MAY 31 2021 – JAMES FARMER – LORD OF THE MANOR OF IFIELD – “STOPPED THE FIELDS WEST OF THE CHURCH BEING BUILT ON, SO PRESERVING THE CHARACTER OF THE VILLAGE”

  Diary Church Times 10 JANUARY 2012 by John Wall Praise the Lord “THE problem these days”, he said, drawing himself…

MAY 30 2021 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [MAY 30 2013] – “BEAUTY SPOT COULD BE NEEDED FOR HOUSING”

  Cllr Peter Smith – May 30 2013 [8 years ago] “Crawley Borough Council are supporting the LNR at Ifield…

‘CARING FOR GOD’S ACRE WEEK’ – JUNE 5TH TO 13TH 2021 – TWO IFIELD SOCIETY MINI-TOURS AROUND THE ANCIENT CEMETERY OF ST MARGARET’S PARISH CHURCH [1] JUNE 5 – HERITAGE & HUMANITY [2] JUNE 12 – NATURE & WILDLIFE

      As part of ‘Caring for God’s Acre Week’ [June 5-13], two short walks – mini-tours – have been…

MAY 29 2021 – “HIGH DRAMA AT THE HAWTH THEATRE LAST NIGHT” – LABOUR-INDEPENDENT ALLIANCE AT CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL AFTER ‘NO CONFIDENCE VOTE’ BACK-FIRES ON TORIES – FULL COUNCIL MEETING AT THE HAWTH THEATRE – FRIDAY – MAY 28 2021

Labour reaches deal with Independent over Crawley Borough Council administration A deal over the running of Crawley Borough Council for…

MAY 23 2021 – “BORIS JOHNSON’S LEGACY COULD BE THE CONCRETING OVER OF ENGLAND” – THE GUARDIAN

Boris Johnson’s legacy could be the concreting over of England Phillip Inman – Guardian Keeping the housing market spinning has…

“THE FRIENDLY SWAMP MONSTER OF IFIELD WOOD” – PARISH HERITAGE RAMBLETTE – A SHORT WALK IN PICTURES – SATURDAY MAY 29 2021 – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

Next Saturday’s Parish Ramblette [May 29 2021] – a Short Walk to Ifield Wood Common and The Ponds – 11am…

MAY 20 2021 – ‘IFIELD AND BEYOND – 4 MILE WALK’ BOOKLETTE + NATIONAL WALKING MONTH [MAY 2021] – HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL – YOUTUBE CHANNEL + INTERNATIONAL BIODIVERSITY DAY [MAY 22 2021]

  ‘Ifield & Beyond – A Taste of the Sussex Countryside – 4 Mile Walk’ [Booklette available at info@ifieldsociety.org.uk or…

MAY 13 2021 – WEST OF IFIELD – IFIELD GOLF CLUB – HOMES ENGLAND – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST: “ARE YOU ABLE TO CONFIRM THE PRICE FOR WHICH THE LAND WAS ACQUIRED AS WELL AS WHETHER ANY AGENTS WERE INVOLVED IN THE SALE?”

  https://landregistry.data.gov.uk/app/ppd/search £26,335,000   https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/985457/RFI3391_-_Ifield_Golf_Club.pdf Date: 26 April 2021 Our Ref: RFI3391 Tel: 0300 1234 500 Email: infogov@homesengland.gov.uk OFFICIAL Making…

MAY 5 2021 – THE RUSPER PARISH COUNCIL REJECTION OF HOMES ENGLAND ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ MASTERPLAN + LETTER TO THE HOUSING MINISTER FROM THE LEADER OF CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL

  Response to Homes England “Consultation” on “West of Ifield” Proposals from Rusper Parish Council | Rusper Parish Council (rusper-pc.org.uk)…

MAY 1 2021 – PLANNING THE CREATION OF A WEST OF IFIELD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] – PART 1: MAY DAY MILLENNIUM GREENWAY WALK – “THE MILLER’S TRAIL – A WALK BACK THROUGH TIME” – IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS, MILL POND AND WATER GARDENS

The Millennium Greenway – Ifield section – Crawley Borough Council              

APRIL 30 2021 – “DOUBLE LIFE OF JOHNSON’S ALLY [AND FORMER HOMES ENGLAND CHAIRMAN – ED] RAISES AWKWARD CONFLICT OF INTEREST QUESTIONS” – FINANCIAL TIMES

Sir Edward Lister – Baron Udny-Lister – Lord Udny-Lister – Wiki Commons “DOUBLE LIFE OF JOHNSON’S ALLY [AND FORMER HOMES…

APRIL 30 2021 – THE GREEN PARTY SUPPORTS INDEPENDENT CALL FOR ‘ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY’ WEST OF IFIELD

We are happy to announce that if elected, our candidates will fully support any proposals to declare an Ecological Emergency…

APRIL 28 2021 – INDEPENDENT CALL FOR WEST OF IFIELD ‘ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY’ DECLARATION + RESPONSE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE + GREEN PARTY SUPPORT FOR ‘ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY’ DECLARATION

INDEPENDENT ELECTION CANDIDATE PROPOSES DECLARATION OF ‘ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY’ WEST OF IFIELD Councillor who quit Labour Party standing again as independent…

APRIL 25 2021 – “IFIELD & BEYOND – A TASTE OF THE SUSSEX COUNTRYSIDE” VS “THE MEADOWS” – HOMES ENGLAND WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT

