Archive of: Laura Brook

  • Nature is feeling the squeeze

    09 November 2021

    Nature is feeling the squeeze

    As we head in to the second week of COP26, we’re also entering week two of the Examinations in Public for the Worthing and Brighton Local Plans, which will shape development for the next 15 years.

     
  • Standing up for nature in November

    31 October 2021

    Standing up for nature in November

    The Local Plans for Worthing and Brighton & Hove are now entering the crucial Examination in Public phase, and we’ll be there as a voice for wildlife.

     
  • Not too late to plan ahead

    26 August 2021

    Not too late to plan ahead

    There are just seven days left to tell Lewes District Council what you think of its new Local Plan proposals - here’s how to get involved.

     
  • Summer Plans, make sure you don't miss out

    19 July 2021

    Summer Plans, make sure you don't miss out

    The Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Conservation Policy Team are currently working on two important public consultations. Find out how you can get involved and stand up for wildlife right now.

     
  • ​Action Required: Respond to the Government’s Planning White Paper

    23 October 2020

    ​Action Required: Respond to the Government’s Planning White Paper

    We’ve created an e-action to help you have your say - please act now and help us put nature back into planning.

     
  • Response to Horsham District Council's press release on Rookwood golf course

    08 October 2020

    Response to Horsham District Council's press release on Rookwood golf course

    Sussex Wildlife Trust’s response to Horsham District Council’s press release about Rookwood golf course.

     
  • Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

    30 March 2020

    Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

    Please act now. The Horsham Local Plan consultation closes soon and this is a vitally important opportunity to help the natural environment from the comfort of your living room – especially if you live in Horsham District.

     
  • Examination Pressure

    18 June 2019

    Examination Pressure

    Local Plans are produced by local authorities, setting out how much housing and employment space is required in their district or borough. Sussex Wildlife Trust is supportive of a plan-led system because – if done properly - it allows us to ensure that biodiversity can be embedded at the heart of communities.

     
  • No Net Gain

    10 April 2019

    No Net Gain

    In recent weeks the media has reported several situations where developers are netting trees and hedgerows to prevent birds from establishing nests. So why are developers doing this?

     
  • New Monks Farm – can the Secretary of State see sense?

    25 October 2018

    New Monks Farm – can the Secretary of State see sense?

    Whether or not you’re a fan of flat pack furniture, you’re bound to have heard about the possible arrival of the big IKEA in Lancing.

     
  • Losing our priorities

    02 July 2018

    Losing our priorities

    The Arundel bypass has highlighted the disjointed way in which we as a country approach major infrastructure projects

     
  • Winter in the garden

    14 November 2016

    Winter in the garden

    There is a very simple way to ensure that wildlife has somewhere to hunker down during the harshest weather, and that’s to resist tidying up