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Welcome news on Priors Byne Farm Solar appeal

by derekdeedman on 29 March, 2015

It is great news that the Planning Inspector has now overruled the Horsham District Planning decision last year to reject the solar plans. The Liberal Democrats in Government have enabled a more than doubling of renewable energy since 2010 in the teeth of Tory opposition (shown once again in the Tory Planning Committee originally refusing […]

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A qualified Architect, Shweta has been a leading Councillor on Elmbridge Borough Council in east Surrey since 2000. She has chaired a Planning Committee for many years and worked on all aspects of Council Planning Policy. She is the Council’s Historic Environment and Design Champion since 2006 and was for many years a Council nominated […]

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Originally published by Catherine Bearder MEP on 16 December. Vice-President Frans Timmermans today confirmed that the European Commission intends to withdraw and modify EU proposals to increase recycling and curb air pollution as part of its 2015 Work Programme. Mr Timmermans said the current recycling proposal would be withdrawn and be replaced by a “broader and more […]

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Lib Dems deliver £12bn to fire up local economies

by derekdeedman on 7 July, 2014

Today Lib Dem Leader, Nick Clegg announced £12 billion of Growth Deals to create jobs, build homes and boost local economies up to 2020. Growth Deals will mean every local area in England will have more power over the money they raise and spend and more control over their own economic destiny. Across the country they are […]

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The Steyning 1010 climate group is running a survey on the Steyning solar farm project recently rejected by Horsham DC. It would be great if you could share and publicise this among sympathetic supporters and ask them to fill it in to show we are not all climate change deniers!  We want to hear your […]

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It has been agreed that Horsham District Council’s proposals on housing and planning policy will go out to public consultation. The final document will be a very important one for the District; not only will it define where future houses go and what jobs come with them, but it will set out the policies that […]

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I see from the Horsham District Council website that Gill Muncey, has been elected to Steyning Parish Council. The figures from the By-Election yesterday were: – Gill Muncey – 610 Pam Percival-Maxwell -354 Turnout 20.5% Congratulations to Gill who is a member of the Friends of the Memorial Playing Field, and made it clear in her election leaflet that […]

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The owners of the Old Cement Works Site on the A283 in Upper Beeding have applied to the South Downs National Park (Ref SDNP/13/01523/CND) for planning permission to remove the conditions required as part of the planning approval given last year for the continued use of buildings and concreted areas for use of buildings and […]

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Upper Beeding Parish Council meeting Tuesday evening

by derekdeedman on 4 March, 2013

Upper Beeding Parish Council meets tomorrow evening (5 March) at the Small Dole Village Hall, starting at 7.30 pm.  My county councillor report to the Council includes comments on a recent aviation session held for county councillors regarding Gatwick Airport, the response from Worthing and Northbrook Colleges confirming that it is not possible to organise a […]

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This application is detailed on the South Downs National Park website. (If you are unable to find this direct you can access the planning applications part of their website via the link under planning on this website, derekdeedman.me.uk)  It will be seen that comments can be made and concerns raised on the application. I am […]

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