JUNE 14 2024 – HOMES ENGLAND ‘10,000 MASTERPLAN [IN 2019] – CRAWLEY WESTERN RELIEF ROAD [CWRR] + DELIVERY DATES, POLICY & PLANNING – MASTERPLAN DELAYED

HOMES ENGLAND ‘10,000’ MASTERPLAN [IN 2019] Crawley Western Relief Road [CWRR] Middle section delivered in partnership with Homes England North…

JUNE 14 2024 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [12 YEARS AGO] – “NEW PLAN ‘MONSTROUS’ SAYS CAMPAIGNER” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – SEPTEMBER 27 2012

    Plans for new houses west of Ifield have been described as ‘monstrous’ by a campaigner. Richard Symonds, who…

JUNE 9 2024 – THE HOMES ENGLAND MONSTROUS ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ PLANNING APPLICATIONS ARE AWAITED: “THIS GOVERNMENT QUANGO IS UNFIT FOR THE STEWARDSHIP OF PUBLIC LAND IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND BEYOND – NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE” – RICHARD W. SYMONDS [THE IFIELD SOCIETY]

THE HOMES ENGLAND MONSTROUS ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ PLANNING APPLICATIONS ARE AWAITED: “THIS GOVERNMENT QUANGO IS UNFIT FOR THE STEWARDSHIP OF…

JUNE 3 2024 – KINGLEY VALE NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE – RICHARD WILLIAMSON – DEVILS HUMPS [BOW HILL-STOUGHTON-WEST STOKE] AND DEVILS JUMPS [TREYFORD-NORTH MARDEN-ROYAL OAK]

  https://henrywilliamson.co.uk/?view=article&id=384:richard-williamson&catid=57:uncategorised https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/much-loved-nature-expert-richard-williamson-has-died-3705613   Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve – Wikipedia   Devil’s Humps, Stoughton – Wikipedia   Devil’s Jumps,…

MAY 30 2024 – ON THIS DAY [11 YEARS AGO] – MAY 30 2013 – ‘BEAUTY SPOT [IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS – ED] COULD BE NEEDED FOR HOUSING’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER

MAY 30 2024 – “WE DON’T TRUST YOU, HOMES ENGLAND” ‘BEAUTY SPOT COULD BE NEEDED FOR HOUSING’ – MAY 30…

MAY 21 2024 – “COULD SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN HOW OR WHY THE WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT MASTERPLAN – WHICH INCLUDES IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND IFIELD GOLF CLUB – CHANGED FROM BEING ORCHESTRATED BY A PRIVATE CONSORTIUM TO A PUBLIC BODY”

“COULD SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN TO ME HOW OR WHY THE WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT MASTERPLAN – WHICH INCLUDES IFIELD BROOK…

MAY 16 2024 – PUBLIC LAND OR PRIVATE LAND-GRAB? [FROM THE ARCHIVES – APRIL 1999] – “THIS PAMPHLET IS OUR WAY OF SAYING ‘THANK YOU’ TO THE PEOPLE OF CRAWLEY – AND IFIELD IN PARTICULAR – FOR THEIR EFFORTS TO PRESERVE A LOCAL SITE OF GREAT NATURAL BEAUTY BY ASSERTING THEIR CLAIM TO STEWARDSHIP, IF NOT LEGAL OWNERSHIP, OF THESE PRECIOUS MEADOWS ON BEHALF OF FUTURE GENERATIONS” – GERAINT THOMAS [ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE PROTECTION OF RURAL IFIELD – CPRI] – APRIL 1999

1999 SEVEN-PAGE PAMPHLET –  ‘LAND WEST OF RUSPER ROAD’ – WRITTEN BY GERAINT THOMAS ON BEHALF OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR…

MAY 8 2024 – “THE WEST OF IFIELD ALLOCATION SITE IS PROPOSED WITHOUT ANY ‘LANDSCAPE AND VISUAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT’ [LVIA] HAVING BEEN MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE”: ‘SPEEDING UP NIGHTMARE’ / ‘TOO SERIOUS TO IGNORE’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER LETTERS

“THE WEST OF IFIELD ALLOCATION SITE IS PROPOSED WITHOUT ANY ‘LANDSCAPE AND VISUAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT’ [LVIA] HAVING BEEN MADE PUBLICLY…

APRIL 21 2024 – PRIOR + PARTNERS [WEST OF IFIELD]

https://www.priorandpartners.com/project/west-of-ifield/?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0BMQABHU3mw-kRug_TGv_WFFkAsfeQfFrZQq2hKjt9BwlW8XQkZlbRMGIJtTyUHw_aem_AQxoCNO7jNuayfDblN5JQvNc0vb3xak76j9GJdcLgpibyVUWfr4MctOEiNZLNVijxdM   APRIL 27 2024 – THE SATURDAY WALK – ‘IFIELD PARK LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – CRAWLEY’S GREEN BELT PROPOSAL’…

APRIL 20 2024 – THE COMMUNITY VISION: IFIELD PARK-WITHIN-THE-PARISH – ‘GREEN BELT’ [BOUNDARY: CRAWLEY MILLENNIUM GREENWAY – WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE-LNR + IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS LOCAL GREEN SPACE-LGS + IFIELD MILLPOND-BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS-SNCI]

APRIL 12 2024 – IFIELD PARK – AN ALTERNATIVE VISION

MARCH 23 2024 – “THE ALLOCATION OF WEST OF IFIELD WILL RESULT IN A DEVELOPMENT PLAN WHICH DOES NOT PASS THE TESTS OF SOUNDNESS AT EXAMINATION…” – STUART CROSSEN [FORMER PLANNING INSPECTOR]. SO, WHAT THEN? A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE JOINT AREA ACTION PLAN [JAAP]

“THE ALLOCATION OF WEST OF IFIELD WILL RESULT IN A DEVELOPMENT PLAN WHICH DOES NOT PASS THE TESTS OF SOUNDNESS…

MARCH 2024 – ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD’ – LETTER SUBMISSIONS [UNPUBLISHED]

  ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD’ – LETTER SUBMISSIONS [UNPUBLISHED] Dear…

