Angmering Village Life
Be prepared! On Prom night, Friday 1 July, there will be no parking in Greenwood Drive at all. If you would like to come to the School to watch Y11 arrive, you can park in the school car park but you will need to be there between 6.00pm – 6.30pm otherwise you will not be allowed in and you will be unable to leave until after 7.00pm when all the students have gone into the hall.
Please keep behind the barriers and on the grass on the roundabout when waiting to allow the cars and students space to arrive and to prevent injuries.
There will be a 5 minute firework display from 10.55pm - 11.00pm on Prom night. The School apologises to its neighbours for any inconvenience but hope the will enjoy the display.
On 27 June 2016, Arun District Council granted full planning permission for the construction of a retail unit south of the A259, east of Brook Lane, and west of the new Manor Retail Park - see Planning Application A/23/15/OUT. This unit has allegedly been taken by M&S Simply Food. On the same site, outline planning permission has been granted for a public house.
A/105/16/PL - Reconfiguration of existing car parking area for 1 No. flat with 5 No. car-barns below (resubmission following A/8/16/PL). This application affects the character & appearance of the Angmering Conservation Area. Land at The Cottrells. Applicant: Nanteos Developments .
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 21 July 2016.
Four Angmering soldiers - Wiliam Burns, George Horton, Henry Pocock & Lionel Rolfe - lost their lives on the Somme on 30 June 1916 with countless others. Commemorate the centenary of the battle by joining the Vigil in their memory between 6.00pm and 9.30pm on Thursday 30 June 2016 outside the Village Hall. If wet, the Vigil will be held in the King Suite within the Village Hall where refreshments will also be served. You may spend as long as you like during the period of the Vigil - 3 minutes or 3 hours.
Trisha Sharps, a local personal trainer and cardiac rehab instructor, will be holding a Charity Fitness Morning at Angmering Village Hall on Saturday 16 July 2016. All money raised will go to the British Heart Foundation. Sessions will be held at 10.00am, 10.45am and 11.00am. If anyone is interested in attending one of these sessions, call Trisha on 07899 682650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Angmering In Bloom (AIB) is holding a Children's Art Competition this year entitled 'Mr McGregor's Garden' to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter. In celebration of the gift given by Beatrix Potter to children of all ages in her timeless stories, AIB are asking children to draw or paint a picture set in a flower or vegetable garden to include one or more of her characters.
Prizes will be awarded to children in the age groups 5-7 and 8-11. Entries are to be submitted by 15 July. The child's full name, age, and school should be written on the back of their picture and returned to their Youth Leader or School. poster
Following the installation of defibrilator machines at both the Village Hall and outside the Parish Council Office in The Square (see our article dated 7 June below), the Village Hall Management Committee will be holding an initial training course on Thursday 14 July between 6.30pm and 9.30pm in the Village Hall's King Suite. Places are limited but if you would like to reserve a place, please contact Kristina Yates at email@example.com or on their Village Hall telephone 07518 693099.
Angmering In Bloom (AIB) will again be holding a Best Front Garden Competition this Summer. They are encouraging Angmering residents to enter whether they have a large front garden, a small one, or one that is container filled. The criteria will include:
The closing date for entries is 15 July 2016 and judging will take place at the end of July. Entry forms can be obtained from the Angmering Parish Council Office in The Square or telephone 01903 778661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The First Prize is £50 and winners will be invited to a reception with tea and cakes and receive gift vouchers from Haskins.
A/27/16/PL - Erection of 53 care apartments within Class C2, parking, access, footpath, landscaping & other associated works. Broadlees, Dappers Lane. Readvertisement due to re-siting of proposal. Applicant: Frontier Estates (Midlands) Ltd.
A/57/16/PL - Refurbishment including 3 No. dome surveillance cameras, 4 No. external doors, 9 No. replacement windows, bin store, gas & electric meter enclosure, removal of 1 No. roof light, 2 No. new sun pipes & replacement of 5 No. existing roof lights. This application has the potential to affect the character & appearance of the Angmering Conservation Area.This application also affects the setting of a Listed Building. St Margaret's Church Hall, Arundel Road. Readvertisement due to Amended description to include affects the setting of a Listed Building. Applicant: Vicar and PCC St Margaret's Church.