“IFIELD & BEYOND – A TASTE OF THE SUSSEX COUNTRYSIDE”   West of Ifield and Ifield Brook Meadows – “Ifield…

APRIL 23 2021 – “WHAT DISCUSSIONS HAS…THE ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY HAD WITH…THE COMMUNITIES SECRETARY ABOUT NOT BUILDING NEW HOMES ON FLOOD-RISK AREAS, SUCH AS THE PROPOSED WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT?” – HENRY SMITH CONSERVATIVE, CRAWLEY – HOUSE OF COMMONS [APRIL 22 2021]

  https://www.henrysmith.info/news/henry-smith-mp-raises-importance-not-building-new-homes-flood-risk-areas   “WHAT DISCUSSIONS HAS…THE ENVIRONMENT SECRETARY HAD WITH…THE COMMUNITIES SECRETARY ABOUT NOT BUILDING NEW HOMES ON FLOOD-RISK AREAS, SUCH…

APRIL 23 2021 – WEST OF IFIELD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] AND THE MAY ELECTIONS – THE GREEN PARTY

West Sussex County Council election – parties pitch for your votes With West Sussex County Council elections just weeks away…

APRIL 19 2021 – “REJECT THE WEST OF IFIELD HOUSING PLAN AND PROPOSE A WEST OF IFIELD NATURE RESERVE” – THE GREEN PARTY PETITION

“REJECT THE WEST OF IFIELD HOUSING PLAN AND PROPOSE A WEST OF IFIELD NATURE RESERVE” THE GREEN PARTY PETITION  …

APRIL 2021 – THE HILLTOP BLUEBELLS OF IFIELD WOOD – A HIDDEN SUSSEX HERITAGE SITE

THE HILLTOP BLUEBELLS OF IFIELD WOOD – A HIDDEN SUSSEX HERITAGE SITE   Calling all springtime lovers of nature! Visit…

APRIL 8 2021 – “COUNCIL BLAMES WHITEHALL FOR KNEPP DEVELOPMENT THREAT”

http://www.ancienttreeforum.co.uk/grazing-re-wilding-and-the-ancient-tree-landscapes-of-knepp/ Council blames Whitehall for Knepp development threat Gareth Simkins 08 Apr 2021 ENDS The leader of a West Sussex…

APRIL 8 2021 – “FREE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES OF SUSSEX” – SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST

RSPB – GIVING NATURE A HOME https://view.email.rspb.org.uk/?qs=19c526cd2794b18b28985c9c8336fc4f6fdf7fac0c10016aaa1964f24ca04a2a09be75e6f650d744853f781951644e67a0cf5568b762401dec3bbd122e05f594044507bc42a755f1f3dd91716886ae33f6308ece35d3316e   https://view.email.rspb.org.uk/?qs=de5e9de769d9f1ebd5daaab55f09ba71fcac0fa46bd0146ab95d4fe32b55bee19d3a031604e4b38d0cfe401c997e6feacfbd702f8e763a62b12f87ffd5a9d36c02e98dadd6bda20d26b4e522bfc071a3fd1fa83268e74db3   CPRE AND KNEPP REWILDING CPRE Sussex Festival of Spring  …

MARCH 31 2021 – “TOWN ‘DOESN’T WANT THIS HUGE NEW DEVELOPMENT’ – OPPOSITION TO HOMES ENGLAND’S HOUSING PLANS FOR WEST OF IFIELD GROWS” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – FRONT PAGE

  West of Ifield development – Crawley ‘doesn’t want another great add-on to town’ https://www.wscountytimes.co.uk/news/politics/west-of-ifield-development-crawley-doesnt-want-another-great-add-on-to-town-3185175 Crawley residents ‘don’t want to…

MARCH 22 2021 – MESSAGE FROM THE EDITORS – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES AND CRAWLEY OBSERVER – “WE HAVE NOT SEEN THE SAME LEVEL OF RESPONSE TO THE IFIELD PLAN. IF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE WOULD LIKE TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS…”

Many thanks for your email. We are currently working on an update to the west of Ifield development, which should…

MARCH 20 2021 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [MAY 10 1933] – THE TATLER – “IFIELD GOLF LINKS, NEAR CRAWLEY…IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GOLF COURSES IN THE WHOLE OF THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND”

The Tatler – May 10 1933 – ‘Concerning Golf’ by Henry Longhurst A VIEW OF THE SIXTH HOLE OF THE…

MARCH 19 2021 – “SAVE OUR SKYLARKS – SOS” – ‘SKYLARK FIELD’ UNDER THREAT IN THE CENTRE OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD [AND LIKELY LOCATION OF THE ‘QUARTER MILE’ ROMAN ROAD] – BEHIND ST MARGARET’S 13TH CENTURY PARISH CHURCH

  “SAVE OUR SKYLARKS SOS”   “The Skylark Field” [centre of picture in yellow] – and likely location of ‘The…

MARCH 10 2021 – “WILDER HORSHAM DISTRICT” – SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST – ANCIENT PARISH AND MANOR OF IFIELD [‘WEST OF IFIELD’] AND ST. LEONARD’S FOREST

    Wilder Horsham District In this section About Wilder Horsham District Wilder Horsham District: Why take action? Wilder Horsham…

MARCH 8 2021 – CORRECTION [MARCH 18 2021] – CARTER JONAS WERE – NOT HAVE BEEN – “COMMISSIONED BY A CONSORTIUM OF HOMES ENGLAND, WELBECK LAND, RYDON AND WATES TO PLAN THIS…SITE AS A COMPREHENSIVE URBAN EXTENSION OF THE TOWN” – ‘CRAWLEY GARDEN VILLAGE’

