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Bike ride – 7th August 2016 – Plumpton/Streat/Westmeston etc

Better late than never we warn of a bike ride that will be using Streat Lane, Plumpton Lane, Spatham Lane/Lewes Road, 100 Acre Lane, St Helena Lane, Middleton Common Lane, Underhill Lane and lots more on Sunday. Find the map … Continue reading

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Underhill Lane, Clayton – from 8th Aug 2016 – Construction Traffic

There will be large lorries of spoil being transported from Puck’s Lodge (beside Holt Valley Farm) eastwards to Beacon Road. Contractors will start on Monday 8th August but we have no idea for how long (a swimming pool is being … Continue reading

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Cycle Event on 20th/21st Aug 2016 – Plumpton start

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Jubilee Pathway – Fayre on 7th August 2016

On 7th August 2016 there will be a Summer Fayre at Hooks Acre, opposite the Westmeston end of Spatham Lane. They are expecting hundreds of visitors and all traffic will cross the Jubilee Path here. Expect also banners, flags, live … Continue reading

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End of 10-year permissive riding at Beverns Farms

Sadly the 10-year arrangement for permissive riding at Beverns Farms is coming to its end at the end of July 2016. The Natural England stewardship schemes no longer exist and other ‘replacement’ arrangements do not benefit landowners sufficiently for many … Continue reading

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Newtimber 5 – Tree blocking BW

There is a fallen tree blocking bridleway Newtimber 5 as you come down off Wolstenbury Hill past the chalk pits. WSCC have been informed.

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BW surface repairs – Plumpton 9 (St Helena Lane)

The long awaited works to Restricted Byway Plumpton 9 (Deans Farm to St Helena Lane) are scheduled to start on 12th July. The path will be closed for a minimum of 21 days. For map see Plumpton 9 map 12th … Continue reading

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Clayton 17 Bridleway Improvement Works

Bridleway Clayton 17 will be closed for surface improvement works from 3rd March for 6 weeks. The bridleway is the left hand branch where the bridleways fork just behind the Jack and Jill Windmills. (The right hand fork leads to … Continue reading

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Catslands Lane Bridleway Clearance

‘We always used to do a post-Christmas bridleway clearance’ was the casual comment by MSABG Clearance Officer, Sue Coote that sparked us into action on Catslands Lane, Woodmancote.  On soggy January 12th, seven local riders plus MSABG committee members, Sue … Continue reading

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New Bridleway Celebrated in Burgess Hill

A milestone in the life of the Green Crescent paths was reached on the     8th January when the formal dedication of around 2 miles of new Statutory Bridleway was celebrated.  These bridleways, tracing the south/west perimeter of Burgess Hill, will … Continue reading

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