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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.

Issue 127 of the North Portslade Newsletter has now been published but there are still vacancies in our distribution network. If you can help out with either the whole of part of the following list, please get in touch with Jo Fuller on 01273 424002 or by email to

Winfield Close,Thornhill Rise 1-55,Thornhill Way,Ridge Close,Oakdene Rise,Langridge Rise, Monarchs View and Downsview Road.

NPNL 127

Congratulation to Dean Flynn on being voted the Argus 'Teacher of the Year'
Friends of Vale Park
On Sunday 4th June the Friends of Vale Park held a successful Picnic in the Park event some pictures of which can be found by clicking on THIS LINK where details can be found as to how to join the group.
Here is early news about the Friends of Vale Park
Dog Show. With the help of Coastway Vets they are planning to parade your pooches at the first Scruffs on the afternoon of Sunday Aug. 27th, so get pampering now.


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

The Portslade Horticultural Society

Will be holding their Annual Flower Show on Saturday 26th Aug. 2017
In the Village Centre.

Click 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


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

Foredown Tower 20th June '150001

Portslade Community Forum (PCF)

The date of the next meeting will be on
Monday 19th June
at 7.00 for 7.30 start. at
The Village Centre

followed by:-
21st Aug
16th Oct.


Meetings of the Portslade Local Action Team, (LAT) are
on Mondays at The Village Centre
from 6.30 p.m. for Networking, followed by formal business at 7.00 p.m

17th July
18th Sept.
20th Nov.

At the AGM of the LAT, held on the 19th May '15
the following were elected to serve on the Committee

Chair Adam Pride
Vice-Chair Vacant
Secretary Peter Atkinson
Treasurer Anne Pissaridou

Jim Hughes
Muriel Briault