Loxwood Parish Council
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group
Call for Sites
The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is working on an updated and revised Neighbourhood Plan to take into account the requirement by Chichester District Councils requirement for additional housing in Loxwood published in their emerging Local Plan.
Accordingly, the Steering Group is issuing a “Call for Sites”. Each new site put forward to the Steering Group will be assessed against a strict set of criteria so that the best sites are chosen for any new development.
Once the site assessment has taken place, extensive consultation will take place within the Parish.
The Site Proposers' nomination and information form is available to download.
Forms should be returned to the Parish Council Clerk: firstname.lastname@example.org or by Post to Loxwood Parish Council, Foxways, Pinkhurst Lane, Slinfold W Sussex RH13 0QR.
The next meeting of the Flood Forum will be held on 13th November 11.30am Mursell Room North Hall
This meeting is to discuss the results of the hydrological surveys carried out by the Consultant Water Environment with a view to establishing the best work to be undertaken to have maximum impact for flood mitigation. All residents with an interest in the matter are invited. Please let the Clerk know email@example.com if you are intending to come along. Representatives from West Sussex County Council, Chichester District Council and the consultants Water Environment will be present as well as members of the Parish Council.
Reply from the consumer council/southern water in response to Parish Council letter to Ofwat/ consumer council.
The Parish Council has received a reply to its July letter (see below) from Southern Water. You can read the reply here.
All surgeries are help between 11.00am – 1pm. Residents are also encouraged to call me (07958 918056) if they cannot meet these meetings and would like me to visit or organise an alternative date:
Saturday 21st September, Old Mill Café, Wisborough Green;
Saturday 5th October, Half Moon Inn, Northchapel;
Saturday 19th October, Plaistow Stores;
Saturday 2nd November, Kirdford Stores;
Saturday 23rd November, Onslow Arms, Loxwood.
OFWAT/ Water Council. The Parish Council after a series of meetings with Senior Infrastructure Managers from Southern Water has felt compelled to write to Ofwat and the Water Council regarding the situation that exists in Loxwood with the sewerage from extra development being added to an already overloaded system. The letter is available to read HERE. This letter has been copied to our MP Gillian Keagan and also the CEO of Chichester District Council.
Giant Hogweed on verges and public footpaths should be reported to West Sussex County Council 01243 642105 who have a spraying operation on going in early summer to kill this non native plant before it seeds. Plants on private land are the responsibility of land owners who can get help from the environment agency as to how to deal with this plant.0800 80 70 60.
DISTRICT COUNCILLOR SURGERIES – SUMMER 2019
Our role is to represent the community at Chichester District Council. We will be holding drop-in sessions on the following Saturdays, 11am – 1pm:
1 JUNE Stag’s Head, Ebernoe
15 JUNE Old Mill Café, Wisborough Green
6 JULY Half Moon, Northchapel
20 JULY Plaistow Stores
3 AUGUST Kirdford Village Stores
17 AUGUST Onslow Arms, Loxwood
Please visit us with queries, feedback or just to say hello! We look forward to meeting you.
Gareth Evans firstname.lastname@example.org 07958 918 056
Natalie Hume email@example.com 07867 503 755
The Planning Committee will be considering Planning Application LX/19/01240/FUL for 50 homes South West of Guildford Road at its Planning Meeting on 3rd June at 7pm Mursell Room of North Hall. Please see the Chichester District Council Planning Website area for full details of the application. The Public may attend the meeting.
Following the uncontested elections on 2nd May 2019 there are currently two vacancies for Loxwood Parish Councillors. Please see the vacancy notice attached.
This is the list of uncontested candidates for the Parish Councillor Elections. As there are nine Parish Councillor posts and only seven candidates all candidates will receive office from 3rd May 2019.