MARCH 23 2024 – SATURDAY BUS-WALK – ‘SPOT-THE-KINGFISHERS AT IFIELD MILLPOND [+ DALE ‘KINGFISHER’ BALDWIN UPDATES] – 11AM PROMPT FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD [OR 11.25AM FROM BUCKSWOOD DRIVE-GOSSOPS GREEN 200 BUS STOP – OPPOSITE THE MILLPOND CAR PARK]. RETURN TO PLOUGH BY 1PM [APPROX]

  FEBRUARY 10 2024 [THIS SATURDAY] – ‘KINGFISHER-HUNTING’ IN IFIELD’S PROPOSED NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH –…

MARCH 15 2024 – PETITION CALLING FOR LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] DESIGNATION WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD ‘GREENBELT’ TO PREVENT AN ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/a-local-nature-reserve-within-the-ancient-parish-of-ifield?share=3dfcf7d2-a229-4d2b-8be9-49d31250d9f0&source=email-share-button&utm_medium=socialshare&utm_source=email   PETITION 2024: A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE SITE ON THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE WITHIN THE…

PETITION 2024: A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE SITE ON THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH BOUNDARY

Photo by Robert Stass   PETITION – PLEASE SIGN https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/a-local-nature-reserve-within-the-ancient-parish-of-ifield?share=3dfcf7d2-a229-4d2b-8be9-49d31250d9f0&source=email-share-button&utm_medium=socialshare&utm_source=email   Dear Natural England   I am writing to ask…

MARCH 9 2024 – THE IFIELD SOCIETY PHOTO-GALLERY EXHIBITION – PHOTOGRAPHS WITHIN THE PROPOSED LOCAL NATURE RESERVE WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD

                     

MARCH 9 2024 – ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE SITE ON THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH BOUNDARY’ – THE IFIELD SOCIETY – RESEARCH DOCUMENT 1 – MARCH 2020 [REVISED MARCH 2024]

  Ancient Parish of Ifield Boundary [in dark red outline]   MAY 15 2023 – ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A…

FEBRUARY 16 2024 – ‘URGENT’ LETTER TO RESIDENTS FROM THE IFIELD VILLAGE CONSERVATION AREA

Ifield Village Conservation Area Advisory Committee IVCAAC – iva.ivcaac@gmail.com 15th February 2024 Dear Resident Building West of Ifield – URGENT…

FEBRUARY 14 2024 – ‘FIGHT IS ON TO SAVE PARISH’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS + EXTRA COUNCIL MEETING OF RUSPER PARISH COUNCIL – RUSPER VILLAGE HALL – FEBRUARY 13 2024 AT 7.30PM

Dear Editor   The fight is on to save the ancient Parish of Ifield – not just its golf club…

FEBRUARY 10 2024 – THE SATURDAY WALK – ‘KINGFISHER-HUNTING IN IFIELD BROOK’ – “NO KINGFISHERS – BUT FOUND SOME CATKINS, A YELLOW ROSE AND AN UNUSUAL TREE TRUNK!” – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

Today, Saturday, seven of us went ‘Kingfisher-hunting’ in Ifield Brook – braving the muddy conditions. We found no kingfishers, but…

FROM THE ARCHIVES [OCTOBER 13 2015] – PRESENTATION FROM KEN GLENDINNING [HOMES & COMMUNITIES AGENCY] TO THE GREATER BRIGHTON ECONOMIC BOARD – BRIGHTON & HOVE CITY COUNCIL – “THE BULK OF HOUSING WOULD BE BUILT IN CRAWLEY…CENTRAL GOVERNMENT WAS KEEN TO DIVEST ITSELF OF PUBLIC LAND AND THAT MESSAGE WAS BEING CASCADED TO ALL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS”

FROM THE ARCHIVES [OCTOBER 13 2015] – PRESENTATION FROM KEN GLENDINNING [HOMES & COMMUNITIES AGENCY – HCA] TO THE GREATER…

FEBRUARY 3 2024 – “LAND GRAB” – ‘ALL ABOUT HORSHAM’ MAGAZINE – FEBRUARY 2024

“LAND GRAB” – ‘ALL ABOUT HORSHAM’ MAGAZINE – FEBRUARY 2024 file:///C:/Users/Symonds/Downloads/SAVEIFIELDWEST%20(1).pdf     _____________________________________________________

FEBRUARY 7 2024 – “THE HORSHAM LOCAL PLAN IS ONLY WORKABLE IF ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ BECOMES A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE” – RICHARD W. SYMONDS – THE IFIELD SOCIETY

LETTER [UNPUBLISHED] – FEB 8 2024 Dear Editor   The fight is on to save the ancient Parish of Ifield…

FEBRUARY 8 2024 – IS THE ‘LAND GRAB & DUMP’ HORSHAM PLAN UNSOUND, LEGALLY NON-COMPLIANT AND IN BREACH OF THE DUTY TO COOPERATE? IS HORSHAM IN BREACH OF THE DUTY TO CO-OPERATE [WITH CRAWLEY REGARDING THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE] ? – “A MASTERPLAN WHICH TOTALLY DISRESPECTS ‘THIS AREA OF LOCALLY SPECIAL RURAL FRINGE, THE NATURE CONSERVATION AND RECREATION VALUE, ITS POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE URBAN EDGE, AND LINKS TO THE WIDER COUNTRYSIDE’ SHOULD BE WITHDRAWN WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT” – RICHARD W. SYMONDS – THE IFIELD SOCIETY

IS THE ‘LAND GRAB’ HORSHAM PLAN UNSOUND, LEGALLY NON-COMPLIANT AND IN BREACH OF THE DUTY TO COOPERATE? IS THE HORSHAM…

FEBRUARY 6 2024 – “PROPOSALS WHICH RESPECT THIS AREA OF LOCALLY SPECIAL RURAL FRINGE, THE NATURE CONSERVATION AND RECREATION VALUE, ITS POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE URBAN EDGE, AND LINKS TO THE WIDER COUNTRYSIDE WILL BE ENCOURAGED” – CRAWLEY LOCAL PLAN – PROPOSED MODIFICATION TO CL8: DEVELOPMENT OUTSIDE THE BUILT-UP AREA – WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE [PAGE 60]

  JUNE 6 2023 – ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] AND HERITAGE SITE ON THE WEST…

FEBRUARY 10 2024 [THIS SATURDAY] – ‘KINGFISHER-HUNTING’ IN IFIELD’S PROPOSED NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH [RETURN BY 1PM] + BBC RADIO SUSSEX ‘BLINK & YOU’LL MISS IT’ SPOT [FEB 6 7.25AM]

Photo: Pinterest – Jos De Cuyper Photo by Dale Baldwin “Mid February is when they normally start to pair up.…

FEBRUARY 3 2024 – HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL IN CONTRAVENTION OF ITS PLANNING POLICIES AND IN BREACH OF ITS PLANNING PRINCIPLES – ESPECIALLY IN THE KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD [10.91 AND 3] ?

HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL IN CONTRAVENTION OF ITS PLANNING POLICIES AND IN BREACH OF ITS PLANNING PRINCIPLES – ESPECIALLY IN THE…

FEBRUARY 3 2024 – IF THEY ARE NOT TELLING US ABOUT THIS, WHAT ELSE ARE THEY NOT TELLING US ABOUT ? IF WE ARE NOT ENRAGED THERE IS LITTLE HOPE OF SAVING THIS ANCIENT PARISH FROM DESTRUCTION BY COUNCILS AND DEVELOPERS.

      THIS THURSDAY [FEBRUARY 8 2024] – HOW TO SIMPLY SUBMIT YOUR REPRESENTATION FORM TO THE HORSHAM LOCAL…

THIS THURSDAY [FEBRUARY 8 2024] – HOW TO SIMPLY SUBMIT YOUR REPRESENTATION FORM TO THE HORSHAM LOCAL PLAN CONSULTATION BY MARCH 1 2024 – GUIDANCE SESSION AT IFIELD WEST COMMUNITY CENTRE, DOBBINS PLACE – BETWEEN 7.30PM AND 9.30PM

HOW TO SIMPLY SUBMIT YOUR REPRESENTATION FORM FOR THE HORSHAM LOCAL PLAN CONSULTATION BY MARCH 1 2024 GUIDANCE SESSION THIS…

FEBRUARY 1 2024 – “HOODWINKED” ? – ‘FIGHT STEPPED UP TO SAVE SUSSEX GOLF CLUB FROM HOUSING DEVELOPMENT’ – SUSSEX WORLD [PUBLISHED ONLINE: JAN 31 2024] + LETTER SUBMISSION

“HOODWINKED”? – ‘FIGHT STEPPED UP TO SAVE SUSSEX GOLF CLUB FROM HOUSING DEVELOPMENT’ – SUSSEX WORLD-SUSSEX EXPRESS [PUBLISHED ONLINE] –…

FEBRUARY 3 2024 – THE SATURDAY WALK – ‘SLAG-HUNTING’ – KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK IN IFIELD BROOKS WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

Wealden iron industry – Wikipedia                

JANUARY 26 2024 – “STAGGERING DISREGARD FOR, AND MONSTROUS DESTRUCTION OF, THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD” – RICHARD W. SYMONDS – THE IFIELD SOCIETY

“STAGGERING DISREGARD FOR, AND MONSTROUS DESTRUCTION OF, THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD” – RICHARD W. SYMONDS – THE IFIELD SOCIETY…

JANUARY 27 2024 – ‘WALKING THE TALK IN IFIELD’ – THE 3 PRINCIPLES OF WALKING WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD AT THE KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH [RETURN BY 1PM]

          1. ENJOY IT 2. SHARE IT 3. VALUE IT JANUARY 26 2024 – IFIELD SOCIETY:…

JANUARY 20 2024 – IS THE WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT IN ‘SHOW-STOPPING’ BREACH OF THE ‘STRATEGIC SITE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES’ OF THE HORSHAM LOCAL PLAN REGULATION 19 ?

      “Presumably, the Planning Inspectorate will apply these ‘Principles’ to Horsham’s Local Plan to test its viability and…

JANUARY 20 2024 – PHOTO: SILHOUETTE OF ST MARGARET’S SPIRE FROM THE [POSSIBLE] 3,500-YEAR-OLD BELL BARROW BURIAL GROUND WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH FIELDS

Silhouette of St Margaret’s Church Spire in Ifield Village. Photo taken from the [possible] 3,500-year-old Bell Barrow burial ground on…

JANUARY 18 2024 – ‘THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF IFIELD’ – HORSHAM LOCAL PLAN 2023-2040 REGULATION 19 – 6-WEEK PUBLIC CONSULTATION [STARTING JANUARY 19 2024]

  https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKHORSHAM/bulletins/3842583 ‘The Battle for the Soul of Ifield’ started on Monday December 16 2019 at the Charis Centre in…

JANUARY 13 2024 – “IN THE PRESENCE OF WINGED ROYALTY” WITHIN THE [PROPOSED] KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK AT THE CENTRE OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD – DALE BALDWIN PHOTOGRAPHY [BY KIND PERMISSION]

 q ‘Kingfisher’ photographs provided by Dale Baldwin – with great thanks. https://dalebaldwin28.smugmug.com   https://www.facebook.com/profile.php/?id=100063728372773 JANUARY 20 2024AD [THIS SATURDAY] –…

JANUARY 12 2024 – ‘KINGFISHER PARK’ [KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK AT THE CENTRE OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD] – A PROPOSAL

‘KINGFISHER PARK’ [KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK AT THE CENTRE OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD] – A PROPOSAL ‘Ifield…

JANUARY 11 2024 – HISTORIC ENGLAND LETTER TO HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING [IN FULL] – 27 OCTOBER 2020 – EIA/20/0004 – LAND WEST OF IFIELD [REF: PL007 18982] + SPECIALIST ARCHAEOLOGICAL ADVICE [PLACE SERVICES-ESSEX COUNTY COUNCIL] TO HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING – 2 NOVEMBER 2020 – REF: EIA/20/0004 WEST OF IFIELD

HISTORIC ENGLAND LETTER TO HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING [IN FULL] – 27 OCTOBER 2020   HISTORIC ENGLAND, 4TH FLOOR, CANNON…

JANUARY 20 2024AD [THIS SATURDAY] – “WE WUNT BE DRUV” – HISTORIC ‘BEATING THE BOUNDS’ WALK FROM THE [PROPOSED] KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK/MILLERS TRAIL TO THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD BOUNDARY AT KILNWOOD VALE – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1.30PM]

“WE WUNT BE DRUV” – HISTORIC ‘BEATING THE BOUNDS’ WALK FROM THE [PROPOSED] KINGFISHER NATURE AND HERITAGE PARK/MILLERS TRAIL TO…

