• Binsted Village Blog

      • The lay of the land in Binsted

        Tuesday 24th Nov 2020
        ‘Intricate secrecy and delicate topography’: this was how the Campaign to Protect Rural England described Binsted during the National Park Public Inquiry of 2004.   CPRE called both Binsted and Tortington ‘parishes of prof...Read More...

        Hedgelaying Day in Binsted

        Thursday 12th Mar 2020
        A small group of conservation enthusiasts met on Sunday 7th March 2020, with Simon Mockford, the South Downs National Park Ranger for the Walberton and Binsted area for an introduction on hedgelaying. The chosen hedge was planted about 17 years ago,...Read More...

        Are our political representatives listening?

        Sunday 22nd Dec 2019
        This letter was sent by 39 residents of the Binsted area, who understand the impacts of Highways England's current Arundel A27 proposals, to their political representatives, on 19 December 2019.    Dear Prime Minister Johnson, &...Read More...

        Deep in the Woods Something Stirs

        Tuesday 2nd Jul 2019
        In June Binsted Woods were host to something magical and important, never seen there before.   With the blessing of landowner Luke Wishart, movement artist Tina Cockett, who grew up in Walberton, worked over several months and seasons to de...Read More...

        Exploring Binsted Park

        Sunday 6th May 2018
        The Bald Explorer visits a fascinating and lovely corner of West Sussex in the South Downs National Park, guided by village resident and local landscape historian Dr Emma Tristram PhD.  All the more poignant as this treasure would be ruined by t...Read More...

        Big Transport Plans in Binsted that Came to Nothing

        Saturday 7th Apr 2018
        This article appeared in the 'Binsted Bugle' section of Walberton Parish News April 2018.   In 1838 a London-to-Portsmouth railway was planned by George Stephenson Consulting Engineers that passed through Binsted and Walberton. &...Read More...

        Binsted Lamentations: Festival Preview

        Saturday 23rd Dec 2017
        The beauty of Christmas carols is their mix of joy with sadness - and the ultimate victory of hope over sadness.  This is true of other traditional spiritual music too.   Emma Tristram is preparing for the June 2018 Binsted Arts Festi...Read More...

        Binsted in terrible danger: Have Your Say

        Saturday 2nd Sep 2017
        Binsted's village, countryside and majestic woods, and its peace and tranquillity, could be lost forever to future generations. Highways England are holding a consultation about the Arundel Bypass (lasts till 16th October).  One of its three...Read More...

        Tuppers Field - last comments today!

        Thursday 10th Aug 2017
        TODAY Thurs 10th Aug is the last date you can comment on this application, the Parish Council is asking us all to do so. Our representatives leading the case against this development have prepared below  a “How to comment” handout c...Read More...

        South Downs Society at the 2017 Strawberry Fair

        Thursday 3rd Aug 2017
        Many visitors at Binsted in July !   The Society manned a very successful stall at Binsted Strawberry Fair.  A raffle of a bottle of champagne, donated by our corporate patron ...Read More...
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