THE AGM IS NEARLY HERE PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW FOR INFORMATION   MSABG Bulletin September 2019 - AGM Details - Tues 15 October 2019 V3 (1)
OCTOBER 2019 AGM2019-09-22 16:06

CYCLE EVENTS UPDATES2019-09-22 16:00

BURGESS HILL BRIDLEWAY 182019-09-22 15:58
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BHS Rideout2019-09-22 15:46
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2019 AGM - Save the Date2019-04-13 20:03
This years AGM will be held at Cyprus Hall Burgess Hill on 15th... [more]

Bridleway Temp Closure2018-11-21 20:27
Click on the below link to see temporary closure   Fulking Closure Map... [more]

BRIDLEWAY NOW OPEN2018-11-21 20:10
We can now advise that Burgess Hill 19aBG-19bBH Bridleways (from London Road to the railway line/bridge) has now re-opened which has been closed since 17th September 2018. However the surface is to b... [more]

The Agriculture Bill - Access Provisions2018-09-16 13:21
The forthcoming Agriculture Bill will set the agenda for the future of our countryside. The British Horse Society believes that opportunities to improve and enhance access to safe off road rid... [more]

New Bulletin Issued2018-09-02 20:00
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Evans Cycles Bike Ride - Weekend 4/5th August2018-08-03 19:28
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We can advise that Westmeston 11 c/d (section behind the golf course) is now open for users.   Works have now been completed, other than a bit of stump cutting in the verge which ESCC will... [more]

*Photo Competition*2018-07-20 20:28
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Bridleway Wivelsfield 18 - surface works2018-07-15 17:20
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Old Lewes Racecourse – Fencing Applications Refused2018-07-02 19:31
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Spatham Lane - BBC News Article2018-03-25 18:03
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BW34 at Bowling Green, East Chiltington - Rail Track crossing 668D2018-02-27 19:56
On the weekend of 14th Jan 2018, National Rail undertook maintenance work on the crossing of bridleway East Chiltington 34 at Bowling Green, East Chiltington. Before the works: After... [more]

Lesley's Path2018-02-27 19:46
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Spatham Lane - Stocks Farm works2017-10-08 19:03
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Annual General Meeting2017-10-08 18:58
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Barcombe Mills old toll bridge2017-09-24 19:43
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Stop the Press - Membership offer2017-09-12 20:45
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MSABG can advise that Westmeston 11 bridleway is now fully open.  The surface is better; please note that there are open drains on both sides... [more]

Temporary Bridleway Closure – Westmeston 11c and d South of Meadowsweet Cottage Update 12017-08-05 19:18
  We have been advised that the contractor has finished the surfacing repairs on Westmeston 11 Bridleway just south of Meadowsweet Cottage.   This path is now open to walkers only,... [more]

Bridleway 3K/Footpath 4K Temporary Bridleway Closure – Between Keymer Road & Oldlands Windmill2017-08-05 19:17
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Temporary bridleway closure Westmeston 11c (Meadowsweet)2017-05-07 19:49
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Permissive Bridleway Falmer-Woodingdean2017-03-08 17:14
Because of poor signage the equestrian use of this BW has been questioned by other users. Through the multi-year efforts of Chris Smith the path has not only been cleared of encroaching vegetation... [more]

New Bridleway Recorded in Upper Beeding!2017-03-08 15:01
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Ditching works on Old Pinks Lane (BW CR 99) which runs between the A272 and Bishopstone Lane. Ansty2017-03-08 14:49
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Shoot Dates - Hundred Acre Lane, Wivelsfield2016-12-15 18:54
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Shoot Dates - Streat Lane2016-12-05 08:25
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Slaugham BW 19/23 Closure for Works2016-11-23 10:36
The BW from Furnace pond to Williams Wood will be closed for works from 22nd November. This current notice is for 3 weeks but longer may be needed. WS... [more]

Lewes Old Racecourse - BW problems2016-11-22 10:29
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Bridleway Plumpton 9 - new surface complete2016-10-19 10:15
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Upper Beeding Bridleway 3139 (Downslink, Steyning section) - Closure for works2016-08-31 15:04
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Reminder - Don’t miss MSABG’s Book Sale and Afternoon Tea 27th August 2016-08-19 23:23
Pick up a novel for your holiday, a story to keep the children quiet or invest it an instructional book to help with those winter ... [more]

'Many hands make light work' Bridleway clearance - Streat Lane2016-08-15 22:30
‘Many hands make light work’ The weather conditions we experienced this Spring and Summer have been responsible for a growth spurt of all things green! Many bridleways have become choked with... [more]

