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Action on Steyning bypass footpath overgrowth

by derekdeedman on 23 August, 2017

Following contact with Bramber Parish Councillor Di Goodall, this matter was taken up with County Highways by Bramber Parish Council. As result Highways have taken photos & passed this onto the routine maintenance team to arrange cutting back etc as required .  

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On 26 May 2017, the West Sussex Joint Minerals Local Plan (prepared by the County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority) was submitted to the Government. Mr Jonathan Manning, an independent Planning Inspector, has been appointed to conduct an Examination-in-Public (EiP) to determine whether the Plan is ‘sound’ and ‘legally complaint’. The Planning […]

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At its meeting of 2 March 2016, Chanctonbury County Local Committee (CLC) resolved to undertake an investigation into, and potential progression of, a speed limit restriction in Upper Beeding in its works programme for 2016/2017. Speed limit assessments were undertaken within the village environment and as a result a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) was proposed […]

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County Council Election Day – Today, 4 May

by derekdeedman on 4 May, 2017

If yoy are a voter living in Ashurst, Bramber, Steyning, Upper Beeding or Woodmancote don’t forget to vote for Ross Wellby – Liberal Democrat candidate for Bramber Castle. NO ONE ElSE CAN BEAT THE TORY! Ross has fought a strong campaign with many residents meeting him as he delivered at least one of the several […]

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Whilst the Conservative candidate for Bramber  Castle headlines his latest leaflet with ‘Actions speaking louder than words’, one of his claimed successes was not his, another action by Horsham District Council could have been prevented by him, but was not, and a spectactular inaction was not even mentioned (no surprise there I suppose!). The removal […]

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We Must End the Southern Rail Debacle Now!

by derekdeedman on 18 December, 2016

Rail users have had to put up with an appalling service from Southern Rail. Even before the strikes the company’s service was one of the worst amongst all the train companies across the UK. Now the situation has become totally unacceptable. Businesses in the South and South East of England are being adversely affected, important appointments […]

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As previously reported on this website, Horsham District Council intend enforcing car parking charges on the three main car parks in Steyning from 1 April 2017. Sadly the two Tory Horsham District Councillors for Steyning, and the Tory West Sussex County Councillor for the area, appear to have not put up much of fight against […]

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Many local people will know that Horsham District Council Tories want to impose car parking charges on our local car parks in the rural areas of Horsham District from 1 April 2017. Chanctonbury Liberal Democrats have always campaigned against the introduction of car parking charges as this would have a disastrous impact on the shops […]

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No joy for Steyning over Minerals Plan site at Ham Farm

by derekdeedman on 11 November, 2016

Despite a massive petition against the inclusion of a quarry site on the outskirts of Steyning in the proposed West Sussex Minerals Plan, the officers are still recommending the inclusion of the site in a report to the West Sussex  Environmental & Community Services Select Committee meeting on 16 November. Although they have slightly reduced […]

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Another Steyning Council By-election and again no information about the candidates! As a postal voter I know the names of the two candidates, but although all electors should know there is an election, as there are poll cards for every elector, most non-postal voters are unlikely to know who the candidates are. Since one is standing as an Independent […]

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