East Preston Village

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East Preston Festival 2012

The Carnival photos for 2012 are now available

The festival week (1-10 June) coincided with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee week and the joint themes are the celebrations of this event and the Olympics coming to London.

A free 32 page re-designed festival programme detailing over 100 community events was produced and, due to the generosity of the Parish Council, delivered to every household in East Preston.

You can see an online version of the Festival Programme by clicking this link

This year's festival brought the return of many popular events including Ark Nappy Run/Challenge (2 June), Girl Guides Summer Fayre (2 June), Festival Songs of Praise (3 June) and Open Gardens/Art Trail (6/7 June). There were also many new events.
More information about the East Preston Festival here

NEW in DECEMBER - Job Vacancies and Articles

We added a new section called ARTICLES, and we invite you to contribute. Thanks to Aby at The Creation Station for the first one, which should help you with any bored kids during the winter weeks. Please spread the word around the village!

We also added a JOB VACANCY page to the Village website, and provided the ability for businesses and organisations to add any vacancies they may have. You could be the first to add a job vacancy if you're looking for someone for your business, organisation, charity or club.

Thursday 25 November by-election

Results are now on the NEWS page. We were approached by some residents, seeking more information on the candidates for this week's by-election to elect new councillors. So, we sent a request to the candidates, and asked them to send us a statement that we can put on this site. Please visit the by-election page for more information.


Butterfly photo by Ellie Jackson (age 9) from from East Preston Junior School
To remind you of sunny days...
A butterfly photo by Ellie Jackson (age 9)
East Preston Junior School

October/November 2010

We've added some more photos to the 2010 Classic Car Show page, and links to crime statistics on the LINKS page. Finally, there's now a NEWS/EVENTS panel, so you can see 'at a glance' what's going on in East Preston.

August/September 2010

At the Full Council meeting on Monday 6 September, in light of the recent Parish Poll result, the Parish Council resolved not to pursue the Village Hall extension project. See NEWS.

A Parish Poll took place on Wednesday 25 August, regarding the Village Hall extension. The result of the poll was NO. Please see NEWS for more information. Please visit a page that we've specifically set up about the Village Hall extension. The page contains links to articles in the Littlehampton Gazette.

July 2010

We moved a few things around the website pages and added a new page describing who's involved in the East Preston site and why we created the site for East Preston Village. If you haven't seen them yet, take a look at the Festival Week photos and video. Click the FESTIVAL button on the left or click here for Festival photos.

You will find images from many of the events - Arts & Flowers, Party on the Green, Happy Tappers, Open Gardens, Carnival, Schools' Fete, Rose Show, Croquet & the Novelty Dog Show - are available to view.



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Thank you for support and contributing to the East Preston Village website.
Richard (Shortcut Barbers), Colin (The Sussex Victuallers), Graham (Streets Ahead).