MARCH 8 2021 – CARTER JONAS WERE [IN 2019] – NOT HAVE BEEN – “COMMISSIONED BY A CONSORTIUM OF HOMES…

MARCH 6 2021 – “WEST OF IFIELD” AND GOLF CLUB – FIRST PHASE OF ‘THE CONSORTIUM’ MASTERPLAN OF 10,000 HOUSES

“WEST OF IFIELD” AND GOLF CLUB – FIRST PHASE OF ‘THE CONSORTIUM’ MASTERPLAN OF 10,000 HOUSES Carter Jonas have been…

MARCH 5 2021 – “VAGUE PROMISES WON’T SOLVE THIS” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS – 04/03/2021

  “VAGUE PROMISES WON’T SOLVE THIS” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTER FROM KIM THURLOWAY OF IFIELD – MARCH…

MARCH 3 2021 – “WHENEVER WE HEAR A SKYLARK SING, OR SEE A BUTTERFLY ON THE WING, WE WILL THINK OF YOU” – ON THIS DAY – 16 YEARS AGO – MARCH 3 2005 – JAMES HAVERS DIED [AGED 39] – IFIELD SOCIETY CO-FOUNDER

Flying Skylark (Alauda arvensis) in Frankfurt, Germany Quartl/Wikimedia Commons “THE MAN WHO LOVED IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS” – JAMES R. HAVERS RIP…

FEBRUARY 18 2021 – “H. MONK – GROCER AND PORK BUTCHER” – HARROW COTTAGE BY THE OLD PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE – CIRCA 1904

Alfred Monk [1877-1937] or George Monk [1881-1952] and their sisters outside Harrow Cottage –  the family shop and home “H.…

JANUARY 24 2021 – A POEM IN PICTURES [ON SEEING FALLING SNOW EARLY ONE SUNDAY MORNING IN THE VILLAGE OF IFIELD]

  Snow, oh falling snow! Oh, thank you! Welcome snow! Lifting weary hearts Dooming dreary thoughts Rise, oh broken soul!…

DECEMBER 18 2020 – CEMETERIES AS GATEKEEPERS OF HISTORY – 1. ST MARGARET’S PARISH CHURCH CEMETERY IN IFIELD VILLAGE

  DECEMBER 18 2020 – LATE BRONZE AGE TO ROMAN ERA SETTLEMENT WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD [CIRCA 1200BC…

DECEMBER 2 2020 – FIELDS IN TRUST

  https://r1.technology-trust-news.org/6LZN-4AYC-D4011ADDA26439901OMFFPAF09B965A0C1B21F/cr.aspx?v=1   Tell us about your local park. View this email online Green Spaces for Good My park is…

NOVEMBER 29 2020 – “HOMES ENGLAND PURCHASE IFIELD GOLF CLUB LAND” [WITH PUBLIC MONEY – OUR MONEY AS TAXPAYERS]

“HOMES ENGLAND PURCHASE IFIELD GOLF CLUB LAND” [WITH TAXPAYERS MONEY] CBC have been notified by Homes England that they have…

NOVEMBER 25 2020 – “WE HAVE BOUGHT THE LAND OF IFIELD GOLF CLUB TO HELP ENSURE WE CAN BUILD THE NEW HOMES THAT ARE NEEDED…” – KEN GLENDINNING – HOMES ENGLAND PROJECT DIRECTOR FOR ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ MASTERPLAN – WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25 2020 – 5.35PM – ON TWITTER

Homes England – Autumn Engagement Event   PETITION https://www.change.org/p/horsham-borough-council-stop-the-build-of-10-000-houses-across-ifield-west?   Homes England revamps land disposal process to help SMEs  …

NOVEMBER 23 2020 – HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL URGED TO ABANDON HOMES ENGLAND ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ MASTERPLAN – AFTER REFUSAL TO COOPERATE WITH MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

    5th November 2020 Dear Henry Thank you for your correspondence from wildlife and traffic surveys undertaken in [sic]…

NOVEMBER 22 2020 – “WE MUST PUT THE LOCAL PLAN ON HOLD”

  The Prime Minister has pledged to invest a further £40m to protect the environment, address the biodiversity loss, create…

NOVEMBER 18 2020 – IFIELD GOLF CLUB – CHAIRMAN’S REPORT ON HOMES ENGLAND

IFIELD GOLF CLUB – CHAIRMAN’S REPORT ON HOMES ENGLAND   Our fight to secure the future of Ifield Golf Club…

NOVEMBER 16 2020 – “GOOD TO SEE REFERENCE IN TELEGRAPH ABOUT ROBERT JENRICK LOOKING TO…REBALANCED DEMAND FOR HOUSING OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH EAST” – SIMON DUDLEY – HOMES ENGLAND

Simon Dudley  @MrSimonDudley 15 Nov 2020 “Good to see reference in @Telegraph about @RobertJenrick looking to locate a significant amount of @mhclg in the @midsengine. #LevellingUp means decentralising…