DECEMBER 28 2023 – ‘REFORMS WHICH PROTECT GREEN FIELDS WELCOMED’ – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES / ‘CONSULTATION FOR LOCAL PLAN’ – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES [DECEMBER 14 2023] / A REPLY FROM CLLR JOHN MILNE [HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL CABINET MEMBER FOR PLANNING & INFRASTRUCTURE]

“Horsham District Council’s Full Council should have delayed their rushed Local Plan vote on December 11 2023 until after December…

DECEMBER 20 2023 – HOMES ENGLAND’S ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ MASTERPLAN: “CRAWSHAM WILL NEVER HAPPEN” / “NOT OVER UNTIL FINAL WHISTLE” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER FRONT PAGE [ET AL] + LETTERS PAGE

WEST OF IFIELD: “CRAWSHAM WILL NEVER HAPPEN” / “NOT OVER UNTIL FINAL WHISTLE” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER FRONT PAGE [ET AL]…

DECEMBER 23 2023 [TOMORROW] – ‘HERE BE DRAGONS’ – CHRISTMAS SATURDAY WALK AROUND IFIELD’S ANCIENT PARISH HERITAGE SITE [PROPOSED 3000 ‘1ST PHASE’ OF 10,000 MASTERPLAN] – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD’S HISTORIC VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

DECEMBER 23 2023 – ‘HERE BE DRAGONS’ – CHRISTMAS SATURDAY WALK AROUND IFIELD’S ANCIENT PARISH HERITAGE SITE [proposed 3000 ‘1st…

DECEMBER 14 2023 – “HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL’S LOCAL PLAN ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ IS BANKRUPT, UNWORKABLE, FLAWED, INSANE AND UNSOUND”

DECEMBER 14 2023 – “HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL’S LOCAL PLAN ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ IS BANKRUPT, UNWORKABLE, FLAWED, INSANE AND UNSOUND” –…

DECEMBER 7 2023 – ‘HOUSING FEARS – CONCERNS OVER LOCAL PLAN DEVELOPMENT SITES’ – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – FRONT PAGE + ‘HOMES PLAN BREAKS WATER NEUTRALITY’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS [DECEMBER 6 2023]

      ‘HOMES PLAN BREAKS WATER NEUTRALITY’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS     Dear Editor   Water Neutrality…

DECEMBER 9 2023 – THE SATURDAY WALK – “WILL FRIENDLY DRAGON BE HOMELESS THIS CHRISTMAS?” – A WALK THROUGH THE ANCIENT PARISH MEADOWS AND HERITAGE SITE – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

DECEMBER 9 2023 – “WILL FRIENDLY DRAGON BE HOMELESS THIS CHRISTMAS?” – THE ‘INSANITY GONE MAD’ SATURDAY WALK – “IS…

NOVEMBER 18 2023 – “HOMES ENGLAND’S ‘LOCK-DOWN MOMENT’ LAST THURDAY”

https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/arts-and-culture/homes-england-protest-by-members-of-save-west-of-ifield-4407521 “So, Homes England were SO determined not to listen to those representing the 5,500 people who signed a petition…

NOVEMBER 16 2023 [THURSDAY] – WEST OF IFIELD MASTERPLAN – ‘INSANITY GONE MAD’ – PROTEST OUTSIDE HOMES ENGLAND OFFICES [50 VICTORIA STREET, LONDON AT 11.30AM]. THEN FROM MIDDAY: WALK TO DLUHC OFFICES [MARSHAM STREET] – FINISH AT 14.00.

NOVEMBER 16 2023 [THURSDAY] – WEST OF IFIELD MASTERPLAN – ‘INSANITY GONE MAD’ – PROTEST OUTSIDE HOMES ENGLAND OFFICES [50…

THIS SATURDAY [NOV 4 2023] – GREAT PARISH HERITAGE WALKS – IN REMEMBRANCE: ROBINSON ROAD AND BEYOND – ‘BANG IN IFIELD WITH IAIN & SALLY’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

  THE HIDDEN PLAQUE OF REMEMBRANCE TO ROBINSON ROAD [WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD] – The Ifield Society This…

OCTOBER 19/20 2023 – SEWAGE DISCHARGE INTO BEWBUSH BROOK AND IFIELD BROOK – THAMES WATER COLGATE SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS – “COLGATE – FEEDS INTO IFIELD BROOK – OUR MONITOR INDICATES THIS STORM OVERFLOW DISCHARGED IN THE LAST 48 HOURS. THIS MEANS THERE COULD BE SEWAGE IN THIS SECTION OF THE WATERCOURSE” [EVENT DURATION MONITORING – EDM]

OCTOBER 22 2023 – SEWAGE DISCHARGE INTO BEWBUSH BROOK AND IFIELD BROOK – THAMES WATER COLGATE SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS –…

OCTOBER 10 2023 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [2012] – DEVELOPER CONSORTIUM AND IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS (WITHIN THE PROPOSED ‘GREENWAY LOCAL NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE SITE’ IN THE ANCIENT PARISH

ON THIS DAY 10 YEARS AGO [OCTOBER 10 2012] WELBECK’S DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS “BLOWN OUT OF THE…

OCTOBER 10 2023 – ‘RIVER MOLE LOCAL NATURE RESERVE’ – A TEMPLATE FOR THE URGENTLY PROPOSED ‘GREENWAY LOCAL NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE SITE’ WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD

‘RIVER MOLE LOCAL NATURE RESERVE’   SEPTEMBER 28 2023 – ‘WILD WALK ON THE RIVER MOLE’ – A WALKERS GUIDE…

OCTOBER 10 2023 – ‘FIELDS WE PROTECT’ [THEN PROTECT IT!] – FIELDS IN TRUST – BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS – PROTECTION TYPE: QUEEN ELIZABETH II FIELDS

    Managing organisation Crawley Borough Council Please advise updates to info@fieldsintrust.org   Located in Bewbush, with easy access from Ifield West…

SEPTEMBER 25 2023 – ‘TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE OF GATWICK’ – A WALKERS GUIDE TO THE PROPOSED ‘PARISH GREENWAY’ LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – IFIELD [UPPER MOLE TRIBUTARIES OF IFIELD BROOK AND BEWBUSH BROOK]

              JULY 8 2023 – THE SATURDAY WALK – ‘THE RIGHT TO ROAM’ WALK…

SEPTEMBER 30 2023 – THE SATURDAY WALK – ‘LOCAL NATURE RESERVE OR LOCAL NATURE NIGHTMARE?’ – BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS AND BEYOND – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD [RETURN BY 1.30PM]

SEPTEMBER 27 2023 – “HUNDREDS OF FISH DEAD IN ‘ECOLOGICAL DISASTER’” – THE ARGUS + “RESIDENTS SHOCKED AS ‘HUNDREDS OF…

SEPTEMBER 23 2023 – SHOCKING DISCOVERY OF TWO DEAD FISH IN A POLLUTED/CONTAMINATED BROOK WITHIN BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS. THIS IS AN ECOLOGICAL DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN. ACTION DEMANDED – NOW!

