The latest news published by East Grinstead Town Council can be found below.

October 2019

Charity Quiz Night

15 October 2019

Rooms For Hire – Glen Vue Community Hub

11 October 2019

Age UK East Grinstead & District have rooms available for hire at the Glen Vue Community Hub in East Grinstead. The rooms vary in size and can be used for small meetings, presentations, groups or clubs.

The Glen Vue Community Hub is very central, being close to the train station, bus network and a public car park is situated to the rear of the building. The Centre is open from 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and Age UK East Grinstead & District would like community groups and local residents to be aware the building is available to book. Hourly room hire rates start from £8.00 per hour, dependent on room size, (a minimum of 2 hour bookings available). There is also a reception and waiting area.

Rooms available include:

  • Woodbury – for a maximum of 48 people, the room is 9 metres by 4.5 metres.
  • Imberhorne – for a maximum of 27 people, the room is 4 metres by 3 metres.
  • Ashplats – for a maximum of 3 people, the room is 2.6 metres by 2.9 metres.

If you want to hire a room, contact Katie McDonald on or 01342 327046 (Option 2).

Just Breathe – Age UK East Grinstead & District

11 October 2019

Self Care Week

11 October 2019

Changes to opening hours at Household Waste Recycling Sites

11 October 2019

Winter opening hours at all 11 Household Waste Recycling Sites (HWRSs) in West Sussex started on 1 October 2019.

Sites are now open from 9am until 4pm until 31 March 2020.

There are also some seasonal changes to the days sites are open. Burgess Hill, Chichester, Worthing, and Crawley will open for six days a week during the winter months.

Chichester closes on Tuesdays and Burgess Hill, Worthing, and Crawley close on Thursdays.

Householders who drive a commercial-type vehicle are also being reminded to obtain a free permit before visiting the HWRSs.

The permits are designed to help address congestion at the sites and eliminate illegal disposal of commercial waste.

Starting School – September 2020

1 October 2019

  • Apply online at
  • Applications can be made between 7 October 2019 and 15 January 2020
  • Special rules apply for house movers until 15 February 2020
  • Further information for parents is available on our website now
  • Staff are available to support on 03330 142 903