NOVEMBER 15 2020 – “THIS IS NOT ABOUT MP’S OBJECTING TO DEVELOPMENT. IT IS HOW DEVELOPMENT IS DONE SENSITIVELY…CONCRETING OVER LARGE PARTS OF RURAL AND SUBURBAN ENGLAND, WITH NO DEMOCRATIC RIGHT OF COMMUNITIES TO APPEAL, AS THE ALGORITHM AND WHITE PAPER SUGGEST, WILL UNDERMINE MUCH OF THE GOOD WE ARE INTENDING TO DO” – BOB SEELY MP

New homes plan revised after Tory backlash By Jessica Parker BBC political correspondent IMAGE COPYRIGHT GETTY IMAGES The government is set…

NOVEMBER 13 2020 – THE IFIELD PARISHIONERS REVOLT – BATTLE FOR THE PARISH SOUL AND BEYOND

“CALL TO GET IFIELD PLAN REMOVED” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES “Call to get Ifield plan removed”, West Sussex County…

NOVEMBER 11 2020 – “THE OBSESSION WITH BUILDING MORE HOMES IN THE SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST ISN’T THE ANSWER TO OUR HOUSING WORRIES”… ‘SOUTH IS GETTING TOO MUCH OF THE GOVERNMENT’S HOUSEBUILDING FUNDS…WE KNOW THAT DEVELOPERS ARE ONLY TOO HAPPY TO TAKE ON MORE PROJECTS IN THE SOUTH SINCE THE PROFIT MARGINS ARE EVEN HEALTHIER’

Opinion: South is getting too much of the Government’s housebuilding funds MORTGAGES AND HOME John Fitzsimons Updated on 10 November…

NOVEMBER 8 2020 – “YEARS’ WORTH OF LAND AVAILABLE TO AVOID HOMES ON GREEN SPACES” – WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE – FRONT PAGE – NOVEMBER 4 2020

“YEARS’ WORTH OF LAND AVAILABLE TO AVOID HOMES ON GREEN SPACES” – WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE – FRONT PAGE – NOVEMBER…

NOVEMBER 7 2020 – SIMON DUDLEY AND THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE BETWEEN DEVELOPER AND GOVERNMENT AGAINST THE COMMUNITY

SIMON DUDLEY AND THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE BETWEEN DEVELOPER AND GOVERNMENT AGAINST THE COMMUITY – FORMER COUNCIL LEADER & HOMES ENGLAND…

NOVEMBER 6 2020 – THE BATTLE FOR IFIELD GOLF CLUB AND BEYOND

Ifield Golf Club “Homes England do not own the Golf Course yet but they are getting close. We are fighting…

OCTOBER 29 2020 – REQUEST FROM HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL TO CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL FOR COMMENTS ON THE SUBMITTED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT SCOPING OPINION FOR DEVELOPMENT ON LAND WEST OF IFIELD (HDC REF EIA/20/0004)

1 ECONOMY AND PLANNING SERVICES Contact: Mrs J. McPherson Our Ref: CR/2020/3002/EIA Direct Line: (01293) 438577  Email: development.control@crawley.gov.uk Direct Fax:…

OCTOBER 28 2020 – IFIELD GOLF CLUB – CHAIRMAN’S NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 28 2020

Chairman’s Newsletter 023 Wednesday 28th October 2020 HOMES ENGLAND’S PLANS FOR LAND WEST OF IFIELD Dear Member, The Trustees and…

OCTOBER 27 2020 – PARISHES UNITE TO FIGHT DEVELOPERS – CALLING ON HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT JENRICK TO INTERVENE TO REMOVE HOMES ENGLAND’S MASTERPLAN FROM THE LOCAL PLAN OF THE DISTRICT COUNCIL

  Parishes united in opposing new town A LETTER supported by 23 parishes opposed to plans for 3,000 new homes on Chalgrove…

OCTOBER 16 2020 – IFIELD SOCIETY CALLS FOR INQUIRY INTO £3BN ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ CONSORTIUM LAND DEAL – INCLUDING THE SALE OF IFIELD GOLF CLUB TO DEVELOPER HOMES ENGLAND

IFIELD SOCIETY CALLS FOR INQUIRY INTO £3BN ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ CONSORTIUM LAND DEAL – INCLUDING THE SALE OF IFIELD GOLF…

OCTOBER 15 2020 – RELAUNCH OF CPRI [CAMPAIGN FOR THE PROTECTION OF RURAL IFIELD] – LAUNCHED BY THE LATE GERAINT THOMAS IN 1999 – TO FIGHT THE MONSTROUS HOMES ENGLAND ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ MASTERPLAN

OCTOBER 15 2020 – RELAUNCH OF CPRI [CAMPAIGN FOR THE PROTECTION OF RURAL IFIELD] – LAUNCHED BY THE LATE GERAINT…

CRAWLEY MP HENRY SMITH ON THE PLANNING WHITE PAPER AND HOMES ENGLAND’S £3BN MASTERPLAN WEST OF IFIELD FOR 10,000 HOUSES

Dear Richard Thank you for contacting me regarding planning reforms. I welcome the Government recently announcing that all new streets…

SEPTEMBER 27 2020 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [2012] – ‘THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF IFIELD AND BEYOND” – PARISH OF IFIELD vs WELBECK LAND – “ACT FAST, DECISIVELY, FEROCIOUSLY, LEGALLY AND TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY”

FROM THE ARCHIVES [2012] – ‘THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF IFIELD AND BEYOND” – PARISH OF IFIELD vs WELBECK…

SEPTEMBER 24 2020 – PROTECTING WILDLIFE’S ‘GREEN CORRIDOR’ WEST OF IFIELD AND WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE

