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Gladedale gives notice of appeal

Gladedale has lodged notice that it will appeal against the planning committee’s refusal to grant permission for its application to redevelop the Archery Ground in St Leonards.

Posted 11:11 Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 In: Campaigns
St. Mary in tthe Castle

Where to now with the flagship of Hastings cultural offerings?

In response to growing concern among the Hastings cultural community about the future of St Mary in the Castle, Old Town stalwart,  Michael Plumbe, has mounted a campaign to raise awareness of the uncertain future of Hastings’ best example of Georgian architecture at its finest, this unique venue for cultural activities, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 11:42 Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: art centre closed closure Hastings st mary in the castle

Is transport no longer an issue for young people in Hastings?

Last weekend as the Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Hastings, Bexhill and Upper Rother, HOT’s

Posted 23:10 Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: Bexhill Hastings Solomon Curtis Upper Rother
Britannia Enterprise Centre, Hastings

The Town Centre’s last industrial workspace under threat…

Tucked between the exit road from Morrisons and the railway line is a unique business environment that is under threat from Hastings Borough Council. Erica Smith goes back to explore her old haunt…

Posted 19:06 Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Henry Gastall Save Britannia Enterprise Centre

Countdown to pier decision

Government approval for the council’s proposed compulsory purchase of Hastings pier should be decided soon, and in November the Heritage Lottery Fund is due to rule on the application for funds to rebuild the pier. Well before the end of the year, then, the local community will know if the project to restore the pier is to be realised. The signs are looking good, Nick Terdre writes.

archery ground pic

Future of Archery Ground uncertain after Gladedale plans thrown out

Following the council planning committee’s decision to refuse approval for Gladedale’s development scheme for the Archery Ground in St Leonards, the future of the area remains undecided, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 09:52 Monday, Jul 9, 2012 In: Campaigns

Archery Ground decision postponed to 20 June

Posted 18:07 Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: Archery Ground former college site Hastings College of Art and Technology St Leonards

Walkers and cyclists show the green way

Friday April 27 saw the launch of a major new campaign for greener, safer and more pleasant routes for walkers and cyclists in Hastings & St Leonards, in particular a proposal for a new track beside the railway linking Station Plaza to Ore Station and College Annexe in Parker Road. Ian Sier of Hastings Urban Bikes reports, in the week that also sees the official opening of the Bulverhythe Link and the related attempt at 1,000 Kissing Bikes – see here for our earlier story.

Posted 14:39 Saturday, May 5, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: cycling Greenway HUB
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