Brighton hocks Downs (update)

Brighton hocks Downs update
The Argus reports:

The controversial sale of two key downland sites has been dropped in the face of fierce public opposition. A Brighton and Hove City Council spokeswoman said: “After reviewing the situation, a cross party Policy Review Panel has taken the view that the sites at Poynings* and Plumpton should not be sold at this time.”

*The foot-slope field of the Devil’s Dyke estate.

Assault [updated]

Crawley Police Station
Police are investigating an assault on a young woman on Sunday 19th June. She was in the local area (local enough for the police to come knocking on Fulking doors yesterday) from 9:30pm to 00:30am that day. If you spoke to her, or saw or heard anything that evening that might be relevant, please contact Sussex Police by email at, or telephone 101, quoting reference 1557 19/06/2016.

Sergeant Mike Butler
Crawley Police Station

Update July 2nd: there is much more information about this incident in The Argus.