Community, Development

Online briefings provide platform for local groups

The Shoreham Society is hosting a series of online events under the title “The Shoreham Network” to give local groups a platform for informing residents what they’re up to. Without necessarily endorsing the groups or their activities, the Society believes that community awareness and engagement are positively fostered...

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Community, Development

Survey shows: “We love Shoreham, but …”

Most Shoreham residents love the town and strongly feel part of the community, according to an open survey by the Shoreham Society. But some residents, particularly new ones and minorities, do not share that sense of belonging, and the Society’s committee is exploring ways to make them feel more welcome. The widely-publicised...

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Community, Development

Council’s social housing plan progressing

Adur council’s plan for providing the first new first council housing in more than 30 years is progressing, with the first project well under way in Ravens Road, Shoreham. Under the trading name Adur Homes, the council is redeveloping the run-down Cecil Norris House in Ravens Road, Shoreham, to provide 15 homes to be available...

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Community, Development

Controversial Brighton Road flats plan approved

A controversial planning application for the Kingston Wharf site in Brighton Road, Shoreham, which was deferred for design modifications, has been approved. The proposal is for 255 flats in three blocks from four to eight storeys, plus a mixed-use business centre. There were strong representations by the Shoreham Society, Adur...

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Community, Development

Affordable housing minimum urged

The Shoreham Society has called on Adur council to insist that new residential developments must have a minimum of 30 per cent affordable housing – and up to 40 per cent for large developments. The society says council planners should adopt a robust policy on housing, not letting developers cut back on the 30/40 per …...

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