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The High Weald AONB have a consultation on a design guide for new housing development.
Click on the link below to see full details/take part in this consultation.
http://www.highweald.org/look-after/planning/design-guide-consultation.html

Temporary road closure Netherfield Hill - area to be closed is from its junction with the P6950 Beech Farm House to the property known as Club House - a distance of 1.125 metres.  This is for BT Openreach cabling works starting 3rd July and ending 4th July.  The working hours are from 0930 to 1530.
Click on the link below for a map and more details.
Netherfield Hill Road Closure

The Annual General Meeting of the Mountfield Village Hall Committee will be held on 18th June 2019 at 7.00pm in the Village Hall.
Click on the link below for more details.
MVHC AGM 18.06.19

East Sussex Highways will be carrying out repairs to Coal Bridge in Mountfield Lane - the work will start on 10.06.19 and continue for three weeks.  Mountfield Lane will be closed at the bridge for the duration of the works.
The Diversion route is - Mountfield Lane - Church Lane - New Cut - A2100 (London Road) - Netherfield Road - B2096 Darwell Hill - Battle Road - Hollingrove Road - Kent Lane - Mountfield Lane and vice versa.
Click on the link below for a map and more details.
Map and details of road closure

The new Mountfield Goose House was successfully launched and installed today – see pictures below.

We are going to need another landing platform for the geese, Mountfield geese have particularly big feet, and Mountfield Parish Council are on the case with that.

Many thanks to our intrepid launching and installation crew – Susan and Barry O’Sullivan, Dave Craven and Lee Gray we also understand that Donna Gray directed operations from the safety of the bank.  They did not fly a Jolly Roger but have got the bit between their teeth and are now looking at cruise ships and aircraft carriers.

There are plans afoot for tidying up the pond, so any more volunteers will be welcomed with open arms.

Seriously, we could not have done this without them, a real community effort.

Go Mountfield Launching Crew!

Our new goose house
3 Ducks (Geese) in a Row
3 Ducks (Geese) in a row
Putting it all together

Just thought I'd share with you the glorious wild garlic blooms in Darwell Wood, they seem to go on for miles and are simply breathtaking.
The photo was taken last Tuesday when walking our pup (Alfie) in Darwell, we go regularly, about twice a week, and in all weathers, Darwell is enchanting in all seasons.

Wild Garlic in Darwell Wood May 2019