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EGRETS WAY PROJECT WEBSITE - GDPR Contact Details Update

Thank you for supporting the Egrets Way Project via our website.  

If you’d like to remain on our mailing list to receive Egrets way updates simply let us know by replying to secretary@egretsway.org.uk with your full name and email address.

If you’d like us to contact you by telephone or post please include these details in the email too.

Thank you again If you’ve already replied to other…

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Added by Susan Thompson on May 23, 2018 at 19:51 — No Comments

New Planning Application and Update

NEW PLANNING APPLICATION AND UPDATE

We have submitted a Planning Application to amend the original riverside route which was approved in June 2013.

At the Lewes end an additional section will extend the route from Ham Lane, across the field well-known as the site for the Cliffe Bonfire, and continue through the Railway Land Nature Reserve to finish at…

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Added by Susan Thompson on January 2, 2018 at 21:27 — No Comments

New EW signs

‘On Saturday 18th November, Chairman Neville Harrison and committee member John Parry put up signs at the Northern start of the Egrets Way in Ham Lane as well as a reminder to cyclists at the current end of this section that permission is not granted to ride a bicycle along the top of the flood bank. 

The EW Committee continues to work at securing the funds necessary to join up the existing sections of the Egrets way that have already been completed.  Similar notices have…

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Added by Susan Thompson on November 26, 2017 at 23:22 — No Comments

A welcome addition to the Egrets Way

A Welcome addition to the Egrets Way

Following on from the planning approval for holiday Lodges at Swanborough Lakes is a proposal to create new off-road multi-user paths which, going east, will connect the lodges to the Egrets Way at Spring Barn Farm, and going to the west, to the South Downs Way via Swanborough village.  

This is great news for everyone and we urge you to look at the planning application on the SDNPA web-site (…

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Added by Susan Thompson on August 20, 2017 at 20:23 — No Comments

New Egrets Way Maps



New maps showing new, existing and proposed sections of the Egrets Way can be found here:

EGRETS WAY MAP Northern.pdf…

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Added by Susan Thompson on August 23, 2016 at 19:42 — No Comments

New Egrets Way Signposting

Thanks to Jan Knowlson and the SDNP Rangers who have recently installed new Egrets Way signage at  Dean's Farm.…

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Added by Susan Thompson on June 19, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments

Cockshut Lane Planning Application Refused

I've just heard some very good news from the Kingston Road and Cranedown Residents Association:

LDC Planning Committee have refused the application for vehicle use of the Cockshut Lane section of the Egrets Way.

Thanks to all the objections from people throughout the Ouse valley and the speakers at the meeting today:

Kingston Parish Council: Tony Wheeler

Cycle Lewes: Simon…

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Added by Susan Thompson on November 11, 2015 at 22:35 — 1 Comment

Cockshut Lane Planning Application Refused

I've just heard some very good news from the Kingston Road and Cranedown Residents Association:

LDC Planning Committee have refused the application for vehicle use of the Cockshut Lane section of the Egrets Way.

Thanks to all the objections from people throughout the Ouse valley and the speakers at the meeting today:

Kingston Parish Council: Tony Wheeler

Cycle Lewes: Simon…

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Added by Susan Thompson on November 11, 2015 at 22:35 — No Comments

Free Outdoor Cycle- Powered Cinema at the Big Park Peacehaven

News from Cycle Seahaven: 

The Italian Job is showing on a cycle-powered outdoor cinema at The Big Park

on Saturday 19th September from 8pm

Register for this free event here:…

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Added by Susan Thompson on August 12, 2015 at 21:45 — No Comments

News from Newhaven

NEWHAVEN TOWN COUNCILLORS CONNECT WITH THE EGRETS WAY

While awaiting the start of construction of the next 3 miles of the Egrets Way shared path representatives of the Egrets Way Committee and the South Downs National Park met with Newhaven Town Councillors last week to discuss future plans for extending the network.

