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Planning Applications

A/81/24/HH: Two storey side and single storey rear extensions, including installation of front porch canopy, following demolition of existing detached garage. 9 Ham Manor Farm Cottages West Drive

A/84/24/PL: Conversion of attached garage into habitable space and single storey extension to create annexe for family dependent. This application is in CIL Zone 2 (zero rated) as other development. 17 Lansdowne Way

A/88/24/S73: Variation of condition following the grant of A/256/21/RES (as varied by A/287/22/PL) relating to the omission of flat-over-garages balconies on plots 369, 389 and 439. Land North of Water Lane

A/89/24/HH: Erection of orangery extension to the rear elevation. 15 Darlington Close

Observations on this/these Application(s) must be received by The Head of Planning Services, Arun District Council, The Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 5LF by 27 June 2024.

To see applications, plans, design statements, etc, type the Application Reference Number (such as those above) into Arun District Council's "Application Search Facility ", click on the Search button, and click on the hyperlink reference when selected application is returned - then select "Documents".

7 June 2024

Angmering remembers D-Day

Members of the local community attended a ceremony near the Angmering Community Centre this morning (Thursday 6th June) to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy by Allied forces, the campaign to liberate mainland Europe. Cllr Nikki Hamilton-Street, chair of Angmering Parish Council, and Angmering 'flagmaster', Roger Miles, gave speeches providing background and context of D-Day, and the impact of troop training and vehicle mobilisation in Angmering. Angmering is twinned with the Normandy town of Ouistreham-Riva-Bella, the location of WW2 'Sword Beach', the most easterly of the five Allied invasion beaches.

The ceremony was attended by a number of parish councillors together with Sir Peter Bottomley and Dr Beccy Cooper, the Conservative and Labour candidates respectively for the forthcoming Parliamentary General Elections on 4th July. A number of local residents also attended. Following the speeches, the 80th Anniversary flag was raised by Fraser and Sophie, pupils from The Angmering School.


Later in the morning, at a further ceremony on The Green in The Square, also attended by County Councillor Deborah Urquhart, pupils from The Angmering School read the D-Day "Poem for Schools" composed by Chelsea Pensioner, Roy Palmer:

It is D-Day, the Sixth of June Nineteen-Forty-Four. Operation Overlord commenced, leaving the world in awe.
The planning started in Nineteen-Forty-three. Bringing Allies together, to make our World free.
Deception was used, codenamed Operation Bodyguard. Making rubber tanks and wooden planes as a façade.
An American unit was formed for General Omar Bradley. Then a web of lies was spread, by his Ghost Army.
Much more was done, to keep the Germans in the dark. Before the Allies on foreign shores, could disembark.
Everything was Most Secret and kept Hush Hush. As Allies gathered resources, for their big push.
The Allied Supreme Commander was General Dwight Eisenhower. With General (Monty) Montgomery as Temporary Ground Commander.
Eleven Thousand Aircraft and Gliders with Paratroopers and Soldiers. Were dropped behind enemy lines to secure the area.
More than Five-thousand ships, the biggest Armada ever seen. Sailed from British shores and our fields of green.
Monty’s battle plan was written, on one sheet of paper. Set for June the Fifth, the Day of their departure.
But bad weather, caused a Twenty-four-hour delay. Then conditions changed, and they got underway.
British, American, Canadian and many other countries, were together thrown. Going to fight a War, something many had never known.
Over One Hundred and Fifty-Thousand men of every creed. Will perform acts of courage, that must succeed.
There were Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and the Merchant Navy. Many Civilians who volunteered to fight against Nazi tyranny.
Over the English Channel and to Normandy, France will go. To land on beaches called Sword, Gold, Utah, Omaha and Juno.
Were they afraid? Yes! they most certainly were. But the world must be saved, that was their spur.
The German defences were called, the Atlantic Wall. Hitler told Field-Marshall Rommel, he must, the Allies stall.
The Allies landed Twenty-Four-Thousand troops on D-Day. Commencing at Six-Thirty, then things went into disarray.
Wind and rough seas helped landing craft, miss their mark. Putting the plan in jeopardy from the start.
Fierce resistance was put up, by Germans guarding the beaches. The time had come to fight, no further need for speeches.
Beaches were Mined, Barbed wire laid, metal tripods and many hazards. Were set to kill, maim and make things awkward.
Over Ten-Thousand casualties, the Allies had that first day. With over Four-Thousand dead, a heavy price to pay.
D-Day made Heroes, in that hell unknown. Helping turn the Tide of War, as the Enemy were overthrown

Following reading of the poem by the two pupils from The Angmering School, the girls moved to Angmering Village Hall where they raised the flag of Ouistreham.

6 June 2024

Security Course

6 June 2024

Yarnbombers D-Day homage

Here is one of Angmering Yarnbombers' clever creations celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings on 6th June 1944. It depicts soldiers alighting from a landing craft on one of the Normandy beaches. Others can be seen in the window of the Co-Op store in The Square.

1 June 2024

June Events

June looks like being a busy month in Angmering. Here are some events during the month. Check out our Events/Diary Page for further details.