This morning [Saturday Sept 23], we were shocked to witness two dead fish and a polluted/contaminated brook within Bewbush Water…

SEPTEMBER 23 2023 – THE IFIELD PARISH BROOKS SATURDAY WALK – “STOP THIS INSANITY BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE” – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

    SEPTEMBER 21 2023 – ‘A WORLD GONE MAD’ – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS – The Ifield…

SATURDAY [SEPT 9] – ‘BEATING THE BOUNDS’ PROTECT, PROTEST & TRESPASS MARCH – “DON’T LET BULLIES DESTROY THE SOUL OF THIS PARISH” – THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD BY HOMES ENGLAND IN £3BN LAND DEAL – 11.00AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1.30PM APPROX]

A ‘Beating the Bounds’ Protect, Protest & Trespass March is planned for this Saturday [Sept 9] to protest at Homes England’s destruction…

THE SATURDAY BUS-WALK [SEPTEMBER 2] – PART 2: ‘BEATING THE BOUNDS’ – WALKING THE PARISH MAP BOUNDARY [KILNWOOD BOUNDARY POINT] – ‘THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME?’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [OR 11.20AM FROM DOBBINS PLACE IN IFIELD WEST] – RETURN BY 1.30PM [APPROX]

    No 2 Bus from Ifield Parade to Dobbins Place, Ifield West       ‘Private Land’   Parish…

THE SATURDAY WALK [AUGUST 26] – PART 1: ‘BEATING THE BOUNDS’ – WALKING THE PARISH MAP BOUNDARY [WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – AMBERLEY FARM BOUNDARY POINT]

THE SATURDAY WALK [AUGUST 26 2023] – ‘BEATING THE BOUNDS’ – WALKING THE PARISH MAP BOUNDARY – PART 1 [WILLOUGHBY…

JULY 24 2023 – FRIENDLY DRAGON MEETS BRONTY THE DINOSAUR ON THE CONKER TRAIL IN LEONARDSLEE GARDENS

TO PURCHASE THIS BOOK, PLEASE CONTACT LOVE READING [THEY WILL DONATE BOOKS TO SCHOOLS WITH EVERY PURCHASE] “Buy a book.…

THE SATURDAY WALK [JULY 22] – ‘MEET SAMMY THE SNAKE IN THE ANCIENT YEW TREE OF ST. MARGARET’S CEMETERY – AND BETTY THE BUTTERFLY ON THE FRIENDLY DRAGON TRAIL’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

    Humans have a deep emotional need for symbolism and ritual, the awe inspired by trees has had fertile…

JULY 14 2023 – “PARISHIONERS PUT THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD ON THE MAP” – THE IFIELD PARISH MAP PROJECT 2023

A Core Group of Parishioners met at the Plough in Ifield village [Thursday July 6 & 13] to launch the…

JULY 1 2023 [SATURDAY] – “THE PARISH MAP WALK” – ‘PUTTING THE ANCIENT PARISHES OF IFIELD AND RUSPER ON THE MAP – MAKE IT HAPPEN’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM] – WITH SPECIAL GUEST WALKER MR KIM LESLIE OF THE WEST SUSSEX MILLENNIUM PARISH MAPS PROJECT

SATURDAY [JULY 1] – “THE PARISH MAP WALK” – ‘PUTTING THE ANCIENT PARISHES OF IFIELD AND RUSPER ON THE MAP…

JUNE 29 2023 – RIVER MOLE AND ITS TRIBUTARY SYSTEM NOW UNDER SERIOUS THREAT WITH POSSIBLE BANKRUPTCY OF THAMES WATER – LEAVING THE GOVERNMENT/TAXPAYER TO MEND A BROKEN SYSTEM AND PAY FOR AN ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE?

https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/23625578.ofwat-worried-southern-waters-5-2-billion-debt/?ref=ebln&nid=944&u=1e01a25da9b9971f1e506cf20f3dc944&date=010723   https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/06/28/water-security-must-be-the-priority/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-66056024 https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/jun/29/taxpayer-cash-must-not-be-used-to-bail-out-thames-water-says-feargal-sharkey?CMP=share_btn_link   WATER – TELEGRAPH LETTERS SIR – It is incomprehensible that the highly regulated water…

JUNE 26 2023 – WEST OF IFIELD: “ARE WE TO BE BAMBOOZLED BY THE BAMBOOZLERS – YET AGAIN?”

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any…

JUNE 6 2023 – ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] AND HERITAGE SITE ON THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE – AND BEYOND’ – IFIELD SOCIETY SUBMISSION TO THE CRAWLEY LOCAL PLAN [POLICY CL8] – DEADLINE JUNE 20 2023]

‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] AND HERITAGE SITE ON THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE –…

SATURDAY [JUNE 3 2023] – ‘THE LONGHORN HUNT’ – IFIELD SOCIETY RAMBLETTE – 11.00AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

    MAY 30 2023 – ‘STENOCORUS MERIDIANUS’ LONGHORN BEETLE DISCOVERED IN AREA OF LOST HEDGEROWS ON WEST OF IFIELD…

MAY 30 2023 – ‘STENOCORUS MERIDIANUS’ LONGHORN BEETLE DISCOVERED IN AREA OF LOST HEDGEROWS ON WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE

  https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/crawley-campaign-group-discovers-beetle-thought-to-be-extinct-in-the-county-4162114 Crawley campaign group discovers beetle ‘thought to be extinct in the county’ A campaign group from Crawley discovered…

MAY 27 2023 – THE SATURDAY MOON-WALK – HEDGEROW HUNT FOR THE LONGHORN BEETLE [LED BY DAVID MOON] – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD [RETURN BY 1PM]