Horsey Book Sale and Cream Tea - Hassocks 27th August 20162016-08-11 09:35
Come and find a Dick Francis for your holiday reading or a training book or two?... [more]

Bike ride - 7th August 2016 - Plumpton/Streat/Westmeston etc2016-08-06 19:07
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]

Underhill Lane, Clayton - from 8th Aug 2016 - Construction Traffic2016-08-06 09:47
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 h... [more]

Jubilee Pathway - Fayre on 7th August 20162016-07-27 07:55
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 he... [more]

End of 10-year permissive riding at Beverns Farms2016-07-24 14:39
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’... [more]

Newtimber 5 - Tree blocking BW2016-07-24 11:05
There is a fallen tree blocking bridleway Newtimber 5 as you come down off Wolstenbury Hill past the chalk pits. WSCC have been... [more]

BW surface repairs - Plumpton 9 (St Helena Lane)2016-07-11 11:47
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 ... [more]

Further Bridleway Clearance in Chailey/Barcombe2016-01-25 08:54
Further Bridleway Clearance in Chailey/Barcombe Not deterred by the overnight snow on 17th January, a small group of MSABG members gave the blackthorn hedging a... [more]

Jack and Jill Update 10th Dec 20152016-01-12 13:59
Jack and Jill Update 10th Dec 2015 The contractors have finally moved the barriers that have been in place during while they have been moving the disabled car parking! It looks as though t... [more]

Lewes 52 – a new bridleway designated2016-01-12 13:54
Lewes 52 – a new bridleway The new BW is on a route that was the first official cycle route in Lewes, from the Stanley Turner Sports Ground, Kingston to Southover High Street. It is o... [more]

Bridleway St John (Without) 8 (Spooners Farm) off Chiltington Lane, East Chiltington2016-01-12 13:28
Spooners Farm Clearance November 29th 2015 By Jayne Block On the last blustery Sunday of November, eleven ladies descended on the Spooners Farm Bridle Path in East Chiltingto... [more]

Don't Lose Your Way2015-12-04 13:09
2026 might seem light years away but the process for recording a bridleway has been know to take as long as 13 years! Your help NOW could make all the difference as you will see from the attached MS... [more]

Jack & Jill car park update2015-10-16 15:19
MSDC say today that the signs, which are to be erected to prevent parking in the front portion of the car park, have been ordered and are currently being carved! They are expected to be another thr... [more]

Pyecombe 4 Update 23rd September 20152015-09-29 12:21
Pyecombe 4 Update 23 rd September 2015 - Works have now been completed and the path re opened.... [more]

Henfield 3513 Update 22nd September 2015 2015-09-29 12:19
Henfield 3513  Update 22nd September 2015  - Works on the section from Hollands Lane south to the gate at the 'chicane' have now been completed and the path open for use. Major low hanging trees... [more]

Update 10.8.15, parking at the Jack and Jill Windmills, Clayton2015-09-10 15:59
Update 10th August 2015 - MSDC say today that it was not their intention that only horse boxes (not trailers) could park at the Jack and Jill (contrary to what is on the National Trails) http:/... [more]

Annual General Meeting, our Guest Speaker will be William Reddaway2015-09-10 08:00
On the evening of Thursday, 22nd October 2015 at Clayton Village Hall. Our Guest Speaker will be William Reddaway on his epic 2,500 mile, Ride Round England – 7 months on the road with Stride... [more]

Jack and Jill car park at Clayton2015-09-10 07:53
A height barrier has been erected at the Jack and Jill car park at Clayton which is managed by MSDC. They say that the area outside of the barrier is for horse box parking and will be erecting signs... [more]

B/Way 16BH - Oak Hall Park to Keymer Road section (new date)2015-08-25 11:05
Temporary Bridleway Closure BURGESS HILL Public Bridleway 16BH - Oak Hall Park to Keymer Road section Please be advised the start date for the planned works is now 1st September 2015 (an... [more]

Horsted Keynes: Public Rights of Way Routine Maintenance2015-08-21 16:18
Routine Maintenance inspection will shortly be taking place in Lindfield and Horsted Keynes parishes, after which any maintenance needed will be prioritised. If anyone is aware of a problem on the... [more]

HENFIELD Public Bridleway 3513 (part) - Temporary Closure Notice2015-08-17 15:46
HENFIELD Public Bridleway 3513 (part) - Temporary Closure Notice I attach, for your information, a copy of the Temporary Closure Notice in respect of Bridleway 3513.  T... [more]

Heart of Sussex Sponsored Ride Sunday 6th September2015-08-17 12:10
  Heart of Sussex Sponsored Horse Ride  Sunday 6th September 2015 - Plumpton Green   Why not come and bring your horse and take part in a super sponsored ride which is raising funds... [more]

