From “Farmwatch”, dated 12 August 2018 A land owner from Penhurst reported that over the last few weeks that they’ve heard gun shots close to the boundary of their land. Poachers are suspected as another local farmer recently had a calf shot. A suspicious vehicle was spotted recently and police have its details.
I am very pleased to say that Brightling now has a Tree Warden: Mr Doug Edworthy. Doug is already the Tree Warden for Dallington Parish and is happy to take on the role for Brightling as well. The main things that a Tree Warden does are: Championing the maintenance of the current parish tree stock […]
Notes from the Flower Show 21st July 2018 Once again Brightlingers made the Flower Show happen. Everyone said it would all fall into place on the day, and it did! David and I had big shoes to fill following in Victoria’s and Vanessa’s footsteps but with the support and generosity of all involved we managed […]
Brightling mine is growing. The last time I wrote about this I mentioned that there was a plan to double production during 2018, and recently some parish councillors including myself paid a visit to the mine and learned a little more of these plans from Mr John Chow, the new manager. At the moment, nearly […]