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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:15

Brighton & Hove District Report

Written by CPRE Sussex

The Brighton & Hove Local CPRE Group was reformed in the autumn of 2016, having been dormant for few years. Since then four meetings have been held in the Old Ship Hotel on Brighton seafront. 

City Councillors on BHCC’s Policy, Resources & Growth Committee rejected a senior officers’ recommendation to resume the sale of Plumpton Hill and Poynings Field at their meeting yesterday, 19th January.

Monday, 12 December 2016 09:04

Brighton: Green spaces demonstration

Written by William Shaw

A Green​S​paces demonstration took place ​on Tuesday outside Hove Town Hall directed at the Brighton & Hove City Council's Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee. Questions were put to the committee from groups involved in the recently formed S​ave​ Our Green Spaces SOGS and in the new year the council will prioritise what it funds based on it's recent questionnaire the 'Big Conversation' i.e. it will make cuts to those areas deemed less popular. Pressure will continue in this direction. The next committee meeting is on 17th Jan (4pm, Hove Town Hall).

Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:59

CPRE Sussex requests dialogue over sale of Downland.

Written by CPRE Sussex

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.

An Elm tree in Brighton’s Seven Dials has been shortlisted for the Woodland Trust’s ‘Tree of the Year’.

Friday, 22 April 2016 10:09

85-home plan in Ovingdean turned down

Written by CPRE Sussex

An 85-home development on greenfield land between Ovingdean, Rottingdean and Woodingdean has been dismissed at appeal.

The application to build 85 homes at Meadow Vale was rejected by Brighton and Hove City Council’s planning committee last year, but the developers, Lightwood Strategic, appealed the decision.

Thursday, 19 March 2015 14:34

News from other groups: Brighton FOE manifesto

Written by William Shaw

Brighton and Hove Friends of the Earth (BHFOE) launched its city manifesto A City for People, in which it lists four issues it thinks politicians need to prioritise. These are:

Friday, 19 December 2014 11:43

CPRE Sussex response to Brighton & Hove City Plan

Written by CPRE Sussex

On 15 December, CPRE Sussex submitted its response to the Brighton and Hove City Plan, making five objections. For reference, the proposed changes to the City Plan can be downloaded from the council's website [PDF 5.4MB]

Thursday, 06 November 2014 12:11

New submissions

Written by CPRE Sussex

Documents submitted by Brighton and Hove CPRE Sussex district:

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