Sussex Equine Rangers - join the fight against rural crime (update 3rd August)2015-07-27 12:41
Sussex Police are looking for volunteers, see attached. Equine Ranger Update 3rd August - Sussex Police have extended the area in which the Equine Ranges will operate to all Mid Sussex parishes... [more]

Upper Beeding, bridleway nos. 2747 (part) - Temporary Closure Notice - update 10.8.152015-07-27 12:30
UPPER BEEDING: PUBLIC BRIDLEWAY NO. 2747 (Part) - Temporary Closure Notice The closure is necessary to protect public safety whilst clearance and surfacing works are undertaken. Unfortunately there... [more]

Wivelsfield Bridleway 24 - Surface repair2015-07-24 16:00
Wivelsfield Bridleway 24 which goes from 100 Acre Lane to South Road is shut from 14th July till 23rd July for resurfacing in the wooded area nearest the 100 Acre Lane end. The other end going onto... [more]

Pyecombe 4 bridlepath closure (update 3rd August)2015-07-13 12:10
Pyecombe 4 Bridleway Works  - July 2015 Update 3rd August - Contractors arrived on schedule today!  They are expected to take 2 -3 weeks BUT THE PATH WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR A FURTHER 2-3 WEE... [more]

BHS Training course - Restoring the record of lost ways across England2015-07-07 07:01
BHS Training course - Restoring the record of lost ways across England The next training day is: Saturday 11 July 2015 – The Town Hall, 40 Boltro Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1BA ... [more]

LOWER BEEDING & SLAUGHAM- temporary closure of bridleways (part)2015-06-19 16:13
LOWER BEEDING.  Public Bridleway 1735 (part) ..temporary closure from June 8th SLAUGHAM: Public Bridleway 19s (part)..temporary closure from June 8th The closure is necessary du... [more]

NEEDED - Website administrator for Bridleway Reports on MSABG website2015-06-10 12:38
NEEDED - Website administrator for Bridleway Reports on MSABG website Our current Bridleway Report Administrator has moved out of MSABG’s area and we are in need of someone new! Could you ... [more]

TACK SALE Friday 12th June 20152015-05-29 16:11
MSABG are holding a Tack Sale at Holmsted Manor, The Coach House, Staplefield Road, Cuckfield. See attached flyer for details, and come along, the last sale was a great success. Ta... [more]

RB Shoreham 3141 (Slonk Hill) proposed surface improvements: problems arising, details attached2015-03-25 13:07
RB Shoreham 3141 (Slonk Hill) proposed surface improvements RB3141 - Shoreham WSCC were hoping to do these improvements last summer but were foiled by time and weather issues. Two sections are to ... [more]

80HU Pangdean Lane, Hurstpierpoint2015-03-24 13:17
80HU Pangdean Lane Hurstpierpoint :  WSCC have finally cut down the overhanging tree on the bridge. Also, MSDC have cleared the entrance at Malthouse Lane end of this... [more]

Sussex Yeomanry2015-03-10 13:18
Sussex Yeomanry HISTORY….HORSES….EDUCATION....FUN Mounted Skill at arms/tentpegging – taught and displayed by the... [more]

Widening and surfacing works completed on Ansty BW CR612015-02-23 16:24
CR61 Closure notice erected BEFORE AND AFTER      ... [more]

24th Feb - Green Circle Bridleway Works2015-02-20 08:27
Warning! Works using machinery (including tractor) will be undertaken on 24th February along the main bridleway that runs parallel to Jane Murray Way and also a short section of bridleway to the sou... [more]

2015 updated lists2015-02-06 16:44
The 2015 Area Reps and Officers and Committee, and Discount Retails list are now available on our website.  Members can contact area reps for help and there is a new, bigger list of retailers who... [more]

New Bridleway in Slaugham2015-01-19 13:31
What a lovely Christmas present for local riders in the Warninglid/Slaugham/Handcross area! ... [more]

ESCC Rights of Way Survey - have your say now2014-12-19 13:36
"There is a consultation being conducted about the Rights of Way in East Sussex. All who ride in East Sussex should respond to ESCC’s Rights of Way survey at  https://consultatio... [more]

Ability to ride across A2300 at Goddards Green/Hickstead threatened2014-12-04 15:12
WEST SUSSEX - DO YOU RIDE NEAR THE A2300 (Burgess Hill/Hickstead/Goddards Green areas)? Dualing of the A2300 between Hickste... [more]

Act Now to Get New Bridleway North of Burgess Hill2014-12-04 15:05
  THE BURGESS HILL NORTHERN ARC DEVELOPMENTS (draft plan) for housing to be built north of Burgess Hill shows an extension to the Green Circle, Burgess Hill ... [more]

