Community Views

February 13, 2020

Objection to the Ovingdean Hall planning application

Some residents will already be aware that the language school have on 27 January 2020 submitted a planning application as follows “Temporary change of use for 5 years from education (D1) to hostel (Sui Generis) use with 90 day restricted stay.” Objections have to be in by …

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June 28, 2019

Why has the farm gate been closed?

People have asked why the farms gate has been closed? Ben explained that he has had to move part of the herd to graze nearer the yard due to one being badly bitten in a dog attack ( see picture) The herd stays together as far as …

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May 18, 2019

Independent Examiners needed for Ovingdean Village hall & Village club

Due to retirements, both the Ovingdean Village hall and Village club committees urgently require Independent Examiners for the club and hall accounts for the current year, ending 31st August.   Ideally we would like two separate people, one for each committee but if necessary they could …

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May 18, 2019

New Treasurer wanted urgently for Ovingdean Village Hall committee

Would you like to put something back for the village? We are desperately  in need of a new treasurer for the Ovingdean Village Hall committee  to take over from 1 August .   If you are interested to find out more please contact Martin Ebeling …

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May 9, 2019

Midsummer Green Celebration Sat 22nd June 11am-4pm

Following on from the huge success that was ‘Ovingdean Green Festival’ last Summer, Beacon Hub and Ovingdean Residents Preservation Society have teamed up to bring you a ‘Midsummer Green Celebration’ in Ovingdean Village Hall and Garden. If you have an eco product or service that …

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February 18, 2019

Longhill road planning application: BH2019/00285

The application ,BH2019/00285, is for the demolition of 28-30 Longhill Road and erection of 5 new detached 2 storey dwelling houses  with new vehicle and pedestrian access, parking and landscaping It’s now on the BHCC planning portal if you should wish to make a comment on it …

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January 9, 2019

Development on land rear of Wanderdown Road BH 2018/01336

The Planning department is ‘minded to approve’ the latest planning application on the land to the rear of 1- 45 Wanderdown road for 3 luxury houses. This is one house less than the revised planning application from last April 2018. If you would like to …

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May 23, 2018

Community Speedwatch on Falmer Road and Ovingdean Road

Residents need to be aware that from time to time Community Speedwatch volunteers are in place on Ovingdean Road and Falmer road  so watch your speed!  Community Speedwatch is about giving authority to volunteers to use speed cameras on passing motorists. Any excess speed offenders …

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January 28, 2018

Update on locked gate

Residents will be aware that there have been some concerns raised by walkers regarding the gate that has been locked up the farm track from the corner of Ovingdean road and Greenways.   Last week the BHCC Rights of Way officer came to review the …

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