Welcome

December 11th, 2013 | Posted by admin in News - (Comments Off on Welcome)

I am the District Councillor for Kirdford and Wisborough Green Ward. I strongly believe only communities can change things and as the local District Councillor, first elected in 2011, all I can do is help to manage change and provide some leadership. Kirdford Parish was the first to deliver a Neighbourhood Plan in the District …
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CALA Homes continue to seek to frustrate the local community who have sought to deliver needed affordable housing in Kirdford Parish since 2013. Having argued with your Parish Council and CDC for over 3 years, CALA finally agreed to a compromise phased development proposed by CDC in November 2017, which was granted conditional permission in …
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CALA Homes continue to game the system with a new application

January 30th, 2019 | Posted by Councillor Josef Ransley in Chichester district council | Kirdford village | Local development framework | Neighbourhood Plan | News | Planning - (Comments Off on CALA Homes continue to game the system with a new application)

Just over a year ago CDC granted CALA Homes permission to develop the preferred housing site identified by Kirdford residents in their Neighbourhood Plan (NP) located at Plaistow Road in Kirdford village. The NP policy required that the houses on the site be built out over the  15 year plan period to suit local housing need …
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Local Plan Consultation Reminder – only 4 days left

January 3rd, 2019 | Posted by Councillor Josef Ransley in Chichester district council | Kirdford village | Local development framework | Neighbourhood Plan | Planning | Wisborough Green - (Comments Off on Local Plan Consultation Reminder – only 4 days left)

Additional Local Housing development requirements – the CDC Local Plan Review to be completed by July 2020 has been running a Public Consultation over the festive period on the proposed increased housing number allocations in the district. The final decision on the proposed allocations will be made by Council on the 20th Nov. 2018, but the indication is …
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After a quiet summer the local storm clouds would seem to be gathering

November 7th, 2018 | Posted by Councillor Josef Ransley in Chichester district council | Gatwick Airport | Kirdford village | Neighbourhood Plan | Planning | Wisborough Green - (Comments Off on After a quiet summer the local storm clouds would seem to be gathering)

Crouchlands – many of you will be aware that a request by the Crouchlands Administrators for the timescale to comply with various enforcement orders by early next year, be extended by 2 years, was granted a couple of weeks ago. Based on the advise provided to the Planning Committee by the various agencies involved and …
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Boxall Bridge – part of a set of four historical Kirdford bridges

April 25th, 2018 | Posted by Councillor Josef Ransley in Kirdford village | News | Wisborough Green | WSCC - (Comments Off on Boxall Bridge – part of a set of four historical Kirdford bridges)

Most of you that live locally will be familiar with Kirdford’s historical single lane bridges, as will visitors to the area, given that one or the other has to be crossed if you venture through Kirdford village. Since they were originally built in the 18oo’s these bridges or gateways to the village have become part …
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