Update: Despite a guarantee to keep the Ockley base Hi
Scott-Broadwood school open until the end of July, and a consultation as to its
long-term future, the Head and Governors broke their pledge and closed the
school on 31st March. This is a dreadful blow for the village and brings
to an end 176 years of wonderful education for our children.
We, The Parent Action Group, are convinced that Ockley deserves and needs a
village school, and we believe that we have your support. We are therefore
holding another village meeting on Thursday 18th May at 7.30pm in
Ockley Village Hall to discuss the various options that we believe are open to
us to get the school back up and running. We would therefore urge you to
come to this meeting and give your backing to the campaign to "Save Our
We will be open and ready for you all at 10am and the show will go on until around 2pm!
We are very excited to bring to you some of the finest local produce
around! We will have the famous Norbury Blue and Dirty Vicar cheeses.
Grass fed lamb from Lingfield. Chalkhills bakery breads. White lodge
farm with bacon, sausages, gammon, ham and pork. Jam packed will be
bringing hand stirred jams, chutneys and
honey. Pimpernel fisheries with fresh fish, cooked crabs and lobsters
from Salcombe. Etherly farm poultry and eggs. Surrey hills coffee. Big
blue cow biltong. Made scents handmade candles. Anila's Indian sauces
and chutneys. Surrey pasties sausage rolls. Ockley florists. Sussex
charmer cheeses. Firebird brewery. S and s patisserie fresh fruit tarts
This is the
first instalment which will continue on the first Sunday of each month
offering a variety of different products so please come down and show
support to local businesses!!
You will find us next door to Village green farm shop on Coles lane in Ockley!
This Temporary Order is required to enable BT to carry out pole removal
and/or installation works and to carry out overhead cable works. These
works are anticipated to be carried out within three days between the
hours of 08.00hrs and 18.00hrs during the three month period of
operation of this Order that commences on 8th May 2017. Advanced warning
signs will be displayed and the temporary closure will only operate
when the relevant traffic signs are displayed. Access will be maintained
for pedestrians, emergency vehicles, residents and businesses.
The effect of which will be to prohibit vehicles from entering or
proceeding in that length of (D293) Weare Street, Ockley that extends
from a point 88 metres south-west of its junction with the access road
leading to the property known as “Midways” to a point in-line with the
westernmost side of the main property building of the property known as
“Weare Street Cottage”. The alternative route for traffic will be via
Weare Street, Stane Street, Coles Lane and Weare Street or this route in