The Burgess Hill Northern Arc Developments (draft plan)2014-12-01 20:55
THE BURGESS HILL NORTHERN ARC DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONNAIRE   The Burgess Hill Northern Arc Developments (draft plan) are looking to extend the Green Circle at Burgess Hill to the north of the ... [more]

Shoots near to Streat Bridleway 22 (Streat Lane to Wapple Way)2014-11-24 14:34
Shoots near to Streat Bridleway 22 Shooting dates are planned for: Monday, 8th,15th and 22nd December 2014 Tuesday, 30th December 2014 Saturday, 10th, 24th and 31st January 2015 Saturday, ... [more]

The Hunderd Acre Shoot2014-11-13 14:37
The Hundred Acre Shoot   Shooting dates at 16th October are planned for : Saturday 25th October 2014 Saturday 8th November 2014     Saturday 22nd November 2014 Saturday 6th December... [more]

Northern Arc Development in Burgess Hill2014-11-13 12:59
ATTENTION: RIDERS PLEASE BE AWARE There is an exhibition of the plans for the Northern Arc Development in Burgess Hill. Please go along and make sure that your horses and riding routes are catered... [more]

MSABG’s Annual Meeting 16th October 20142014-09-23 19:54
MSABG’s Annual Meeting 16th October 2014 Remember our AGM & Dinner on 16th October! Have you told us if you will be coming? As last year we kick off with a delicious home made supper ... [more]

Do you ride on or near any golf courses?2014-08-31 19:59
Do you ride on or near any golf courses? The BHS are collecting information about golf courses which have equestrian routes (BWs, RBs, BOATS, Unclassified Roads or Permissive routes) running... [more]

Patcham - new bridleway between Stanmer Park and A232014-08-30 07:03
Brighton and Hove City Council have included a new bridleway route within their Patcham Open Access Scheme between Stanmer Park and the A23. A totally new, long east-west bridleway is provided. ... [more]

West Hoathly, Top Road Bridleway, Surface and Widening Works 2014-07-17 15:24
Bridleway West Hoathly 43, which runs northward from Top Road, is currently closed for works until 31st July. The bridleway has historically been very narrow will always be a narrow route due... [more]

Downs Link at Bramber - New, Safe, Road Crossing 2014-07-17 15:16
 An additional route for the Downs Link crossing of the A283 at Bramber is to be provided. The fast traffic and poor sightlines of the existing road crossing has proved difficult for many users, ... [more]

Egrets Way - Phase 2 Official Opening2014-07-05 15:53
The second phase of the Egrets Way, between Southease and Rodmell, was officially opened on 7th June 2014! The grand ribbon cutting ceremony was a somewhat da... [more]

Ditchling Common Permissive Path2014-07-04 20:36
Noticing what’s happening on your bridleways is a huge part of what MSABG is about. Local Rep, Sue Coote, noticed kissing gates being erected as part of the fencing/grazing initiative... [more]

Bridleway Pyecombe 7, North of Chantry Barn2014-06-19 20:42
Bridleway Pyecombe 7  – more surface improvements! Bridleway Pycombe 7 (North from Pycombe Street) will be temporarily closed for much needed surface improvement work between Chantry Bar... [more]

Pyecombe - New Bridleway Surface on Py7 and Py142014-04-11 19:54
Pyecombe - New Bridleway Surface on Py7 and Py14 Short but good new stretches of surface work have been done on the Pyecombe Street Bridleway and the South Downs Way behind Brendon Stu... [more]

Sunset Lane - Repairs (BW Burgess Hill 16 from Keymer Road to Oak Hall Park)2014-03-23 19:01
Burgess Hill Town Council tell us that work to upgrade the surface of Footpath 17 that runs up from the railway station car park and joins B/W’s 16/18w... [more]

Clayton 17 Bridleway Improvement Works2014-02-18 14:12
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 f... [more]

Catslands Lane Bridleway Clearance2014-01-28 23:27
‘We always used to do a post-Christmas bridleway clearance’ was the casual comment by MSABG Clearance Officer, Sue Coote that sparked us into act... [more]

New Bridleway Celebrated in Burgess Hill2014-01-28 23:18
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... [more]

Wootton Farm Public Inquiry Decision2013-10-22 16:40
  Summary: Order not Confirmed The Order for upgrade of this track from FP to BW was not confirmed by the Public Inspector who conducted the Inquiry which started on  24/25 April and wa... [more]

A23 Equestrian Underpass at Handcross Begins to Take Shape2013-08-16 16:06
This mid-August photo shows the foundations for the western half of the equestrian subway which will allow horse access under the carriageways. ... [more]