      RARE SPECIES OF LONGHORN BEETLE ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION AFTER DESTRUCTION OF HEDGEROWS ON THE WEST…

MAY 15 2023 – ‘MAKING THE CASE FOR A LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR] ON THE WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE [POLICY CL8] – SEVEN STUDIES COMPILED BY THE IFIELD SOCIETY [WITH INTRODUCTION BY DAVID MOON] – FEBRUARY 2020 [REVISED MAY 2023]

  CRAWLEY LOCAL PLAN Draft Crawley Local Plan 2024-2040 For Submission Publication Consultation: May-June 2023 Policy CL8: Development Outside the…

MAY 6 2023 – POLLUTION AT WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE IN POLESFLEET STREAM TRIBUTARY WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD

POLLUTION AT WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE IN POLESFLEET STREAM TRIBUTARY WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD      …

MARCH 20 2023 – WEST OF BEWBUSH [KILNWOOD VALE] JOINT AREA ACTION PLAN [JAAP] 2009 – HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL AND CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL

WEST OF BEWBUSH [KILNWOOD VALE] JOINT AREA ACTION PLAN [JAAP] 2009 – HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL AND CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL 1.20…

SATURDAY APRIL 1 2023 – COMMUNITY EMERGENCY MEETING – SOUTHGATE WEST COMMUNITY CENTRE, DITCHLING HILL, CRAWLEY RH11 8QL – MIDDAY TO 1PM [“HOW DANGEROUS ARE LARGE DEVELOPMENTS TO CRAWLEY’S RIVER TRIBUTARY SYSTEM? IS THIS AN ECOLOGICAL DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN?”]

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY MEETING – SOUTHGATE WEST COMMUNITY CENTRE, DITCHLING HILL, CRAWLEY RH11 8QL – MIDDAY TO 1PM – SATURDAY APRIL 1 2023…

FROM THE ARCHIVES [MARCH 25 2023] – THE SATURDAY WALK – ‘HOW DANGEROUS IS THE POLLUTION AND CONTAMINATION IN BEWBUSH BROOK IN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD?’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [OR 11.30AM FROM IFIELD WEST BUS STOP/COMMUNITY CENTRE AT DOBBINS PLACE]

      SATURDAY [MARCH 18 2023] – ‘QUEEN ELIZABETH II BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS BUS-WALK’ [WITH A VIEW TO LAUNCHING…

SATURDAY [MARCH 18 2023] – ‘QUEEN ELIZABETH II BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS BUS-WALK’ [WITH A VIEW TO LAUNCHING AN INVESTIGATION INTO POLLUTION AND CONTAMINATION IN BEWBUSH BROOK AND BEYOND] – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE OR 11.30AM FROM IFIELD WEST COMMUNITY CENTRE BUS STOP, DOBBINS PLACE

            HOW DANGEROUS IS THE CONTAMINATION AND POLLUTION AT KILNWOOD VALE? THE WATER RUNS INTO…

MARCH 4 2023 – THE SATURDAY WALK – “PLAY A PART IN CLEANING UP THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RIVERBANK WALK IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS” – ‘THE JAMES HAVERS LITTER-PICKING WALK’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

“PLAY A PART IN CLEANING UP THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RIVERBANK WALK IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS” – ‘THE JAMES HAVERS LITTER-PICKING…

FEBRUARY 18 2023 – THE SATURDAY BUS-WALK – TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS [FIELDS IN TRUST] AND BEWBUSH MILL [REMAINS OF] AT KILNWOOD VALE LANDFILL DEVELOPMENT – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 2PM]

  JULY 1 2021 – FIELDS IN TRUST – BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS – “PROTECTS OUR PARKS AND GREEN SPACES IN…

TOMORROW [FEB 11] – THE SATURDAY BUS-WALK – ‘MEET MEGALO: THE DINOSAUR DRAGON OF TILGATE FOREST’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [OR MIDDAY AT K2 BUS STOP]

THE SATURDAY BUS-WALK – ‘MEET MEGALO: THE DINOSAUR DRAGON OF TILGATE FOREST’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE…

JANUARY 5 2023 – “WHY RUSH THE LOCAL PLAN?” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS

  ‘Why rush the local plan?’ [West Sussex County Times, January 5 2023]: “At recent Council meetings, Cllr Hogben has…

JANUARY 28 2023 – THE SATURDAY PARISH WALK – WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE AND ITS ‘LOST WOODLAND’ SCULPTURES AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURES – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD [RETURN BY 1.30PM]

‘Yesterday’ Sculpture – County Oak – Manor Royal   THIS SATURDAY [DECEMBER 17] – THE PARISH CHRISTMAS WALK – ‘WALK…

DECEMBER 5 2022 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [JULY 17 2021] – SA101: LAND WEST OF IFIELD – “WHAT PART OF ‘NOT CURRENTLY DEVELOPABLE’ DOES HDC CABINET FAIL TO UNDERSTAND?”

  JULY 17 2021 – SA 101 [LAND WEST OF IFIELD]: “WHAT PART OF ‘NOT CURRENTLY DEVELOPABLE’ DOES HORSHAM DISTRICT…

DECEMBER 3 2022 – SATURDAY – ANNIVERSARY BUS-WALK – ‘QUEEN ELIZABETH II BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD [RETURN BY 2PM] + PETITION: QUEEN ELIZABETH II NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE PARK – IFIELD

THIS SATURDAY – CHRISTMAS BUS-WALK [DEC 3] – ‘QUEEN ELIZABETH II BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN…

“THE ANCIENT HERITAGE OF ST. MARGARET’S CHURCH PARISH MUST BE PROTECTED” – HENRY SMITH, MP FOR CRAWLEY – THIS SATURDAY [NOV 19] – “SAY NO TO…” HOMES ENGLAND’S 10,000 DEVELOPMENT MASTERPLAN – ‘SAVE WEST OF IFIELD’ STAND AT COUNTY MALL CRAWLEY [OUTSIDE PRIMARK] – 09.00AM TO 17.00PM [‘COME AND MEET US’ + ‘ENSURING PROTECTION’, CRAWLEY OBSERVER LETTERS, NOV 16] + ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ LETTER – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES [NOV 17] + CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL RESPONSE TO HOMES ENGLAND WEST OF IFIELD MASTERPLAN + THIS WEDNESDAY [NOV 23] – CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL CABINET – PUBLIC QUESTION – 7PM TOWN HALL