  PROTECTING WILDLIFE’S ‘GREEN CORRIDOR’ WEST OF IFIELD AND WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE LETTER SUBMISSION – UNPUBLISHED 24/09/2020 Dear…

SEPTEMBER 24 2020 – ENGLAND’S PLANNING SYSTEM IS CHANGING – AND NOT FOR THE BETTER IN WEST SUSSEX

https://sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/campaign/planning-reforms?utm_source=Sussex+Wildlife+Trust+Newsletter&utm_campaign=e5a946df60-24_Sept2020MEM&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9f7e3b5ad3-e5a946df60-292617185&mc_cid=e5a946df60&mc_eid=681053a1c0 September 2020 View in browser Planning to fail wildlife England’s planning system is changing – and not for the…

SEPTEMBER 11 2020 – “FUNDAMENTAL FLAWS” IN GOVERNMENT’S ‘PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE’ WHITE PAPER

  WEST SUSSEX’S HUGE HOUSING TARGETS BLAMED ON ‘MUTANT ALGORITHM’ West Sussex’s huge housing targets blamed on ‘mutant algorithm’ Huge…

SEPTEMBER 10 2020 – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING [SEPTEMBER 18 2020] – AGENDA 7b – MOTION ON GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION

WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING [SEPTEMBER 18 2020] – AGENDA 7b – MOTION ON GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION 7b 7b Motion…

‘CRAWLEY MP HENRY SMITH RAISED THE THREAT OF 10,000 HOMES WEST OF IFIELD IN “UNSUSTAINABLE CIRCUMSTANCES ON THE FLOODPLAIN…….WE MUST HAVE THE ENVIRONMENT PARAMOUNT IN OUR CONSIDERATIONS”‘

  WEST SUSSEX’S HUGE HOUSING TARGETS BLAMED ON ‘MUTANT ALGORITHM’ West Sussex’s huge housing targets blamed on ‘mutant algorithm’ Huge…

SEPTEMBER 8 2020 – “GRENFELL SURVIVORS REFUSE MEETING WITH JENRICK OVER WESTFERRY DEVELOPMENT SCANDAL” – MORNING STAR

“GRENFELL SURVIVORS REFUSE MEETING WITH JENRICK OVER WESTFERRY DEVELOPMENT SCANDAL” – MORNING STAR Grenfell survivors refuse meeting with Jenrick over…

SEPTEMBER 4 2020 – BIODIVERSITY STUDY 2020 – IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND BEYOND – TO MARK THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF GERAINT THOMAS [1950-2019]

  LETTER SUBMISSION [UNPUBLISHED]   Dear Editor   To mark the first anniversary of the passing of Geraint Thomas of Ifield,…

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SEPTEMBER 4 2020 – “JENRICK’S PLANNING REFORMS WILL BE A SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE FOR WEST SUSSEX – ESPECIALLY WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH WEST OF IFIELD”

“JENRICK’S PLANNING REFORMS WILL BE A SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE FOR WEST SUSSEX – ESPECIALLY WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH…

SEPTEMBER 3 2020 – “HASTY PLANNING REFORM” – DAILY TELEGRAPH – LETTERS [14 SIGNATORIES]

Hasty planning reform SIR – As a broad coalition of planning, heritage and environmental organisations, we are united in our…

SEPTEMBER 3 2020 – “URGE ALL TO LOOK AT CONSULTATIONS” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS [DR ROGER F. SMITH – CPRE SUSSEX]

  “Urge all to look at consultations” – West Sussex County Times – Letter – September 3 2020 Unfortunately, Mr…

AUGUST 28 2020 – THE IFIELD SOCIETY BIODIVERSITY STUDY: “MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] IN THE ANCIENT PARISH AND BEYOND”

THE IFIELD SOCIETY BIODIVERSITY STUDY: “MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] IN THE ANCIENT PARISH AND BEYOND”

AUGUST 27 2020 – “MAKE IT A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE” / “WHO WILL GIVE LEGAL ADVICE?” / “‘BUILD, BUILD, BUILD’ CHARTER” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES + CHICHESTER OBSERVER

      LETTER PUBLISHED – “MAKE IT A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE”   Dear Editor   According to a Daily…

AUGUST 27 2020 – “NO GROWTH AT GATWICK = NO HOMES ENGLAND MASTERPLAN WEST OF IFIELD”

“NO GROWTH AT GATWICK = NO HOMES ENGLAND MASTERPLAN WEST OF IFIELD” ~ RICHARD W. SYMONDS   Gatwick airport to…

AUGUST 23 2020 – “OH WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE, WHEN WE FIRST PRACTICE TO DECEIVE” – SIR WALTER SCOTT

LETTER SUBMISSIONS Dear Editor  According to your front page report last June [“Planning reforms out of Jenrick’s hands”, 26 June],…

AUGUST 21 2020 – “APPARENTLY NOT POLICY TO BY-PASS” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS

Dear Editor In his critique of the Government’s White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’ [“Measures are seriously flawed”, WSCT Letters, Aug…

AUGUST 20 2020 – “ECOLOGICAL STUDY SHOWS ROOKWOOD GOLF COURSE IS ‘WRONG PLACE TO BUILD HOUSE'” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES

“ECOLOGICAL STUDY SHOWS ROOKWOOD GOLF COURSE IS ‘WRONG PLACE TO BUILD HOUSE’” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES Ecological study shows…

