Minutes of Lancing Community  Panel

Monday 6th  March 2017 at 7.00 p.m.

Present: Paul Abbott, Peter Backus, Cllr Mick Clark,  Pam Davey, Cllr Gloria Eveleigh, David Hansford Chr, Sidney Hilsum, Doris Martin, Steve Martin, Mrs D.Merican, .

(10 present )

Apologies:  Cllr Ann Briges, Ann Goodridge, Colin Goodridge, Robin Monk, Caroline Pusey, Rachel Silver PCSO . (6)


David Hansford welcomed every one to the the meeting, apologies for absence were made and minutes of the last meeting were presented.

Report by PCSO Rachel Silver:

Rachel sent her apologises,.

(The Police are now operating their new reactive system & will only attend meetings when an urgent matter arises).

Chairman's Report

DH reported on his attendance at

Neighbourhood Watch Federation Meeting in Lewes 4th January 2017

Joint Action Group Meeting 24th January & 28th February  2017

Keep Lancing Safe 3rd March 2017.

Web site

Our site is now up and running  viewable at www.lancingnhw.org.uk You can view Minutes of our meetings with numerous links including :

Sussex Police

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioners New Letters

Lancing Parish Council

West Sussex County Council

Worthing Court Cases

These were available at the meeting and passed round.

Matter Arising


Rihan Francis Adur & Worthing Council  is dealing with the capital bid for the year 2018/2019

A27 Speed Warning Board

No further progress to date. DM said Highways were still investigating the problem.

Drugs Survey

Cllr Gloria Eveleigh said they are waiting for the results of the Drug Survey Lancing Parish Council commissioned .A discussion then ensued on what the benefits of the survey would be. The problems with the children's home in Sompting Road was raised and the use of the rail service in bringing drugs to the South Coast.

Ditch Monks Avenue

The western end of the ditch has been cleared by Highways because surface water from the road is channelled into the ditch. A discussion then continued about the overall problems of drainage down to the River Adur.


Scam Books, membership application Forms & Window Stickers were available at the meeting.

Date of next meeting: Monday 5th June 2017  7pm Lancing Parish Hall, South Hall


The meeting closed at 8.30 p.m.     

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