Monthly Archives: March 2013

Local students have their say on ‘Garden City’ proposals

Students from St Philip Howard Catholic High School had their say yesterday on the proposals to develop our villages by reporting on the story for this year’s BBC School News Report. Expansion of the secondary school to serve the new population … Continue reading

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Visioning Study – or – New Town plan for the Villages

The up to now Confidential Visioning Study of Arun District Council is now freely available courtesy of our local MP Nick Herbert. On MP Nick Herbert’s Website, which you may access via the link at the end of this piece, … Continue reading

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Councillors helping Developers – Daily Telegraph

In case you thought things could not get any worse please read this article from the Daily Telegraph.  The article describes how Local Councillors are helping developers get their planning applications approved, because of course, they know all the tricks.  … Continue reading

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A Vision for the Three Villages

I happened to be searching for some particular Planning Officer’s name on the Arun DC Website yesterday and discovered purely by accident a Study in the Local Plan Submissions area with the Title given above.  It seems to have been … Continue reading

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Lidsey landfill Q&A

Following our last post about the Lidsey landfill, there is now a Q&A sheet that has been provided by the Environment Agency subsequent to the meeting attended by Nick Herbert MP on 15th February 2013. Lidsey Landfill QandA The document provides information … Continue reading

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Calling all VAG members – come to the ADC Local Plan meeting on Thursday 6th March

There is a meeting tomorrow, Thursday 7th March, of Arun District Council’s Local Plan Sub-Committee at Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road,  Littlehampton.  The meeting will be held at 6.00 pm in Committee Room 1. There have been some recent incidents involving some confidential Studies … Continue reading

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VAG across other social networks

VAG is fully committed to continuing to campaign for sensible housing and transport decisions, whilst demanding transparency from Arun District Council leading up to and through the next phase of the consultation process. We shall endeavour to keep you, the residents … Continue reading

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Bafflement at Arun’s lack of transparency

The Villages Action Group has been made aware of a revised study, prepared for Arun District Council, concerning the re-alignment of the A29 through our villages.  This study was circulated to our Parish councils with a request to respond in a … Continue reading

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Can you help? VAG Secretary needed urgently…

VAG urgently needs a new Secretary to take minutes and undertake other small admin tasks. If anyone can volunteer, this would relieve other committee members’ time to lobby Arun District Council over the A29 re-alignment and proposed Eastergate New Town, organise fundraising,  … Continue reading

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