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Proposed Housing Development in Mile Oak

Most local residents wil now be aware of re-subitted plans by the developer Crest Nicholson for the construction of 125 new houses on the land north of Overdown Drive, Mile Oak.
Residents of Mile Oak and North Potslade have a limited window of time in which they can raise their objection.
If you should wish to record you objection visit the site and search for the application No BH2017/02140 on the Planning page.
The re-submitted plans will be before the Planning Committee on Wednesday 13th Sept.



The Purple People Kitchen Foodbank
Regular viewers of these pages will be well aware of the good work done by the volunteers who run the foodbank each Friday at the Portslade Town Hall.
It is with a great shock that they have now received a demand from Fareshare, the organisation who acts a a distributing agent for donated supplies, that they will be increasing their charges for a weekly delivery from £600 to £1,750 per annum, placing at risk the work that the do for the needy without receiving some sort of sponsorship to be able to continue.
Read more on their Facebook page by clicking HERE

Portslade Old Police Station.

Please click on THIS LINK for the latest info. from the B&H Heritage Commission.
To view their programme of events hosted by the Commission click on


Roger Almerena has sent me the invite as shown in the file below, which is open to all who have contacted him in advance...

B&H Heritage Commission AGM

A meeting was held on Tuesday 27th June in the Scout Hut of Vale Park to arrange the next step in an effort to save the Portslade Old Police Station in St. Andrew's Rd. Portslade. The meeting was well attended by local resdents as well as by Cllrs. Penny Gilby, Les Hamilton, also by Roger Almerena from Brighton and Hove Heritage Commission.
It is anticipated that another meeting will be held in the following months, including a tour of the building for those that are interested.
For more information or to get involved please contact

The Portslade Horticultural Society

Held their Annual Flower Show on Saturday 26th Aug. 2017 To view some pictures of the show, click on THIS LINK
In the Village Centre.

Click HERE

Foredown Tower 20th June '150001

Portslade Community Forum (PCF)

The date of the next meeting will be on
Monday 16th Oct.
at 7.00 for 7.30 start. at
The Village Centre


There will be no further Meetings of the Portslade Local Action Team, (LAT) due to continued lack of interest amongst our community