“Save the Half Moon Balcombe Community Interest Group” is an unincorporated subscription free membership group consisting of Balcombe residents who are committed to see the Half Moon Pub in Balcombe remain as a public house and serving the village.
If you are interested in getting involved please read the attached letter (click on the link below):-
The Annual Return 15/16 has now been signed off by the External Auditor and can be viewed by clicking the following link:-
A referendum will be held on Thursday 1st September 2016 to decide the question below:
Do you want Mid Sussex District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Balcombe to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood plan area?
The formal notice can be viewed here.Balcombe NOR
As part of their obligation under the Localism Act 2011, Part Five, Chapter Three, Section 95 the owner of the Half Moon has notified the Council of their intention to dispose of this asset. Community Interest Groups have a period until 7 July 2016 called the Interim Moratorium to inform Mid Sussex District Council in writing that they want to submit an Expression of Interest to bid for this asset. Once a group has submitted an Expression of Interest the Council will inform the owner in writing that such a group should be seen as a potential bidder. The Community Interest Group then has the six months Full Moratorium Period starting from the date when the Council acknowledged the owners Notice of Disposal (27 May) to prepare and submit a bid to the owner.
If no Expressions of Interest are received during the Interim Moratorium the Council will notify the owner that they are free to dispose of the asset at any time during the 18 months Protection Period.