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2 December 2012

A controversial planning application for eco-holiday lodges at Bewl Water has been turned down. It was CPRE Sussex’s view that this development would be inappropriate and damaging to the tranquillity of Bewl Water, which is popular for recreational use and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Published in Current news

19 November 2012

CPRE Sussex joined forces with CPRE national office and the National Association of Local Councils NALC to provide a planning workshop for Sussex Parish councillors to assist them in making Neighbourhood Plans. The event at Pulborough on 1st November was attended by parish councillors from Birdham, Henfield, Herstmonceux, Hunston, Patching, Petworth, Pulborough, Southbourne, Westhampnett and Woolbeding with Redford.


Published in Current news

9 August 2012

The Government is consulting on plans to relax the rules relating to change of use of buildings. This change, if approved, could have serious implications for the way farm buildings are used in the countryside, with impacts such as additional traffic from commuting.

Published in Update

26 July 2012

Our Neighbourhood Planning event on 24 July was a great success and brought villages together from across the county to discuss local issues and learn how to take forward their own Neighbourhood Plans.

Published in Update
Friday, 13 July 2012 12:24

Easton Farm appeal: decision date set

13 July 2012

CPRE Sussex CT continues to fight a proposal for an enormous glasshouse complex at Almodington on the Manhood Peninsula. It is obvious that this proposal will be a significant intrusion into the landscape and will generate a great deal of heavy lorry movement in an area of quiet country lanes and already congested access to the A27. The decision date for the Easton Farm appeal, also known as the Manhood Peninsula /Madestein appeal, has now been set to August 13.

Published in Chichester

Wednesday 25th July 2012
Barcombe Village Hall

This FREE one-day event hosted by CPRE Sussex is designed to help Parishes in Sussex get started with their Neighbourhood Plans. The workshop will provide the necessary information and support to allow communities to start work on their Neighbourhood Plans with confidence.

Published in Past events

Download this 64 page, 8-step guide covering simple steps to take if you want to prepare a neighbourhood plan.

Published in Planning

The following article by Alex Oxborough was runner up in the Sussex CPRE Environmental Journalism Awards 2012

Government planning policy puts Sussex countryside at risk

Environmental groups have warned that new planning policy guidelines, recently released by the coalition government, are a threat to the countryside, ancient woodland and the character of rural communities.

Published in Previous years winners
Thursday, 23 February 2012 13:28

Mid Sussex District Council Draft Plan

The local CPRE Mid Sussex district group has responded to the Draft District Plan. Download our response summary and full comments below.

Published in Current news
Monday, 23 February 2009 11:03


February 2009

CPRE Sussex has welcomed the refusal by the Secretary of State of three housing application appeals on the edges of Uckfield. The sites are Downlands Farm, Bird in Eye North and Bird in Eye South. All of the sites fall outside the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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