Following a presentation about the origins of the…

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Added by Susan Thompson on August 12, 2015 at 21:39 — No Comments

OVCN Stand at the Biosphere Festival - Sunday 5th July

OVCN will have a stand at the Brighton and Lewes Downs Biosphere Festival in the Railway Land Nature Reserve this Sunday afternooon - 5th July 2-5pm.  All welcome.  Poster attached   Railway Land Poster.pdf

Added by Susan Thompson on July 2, 2015 at 0:05 — No Comments

Lewes Neighbourhood Plan

The Lewes Neighbourhood Plan website is now live at www.lewes4all.uk

OVCN have been represented as part of the process of community consultation.  A 3 day event in Lewes Town Hall from 30th June - 2nd July will welcome views from local people - details on the website.

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Added by Susan Thompson on June 20, 2015 at 10:53 — No Comments

Lewes Neighbourhood Plan Workshop

OVCN have been invited to contribute ideas to the Lewes Neighbourhood Plan.  

OVCN Members are invited to attend a Naturegain workshop to be held at the Linklater Pavilion on Wednesday 29 October at 7 pm.  

"The workshop will provide the opportunity for you to explore vital issues relevant to each of the 5 Themes for the Lewes Plan and elicit co-operative engagement over what planning for Lewes' future needs to take into account in terms of what…

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Added by Susan Thompson on October 27, 2014 at 11:35 — No Comments

Live Screening of the Tour of Britain in Lewes

Poster attached of the free Cycle Lewes Tour event at the old Harveys Depot in Lewes with a big screen to watch the Tour live as it passes through the county of Sussex. 

  Cycle Lewes Tour event poster .pdf

Added by Susan Thompson on September 2, 2014 at 12:27 — No Comments

Cycling Music in Seaford

Details of a Seaford concert of Cycling Music by Richard Durrant - sent by Rod of Mr Cycles:

Earlier this year Rod & Maria at Mr Cycles helped a guitarist called Richard Durrant undertake a national concert tour of his new album 'Cycling Music' by bicycle.

Richard performed 36 gigs, over 7 weeks, and cycled…

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Added by Susan Thompson on September 2, 2014 at 12:22 — 1 Comment

Big Parks Project - Big Day Out

Poster attached for the Big Day Out at Piddinghoe Sports Park 11- 4 on the 19th July.

Big Parks Project…

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Added by Susan Thompson on July 15, 2014 at 14:02 — No Comments

Lewes Hike and Bike Week - Tweedy Retro Cycle Ride

Lewes Travelman has forwarded news of a ride with broad appeal as part of the Lewes Hike and Bike Festival:

TRAVEL LOG LEWES TWEED OR RETRO RIDE

Bored of Lycra?  Don’t want mud stripes up your bottom?

 Meet at 2pm at the front of Lewes Railway Station. on Saturday 31…

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Added by Susan Thompson on May 4, 2014 at 21:16 — No Comments

Egrets Way - Drop in Afternoons in Lewes and Newhaven

All are welcome to come along to two drop in afternoons this month to find out more about plans recently submitted for the Egrets way shared riverside path.  

The Hillcrest Community Centre Newhaven 

Friday 2nd May from 3-6pm

The Linklater Pavilion Lewes

Sunday 4th…

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Added by Susan Thompson on April 24, 2014 at 0:38 — No Comments

Bean Cycling - Lewes Cycling Hub

The New Lewes Community Bike Cafe opens this Sunday 27th April from 8am to 3pm on the corner of Cliffe High Street and South Street.  Details attached:

Bean%20Cycling%20email%20%282%29.pdf

Added by Susan Thompson on April 24, 2014 at 0:33 — No Comments

Cycle Seahaven - shared promenade open

The trial shared cycleway opened last weekend with a well visited stand including Dr Bike at the Martello Tower.  More news at www.cycleseahaven.org.uk.…

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Added by Susan Thompson on April 22, 2014 at 20:11 — No Comments

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