South Downs, England Newswire

South Downs, England Newswire

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  1. Council in 'betrayal' row over plans to sell Beachy HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Council in 'betrayal' row over plans to sell Beachy Head to developers despite locals reaching into their own pockets to save it nearly a century ago But nearly a century after the citizens of Eastbourne clubbed together to stump up A 100,000 for a public subscription to buy the farmland around Beachy Head, the council is now planning to sell off the 3,000 acres in a bid to boost its finances. The farmland, which has been owned by the public since 1929, is being considered for sale for A 25 million by Eastbourne Borough Council and has prompted cries of betrayal from the plan's opponents.


  2. 'Dark day for Mid Sussex' as housing target increasedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Midsussex Today

    Mid Sussex's rural character is in 'grave peril' after a 'dark day' for the district saw an increase in housing targets for the area. Mid Sussex District Council originally proposed 800 homes a year in its local plan, which sets out where and how many homes will be built up to 2031.


  3. Key Stage Co-ordinator EnglishWest SussexWe are an 11-18 rural...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Times Educational Supplement

    Accommodated in a new £31 million building the College obtained an 'outstanding' judgement in all Ofsted categories in 2013. The College is on a strong upward trajectory of improvement and is very much the school of choice in the local area and beyond.


  4. Head of DramaHampshireWe are seeking a well-qualified and...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Times Educational Supplement

    We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of Drama for September 2017. This appointment is 0.8 FTE or a Full Time position.


  5. Sussex's devolution bid 'paused'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | West Sussex Today

    Three Southern Counties, a partnership of 26 councils across Sussex and Surrey along with three local enterprise partnerships, fire authorities, Sussex Police, and the South Downs National Park Authority, submitted a prospectus to ministers on a potential deal in late 2015. This outlined the areas where 3SC wanted to take control of more powers and funds in a bid to deliver strong economic growth, improve productivity, and transform public services.


  6. Book Review Racing The DevilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Blackfive

    The following review is a special for BlackFive readers provided by Elise Cooper. You can read all of our book reviews and author interviews by clicking on the Books category link in the right side bar.


  7. Extraordinary year on the South Downs captured by Sussex film companyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | West Sussex Today

    The wonder of the South Downs is the focus of the latest documentary by international production company Big Wave, which airs on BBC 4 next week. South Downs: England's Mountains Green is presented by author Peter Owen-Jones, who after taking up his role as local parish priest tells the documentary: "When I saw the gently rolling hills, the light and the sea, it was love at first sight.


  8. Clay figures explained as Patina announces Moving On themeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Sussex Express

    Community arts charity Patina has revealed to the Sussex Express that it is behind the project. The characters, which represent tourists on their travels, have been seen on signposts, street lights and outside venues, such as Lewes Castle and Pells Pool.


  9. Rural communities will be 'preserved in aspic' by housing white paperRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | West Sussex Today

    Rural communities in the national park look set to 'remain preserved in aspic' with no lifeline thrown to them by the government's new white paper on housing. Calling it a 'lost opportunity' chairman of Midhurst Town Council's planning committee and county councillor Gordon McAra added with average house prices in Midhurst at 420,000 it was difficult to see how young people would ever get a foot on the home ownership ladder.


  10. Director of ScienceWest SussexOur vision for Midhurst Rother College...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Times Educational Supplement

    Accommodated in a new £31 million building the College obtained an 'outstanding' judgement in all Ofsted categories in 2013. The College is on a strong upward trajectory of improvement and is very much the school of choice in the local area and beyond.


  11. A27 schemes 'put at risk by A 800m Government roads deficit'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Bognor Today

    An ' 800m black hole' in the Government's road-building programme could put the A27 improvement schemes at risk for Chichester, Arundel, Worthing and Lewes, it is claimed. According to The Times, a review is taking place on all 112 projects involved in the A 15bn Roads Investment Strategy - which include individual A27 schemes along the south coast that already have funds allocated.


  12. Sparkling rose wines for Valentine's dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Decanter Magazine

    If there's one day in the year when you open a bottle of pink fizz, it has to be Valentine's day. Decanter's Tasting team recommends bottles worth considering for that special someone... Sparkling rose is romantic for all the right reasons.


  13. Airport boundary issues examined by planning inspectorRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Shoreham Herald

    The boundaries set out in the draft policy for the Shoreham Airport site were discussed by the planning inspector for the Adur local plan yesterday . An examination into the council's local plan began on Tuesday at the Shoreham Centre and is expected to last for two weeks.


  14. Nick Herbert: There's a price to pay for delaysRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Littlehampton Gazette

    One of the most important issues for my constituency is the A27 and the need fully to dual the road so as to prevent congestion in places like Worthing, Arundel and Chichester. These delays exact an economic price, undermining local investment, and an environmental price, too, forcing traffic up through the South Downs National Park.


  15. Racing the Devil: An Inspector Ian Rutledge MysteryRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 28 | Cincinnati Library

    In November 1919, a group of World War I vets reunite, planning on driving to Nice. But a serious accident mars their reunion, with two of their vehicles run off the road.


  16. Rick Steves' EuropeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 28 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture.


  17. 'Fight for it or lose it' warn campaigners over Eastbourne downland saleRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Eastbourne Herald

    The Sussex branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England and the South Downs Society have appealed for local people 'to join the battle to save thousands of acres of downland before it is too late'. The organisations are hoping a new wave of 'people power' could force the council to rethink its plans to sell-off the land, which was originally bought for the people of Eastbourne in 1926.


  18. 'Unfeasible' Chichester northern bypass putting Arundel and...Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Shoreham Herald

    MP Nick Herbert says those calling for a northern Chichester bypass are putting the 'hard won' A27 improvements elsewhere at risk by campaigning for an 'unfeasible route'. The MP for Arundel & South Downs said that if the Chichester consultation is re-run, as Chichester district councillors voted in favour of , it would only result in the scheme 'dropping down the waiting list' and could have a knock-on effect on planned work for Arundel and Worthing.


  19. Forget Champagne: A superb tour around England's vineyardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Daily Mail

    The setting was in fact the South Downs, now home to England's burgeoning sparkling wine industry which is pushing to knock Champagne off its traditional perch. Fans of the top-rated home-grown bubbly can now go on a road trip to see the vineyards where it is made, most of which welcome visitors.


  20. Chichester councillors back call for A27 consultation re-runRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Bognor Today

    Chichester District Council has backed a motion calling for a re-run of the consultation on improvements to the A27 - including northern bypass options. Mr Dignum said last year's consultation had only 'limited options', with concerns over the transparency of the process when northern bypass options were not included.