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How to make public transport work for its users

The presentations and discussion which took place under the auspices of Big Up Transport Day provided an opportunity to air questions prompted by the dispute on Southern Railway, but more generally pertinent to making public transport a proper service for its users. Nick Terdre reports.

About to walk the walk - photocall at Ore station.

Joining forces for sustainable transport

Sustainable Transport Day last Saturday proved a worthwhile venture, bringing together various groups of people with an interest in transport questions and highlighting the authorities’ failure to implement the Hastings Walking and Cycling Strategy which was agreed in 2014. Nick Terdre reports.

Pensioners make their views known.

‘Putting the public back into transport’

Against the backdrop of the continuing disruption to rail travel due to the industrial dispute affecting Southern, trades unions have organised Big Up Transport (BUT) Day on Sunday 23 April to publicise such matters and consider how we can achieve better public transport. Nick Terdre reports.

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Day of action to build public support for safe walking and cycling routes this Saturday

Safe and convenient solutions for pedestrians and cyclists to get around town will be in focus in a day of action on Saturday 22 April, not least the Walking and Cycling Strategy adopted by Hastings Borough Council three years ago but still awaiting implementation. Nick Terdre reports.

Divestment campaigners hand in their petition to Lewes town council.

Brighton votes on fossil fuel divestment

Brighton and Hove City Council votes tomorrow – Thursday 6 April – on a motion calling on fossil fuel investments held by the East Sussex pension fund to be disposed of. Ahead of the meeting divestment campaigners will demonstrate in support of the motion outside Brighton Town Hall. Nick Terdre reports.

Site of the landslip which runs from Rocklands into Ecclesbourne Glen.

Council ordered to disclose Rocklands report

Hastings Borough Council has been ordered by the Information Commissioner’s Office to release a document which should throw light on the cause of the landslip that has led to the closure of part of the Country Park. Nick Terdre reports.

At the meeting: Peter Meech, left, Mole Meade, Clive Gross, Helen and Kay Avery-Stallion.

Sign up to save St Leonards post office!

Things are looking up in central St Leonards, with lots of new businesses opening their doors in London Road, Kings Road and Norman Road. But the area will take a big step backwards if the Post Office is allowed to implement its plan to close the Crown post office in London Road. If the local community wants to save it, it needs to organise fast. Nick Terdre reports. Photos courtesy of Roberts Photographic.

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Hastings banner hoisted on anti-Brexit march

A Hastings contingent, complete with banner, was among those who joined the Unite for Europe march in London last Saturday. The photo was sent to HOT by Stewart Rayment.

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