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.

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


Dates for next meeting
Tues 25th July Full Council Meeting Hayton Baker Hall 7.30pm start

Chalvington with Ripe Parish Council has called an extra planning application. The meeting is on Tuesday 25th July and is at 5pm. The meeting is to comment on;

WD/2017/1084/F - Kitty Hawk Farm, Darp Lane, Ripe, BN8 6BB - Demolition of existing residential dwelling and erection of a single replacement dwelling with associated extension to residential curtilage.

Agenda Here


Click Here for Full Details
Village Agents - 2 posts (Ref: VALWV)
Lewes & South Wealden Villages
Annual Salary on a scale starting at £21,268 (pro rata)
Fixed term contract to 30th June 2018
Part-time – 17.5 hours per week
28 days (pro rata) annual holiday and contributory pension scheme

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

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