Category Archives: Tortington Talking

General discussions about Tortington, its website, its blog or anything of general interest to Tortington residents.

Woodland Guided Walk

The much talked about ‘pink-blue route’ is, environmentally, the most damaging of the routes likely to be discussed at the forthcoming Highways England public consultation. Arundel SCATE (South Coast Alliance for Transport and Environment) are leading a guided walk ‘Discovering … Continue reading

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Binsted Arts Festival 2017

Another fantastic programme from the organizers of Binsted Arts Festival – right on Tortington’s doorstep! Note the dates and go to their web site for booking information.

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The Belles, the Belles…

…are everywhere in Tortington woods at the moment! Although I’m a bit late posting this photograph, if you haven’t already been there, if you go down in the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise – no there won’t … Continue reading

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PLANT SALE!!!!!!

Once again the Friends of Tortington Church are fund-raising with their now famous PLANT SALE! Details below.

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Talk on garden mammals

Here are the details of a talk at the Arundel Wetlands Centre by Dr Dawn Scott of MAVES (Mid-Arun Valley Environmental Survey) in association with Arundel Agenda 21 and hosted by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. Garden birds seem to … Continue reading

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Chichester A27 works cancelled

The following statement was released by Highways England on 1st March 2017: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND UPDATES A27 Chichester Improvement The A27 Chichester Bypass improvements scheme – 1 March 2017 On 28 February 2017, the Secretary of State wrote to Highways England … Continue reading

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Highways England mail-shot

It would appear that Highways England are unaware of the considerable interest that there is in Tortington with regard to the proposed A27 bypass near Arundel. A letter was sent to some local residents – we are only aware of … Continue reading

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A WALK along the pink-blue route

On Sunday (23rd October) local residents’ group ‘Arundel SCATE’ (South Coast Alliance for Transport and Environment) organized a walk through Arundel Parish along as much of the proposed bypass pink-blue route as public access would allow. The route however did … Continue reading

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Drip Action Theatre Co.

Following the success of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in the church in June, Friends of Tortington Church are pleased to announce that Drip Action Theatre Company will be performing, for one night only, ‘Duck Variations’ by David Mamet at 7.30 on … Continue reading

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ROMAN road in Tortington!

For the past three years a Heritage Lottery Funded project supported by the South Downs National Park Authority has been revisiting aspects of the archaeology and history of the wooded downland between east Hampshire and the Arun valley. This new … Continue reading

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