“THE ANCIENT HERITAGE OF ST. MARGARET’S CHURCH PARISH MUST BE PROTECTED” HENRY SMITH, MP FOR CRAWLEY     “WHAT ARE…

NOVEMBER 10 2022 – HOMES ENGLAND ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ MASTERPLAN: “IT’S FRANKLY DISGRACEFUL” / “HORROR AT OUT-OF-KEEPING PLANS WHICH WILL DESTROY FARMLAND” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER / WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE – PUBLIHED LETTERS [NOV 10] + UNPUBLISHED LETTER [SUBMITTED TO WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES ET AL] + BBC COVERAGE

LETTERS [PUBLISHED IN CRAWLEY OBSERVER & WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE]     LETTER [UNPUBLISHED IN WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES ET AL]…

NOVEMBER 3 2022 – “HORROR AT HOUSING PLAN” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTER [VIVIEN SALLOWS] + ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MASS TRESPASS’ – THIS SATURDAY [NOV 5TH] – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH, IFIELD

THE MAP OF HORROR https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/readers-letter-horror-at-ifield-housing-plans-which-would-be-totally-out-of-keeping-with-the-surrounding-rural-area-3904063 TOMORROW [SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 5TH 2022] – ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MASS TRESPASS’ – 11AM FROM…

THIS SATURDAY [NOVEMBER 5 2022] – ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MASS TRESPASS’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE + NOVEMBER 3 – “HORROR AT HOUSING PLAN” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTER [VIVIEN SALLOWS]

THE MAP OF HORROR https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/readers-letter-horror-at-ifield-housing-plans-which-would-be-totally-out-of-keeping-with-the-surrounding-rural-area-3904063 TOMORROW [SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 5TH 2022] – ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MASS TRESPASS’ – 11AM FROM…

OCTOBER 19 2022 – ‘VISION IS A NIGHTMARE’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

  Dear Editor Landowners Homes England introduce their ‘West of Ifield’ publicity pack thus: “Our vision…” Your vision is our…

OCTOBER 10 2022 – FROM THE ARCHIVES – 10 YEARS AGO [OCTOBER 10 2012]

ON THIS DAY 10 YEARS AGO [OCTOBER 10 2012] WELBECK’S DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS “BLOWN OUT OF THE…

SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 5TH 2022 – ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MASS TRESPASS’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 3PM] + “HORROR AT HOUSING PLAN” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTER [VIVIEN SALLOWS] – NOVEMBER 3 2022

THE MAP OF HORROR https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/readers-letter-horror-at-ifield-housing-plans-which-would-be-totally-out-of-keeping-with-the-surrounding-rural-area-3904063 NOVEMBER 3 2022 – “HORROR AT HOUSING PLAN” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTER…

SEPTEMBER 28 2022 – “HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

  ‘HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS – SEPTEMBER 28 2022 How is it even possible Horsham…

THIS SATURDAY [SEPT 24] – THE ELIZABETH II WALK – A COMMUNITY VISION – ‘IFIELD AND BEYOND – A TASTE OF THE SUSSEX COUNTRYSIDE’ [A LEAFLET FUNDED BY HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL, CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL AND WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL]

THIS SATURDAY – THE ELIZABETH II WALK – A COMMUNITY VISION – ‘IFIELD AND BEYOND – A TASTE OF THE…

SEPTEMBER 8 2022 – “A POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCE” – WEST SUSSEX COUNTY TIMES – LETTERS

    Dear Editor I write in support of the letter published recently, warning of the possible threat of subsidence…

AUGUST 31 2022 – “SERIOUS CONCERNS” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

    Dear Editor A Walk took place on Bank Holiday Sunday around the Parish of Ifield – an ancient…

AUGUST 25 2022 – ‘HISTORIC ENGLAND’ WARNS OF POSSIBLE SUBSIDENCE AT ST. MARGARET’S CHURCH IF MASSIVE ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ DEVELOPMENT BUILT. ‘EMERGENCY PARISHIONERS’ MEETING’ CALLED.

‘HISTORIC ENGLAND’ WARNS OF POSSIBLE SUBSIDENCE AT ST. MARGARET’S CHURCH IF MASSIVE ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ DEVELOPMENT BUILT. ‘EMERGENCY PARISHIONERS’ MEETING’…

AUGUST 10 2022 – “DEVELOPMENT MASTERPLAN” – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

  Dear Editor It is becoming increasingly clear Homes England’s ‘West of Ifield’ development masterplan has not, does not, and…

AUGUST 3 2022 – “HOMES ENGLAND’S ‘WEST OF IFIELD’ DEVELOPMENT MASTERPLAN HAS NOT, DOES NOT, AND WILL NOT MEET THE NATIONAL STANDARDS REQUIRED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND OR HISTORIC ENGLAND WITHIN THIS ANCIENT PARISH”

It is becoming increasingly clear Homes England’s ‘West of Ifield’ development masterplan has not, does not, and will not meet…

AUGUST 6 2022 – THE SATURDAY WALK – “REMEMBER HIROSHIMA – HUMANITY JUSTICE PEACE” [AUGUST 6 1945] – THE TILGATE PARK PEACE GARDEN – MEET AT 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE, OR MEET AT MIDDAY FROM THE K2 SPORTS CENTRE BUS STOP IN TILGATE

AUGUST 6 2022 – THE SATURDAY WALK – “REMEMBER HIROSHIMA – HUMANITY JUSTICE PEACE” [AUGUST 6 1945] – THE TILGATE…

THE SATURDAY WALK [JULY 30] – ‘THE BEAUTIFUL BUTTERFLIES OF IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND BEYOND’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

    BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/assets/charts/butterfly-id-sheet-england.pdf https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/assets/charts/butterfly-id-sheet-england.pdf https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/ https://www.wcl.org.uk/the-big-butterfly-count-2022.asp https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49041006   JUNE 18 2022 – SATURDAY BUS-WALK – THE BUTTERFLY…

JULY 27 2022 – “WILL THIS COUNCIL NOW CONSIDER A PLATINUM JUBILEE NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE AND ‘GREENWAY’ HERITAGE PARK, COMBINING WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR], IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS LOCAL GREEN SPACE [LGS] & IFIELD MILL AND BEWBUSH WATER GARDENS [SNCI]?”

