Archive of: Planning

  • An open letter to Center Parcs

    15 March 2022

    An open letter to Center Parcs

    Sussex Wildlife Trust alongside the Woodland Trust, RSPB, CPRE and Sussex Ornithological Society have sent this open letter to Center Parcs asking them again to reconsider the location for next possible Center Parcs.

     
  • Oldhouse Warren and Center Parcs update

    20 December 2021

    Oldhouse Warren and Center Parcs update

    A big thank you to everyone who contacted Center Parcs and the various local decision-makers (MPs and Councillors) to highlight that Oldhouse Warren is the wrong place to build a new holiday village

     
  • Save Oldhouse Warren ancient woodland

    22 November 2021

    Save Oldhouse Warren ancient woodland

    Please tell Center Parcs and our local councillors and MPs, that Oldhouse Warren ancient woodland is the wrong place for a huge holiday park.

     
  • 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.

     
  • PAWS for thought

    30 September 2021

    PAWS for thought

    Dr Tony Whitbread discusses Plantations on Ancient Woodland Sites, an un-appreciated type of ancient woodland. Over-looked by some, dismissed as just plantations by many and often poorly protected by policy they can, nevertheless, be valuable historical and ecological assets.

     
  • Have your say on Rampion 2

    07 September 2021

    Have your say on Rampion 2

    Time is running out to have your say on plans to expand the Rampion Offshore Windfarm off the Sussex coast.

     
  • 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.

     
  • What does Nature's Recovery mean for our decision makers?

    14 June 2021

    What does Nature's Recovery mean for our decision makers?

    Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Director of Conservation calls on decision makers to challenge ‘business-as-usual’

     
  • Stand your ground for nature

    28 April 2021

    Stand your ground for nature

    Tor Lawrence speaks out on the the dichotomy that is Nature vs Development, highlighted by Local Authorities under the expectation of meeting nationally set housing targets, versus their ability to integrate these into the landscape, whilst valuing and embedding Nature’s Recovery in one of the most nature depleted countries in the world.

     
  • Development pressure

    26 April 2021

    Development pressure

    Jess Price explains how Sussex Wildlife Trust engages proactively with the planning system