About Us

What is a Parish Council?

It is a statutory local authority set up under the Local Government Act 1972.
The name Chalvington with Ripe Parish Council is a little misleading as it covers the villages of Chalvington, Ripe and Deanland Wood. Elections to parish councils are held every four years. Chalvington with Ripe Parish Council has 7 councillors who meet regularly to make decisions on the work and direction of the council. Chalvington with Ripe Parish Councillors do not receive any salary but contribute a great deal of their time and energy to ensure the smooth running of the Parish.

Chalvington with Ripe Parish Councillors can be contacted thus;


Parish Councillors

Norma Dashfield        

Register of Interests

17 Deer Haven
Deanland Wood Park
BN27 3XZ.

01825 873264


normad@yahoo.com
Alison Dunbar Dempsey
(Vice Chairman)
Register of Members' Interests
  01323 811430
07795 203874

alisondunbardempsey@gmail.com

John Ward

Register of Members Interests
2 The Meadows
Deanland Wood Park
BN27 3WY
01825 873162
j.ward145@btinternet.com
Bill Rogers

Abbots Barn
Darp Lane
Ripe

01323 811224
07710 738963

Debbie Turner Newhouse Farm
Chalvington
BN27 3TB
07918-703062
01323-811233
turner.consulting@btinternet.com
Geoff White

Register of Members Interests
Eckington House
Deanland Road
Ripe
BN8 6AR
07711 484888
Lady Susan Conway
(Chairperson)
  01323 811288
S.Conway@associate.ids.ac.uk
Parish Clerk
Alison Stevens 31 Banner Way
Stone Cross
BN24 5FE

01323 460007
07501 676569
chalvingtonripe@aol.com

District Councillor
David Watts

Ashridge
28 Sunstar Lane
Polegate
East Sussex
BN26 5HS

07984 577146

cllr.david.watts@wealden.gov.uk

County Councillor
Nick Bennett Quarry Cottage
Royal Oak Lane
High Hurstwood
cllr.nick.bennett@eastsussex.gov.uk

How are we funded?

The money the Parish Council spends comes from the Council Tax. This money is called the Precept and is used to improve facilities and services for local people

Other Useful Numbers:

Emergency Services                              999
Sussex Police (Non emergency)            0845 60 70 999
Fire and Rescue (Fire safety)                0845 130 8855
Trading Standards                                01323 418200
Consumer Direct                                   08454 040506
Buy With Confidence                            01323 418215
Energywatch                                        0845 906 0708


All contents¬©2010-2018 Chalvington with Ripe Parish Council     Website: MassMedia Ltd       update 020318