“WILL THIS COUNCIL NOW CONSIDER A PLATINUM JUBILEE NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE AND ‘GREENWAY’ HERITAGE PARK, COMBINING WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE…

JULY 27 2022 – “I CALL UPON CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL, HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL AND WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL TO UNDERTAKE TOGETHER AN INTEGRATED LANDSCAPE HERITAGE ASSESSMENT” AS ADVISED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND IN NOVEMBER 2020 – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

“I CALL UPON CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL, HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL AND WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL TO UNDERTAKE TOGETHER AN INTEGRATED LANDSCAPE…

JULY 30 2022 – THE SATURDAY WALK – “IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS LOCAL GREEN SPACE [LGS]” – ‘WALK THE GREENWAY’ IN THE PROPOSED PLATINUM JUBILEE NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE PARK – TO MARK THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KINDER MASS TRESPASS

  JULY 16 2022 – THIS SATURDAY – ‘THE FRIENDLY DRAGON TRESPASS WALK’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD…

JULY 20 2022 – CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL – PUBLIC QUESTION – FULL COUNCIL MEETING – THE CHARIS CENTRE IN WEST GREEN – 7.30PM

  JULY 20 2022 – CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL – PUBLIC QUESTION – FULL COUNCIL MEETING – THE CHARIS CENTRE IN…

JULY 5 2022 – “THERE IS NO NEED FOR A CRAWLEY WESTERN LINK ROAD” – ‘INDICATIVE SEARCH CORRIDOR FOR A WESTERN LINK ROAD’ POLICY ST4 [IN GREY] – RUNNING STRAIGHT THROUGH WILLOUGHBY FIELDS LOCAL NATURE RESERVE [LNR]

  “There is no need for a Crawley Western Link Road” – Richard W. Symonds – The Ifield Society –…

JULY 6 2022 – ‘WEST OF IFIELD NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE PARK’ – THE PROPOSAL

Dear CBC Democratic Services I would like to ask the following Public Question at CBC’s Cabinet on Wednesday [July 6…

JUNE 29 2022AD – ‘HISTORY AND MYSTERY’ EXHIBITION’ – IFIELD BARN THEATRE – ‘AN ANCIENT MONUMENT’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER – LETTERS

Dear Editor Ifield’s ‘Ancient History and Mystery Exhibition’ was well attended last Tuesday at the Barn Theatre on Summer Solstice…

SPOTTED! THE FRIENDLY DRAGON OF IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS ON ‘THE GREENWAY-TRESPASS SATURDAY WALK’ – JULY 2 2022 – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE

SPOTTED! THE FRIENDLY DRAGON OF IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS – ‘THE GREENWAY-TRESPASS SATURDAY WALK’      “THE FRIENDLY DRAGON OF IFIELD…

JUNE 21 2022 – ‘ANOTHER CONSULTATION ON WEST OF IFIELD DEVELOPMENT PLANNED FOR LATER THIS YEAR’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER

    Another consultation on West of Ifield development planned for later this year The next consultation about plans to…

JUNE 15 2022 – HENRY SMITH MP FOR CRAWLEY IN WESTMINSTER AND IFIELD VILLAGE ASSOCIATION JENNY FROST ON THE BBC

  HENRY SMITH MP https://www.henrysmith.info/news/henry-smith-mp-questions-prime-minister-over-homes-england-west-ifield-proposals Hansard Engagements Volume 716: debated on Wednesday 15 June 2022 Henry Smith (Crawley) (Con) Sharethis…

JUNE 7 2022 – HOMES ENGLAND – “THIS CONSULTATION WAS WITHDRAWN ON 10 MAY ON 10 MAY 2022”

Closed consultation West of Ifield This consultation was withdrawn on 10 May 2022 This content has been withdrawn as this consultation…

‘PLATINUM JUBILEE NATURE RESERVE AND HERITAGE PARK – WEST OF IFIELD’ – PUBLIC QUESTION AT THE CABINET MEETING OF CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL [RE-SCHEDULED]

CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL CABINET MEETING – WEDNESDAY – JULY 6 2022 – 7PM PUBLIC QUESTION: RICHARD SYMONDS – THE IFIELD…

MAY 30 2022 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [MAY 30 2013] – ‘LOCAL NATURE RESERVE’ [LNR] APPLICATION BY SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST – SUPPORTED BY CRAWLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL

  “Crawley Borough Council wanted this part of West of Ifield as a Local Nature Reserve 9 years ago to…

JUNE 2 2022 – THE QUEEN’S ANNIVERSARY WALK – ‘IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND MILL POND’ – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

  A walk to celebrate the Queen’s Anniversary will take place this Thursday from the Plough in Ifield village from 11am to…

MAY 4 2022 – ‘TREKKERS TAKE ON THE DAWN CHORUS WALK’ – CRAWLEY OBSERVER

   

APRIL 27 2022 – THE CRAWLEY MILLENNIUM GREENWAY – HIGHLIGHTING THE PROPOSED WEST OF IFIELD LOCAL NATURE RESERVE – LNR [WILLOUGHBY FIELDS-IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS-IFIELD MILL POND]

      Walk The Greenway                    

MAY 1 2022 – TRIPLE-BILL OF WALKS IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS OVER THE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 1. THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MORNING WALK [THIS SATURDAY] 2. THE DAWN CHORUS EARLY MORNING WALK [THIS SUNDAY MAY 1] 3. THE FRIENDLY DRAGON EVENING WALK [THIS MONDAY MAY 2]

TRIPLE-BILL OF WALKS IN IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS OVER THE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND  1. THE FRIENDLY DRAGON MORNING WALK [THIS SATURDAY] …

APRIL 6 2022 – SAVE WEST OF IFIELD AND THE BLUEBELL WALK – CRAWLEY OBSERVER LETTERS

  APRIL 9 2022 [THIS SATURDAY] – “THE BLUEBELL WALK” – 11AM FROM POETS’ CORNER – OPPOSITE THE PLOUGH –…

MARCH 23 2022 – “LEGALITY VERSUS MORALITY…” – WEST SUSSEX GAZETTE – LETTERS – LOUISE GOLDSMITH [FORMER LEADER OF WEST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL]

  Dear Editor Regarding a planning appeal, Louise Goldsmith – former Leader of West Sussex County Council – says [‘Legality…