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South Downs National Park Statutory Document

The South Downs National Park is currently reviewing its senior statutory document, the South Downs National Park Partnership Management Plan.  You can find it here. The current version runs from 2014-2019 so now is the time for them to know of any groups, community groups or individuals, whom they don’t yet know about, who are […]

Selborne Parish Council Meetings

Selborne Parish Council is now holding its meetings in public. Members of the public are very welcome to join our meetings and can ask questions during the public participation section of the meeting. If you cannot attend but wish to ask a question please contact the Clerk as follows: Telephone: 07908 408025 Email: clerk@selborneparishcouncil.gov.uk You […]

SELBORNE POST OFFICE LETTER

Frequently Asked Questions Selborne Parish Council covers the villages of Selborne, Blackmoor and Oakhanger.  Selborne and surrounding countryside are famous for its association with the eighteenth-century naturalist Gilbert White. In his book ‘The Natural History of Selborne’, he meticulously recorded his observations on the plants, birds and animals of this lovely part of Hampshire. Much of the […]

Annual Audit

Each year Selborne Parish Council’s Annual Return is audited by an auditor appointed by the Audit Commission.  Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounts including the annual return and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to the Accounting Statements.  These documents for Selborne Parish Council are to be made […]

South Downs National Park Local Plan: Preferred Options Consultation

The South Downs National Park Local Plan has now been submitted for examination and will be considered by the Inspector in Autumn 2018.  Selborne Parish Council submitted a Position Statement following the meeting on 19 September and will be sending representatives to the Examinations.  Further information on the SDNPA Local Plan can be found on the SDNPA website by following this link.

Defibrillators installed at Village Halls in the parish

The Parish Council has purchased three automatic external defibrillators which have been installed at the village halls in the parish.  The machines are for use by the public in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The machines are easy to use and anyone regardless of training can use the defibrillators as the machines provide audio instructions.

Budget and Precept

Selborne Parish Council decided on 17 January 2018 to increase its precept (the Parish Council’s share of the Council Tax) by £18,098 for the financial year beginning 1 April 2018.
 It will mean that a Band D household will pay approximately £1.49 per week to finance the Parish Council. The Parish Council is responsible for […]

Ambulance First Responder Scheme

Two local residents have been successful in setting up a First Responder Scheme in Selborne, which also covers East Tisted, Newton Valence, Greatham, Liss, West and East Worldham and other surrounding areas as required. The team members have their own medical emergency kit bag containing oxygen, a defibrillator and other medical essentials. On receipt of […]

Village Design Statement (VDS)

The VDS for Selborne identifies the distinctive character of the village and its buildings in terms of size, shape, proportion, scale and materials. It provides guidance for would-be developers on the local characteristics and qualities that residents value in the village and its surroundings. People applying for planning permission must show that they have complied […]