Today (May 9) a dark cloud lifts from thousands of acres of beautiful, unspoilt ...
MMT has been forced to eat some humble pie after breaching Advertising Standards rules ...
(APRIL FOOL!) Proposals to build a ‘horse town’ in Sussex are to be put ...
An aggressive PR campaign by the thwarted property company, Mayfield Market Towns (MMT) has ...
Mayfield Market Towns has abandoned its plans to build a new settlement centred on ...
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 ...
Today (May 9) a dark cloud lifts from thousands of acres of beautiful, unspoilt Mid Sussex countryside as the deadline passes for any legal challenges on the newly adopted District Plan. Mayfield Market Towns had until today to launch a legal challenge following the Plan’s […]
MMT has been forced to eat some humble pie after breaching Advertising Standards rules in a series of adverts it paid to have published in local papers earlier this year. The adverts, which appeared in a number of newspapers in February, were described at the […]
(APRIL FOOL!) Proposals to build a ‘horse town’ in Sussex are to be put to the test in a new community opinion poll launched today. [GO TO POLL – now closed] Promotional images of this unconventional new town ‘vision’ show pictures of residents riding horses […]
An aggressive PR campaign by the thwarted property company, Mayfield Market Towns (MMT) has been described as “mendacious propaganda” by Mid Sussex MP, Sir Nicholas Soames. MMT’s campaign has included a series of paid adverts in local newspapers and a stream of intimidating letters to […]
Mayfield Market Towns has abandoned its plans to build a new settlement centred on farmer, Robert Worlsey’s land between Wineham and Twineham. For the past four years the London property company has featured detailed images of its proposal at this location – both on its […]
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 […]