News – Icklesham Parish Council


Electoral Commission Pre-Election Webinar – 7th March

The Electoral Commission is hosting a pre-election webinar for candidates and their agents taking part in elections in England on 4 May. The webinar provides an opportunity to gain essential information on the nomination process and the spending and donation rules, including information on: standing for election the nominations process when the spending rules apply... Read More

Rural Households Survey on the Cost of Living Crisis

The Rural Services Network and the Rural Issues Group of Citizens Advice are jointly running a survey to understand more about rural household budgets at, what is, a very difficult time for many. Research has shown that those living in rural areas face some extra costs. The survey aims to explore the impacts for rural... Read More

ESCC November/ December Update

Please see the attached Parish update from Cllr Keith Glazer   Parish Report Nov-Dec 2022

Icklesham Memorial Hall Tuesday Club

Icklesham Memorial Hall are running a new ‘Tuesday Club’ every Tuesday from 6th December 2022 to 29th March 2023(except 27th December) from 1 pm to 3 pm at Icklesham Memorial Hall. “Come and meet old and make new friends in the warmth of our village hall. There will be free tea/coffee/soup/cake/biscuits. We will have art... Read More

Rye Seniors Fair 21st October 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Rye Seniors Fair, Organised by Sally-Ann Hart MP Date and Time: 21st October 2022 and time of 2pm to 4pm Location: Rye Community Centre, Conduit Hill, Rye, TN31 7LE So far, the confirmed stalls are: Rye British Legion Friends of St Mary’s REACT Rye Neighbourhood Plan Rye Vax Centre Rye Hub Homes for Ukraine British... Read More

Winchelsea Traffic Calming Public Meeting – Saturday 21st May at 11.00 am

A public meeting has been organised for Saturday 21st May at 11.00 am. The meeting will be held at Winchelsea New Hall. Lawrence Stringer will be in attendance to give a presentation on the options considered and to answer any questions residents may have. Please see the agenda below. Winchelsea Traffic Scheme – Public Meeting... Read More

Annual Parish Meeting – Monday 16th May at Winchelsea New Hall

CHAIR REPORT ANNUAL MEETING 16.5.22 Note for parishes – ESCC summary of achievements 2021-22 Rother District Council Report for PCs May 2022 Notice of APM 2022 The Annual Parish Meeting has been arranged for Monday 16th May 7.00 pm at Winchelsea New Hall. Please see notice above for further details.

Harbour Master Update March 2022

Please see the Harbour Masters update for March 2022. Harbour Master Update – March 2022

Chairman’s April Update

MEETINGS in April Monday 11th. Planning Committee at Rye Harbour Village Hall at 6.15, followed by Finance Committee. Monday 25th. Planning Committee in the Court Hall, Winchelsea, at 6.15. Meeting cancellations.  The meetings scheduled for 28th March were cancelled.  Covid played its part as the Clerk, as well as some Councillors have caught it recently.... Read More


Icklesham Parish Council are looking for site representatives to represent each allotment site. The site representatives will be involved in the Allotment Committee Meetings and will be entitled to vote on anything other than financial matters. If you would like any further information or would like to express an interest in being an allotment site... Read More


Icklesham Parish Council intend to establish a working party to clear the empty paddock adjacent to the Rye Harbour Allotments site with a view to creating more allotments. The working party will comprise of residents and Councillors. If you would like any further information or would like to express an interest in being a part... Read More

ESCC March Update

Please see the attached update from County Councillor Keith Glazier. ESCC Update March 2022

Chairman’s November update

MEETINGS in December Monday 13th. Planning Committee in the Court Hall at 6.15, followed by a closed budget meeting. Allotments The Allotment Committee met towards the end of November.  Progress was made on updating the waiting list and starting the process of reviewing the condition of plots.  There are vacant plots that need some work... Read More

Press release 11th September 2021

On Saturday 11th September Icklesham Parish Council celebrated the final return of the flagpole at Rye Harbour which was looking pretty bare for months without it  –  it seems somehow fitting that it coincided with the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Huge thanks to Cllr. Andi Rivett and Rock Channel Marine for dealing with the repair... Read More

Vacancy for Full Time Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Applications are invited for a confident and energetic person to work up to 37 hours per week as Responsible Financial Officer and Clerk to deal with the important administration of the Parish. It is a large diverse area which means that we provide local facilities for each of the communities and maintain those facilities. Our... Read More