AUGUST 16 2020 – “WE SHOULD BE SCRAPPING HOMES ENGLAND, NOT HEALTH ENGLAND” ~ RICHARD W. SYMONDS

“WE SHOULD BE SCRAPPING HOMES ENGLAND, NOT HEALTH ENGLAND” RICHARD W. SYMONDS   HOMES ENGLAND’S £3BN MASTERPLAN FOR 10,000 HOUSES…

AUGUST 15 2020 – GLADMAN DEVELOPMENTS LTD – “A PREDATORY WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND BEYOND”

  GLADMAN DEVELOPMENTS LTD – “A PREDATORY WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND BEYOND” RICHARD W. SYMONDS

AUGUST 15 2020 – HOMES ENGLAND – WEST OF IFIELD UPDATES – INFRASTRUCTURE

HOMES ENGLAND – WEST OF IFIELD UPDATES – INFRASTRUCTURE “Another statement from them. I do believe that they are only…

AUGUST 6 2020 [THURSDAY] – THE HIROSHIMA REMEMBRANCE AT TILGATE PARK – 75TH ANNIVERSARY – 9PM [TWO-MINUTE SILENCE] – UNDER THE GINKGO TREE [BY SMITH AND WESTERN]

  AUGUST 6 2020 [THURSDAY] – THE HIROSHIMA REMEMBRANCE AT TILGATE PARK – 75TH ANNIVERSARY – 9PM [TWO-MINUTE SILENCE] –…

SUNDAY [AUGUST 9 2020] – THE NAGASAKI RAMBLETTE IN TILGATE PARK- A SHORT WALK OF SILENT REMEMBRANCE [TO THE PEACE GARDEN] – 75TH ANNIVERSARY – 11AM – FROM THE GINKGO TREE [BY SMITH AND WESTERN]

 THE NAGASAKI RAMBLETTE IN TILGATE PARK- A SHORT WALK OF SILENT REMEMBRANCE [TO THE PEACE GARDEN] – 75TH ANNIVERSARY –…

JULY 25 2020 – PRECIOUS LIVES LIVED AND REMEMBERED IN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD – ST MARGARET’S PARISH CHURCH CEMETERY

PRECIOUS LIVES LIVED AND REMEMBERED IN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD – ST MARGARET’S PARISH CHURCH CEMETERY      …

JULY 23 2020 – “COUNCILS SHOULD CREATE JOINT PLAN” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTER

Dear Editor   Cllr John Milne states (“District ‘is far from being the only victim’”, WSCT, July 16]:   “We…

JULY 23 2020 – “THE STENCH OF THIS GRUBBY AFFAIR WON’T GO AWAY UNTIL MR JENRICK COMES CLEAN” – MIKE AMESBURY – SHADOW HOUSING AND PLANNING MINISTER

  GUARDIAN Following Jenrick’s appearance before the committee, the shadow housing and planning minister , Mike Amesbury, said: “The stench…

JULY 21 2020 – “COUNCIL STILL OPPOSED TO MASSIVE HOUSEBUILDING WEST OF CRAWLEY” – ‘CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL HAS REPEATED ITS OPPOSITION TO PLANS FOR 10,000 WEST OF THE TOWN’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER

      “COUNCIL STILL OPPOSED TO MASSIVE HOUSEBUILDING WEST OF CRAWLEY” – ‘CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL HAS REPEATED ITS OPPOSITION…

JULY 16 2020 – “WE ARE TAKING LEGAL ADVICE” – CLLR CLAIRE VICKERS – CABINET MEMBER FOR PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT – HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL

JULY 16 2020 – “DISTRICT ‘IS FAR FROM BEING THE ONLY VICTIM’” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES Karen Dunn –…

JULY 14 2020 – HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT JENRICK “TO FACE GRILLING” OVER APPROVAL OF £1BN PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT “IN THE WEEK OF 20 JULY”

  HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT JENRICK “TO FACE GRILLING” OVER APPROVAL OF £1BN PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT “IN THE WEEK OF 20 JULY”…

JULY 9 2020 – “IT’S ALL OVER FOR HOMES ENGLAND?” – LETTER SUBMISSION + PUBLIC QUESTION AT CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL FULL COUNCIL

LETTER SUBMISSION Dear Editor If Development Corporation status was a pre-condition for the £3bn West of Ifield development, then it’s…

JULY 5 2020 – “IF DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION STATUS WAS A PRE-CONDITION FOR THE £3BN WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT, THEN IT’S ALL OVER FOR HOMES ENGLAND” ~ RICHARD W. SYMONDS – THE IFIELD SOCIETY

“IF DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION STATUS WAS A PRE-CONDITION FOR THE £3BN WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT, THEN IT’S ALL OVER FOR HOMES…

JULY 1 2020 – DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS – HOMES ENGLAND [FORMER CHAIRMAN SIR EDWARD LISTER]- MINISTRY OF HOUSING, COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT [HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT JENRICK]

DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS – HOMES ENGLAND [FORMER CHAIRMAN SIR EDWARD LISTER]- MINISTRY OF HOUSING, COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT [HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT…

JUNE 29 2020 – “REVEALED: DEVELOPERS, BACKED BY BORIS JOHNSON WHEN LONDON MAYOR [& SIR EDWARD LISTER WHEN DEPUTY MAYOR], DONATE ALMOST £1M TO TORIES” – THE GUARDIAN

