JUNE 28 2024 – WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE: “TWO MASSIVE DEVELOPMENTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN BOLTED-ON TO CRAWLEY’S EXISTING NEIGHBOURHOODS WEST OF IFIELD: KILNWOOD VALE AND THE MAPLES. WE HAVE GOOD REASON TO BE DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT POWERFUL BULLIES STEAMROLLING OVER THE DEMOCRATIC PLANNING PROCESS IN THIS ANCIENT AREA” – RICHARD W. SYMONDS [THE IFIELD SOCIETY]

  “TWO MASSIVE DEVELOPMENTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN BOLTED-ON TO CRAWLEY’S EXISTING NEIGHBOURHOODS WEST OF IFIELD: KILNWOOD VALE AND THE MAPLES. … More

JUNE 24 2024 – WEST OF IFIELD RURAL FRINGE: “ANY SUCH DEVELOPMENT SHOULD PROTECT THE SETTING OF CRAWLEY’S EXISTING NEIGHBOURHOODS AT THE EDGE OF THE COUNTRYSIDE” – CRAWLEY [EMERGING] LOCAL PLAN MODIFICATIONS – FEBRUARY 2024 – PARAGRAPHS 12.17 TO 12.23

Dear Mr. Symonds, Many thanks for your email expressing interest in Ifield Brook Meadows. Please see my responses to your … More

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 … More

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 … More

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 … More

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 … More

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 … More

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 … More

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 … More