Two years ago, Twineham farmer, Robert Worsley made national news when he turned down ...
Chairman of the government’s Local Plans Expert Group, John Rhodes, has provoked a wave ...
With the Mid Sussex Plan Examination due to begin later this month, LAMBS has ...
It may not be obvious to the casual visitor but the countryside around Twineham ...
Devil’s Dyke is one of Sussex’s most popular tourist attractions with a breathtaking view ...
A property company wanting to build a new town in rural Sussex has today ...
Experts are warning that the River Adur could be overwhelmed by water which is ...
It has been a wet start to 2016 with severe flooding just three days ...
An emphatic rejection by a Government Planning Inspector states that Mayfields’ proposals are “not ...
Two years ago, Twineham farmer, Robert Worsley made national news when he turned down £275m to protect the Sussex countryside. Now he has taken things a step further by publicly challenging the developers for continuing to promote their proposal on his land. He says he […]
Chairman of the government’s Local Plans Expert Group, John Rhodes, has provoked a wave of anger by insulting Sussex councils and appearing to tell the government Planning Inspector what to do. Mr Rhodes’s controversial comments were made just hours after local MPs, Sir Nicholas Soames […]
With the Mid Sussex Plan Examination due to begin later this month, LAMBS has produced the following 10 point guide to Mayfields’ (MMT’s) flawed proposal. Our guide exposes the truth behind MMT and explains why this proposal is, in the words of Sir Nicholas Soames, […]
It may not be obvious to the casual visitor but the countryside around Twineham and Wineham is of national importance to rare and endangered wildlife. Within just a few square miles it is possible to see more than 60 listed species, including thriving populations of […]
Devil’s Dyke is one of Sussex’s most popular tourist attractions with a breathtaking view famously described as “The Grandest in the world” by artist John Constable. However there is growing concern that the view may be at risk from unwanted development and local people are […]
A property company wanting to build a new town in rural Sussex has today unveiled a radical solution to building on the flood plain. April Fool! The company plans to reclaim thousands of acres of waterlogged land by “borrowing” tonnes of porous chalk from The […]
Experts are warning that the River Adur could be overwhelmed by water which is being piped-in to supply thousands of new homes in Mid Sussex. The river is struggling to cope far beyond its natural capacity, swamped by billions of tonnes of waste water which […]
It has been a wet start to 2016 with severe flooding just three days into the New Year. Heavy rain at the weekend caused widespread flash floods. By Sunday evening the River Adur had burst its banks and was flowing across the road at depths […]
An emphatic rejection by a Government Planning Inspector states that Mayfields’ proposals are “not appropriate or lawful.” It also describes the rural location as unsustainable, unviable, undeliverable and “severely disadvantaged.” Mayfields’ hopes of selling its scheme as a solution to housing shortages in Brighton were […]
In a clear demonstration of unity across nine rural parishes, LAMBS second Yellow Ribbon Ball was a resounding success, raising another £11,000 towards our fighting fund. Held in the beautiful setting of Hickstead Showground on a glorious autumn evening, the Ball attracted local people […]
This week there has been a spate of housing stories in the press. Some national papers were headlining initiatives to rob local authorities of their planning powers and the BBC was featuring a call for a million new homes by 2020. Further investigations by the […]
“New Brighton Park-and-Ride could come to Albourne” – Or at least that is what the local papers are saying. But the same papers also claim that Albourne is just “four miles” from Brighton, so it is clear that this story may have some very dubious […]
Mayfield Market Towns’ housing calculations have been exposed as highly inaccurate – some of them off the mark by a staggering 40%. The error was exposed at Friday’s Examination of Horsham Council’s Main Modifications, when the company tried, once again, to derail the District Plan. […]
LAMBS is launching a new fund raising campaign with the clear message to Mayfield Market Towns that “enough is enough.” The new initiative is to counter the “serious threat” still posed by this company’s sustained and repeated attacks on Sussex’s planning process. During the past […]
As Mayfield Market Towns continues its assault on the planning process, many people are blinking in disbelief at this company’s blatant disregard for democracy. During the past week this apparent “abuse” of the British planning laws has attracted the attention of two national newspapers. Last weekend The […]