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An Affair to Remember

An Affair to Remember

Due to a very brief and quick affair between my very beautiful dalmatian and my stunning pharaoh hound, together they have produced eight very wonderful and healthy puppies in chocolate with white trim and black with white trim, Both boys and girls are available.

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FPC Planning 6:30pm XXth January

Poynings Road campsite with log cabin

Campsite with log cabin


Hale Green extension

Extension to Hale Green

In the Village Hall, two applications — official FPC poster not yet available [PDF].

This post appears in its current incomplete form at the request of FPC because people have been asking about the applications under consideration. It will be updated and reposted after Christmas when the official FPC poster becomes available and the meeting date is decided.

Update 19th December: (i) the FPC Planning Meeting will take place on 7th January; (ii) comments on the applications can be sent to the relevant MSDC case officer until 9th January.

Seven years

Seven years for Small Dole timber fraud

[Robert] Austin was a director of a company within the Mackintosh and Partners group, a timber firm based in Small Dole, near Brighton and in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, of which his father was the owner.

“Austin stole £2.6m from the group of companies between 2002 and 2008, falsifying records required for accounting purposes in order to do so,” said detective constable Dan Clark of the Sussex Police major fraud unit.

The firm went into liquidation as a direct result of the losses. It was an otherwise profitable company which had successfully traded for some 70 years.

The company had been one of southern England’s leading manufacturers of planed and moulded timber.

We need to turn your water off

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Check your letterbox for an A5 card flyer with a red top. Houses along (at least) The Street/Poynings Road have been warned that mains water is to be disconnected between 9:00am and 1:00pm tomorrow, 17th December. Read the card but don’t bother checking the South East Water website for ‘Fulking’ — there is no information there at the moment.