Lancing Parish Council


Lancing Parish Council was set up in 1894. It covers the area between Shoreham-by-sea and Worthing from Western Road (adjacent to Brooklands) and Sompting in the west through to the River Adur in the east. It stretches from the beach and coast inland to include part of the South Downs.


Working in partnership with the local community to make Lancing a great place to live, work, visit and enjoy.





Monks Rec Consultation


Lancing Parish Council, together with many community groups, has been working towards the Monks Rec Improvement Project. Those involved include Keep Lancing Lovely, Lancing Community Bike Project, Lancing Football Club, Lancing Parish Youth Council, Lancing United Football Club, Lancing Youth Football Club, Sussex County Football Association, The Globe Primary School, West Sussex County Council, Worthing & Horsham District Sunday Football League and local experts.


A survey was conducted locally in August 2017 to find out what Lancing residents want at Monks Rec. Since then, the working group has created a brief and conceptual design based on the results. A consultation was held in spring 2018, ending April 2018. The results can be found here


Additional information can be found here


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Latest News


12th July 2018



Please click on link to access the above newsletter which is produced twice each year by the Department of Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs.


Casual Vacancy - Mash Barn Ward
3rd July 2018



Please click on the link to view the notice of the above Casual Vacancy for Mash Barn Ward.


Councillor Announcement
3rd July 2018


It is with deep sadness that Lancing Parish Council announces the death of Councillor David Lambourne. Councillor Lambourne was elected as a Parish Councillor in 2016 and also served on Adur District Council. He was a great film lover and instrumental in the creation of the Luxor Revival Cinema. He will be greatly missed.


Bins on Beach Green


Adur District Council has provided 8 additional wheelie bins to Lancing Parish Council to help combat the amount of litter created from visitors to Beach Green and Widewater. It is hoped that the number of bins now present will be sufficient to address the issue of overflowing bins that arose last weekend, which is then made worse by wildlife, such as seagulls and foxes, raiding and scattering rubbish further afield.


Widewater Water Levels


The Parish Council works in partnership with West Sussex County Council, local residents' conservation group the World of Widewater (WoW) and Shoreham and District Ornithological Society to manage the local nature reserve known as Widewater Lagoon. The Environment Agency also provides advice and assistance when necessary.


Widewater is a land locked tidal lagoon and reliant on an Environment Agency mitigation pipe for the flow of water into the lagoon. Inside the pipe are boards which can be removed or inserted to help with water levels.


WSCC officers monitor the lagoon on a regular basis and, whilst previous high tides were anticipated to ease the low water level situation that started to occur a few weeks ago, this unfortunately was not the case and the situation has become much more of a concern. The EA therefore removed the pipe boards last week before the high tide that was due last weekend and the boards will remain out until after the next high tide cycle this month at the least.


The EA also plan to be on site at the mitigation pipe chamber on Monday 9 July to remove any recent build-up of shingle from the chamber and pipe; the next high tide cycle starts Tuesday, 10 July. Routine monitoring will then continue as previously described.


Forthcoming Events


1st May 2018


Please click here to view details of the above arranged by Lancing Kitesurfing Club for July


Parish Council Surgeries from June to August 2018
2nd June 2018



Please click on the link to view details of the above surgeries.


24th June 2018



Please click on the link to view details of a Christmas Fair that will be held in our halls. The organisers are inviting stall holders to attend (details on the poster )


Keep Lancing Lovely - Monthly Litter Picks -2018
24th June 2018



Please click on the link to view the dates for this year's litter picking Sunday mornings.



Please ensure that you are wearing stout footwear



All the best to you!

The Keep Lancing Lovely Team





Yoga on Monday and Thursday Mornings in the Parish Halls
16th July 2018



Please click on link to view the poster advertising the above class.



The teacher has provided this information below for interested parties.


"it's mostly Hatha yoga with a fusion of other yoga styles I have loved over the years. We will focus on breath to help us go deeper into our practice and may do a short meditation practice. People shouldn't worry about not being flexible or too old etc. We will go at a pace comfortable for all. Cost will be £5 drop for an introductory period. I will provide mats, but people are very welcome to bring their own".


Lancing Indoor Market on Tuesday Mornings 9 am - 12.15pm
17th July 2018



Please click on the link to view the poster for the above Tuesday Market held in the Jubilee Hall.


The next market is on Tuesday 17 July.














Pilates Class on Tuesday Evenings
17th July 2018



Please click on the link for further details on the above new class.


Pilates and Relaxation - Wednesday morning class
18th July 2018



Please click on the link for further details of the above which is in our Jubilee Hall every Wednesday morning.






Sussex Keyboard and Organ Club Concert on Thursday 19 July 2018
19th July 2018


Attention all Music Lovers - Sussex Keyboard and Organ Club will be performing at 7.15 pm on Thursday 19 July 2018




Community Cinema - "Another Mother's Son" on Monday 6 August 2018
6th August 2018



Please click on the link to view details of the above film. No pre-booking necessary - just turn up!