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February 2010

Speaking at the Gatwick Airport Consultative Committee (GATCOM) meeting on 28 January 2010, Sir David Rowlands, former Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport and current Chairman of the Board of Gatwick Airport Ltd ruled out a second runway at Gatwick for the foreseeable future.

CPRE Sussex has welcomed the news that Ford in Sussex has been struck off the list of Ecotowns in a statement made by the Housing Minister, John Healey.

This announcement follows extensive consultation by the Department of Communities and Local Government ending on 30 April 2009.

Saturday, 23 May 2009 10:59


Written by Local Group Web Manager: Penny Hudd

December 2009

We are pleased to hear that the planning committee of Wealden DC have rejected the 520 houses proposed at Honey Farm, Eastbourne Road. A report from the planning officer produced 8 reasons for refusal, all endorsed. See attached PDF.

CPRE Sussex have supported the re-opening of the Countryside Centre at Beachy Head, Near Eastbourne.

Monday, 23 February 2009 11:03


Written by Local Group Web Manager: Penny Hudd

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.

After many months of intense campaigning with the Hastings Alliance we regret the decision by the Minister of Transport to allow the contraversial Hastings to Bexhill link road to go ahead.This road will cause immense damage to the beautiful and unique Coombe Valley.

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