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Friday, 03 February 2017 08:55

Write now: Selling Eastbourne Downs

Below is a letter to Councillor Tutt, Leader, Eastbourne Council from the South Downs Network, an independent, voluntary network of conservation, environmental and community organisations with an interest in the South Downs.

We urge CPRE Sussex's membership to write to Councillor Tutt to articulate their concerns about its plan to sell off the majority of its landholding in the South Downs.

Thursday, 12 January 2017 09:59

CPRE Sussex back Horsham incinerator protest

CPRE Sussex and other campaign groups including Noincinerator4Horsham were joined by local residents on Sunday 8th January as they held up banners and expressed their anger over plans to build a new £150m incinerator in Horsham.

Friday, 06 January 2017 14:08

ACT NOW: Eastbourne's Downland farms

Despite the outcry that Eastbourne Borough Council has faced since it announced its plan to sell off the majority of its landholding in the South Downs, this scheme is still being pursued. 

Members, staff and friends enjoyed a delicious festive lunch at Tottington Manor Hotel on 7th December to celebrate CPRE’s 90th anniversary. 

Download Lord Tariq's reply below.

The Chairs of CPRE Sussex and the South Downs Society have written to Council Leader Warren Morgan requesting a dialogue about land sales.

Under a Freedom of Information information request made by Dave Bangs, Brighton and Hove City Council have revealed information about recent sales of downland land.

The areas marked in purple are the areas sold for a total of £378,100.

See: CPRE Sussex requests dialogue over sale of Downland.

4 November 2016

CPRE Sussex meets with Hugh Merriman MP as part of the High Weald Network to talk about the AONB.

New data released by WWF and the Zoological Society of Londn reveals that overall global vertebrate populations are on course to decline by an average of 67% from 1970 levels by the end of this decade, unless urgent action is taken to reduce humanity’s impact on species and ecosystems.

18 Oct 2016. CPRE Sussex made representations to the South Downs National Park Authority concerning the application at Markwell's Wood-I Well Site, South Holt Farm, for drilling and "hydrocarbon wells".

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