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Upper Beeding Parish Council meets tonight

by derekdeedman on 6 November, 2012

The Parish Council meeting takes place at Beeding & Bramber Village Hall, starting at 7.30pm. My County Councillor’s report to the Council includes: – 1. The next Chanctonbury County Local Committee (CLC) meeting takes place on Wednesday, 5 December at Storrington First School, Spierbridge Road, Storrington. Although the CLC at the meeting on 3 October requested […]

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My report to Upper Beeding Parish Council 2 October

by derekdeedman on 2 October, 2012

The next Chanctonbury County Local Committee (CLC) meeting takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, 3 October at Dial Post Village Hall. There is a further update on the Infrastructure projects agreed by the CLC in March. It would appear that it has not been possible to arrange for the works to remove two road humps and smooth […]

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Next Horton Landfill Site problem for Small Dole residents

by derekdeedman on 18 September, 2012

At the Horton Landfill Site Liaison Group meeting yesterday at Small Dole, it became clear that the next major issue for local residents will be the question of the future of the SSSI at the Site. Although part of the Landfill Site area, the SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) has not been used for […]

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July Give Your Stuff Away Day

by derekdeedman on 4 July, 2012

After two near wash-outs in March and May the Steyning Greening Group is hoping for some decent weather at last this Sunday, for their next Give Your Stuff Away Day.    •         Just leave re-usable items outside your house between 11.00am and 3.00pm for people to take away.   •         Or you can take things down […]

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An application has been received for a ‘New site office/welfare unit and secure storage container’ at Small Dole Landfill Site, Small Dole, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9XH. The application (Ref. WSCC/031/12/UB) was registered on 22/05/12 with an expected determination date of 17/08/12.  The applicant, CEMEX, say that the new site office/welfare unit is needed because […]

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Consulation on draft Waste Local Plan begins

by derekdeedman on 30 May, 2012

As local people will be aware, West Sussex County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority are preparing a Waste Local Plan that includes potential strategic waste site allocations. They will shortly begin consulting on the content of the draft Plan for an eight-week period that will end on Friday 27 July 2012.  The […]

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The new website has been established on behalf of the Steyning 10:10 Campaign to promote local re-cycling of unwanted items that others can re-use. This should prove a real benefit to Steyning and District area residents in terms of ease of collection etc. The simplest link is http://freegle.in/Steyning. That takes you to the Freegle Direct […]

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Give Your Stuff Away Day is back on Sunday May 6th

by derekdeedman on 24 April, 2012

– so hopefully with some better weather than last time.  Just leave unwanted but still useable items outside your house between 11am and 3pm.  If you have things left over at the end of the day, you can call or text The Recycled Goods Factory on 07564 169211 and they will come and pick them up […]

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Viridor Credits West Sussex now closed

by derekdeedman on 20 April, 2012

At the final meeting on 17 April the West Sussex Committee approved grants of over £150,000 to help fund local community facilities. The Horton Landfill site at Small Dole caused considerable problems to local people before it was finally closed last August. But in the  nearly ten years since the first meeting of the West Sussex Viridor Credits […]

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Great news – at long last at the Horton Landfill Site Liaison Group meeting on Monday it was confirmed that the last soil lorry would be going into the Site this Friday, 30 March.   It is about time –  hopefully my actions had helped to reduce the amount of mud latterly being left on the roads and also […]

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