“REVEALED: DEVELOPERS, BACKED BY BORIS JOHNSON WHEN LONDON MAYOR [& SIR EDWARD LISTER WHEN DEPUTY MAYOR], DONATE ALMOST £1M TO…

JUNE 29 2020 – “TORY DONOR IN PLANNING ROW LOBBIED JOHNSON OVER LUNCH” – i NEWS

JUNE 26 2020 – DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS + “PLANNING REFORMS OUT OF JENRICK’S HANDS” – DAILY TELEGRAPH – FRONT PAGE JUNE…

JUNE 28 2020 – “HOW MANY OTHER DEVELOPMENTS HAS JENRICK INTERFERED WITH?” – ‘JENRICK STAMPING ALL OVER OUR TOWNS’ – SUNDAY TIMES LETTER

‘Jenrick stamping all over our towns’ – Sunday Times – Letter 28/06/2020 “Robert Jenrick (News, last week) is not a…

REJECTED – BROWNS ‘CONCRETE CRUSHER’ AT KILMARNOCK FARM IN IFIELD WOOD

  Ifield concrete crushing plant refused Plans to build a temporary concrete crushing plant in Ifield have been refused by…

JUNE 27 2020 – THE WESTFERRY SCANDAL AND SIR EDWARD LISTER [CHIEF STRATEGIC ADVISER TO BORIS JOHNSON AND FORMER HOMES ENGLAND CHAIRMAN]

2016 – Tower Hamlets local council objected to the initial plans for 722 homes on the Westferry site because only…

JUNE 26 2020 – DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS + “PLANNING REFORMS OUT OF JENRICK’S HANDS” – DAILY TELEGRAPH – FRONT PAGE

  “PLANNING REFORMS OUT OF JENRICK’S HANDS” – DAILY TELEGRAPH – FRONT PAGE – JUNE 26 2020 By Gordon Rayner…

JUNE 25 2020 – ROBERT JENRICK’S ‘WESTFERRY’ DECISION WAS MADE “WITH AN OPEN AND FAIR MIND” BUT ADMITS IT WAS “UNLAWFUL BY REASON OF APPARENT BIAS”

  25/06/2020 16:55 BST | Updated 1 hour ago It’s Time Robert Jenrick Examines His Conscience The housing secretary should take a deep…

JUNE 25 2020 – “HOPE PROTEST SPARKS INQUIRY” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS

Dear Editor A ‘Beyond Bullying’  protest took place last Friday – June 19 2020 – at the Homes England office outside Crawley Town Hall [“Future of Ifield matters as well”, WSCT, June…

JUNE 25 2020 – ST MARGARET’S 13TH CENTURY PARISH CHURCH IN IFIELD VILLAGE – GEOGRAPHICAL CENTRE OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD [UNDER IMMINENT THREAT FROM DEVELOPERS] + THE LYCHGATE PIGEON

 

JUNE 24 2020 – “ROBERT JENRICK TO RELEASE DOCUMENTS ON CONTROVERSIAL £1BN PROPERTY DEAL APPROVAL, AFTER PRESSURE” – SKY NEWS

Robert Jenrick to release documents on controversial £1bn property deal approval after pressure The housing secretary faces accusations of “cash…

JUNE 23 2020 – HOMES ENGLAND BANKING ON PR STUNTS TO BULLY THROUGH THEIR INSANE £3BN MASTERPLAN TO BUILD 10,000 HOUSES ON IFIELD GOLF COURSE AND BEYOND

“HOMES ENGLAND BANKING ON PR STUNTS TO BULLY THROUGH THEIR INSANE £3BN MASTERPLAN TO BUILD 10,000 HOUSES ON IFIELD GOLF…

JUNE 21 2020 – THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF IFIELD – “IF WE DO NOTHING, OR NOT ENOUGH, THEY WILL WIN”

  JUNE 19 2020 – ‘BEYOND BULLYING’ PROTEST – CRAWLEY TOWN HALL [HOMES ENGLAND CRAWLEY OFFICE]

JUNE 21 2020 – “‘I FOLLOWED THE RULES’, SAID HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT JENRICK – THEN ADMITTED HE DIDN’T” – THE TIMES

“‘I FOLLOWED THE RULES’, SAID HOUSING SECRETARY ROBERT JENRICK – THEN ADMITTED HE DIDN’T” – THE TIMES – JUNE 21…

JUNE 19 2020 – ‘BEYOND BULLYING’ PROTEST – CRAWLEY TOWN HALL [HOMES ENGLAND CRAWLEY OFFICE]

A ‘Beyond Bullying’  protest took place last Friday – June 19 2020 – at the Homes England office outside Crawley Town Hall [“Future of Ifield matters as well”, WSCT, June 18] Why? …

JUNE 18 2020 – “FUTURE OF IFIELD MATTERS AS WELL” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES [ON THE EVE OF THE ‘BEYOND BULLYING’ PROTEST OUTSIDE CRAWLEY TOWN HALL]

Dear Editor Horsham Society’s David Holmes says [“The future of Rookwood matters”, WSCT, June 11]: “The development north of Horsham…

JUNE 15 2020 – PRESSURE ON HOUSING SECRETARY JENRICK BUILDS OVER £1 BILLION DEAL – DAILY MAIL AND DAILY TELEGRAPH

  PRESSURE ON HOUSING SECRETARY JENRICK BUILDS OVER £1 BILLION DEAL – DAILY MAIL AND DAILY TELEGRAPH   Pressure on Housing Secretary…

