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Friday, 31 October 2014 10:26

CPRE Sussex training session: Nov 3

Our next CPRE Sussex training session 'Influencing Local Plans' is on Monday 3rd November 10.30-12.30 at Community Base, Brighton.

The training will be led by Frank Rallings, Senior Lecturer in Town Planning at the University of Brighton.

Friday 17 October 2014

Last night, the winners in this year’s Campaign to Protect Rural England (Sussex) Countryside Awards were revealed at a prestigious ceremony at Firle Place, Lewes, courtesy of Lord and Lady Gage.

The evening was a celebration of the Sussex countryside and the projects that create opportunity, enhance cherished landscapes through innovation and tackle pressing environmental issues across the county.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 12:24

Artists Paint a Canvas for Sussex

Artists from many local villages including Hurstpierpoint, Henfield, Bolney, Wineham and Steyning have joined forces to create a collection of work depicting the beautiful countryside at risk from proposals for a new town in the area.

Hear about the A27 plans for your area and join the debate about the future for transport in Sussex

Saturday 8 November, 10am - 1pm
St John’s Church Hall, Church Road, Polegate BN26 5BX

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, 8th November. Find out about the A27 proposals east of Lewes and planning concerns on your doorstep. Get together with like-minded people in your area and discuss local issues over coffee.

Friday, 26 September 2014 12:03

Local plan upates

Please note the following news updates to Local Plans in the Lewes district:

19 September 2014

The Sussex County Times published a major article yesterday on planning, quoting Dr Roger Smith of CPRE Sussex's Horsham District discussing the recent report Targeting The Countryside.

18 Sept 2014

Lewes District Council Planning Applications Committee unanimously refused, against a strong recommendation from their officers, an application by Gleeson Strategic Land to build 110 houses on a greenfield site in Ringmer.

After several months of reviewing entries and visiting projects, we are pleased to announce that the following projects have become our finalists for this year’s ceremony, which takes place at Firle Place on the evening of the 16th October.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:53

Student Bursary: apply now

The Annual CPRE Sussex Countryside Trust Bursary of £500.00 will be awarded to a student from the University of Sussex studying Environmental Sciences who has a serious interest in raising awareness of environmental and countryside issues over the full course of the coming year (between October 2014 and July 2015).

Thursday, 04 September 2014 08:17

CPRE Sussex: Formal objection to Ovingdean estate

2 September 2014

CPRE Sussex submitted our formal objection to the 100 home development on the 9-acre site at Meadow Vale. Lightwood Property have submitted an application to Brighton and Hove Council to build homes on the greenfield site. The full text of our objection, submitted by CPRE Chair David Johnson, can be read below.

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