6th June - 80th Anniversary of D-Day - Raising of Flag and Poem
7th June - Bingo Night
9th June - Car Boot Sale and Health Awareness Day
15th June - Monthly Quiz Night
17th June - Oneline Safety and Cyber Security Presentation
25th June - Film Show - "One Life"
28th June - The Legends Tribute Show
29th June - St Margaret's Family 'Fun Day'

Also, don't forget the Community Cuppa days on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week.

1 June 2024

Tree felling in Station Road

West Sussex County Council has issued the following roadworks notice:

NOTICE IS hereby given that in pursuance of the provisions of Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended, the use of (and parking on) Station Road, Angmering from junction with Mill Road to East Drive is temporarily prohibited from 03/06/24 until 06/06/24. The restriction will be in place off peak only between 0930-1430hrs. This closure is necessary to allow Balfour Beatty to undertake & essential tree felling works on behalf of WSCC.

Emergency vehicle, Residential and Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times The alternative route for traffic will be signed on site.

It is anticipated that a number of the old Monterey pines lining Station Road will be felled.

29 May 2024

2025 Calendar Competition

For the first time ever, Angmering Parish Council (APC) are looking at producing a calendar and are asking you to send them your pictures for a chance to feature in the Angmering Calendar for 2025. They would like to showcase all that Angmering has to offer, so get searching for the photo you’re most proud of and email it to them at admin@angmering-pc.gov.uk with 2025 Calendar Competition in the subject of the email.

They need pictures from all seasons, all parts of the village, events you have been to, basically anything as long as it’s from Angmering. Please also include the photographers name so they can be acknowledged in the calendar if chosen. You can submit up to three photos for consideration. Let them know when and where they were taken and, if your photos feature a private property or person, please get their permission to submit the photograph.

Closing date to receive your photos is by midnight on Monday 5 August 2024 and APC will start to sell copies at Angmering Revealed on Saturday 21 September 2024. Each calendar will be sold for £5 with all monies raised going towards APC's chosen charity of the year, which this year is The Lavina Norfolk Centre based at The Angmering School.

The rules for Angmering Parish Council's 2025 Calendar Competition can be found on theirr website https://www.angmering-pc.gov.uk/ or a printed copy can be obtained from the Parish Office.

27 May 2024

Water Lane road closure

Water Lane will be closed from 28 - 31 May 2024 to facilitate a new foul water connection. The road will be closed from the junction with Arundel Road to the junction with A280, with works taking place at the junction with Dappers Lane.

19 May 2024

Planning Applications

A/68/24/HH: Conversion of part of garage to form study. 4 Sage Place.

A/83/24/HH: Two-storey side extension. 101 Lloyd Goring Close

Observations on this/these Application(s) must be received by The Head of Planning Services, Arun District Council, The Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 5LF by 20 April 2024.

To see applications, plans, design statements, etc, type the Application Reference Number (such as those above) into Arun District Council's "Application Search Facility ", click on the Search button, and click on the hyperlink reference when selected application is returned - then select "Documents".

19 May 2024

Comedy night in Angmering

A charity fundraiser in aid of The Lavinia Norfolk Centre at The Angmering School which supports young people who have a physical or sensory impairment. Saturday 14 September 2024.

Visit www.naomigodfrey.co.uk for further details

15 May 2024

Angmering Parish Council latest

At last night's Parish Council AGM, Cllr Nikki Hamilton-Street was re-elected as Chair of of the Council. Cllr Alison Reigate was re-elected as Vice-Chair.

At the earlier Annual Parish Meeting, Eric Holmes was the recipient of the Fred Rowley Award, which recognises the valuable contribution residents have made to the village. The Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Emily Moore by Cllr Hamilton-Street (see photo).

14 May 2024)

Angering Medical Centre & Coppice Monthly data

8 May 2024

Snippets from the draft minutes of Angmering Parish Council meeting of 8 April 2024

New Parish Council Buildings- NEW BUILDINGS DEVELOPMENT GROUP. The Clerk talked through the supporting paper and the changes that had been discussed and agreed by the group to be put forward at todays meeting. To get to this decision an overview of the meetings with the BAQUS and the Architects was given plus the processes the group had taken up to this point. It had been decided that the risks were too high to move forward with both the café and the new office building, as originally planned plus funding would be difficult to get at this time for the café. Whereas funding for the new office building/meeting space/youth space would be easier to secure and a more achievable project with a range of advantages for all. An alternative for the café was discussed and APC hope to have a plan of what this could look like in the next week or so. More information will follow when available. After discussion the following was agreed. RESOLUTION: Cllr. Verrinder PROPOSED that work be halted on the original plans for the café, but proceed with the new office building as previously agreed. The office will progress the café idea separately, Cllr. Hall SECONDED and ALL AGREED

Community Grants- One grant request was submitted for consideration this month - Angmering Yarn Bombers – £250. After discussion, which included a suggestion of increasing the grant amount to be offered the following option was put forward and agreed. Cllr. Verrinder PROPOSED that a sum of £300 was granted to the Angmering Yarn Bombers. Cllr. Hall SECONDED and 6 AGREED and 1 ABSTAINED

The full Minutes can be read here

5 May 2024

News Archive

Contains Angmering News since January 2005

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