Burstow Parish Council

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The formal public consultation on the Pre-Submission Version of the Burstow & Smallfield Neighbourhood Plan will run from Monday 6th February 2023 until midnight on Sunday 19th March 2023. See the special consutation page on our website for more details.

On behalf of the The Gingerbread House Nursery Ltd. and the Parish Council, it is with great sadness and regret that we must inform you that the Gingerbread House Nursery will be closing.  

Like many other nurseries, we are struggling with staff recruitment and find it impossible to continue.  The last day will be the 24th February 2023

We understand that this may come as a shock, and apologise for any inconvenience you and your family may feel, and which we will do our best to help minimise. 

The Planning Committee followed by Extraordianary Full Council meetings will take place on Tuesday 10th January 2023, commencing at 6:45 pm.
After the Full Council the Properties and Projects committee will meet.

All are welcome.


For the time being, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 2pm, the café in the Centenary Hall is open as a warm hub.

There is free wi-fi, people can charge devices if needed, vending machines available for snacks and hot drinks but equally people are welcome to bring their own to save money. People can work, chat, read, almost anything really!  

We will facility will be regularly reviewed and adapted as needed.

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