Salehurst and Robertsbridge Parish Council


Salehurst & Robertsbridge is one of the larger parishes in East Sussex and lies mid-way between Tunbridge Wells to the north and Hastings to the south on the main London to Hastings road, the A21.


The parish is entirely contained within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


More information about the history and organisation of the parish can be found at About the Parish.

Latest News


Flooding / River Levels - latest info
8th February 2016


'Flood Alert' is no longer in force for the River Rother at Robertsbridge.



Latest information from the EA:


Monday 8th February 2016, 12:21

Rainfall during Sunday night and early Monday morning over the Rother catchment was less than forecast and levels in the Rother are now falling. The forecast is for showers during Monday afternoon but these should pass through quickly and not expected to give high rainfall totals. We continue to monitor the situation.

12:21 on 08 Feb 2016


Sunday 7th February 2016, 17:45

This Flood Alert is being issued ahead of an anticipated 15mm of rainfall on Sunday night. The river is expected to rise overnight reaching a peak level at Crowhurst Bridge around 0800 on Monday morning. The peak level at Robertsbridge is expected mid-morning on Monday. Flooding impacts should be confined to low lying fields. This Flood Alert will be updated on Monday morning.

17:45 on 07 Feb 2016



Concerned about someone sleeping rough?
February 2016



Contact StreetLink (click on pdf above) so that they can get them the relevant help and services.


Flooding / River Levels - latest info
31st January 2016


Flood 'Alert' no longer in force for the River Rother at Robertsbridge


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Do you need extra support during a power cut?
21st January 2016


UK Power Networks can provide extra support to: the elderly, those dependent on medical equipment or who have a disability or young children.


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Level Crossing Works 6th - 22nd February
21st January 2016



The level crossing in Station Rd is being improved - there will be some road closures.


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Would you like cheaper energy bills?
January 2016



You have an opportunity to potentially switch to a cheaper provider, through RDC and 'the Big Community Switch'


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Monitor River Rother levels....
11th January 2016


Up to date (within a couple of hours max) river levels can be found on the following website: Robertsbridge RI


Reporting suspicious activity...
November 2015



There is no current information that there is any specific terrorism threat within Rother, however extra vigilance may help keep us safe. Please see this thought-provoking poster, which includes the hotline number should you see anything concerning.

Forthcoming Events


Next Planning Committee Meeting
4th February 2016



There will be a Planning Committee Meeting on Thursday 4th February 2016 at Robertsbridge Youth Centre at 7.30pm.


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Annual Village Meeting (Assembly) - doors open 7pm
18th April 2016


All residents of Salehurst and Robertsbridge are warmly invited to this meeting of and for the community. Refreshments provided.


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