Government NPPF planning policy puts Sussex countryside at risk

Environmental groups have warned that new planning policy guidelines, recently released by the coalition government, are a threat to the countryside, ancient woodland and the character of rural communities. By Alex Oxborough Just one year after the establishment of the South Downs National Park, the Sussex countryside is under threat. Bringing to mind the adage … Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side: Out and about in West Sussex this May

AS the days grow longer, the last days of spring bring bustling activity to the countryside as wildflowers blossom and young are born.  It’s a great time to get out and explore the variety of wildlife experiences West Sussex has to offer. Heralds of summer— Swallows return Aerial acrobats and high-speed feeders, Swallows begin returning … Continue reading