Mid Sussex District Council set Net Zero targets
Mid Sussex District Council has adopted Net Zero targets for both the Council and the wider District to help tackle climate change and reduce global warming. At a meeting of Full Council on 2 November 2022, Councillors overwhelmingly agreed to reduce direct council-controlled carbon emissions to Net Zero by 2040 and support the wider District to re...
Thanks a Tonne – Council praises recyclers
Mid Sussex District Council has thanked the residents taking part in a new food waste collection trial after they recycled more than 29,000 Kilograms (29 Tonnes) of food in the first four weeks. Residents in the trial areas have embraced the new collection system by placing any food waste they have into a dedicated food waste bin, which is collecte...
Sustainable Economic growth placed at the heart of Mid Sussex's future
A combined sustainability and economic growth strategy lies at centre of one the UK's most exciting regeneration projects, creating an innovative community culture in the heart of Sussex which aims to combine quality of life with knowledge-intensive economic growth. Mid Sussex District Council's 'trail-blazing' combined Sustainable Economy Strategy...
STEM challenge inspires future generations
Students from every local senior school and college gathered in the Mid Sussex District Council Chamber on Friday 30 September for the launch of the Mid Sussex STEM challenge 2022. STEM education, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics provides an excellent grounding for students who wish to pursue a career in medicine, s...
New open space at Hill Place Farm, East Grinstead will support Bluebell Railway improvements
Mid Sussex District Council has agreed a one-off payment of £692,500 to the Bluebell Railway that will enable the creation of a new Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) at Hill Place Farm in East Grinstead. In Mid Sussex, developers seeking to build new homes within 7km of Ashdown Forest must pay towards the creation and maintenance of Su...
Revealed: Phase one of proposed on-street electric vehicle charging provision for Mid-Sussex
Proposed locations in phase one of the on-street electric vehicle (EV) chargepoint rollout in Mid Sussex have been revealed. As part of the initial on-street phase of the Mid Sussex Chargepoint Network, a proposal has been made to install new public chargepoints in towns including East Grinstead, Turners Hill, Lindfield, Haywards Heath and Hassocks...
Mid Sussex digital ingenuity acknowledged with award nomination
The Digital Mid Sussex Connected Region has been recognised as one of "the most significant and innovative organisations, solutions, and programmes that are shaping Britain's digital future". The Connected Britain Awards has shortlisted the multi-million pound project in its Project Rollout Award category as part of the Britain Connected conference...
New 3,500 home Burgess Hill development named ‘Brookleigh’
 The multi-million pound Northern Arc scheme, developed by Homes England and its development partners will be renamed 'Brookleigh'. According to the project's Facebook page: "The project is currently shifting from a focus on infrastructure provision and site preparation to welcoming its first residents, and the new name reflects this change". ...
Mid Sussex District Council bids for two Investment Zones to boost economic growth
Working in partnership with West Sussex County Council, MSDC has submitted an expression of interest to the government to create new Investment Zones for two commercial sites in Mid Sussex. Investment Zones will deliver commercial growth and support local employment opportunities by offering long term tax and other incentives for businesses and emp...
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