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Archive for the ‘Voluntary Organisations’ Category

Tim Farron’s new year message

by derekdeedman on 2 January, 2016

January 1, 2016 – 12:05 am Here is the new year message for 2016 from Lib Dem leader Tim Farron: The New Year is a time to look forward and it is as important for us as a party to set ourselves new goals and ambitions as it is as individuals. I am determined that […]

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What it means to be a Liberal Democrat today

by derekdeedman on 29 October, 2015

By Peter Arnold | Thu 29th October 2015 – 9:23 am To be a Liberal Democrat today is a bit like being part of an endangered species. We no longer appear in the media, opinion poll ratings are still low, and we are treated as a former political party. It was ever thus. In my nearly fifty […]

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The Board has pleasure in opening the learning disability and autism small grants programme for 2015. An Application Form and Appendix 1 (Guidance and Criteria) is available with all the information needed to consider and complete an application.  Please read that carefully before applying for a grant. Please email: Mike S Smith <Mike.Smith2@westsussex.gov.uk> for a copy […]

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Further to my previous report on the massive funding for cycling improvements in the South Downs National Park it is great news that, as I had hoped, a significant sum will be invested in a proper safe crossing for the Downs Link over the A283 in Bramber. I campaigned with local people for a safer crossing for cyclists, […]

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The Woodmancote Parish Council meeting and Annual Parish Meeting takes place this evening at the Parish Hall, Brighton Road, Woodmancote, starting at 7.15pm. The Upper Beeding Parish Council meeting takes place this evening at the Beeding and Bramber Village Hall, High Street, Upper Beeding, starting at 7.30pm. My report to both Councils includes reference to […]

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  After 12 years as a full time County Councillor, I have decided that at 66 it is time to retire from the Council, for more leisure activities and to do other things. It has been an honour to serve the residents of Ashurst, Bramber, Small Dole, Steyning and Upper Beeding for all of those 12 years and the […]

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Chanctonbury County Councillors have been asked to propose highways and transport schemes to be considered for inclusion in the 2016/17 Infrastructure Plans programme. The June meeting of the Chanctonbury County Local Committee (CLC) will consider which two schemes should prioritised for the Chanctonbury area.  I have suggested two schemes for the Bramber Castle area.  Firstly […]

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Another busy year for the Steyning Greening Group!

by derekdeedman on 12 March, 2013

The ideas from the Group’s January Planning Meeting have been brought together into five main focus areas for 2013: –  •         A revamped Give Your Stuff Away Day – starting on Sunday 7th April and running quarterly over the year.  There is a new indoor gathering point at Steyning’s Catholic Church enabling the Day to […]

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Latest Upper Beeding Parish Newsletter published

by derekdeedman on 28 November, 2012

The newsletter for December/Winter, it should be hitting the streets by the end of the week / early next at the latest. It is also available on the Parish Council website: –  http://upperbeeding-pc.gov.uk/latest-december-winter-newsletter/  This is another excellent newsletter edited by Parish Councillor Sean Teatum.

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Do you have a job for someone with learning disabilities?

by derekdeedman on 29 October, 2012

I attended an excellent film show at a special Learning Difficulties Partnership Board presentation recently on how easy it is to make employment opportunities available to people with learning disabilities. The film, made by West Sussex County Council & Workaid (The Aldingbourne Trust) lasts just 15 minutes, but clearly convinced the representatives of many employers […]

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