A/98/16/HH - Replacement roof tiles. Old Forge House, Arundel Road. This application affects the character and appearance of Angmering Conservation area. Applicant: Mr A Bennett.
A/99/16/L- Application for Listed Building Consent for replacement roof tiles. Old Forge House, Arundel Road. Applicant: Mr A Bennett.
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 7 July 2016.
Following the retirement of Sylvia Verrinder as a Parish Councillor, a vacancy arose in the office of Vice-Chairman of the Angmering Parish Council. At the Parish Council meeting on Monday 13 June 2016, the Parish Council elected Councillor John Oldfield as Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council for the remainder of the 2016-17 Parish Council year.
An Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) has been purchased by the Parish Council and is sited on a wall outside their office in The Square near Woodies News. They are looking at the possibility of purchasing further defibrillators for siting at Palmer Road Recreation Ground and near Roundstone Level Crossing.
For residents information, there is also a defibrillator on the wall at the rear of the Village Hall - close to where the Monterey pine recently fell - and another on the wall at the front of the Community Centre on Bramley Green.
AEDs when used within the first 3-5 minutes of a person suffering a Sudden Cardiac Arrest can dramatically increase a victims chance of survival from currently what is currently less 5% to as much as 70% and higher with a defibrillator on the scene. AEDs were designed to be used by virtually anyone with little or no experience. The AED will guide you through the entire process until help has arrived and you should follow the visual & voice prompts of the AED. If the victim is not breathing, check the airway is clear then begin Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), i.e. rapid and uniterrupted chest compressions at a depth of 4-5cm. CPR should not be interrupted while the adhesive electrode pads of the AED are being applied.
Residents of Angmering should be aware that West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is proposing some significant changes to HWR sites which will impact on many households and also businesses in Angmering. See https://haveyoursay.westsussex.gov.uk/waste-…/…/consult_view for details.
They propose to:
a. Reduce the daily opening hours at sites.
b. Reduce the number of days some HWRSs are open each week.
c. Introduce charging for non-household waste disposal and no longer accept LGV, Tractor, Mobile Plant or any Commercial Vehicle tyres.
d. Cease the Mobile HWRS Service.
e. Restrict the access of trailers to those sites with “Large Vehicle Bays”.
WSCC is carrying out an online consultation survey from the above webpage and local residents and businesses are urged to complete this survey straight away as it has only has another week to run. The deadline for responses is midnight Sunday 12 June 2016. WSCC is trying to push this through quietly so have given their proposals very little publicity.
Do let all your friends and relatives living in West Sussex know about these proposals and the online consultation survey.
A/77/16/PL - Leisure development consisting of 9 No. 5 a side pitches, trampoline/laser tag centre, hotel, pub/restaurant, forest adventure kiosk, nursery, sub-station & associated infrastructure & car parking. Rustington Golf Centre, Golfers Lane. This application is a Departure from the Development Plan. Applicant: Rustington Golf Centre Ltd
A/84/16/PL - Fell 1 No. Norway Maple tree at St Margaret's Court, Arundel Road. Applicant: Firstport Retirement Property Services.
A/88/16/HH- Replacement of all remaining timber fascia's, soffits, cladding and existing PVCu rainwater goods with new PVCu products to the existing development, comprising 36 No. apartments at St Margaret's Court, Arundel Road. Applicant: FirstPort Retirement Property
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 23 June 2016.
The next film to be shown at Angmering Community Centre is "BRIDGE OF SPIES" [UK12A] at 7.45pm on Saturday 11 June - doors open at 7.30pm.
Starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance and directed by Steven Spielberg. A drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who wsubject to ere forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. Working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing turned to violence as the only route to change. They were willing to lose everything in their fight During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Tickets priced at £5 are available in advance from the Community Centre Office, Woodies News, Angmering Framing & Stitches, or at the door (availability).
The July film will be "THE DANISH GIRL" starring Eddie Redmayne.