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Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:42

Planning: A defining and shameful legacy

In a recent article in the West Sussex County Times, Dr Roger Smith explains how local people's opinions now count for very little in a planning process tilted towards the developers' goals, not the community's.

Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:30

Planning: A defining and shameful legacy

In a recent article in the West Sussex County Times, Dr Roger Smith explains how local people's opinions now count for very little in a planning process tilted towards the developers' goals, not the community's.

The following statement from the Adur Floodwatch Group was issued in response to the announced delay of the Adur Local Plan submission to Government.

The AFG is a consortium of all the residents associations across Adur including the Shoreham Society on the east of the river. The group has been borne out of considerable community concerns because of flood risk from inappropriate development proposed in the plan.

The following statement from the Adur Floodwatch Group was issued in response to the announced delay of the Adur Local Plan submission to Government.

The AFG is a consortium of all the residents associations across Adur including the Shoreham Society on the east of the river. The group has been borne out of considerable community concerns because of flood risk from inappropriate development proposed in the plan.

The following statement from the Adur Floodwatch Group was issued in response to the announced delay of the Adur Local Plan submission to Government.

The AFG is a consortium of all the residents associations across Adur including the Shoreham Society on the east of the river. The group has been borne out of considerable community concerns because of flood risk from inappropriate development proposed in the plan.

Saturday, 28th February at The Clair Hall, Haywards Heath

You are warmly invited to join us for an event we are hosting for our members and all those who love the Sussex countryside on Saturday, 28th February. Hear about issues affecting your local countryside and CPRE’s work. We are delighted to welcome Ian Everest, Sussex Historian, who will reflect on life on a Sussex Farm during the 1950s. Ian will show a cine film from this period and talk about life on the farm and what has happened since. After coffee, Michael Nailard from The Woodland Flora & Fauna Group will talk about the invaluable conservation work of this successful local group.

Monday, 16 February 2015 11:45

Living in Sussex – Past, Present, Future

Saturday, 28th February at The Clair Hall, Haywards Heath

You are warmly invited to join us for an event we are hosting for our members and all those who love the Sussex countryside on Saturday, 28th February. Hear about issues affecting your local countryside and CPRE’s work. We are delighted to welcome Ian Everest, Sussex Historian, who will reflect on life on a Sussex Farm during the 1950s. Ian will show a cine film from this period and talk about life on the farm and what has happened since. After coffee, Michael Nailard from The Woodland Flora & Fauna Group will talk about the invaluable conservation work of this successful local group.

Friday, 13 February 2015 15:48

Update: Durand Academy

The latest news on Durand is that they submitted an appeal against the SDNPA's 2013 refusal to grant planning permission in June 2014, a public enquiry was booked for February 2015. On 11 December Durand withdrew their appeal, no reasons were given. Both the SDNPA and the local campaign group have now submitted a costs application to the Planning Inspectorate as considerable preparation work had been undertaken by legal counsel and planning experts. Meanwhile between 40 and 50 Year 9 children are being bussed to West Sussex to spend three nights a week in the former Wispers mansion in Stedham, using planning consent from 2010. No new application has been submitted but it is expected.

Friday, 13 February 2015 15:47

Update: Durand Academy

The latest news on Durand is that they submitted an appeal against the SDNPA's 2013 refusal to grant planning permission in June 2014, a public enquiry was booked for February 2015. On 11 December Durand withdrew their appeal, no reasons were given. Both the SDNPA and the local campaign group have now submitted a costs application to the Planning Inspectorate as considerable preparation work had been undertaken by legal counsel and planning experts. Meanwhile between 40 and 50 Year 9 children are being bussed to West Sussex to spend three nights a week in the former Wispers mansion in Stedham, using planning consent from 2010. No new application has been submitted but it is expected.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 14:34

Petition to save Boxal Bridge

Boxal Bridge, a landmark 1850s bridge is threatened by a West Sussex County Council plan to replace it with a two-lane structure.

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