2nd September 2019

Minutes FCM 1st July 2019

Agenda FCM 1st July 2019

Minutes Extra FCM 14th June 2019

Agenda Extra FCM 14th June 2019

Minutes FCM 3rd June 2019

Agenda FCM 3rd June 2019

Minutes APM 9th May 2019

Minutes AGM 9th May 2019


The Prince’s Trust Team Programme.

Team is a free 12 week programme available to any 16-25 year old who is not in employment, education or training
The aim of the course is to give the young people the employability skills, experience for their CV and self-confidence for them to go on to their next steps, whatever that be
Many young people also come on the course to build their social confidence and work on their anxiety
There are usually between 10 – 15 young people on the course at a time, with a complete range of educational and life experiences e.g. from people that have no qualifications to university graduates
It is a full time course, with the young people being with us from 9:30 – 4:30, Monday – Friday, including half terms / any overlapping holidays

Princes Trust
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There is a new telephone advice helpline available for East Sussex residents who are affected by welfare reform changes: 0800 977 4265

More information about Welfare Reform:

Tackling Elder exploitation in our communications
Katy Bourne, the Police & Crime Commissioner for Sussex, has made tackling elder exploitation one of her top priorities in a bid to protect older people in the county from financial abuse.

Read more here

Find Rights of Way in East Sussex - click here for information

Operation Crackdown - against Anti-social Driving - click for details

Operation Crackdown

Stop Speeding Pledge - Sussex Police Initiative - read more....

Download the new Chalvington with Ripe Parish Plan
(Click the image)
Download the Chalvington with Ripe Parish Plan


We are looking for some photographs of the local area to use on this website. If you have any that you would be prepared to let us use please email them to, we will give photo credits where requested. Unfortunately we are unable to pay you for them though.

News:..... Mrs Christine Grace-Williams has been kind enough to submit two exceptionally good photographs of Ripe Church and the stained glass windows. Click here to view them

Data Protection Act: This website does not collect or store user data.

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