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But not leading, for the time being, to a new development.

Gladedale appeal dismissed

Glad tidings for many – but not Gladedale – with the dismissal of its appeal against the council’s refusal to sanction its proposed Archery Ground development. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:03 Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: , ,
Hastings town hall

Hastings Grant Cut Largest In South East

Hastings Borough Council is to receive the largest reduction in government funding next year of any council in the South East. – This is the key implication for Hastings from this week’’s Local Government Finance Statement, according to a statement by Kevin Boorman, the Council’s  Head of Communications & Marketing.

Posted 11:45 Friday, Dec 21, 2012 In: Home Ground
Nut roast and veggies. Photo by Anthony Blake

Have yourself a merry veggie Christmas

If you’re planning a vegetarian or vegan Christmas this year, or have veggie guests coming, these cooking tips from HOT reporter Maresa Bossano of Moose’s Kitchen will help you make a delicious Xmas feast.

Posted 18:25 Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 In: Food & Drink Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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Posted 11:45 Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 In: The HOT Planet Tags: , , ,
Hand with stone

A piece of peace

Some wars and battles  – inside of us, outside of us – have been going on for a very long time, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.  So long in fact, I’ve heard people say they’ve forgotten how they started. 

Posted 11:43 In: The HOT Planet
Trees cut down

Protecting what you care about

Last Friday, tree felling started in preparation for the Bexhill Hastings Link Road, with crews working over the weekend, cutting down a swathe of trees parallel to London Road in Bexhill. At the same time, protectors of the natural environment, who oppose this road and the planned national road building programme of 190+ roads through England and Wales,  joined together and did what they could to protect what they value.  HOT’s Zelly Restorick was there as an independent campaigner.

surviving xmas logo

Before I heard of the amazing work of Surviving Christmas, Hastings, writes Beth Davies, I thought that the Season of Goodwill had died alongside Ebenezer Scrooge. However, since 1985 this local charity has been helping the vulnerable people of Hastings, St Leonards and Rother, providing food and company over the Christmas period, delivering hampers and despatching vouchers to local people in need.

Posted 12:15 Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: , , , ,
An activist surveys the contractors

Monday: four more arrests at roads protest in Bexhill

Four opponents of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) have been arrested whilst peacefully defending trees from chainsaw-wielding contractors in Bexhill this afternoon. The trees were located just north of the bridge at TN39 4AP – the intersection of London Road and Woodsgate Park.

Posted 21:43 Monday, Dec 17, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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