The Parish of Ewhurst

Welcome to the community web site for Ewhurst in East Sussex (UK) - a civic parish comprising the villages and settlements of Staplecross, Ewhurst Green and Cripps Corner. We hope you will find something of interest here - whether you are a resident, visitor or have a business in the parish.
We welcome your news, diary dates and contact details for your club, society or business - as well as feedback - in fact, anything you think might be of interest! If you would like to exchange news and views relevant to the parish why not sign up to our Facebook page?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Ewhurst Parish Council taken the decision to cancel all meetings. Officers are still working and can be contacted via the the Clerk at

Meetings of the Parish Council are conducted in accordance with our Standing Orders.

Members of the public are welcome to attend our meetings to ask questions and to comment on the proceedings with the consent of the Chairman.

Latest Parish News

Ewhurst Parish Council joins the nation in mourning the death of his Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021.


April 2021
Prince Philip

Details of an online Book of Condolence has been published at . Residents are encouraged to seek this out and record a message.

Job Vacancy - Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer


March 2021
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Ewhurst Parish Council Proper Officer and

Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

15 hours per week ranging from £17.10 to £20.10 per hour based on NALCs pay scale 29 – 35 depending on applicant’s skills and knowledge. Previous experience in a similar role desirable but not required if applicants can demonstrate sound experience/qualities outlined in the person specification. For full details please visit: .

The Parish Council in Ewhurst is seeking to appoint ahighly organised, self-motivated individual who has the abilityto show initiative. The role would suit someone with good financial and project management experience who is looking for a flexible part time role working with a community focused Parish Council.

Key qualities from potential candidates must include:

· Excellent organisational skills and be able to plan and prioritise own workload.

· Flexible and proactive manner with the ability to manage a range of situations.

· Sound financial experience and understanding.

· Ability to carry out budget setting/management and monthly bookkeeping.

· Good people and communication skills.

· Ability to manage the day-to-day functions of the Parish Council.

Closing date for applications: 12th May 2021 by 9pm

For a full Job Pack please

For an informal chat about the role please ring the Locum Clerk, Jane Clarke on 01580 472 052.

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