Transport

Shoreham to Brighton Cycle Route Survey

West Sussex County Council is once again asking for opinions on much-needed improvements for cycling and walking across the county. This time around, there are three areas up for discussion: Chichester A259 Brighton Road, in Shoreham Lancing and Sompting Shoreham’s section of the survey deals with the A259, from the Adur Ferry Bridge...

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Heritage

Down Channel
With Kim Matthews

The book, Down Channel – The Smacks and Mariners of The Shoreham Oyster Fishery, follows the 1st-class oyster smacks and fishermen of Essex, Jersey and Sussex. They battled winter gale, vigorous governmental interference and suffered tragic loss in their search for deep-sea oysters. The author, Kim Matthews, is Shoreham-born with Essex...

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Community

We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us

When developers publish plans we tend to focus on aspects like the number of storeys, materials used, affordability, energy efficiency ­– which are all important, but do we take enough time to consider the effect of these buildings on the people who will live or work in them? The developers of residential units are building homes...

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Community, Environment

Shoreham Port – Our Future
Report & Slides

Was it just a coincidence that Storm Eunice chose Friday 18th February to come clattering through Shoreham-by-Sea – the same day that Tom Willis of Shoreham Port was invited to give a talk to the Shoreham Society? Or was it to remind us that, just like its Port, Shoreham has been around a lot longer …...

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Environment

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Shoreham Port – Our Future

Shoreham Port is a Trust port playing a leading role in transforming the local and regional economy towards a sustainable future. Their heritage traces back to 1760; over the past 260 years, cargoes, vessel types and land uses have all changed considerably with the Port continually reinventing itself. On Friday 18th February, Tom Willis,...

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Development, Environment

Planning and Biodiversity

This year, the 2017 Adur Local Plan will be reviewed and its horizon extended for a further five years to 2037. As part of the review the Council is required to “address a range of issues such as nature conservation and restoration, open space and green infrastructure, and climate change mitigation and adaptation”. See Jennifer...

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Environment

Can you give a home to a Birch Tree?

The Birch Tree Project is a local tree planting initiative. Surplus trees from Ashdown Forest are lifted (bare root) and transplanted or ‘tree-located’. Usually the trees would be cut down to help maintain Ashdown’s much needed heathland habitat. By lifting and planting them elsewhere trees are saved and continue to grow with all...

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Community

Marilyn Stafford’s
Shoreham Network Talk

Marilyn Stafford is a remarkable British photographer who lives in Shoreham-by-Sea. She worked mainly as a freelance photojournalist based in Paris in the 1950s and early 1960s, then in London, travelling to Lebanon, Tunisia, India and elsewhere. Her work was published in The Observer and other newspapers. Stafford also worked as a...

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Community, Environment

Park Avenue Trees

Over two years ago two couples from Park Avenue, Shoreham-by-Sea heard an inspirational talk at a meeting of the Shoreham Society about the planting of trees in the verges in Roslyn Road. They decided to test the feeling for this in their road and began speaking to some of their neighbours. Unfortunately, COVID then struck …...

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Community

Marilyn Stafford: A Life in Photography

Marilyn Stafford is a remarkable British photographer who lives in Shoreham-by-Sea. She worked mainly as a freelance photojournalist based in Paris in the 1950s and early 1960s, then in London, travelling to Lebanon, Tunisia, India and elsewhere. Her work was published in The Observer and other newspapers. Stafford also worked as a...

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