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Arundel bypass: the South Downs National Park Authority response

The SDNPA today, 19 October, considered its response to the Highways England consultation on three options for a new bypass at Arundel. The Society’s Policy Officer took the opportunity, alongside MP Nick Herbert, Sussex Wildlife Trust and local residents and […]

Save Binsted, Save the National Park

Highways England, responsible for building and maintaining the trunk road network, are consulting on options for a new Arundel bypass. All three of the options now being considered will impact on the national park.  Media coverage has been distorted by […]

Midhurst Rother College: the lost footpath

The Society has today issued a press release — text below — highlighting its response to a current planning application in Midhurst and the loss of a valued footpath. Last chance to restore our path National park “Friends” group, the […]

A27 Arundel bypass

Aware that West Sussex County Council will be recommended this week to back controversial option 5A of Highways England’s proposals for a new Arundel bypass, the Society chairman has written to WSCC councillors and the media highlighting concerns about the […]

“Size isn’t Everything” say A27 campaigners

On Thursday 21 September the Society’s Policy Officer chaired a public meeting in Arundel organised by the Arundel A27 Forum, a grouping of organisations and individuals committed to seeking more environmentally sustainable solutions to traffic issues in and around the […]

National Park Society’s mixed reaction to A27 schemes

Highways England is currently consulting on options to improve capacity at junctions on the A27 at Worthing, Lancing and Sompting. The Society has responded as follows:   A27 Worthing and Lancing improvements scheme These are the comments of the South […]

“A place to fly in peace”?

Concerned walkers have approached the Society on finding that their quiet walks through the Balsdean valley near Woodingdean have been disturbed by drones flying. The Society took up their complaints with the national park authority which has taken enforcement action. […]

The Society’s response to the Lewes neighbourhood plan

The Society has submitted comments on the draft neighbourhood plan for the town of Lewes as follows: Lewes Neighbourhood Plan These are the comments of the South Downs Society, the national park society for the South Downs National Park. The […]