THIS FRIDAY [JUNE 19 2020] IN CRAWLEY – A SHORT PROTEST AT THE HOMES ENGLAND OFFICE WITHIN CRAWLEY TOWN HALL – BETWEEN MIDDAY AND 12.30PM

  A short protest – ‘Beyond Bullying’ – will take place this Friday [June 19 2020] at the Homes England…

JUNE 6 2020 – IFIELD SOCIETY’S “BEYOND BULLYING” PROTEST TOOK PLACE AS PLANNED OUTSIDE 4 THEATRE LANE IN CHICHESTER – LAST FRIDAY – THE SAME DAY HOMES ENGLAND [A SUBSIDIARY OF THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING, COMMUNITIES & LOCAL GOVERNMENT] PRESENTED TO HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL THEIR INSANE £3BN MASTERPLAN FOR 10,000 HOUSES WEST OF CRAWLEY

IFIELD SOCIETY’S “BEYOND BULLYING” PROTEST TOOK PLACE AS PLANNED OUTSIDE 4 THEATRE LANE IN CHICHESTER – LAST FRIDAY – THE…

JUNE 5 2020 – ‘ENGLAND’S SITES STAYED OPEN DURING LOCKDOWN AND HUNDREDS OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS DIED’ [THE DEVELOPER] – “IT’S MANSLAUGHTER. IT’S SOCIAL MURDER” – “WHO WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE…?”

England’s sites stayed open during lockdown and hundreds of construction workers died 27/05/20 During the peak, construction sites in England…

JUNE 1 2020 – A SHORT PROTEST – ‘BEYOND BULLYING’ – IS PLANNED THIS FRIDAY [JUNE 5 2020] OUTSIDE THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING, COMMUNITIES & LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN THEATRE LANE, CHICHESTER BETWEEN MIDDAY AND 12.30PM

A short protest – ‘Beyond Bullying’ – is planned this Friday [June 5 2020] outside the Ministry of Housing, Communities…

“THE MILLER’S TRAIL – A WALK BACK THROUGH TIME” – THE SATURDAY RAMBLETTE – JUNE 13 2020

“THE MILLER’S TRAIL – A WALK BACK THROUGH TIME” – THE SATURDAY RAMBLETTE – JUNE 13 2020  “I mount the…

PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO HOMES ENGLAND’S £3BN MASTERPLAN FOR 10,000 HOUSES WEST OF CRAWLEY ?

Dear Henry Smith MP Please could you initiate a Public Inquiry into Homes England’s £3bn masterplan for 10,000 houses West…

“WE WILL NEVER GIVE UP FIGHT” – THE SATURDAY REMEMBRANCE RAMBLETTE – JUNE 6 2020 – FROM 11AM AT THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE

    “WE WILL NEVER GIVE UP FIGHT” – THE SATURDAY REMEMBRANCE RAMBLETTE [June 6 2020] – FROM 11AM AT…

“ANOTHER WALK [‘PURPLE POPPY’ RAMBLETTE] TO BE HELD BY GROUP” [IFIELD SOCIETY] – THIS SATURDAY [MAY 23 2020] – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – MAY 21 2020

Dear Editor As a follow-up to last Saturday’s ‘Friendly Dragon Ramblette’ (“Society bringing back short walk”, WSCT, May 14 2020), the ‘Purple Poppy Ramblette’ is planned…

SATURDAY [MAY 23 2020] – ‘THE PURPLE POPPY’ RAMBLETTE [ALONG ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON TRAIL’] – IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR FOUR-LEGGED AND FEATHERED FRIENDS – FROM 11AM ONWARDS – STARTING FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE

‘THE PURPLE POPPY’ RAMBLETTE [ALONG ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON TRAIL‘] – IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR FOUR-LEGGED AND FEATHERED FRIENDS  – SATURDAY…

“HOMES ENGLAND’S MONSTROUS £3BN PLAN WEST OF CRAWLEY [IN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD] IS NOW ‘DEAD IN THE WATER’, BUT THERE WILL BE NO REJOICING HERE – IF GATWICK DIES, CRAWLEY DIES WITH IT”

  “HOMES ENGLAND’S MONSTROUS £3BN PLAN WEST OF CRAWLEY [IN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD] IS NOW ‘DEAD IN THE WATER’,…

“WEST OF IFIELD – YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED” BY HOMES ENGLAND DEVELOPER + RESPONSES TO HOMES ENGLAND DEVELOPER

“WEST OF IFIELD – YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED” BY HOMES ENGLAND DEVELOPER   RESPONDING TO YOUR QUESTIONS – APRIL 1 2020…

“THE MAN WHO LOVED IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS” – JAMES R. HAVERS RIP – JULY 21ST 1965 – MARCH 3 2005 [AGED 39] – IFIELD SOCIETY CO-FOUNDER

  James Roger Havers 1965 – 2005 Aged 39 years Loved and missed by family and friends Whenever we hear…

THE CHRISTMAS RAMBLETTE 2020 ONLINE – DEDICATED TO GERAINT THOMAS [1950-2019] – THIS SATURDAY – DECEMBER 5 2020 – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE – RETURN BY 1PM [COVID RULES – AND COMMON-SENSE – WILL BE FOLLOWED AT ALL TIMES]

    THE CHRISTMAS RAMBLETTE 2020 WILL BE DEDICATED TO GERAINT THOMAS [1950-2019] – SATURDAY – DECEMBER 5 2020 –…