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Volunteer with Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group

Green-fingered? Green-minded? If you’re looking for a volunteering position and like the idea of supporting the Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group (APGG), there might be something for you in the opportunities listed here.

Posted 08:08 Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group APGG

Hastings Harbour: Promises, Empty Promises: Fishermen Protest against Tory Policy.

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver reports on the recent Fishermen’s Protest against Tory policy. She interviews three local fishermen, Paul Joy, Chairman of Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society (HFPS) and Co-Chairman of the New Under Ten’s Association (NUTFA), which protects the rights of under ten metre fishing boats; Paul Stanley, fisherman and boy ashore; and Roland Kelly, owner of RX52, RX53, RX54 and DR169. She also reports on her attempt to interview Amber Rudd on the Harbour Proposal.

Posted 08:29 Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd Boris Johnson Brexit CFP Chandra Masoliver Common Fisheries Policy Common Market DEFRA EU Europe Exclusive Economic Zone fishing community Harbour Proposal Hastings Fisheries Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society Jacob Rees-Mogg Landing Obligations London Convention Michael Gove New Under Ten’s Association Paul Joy Paul Stanley Relative Stability Theresa May Transitional Deal Treaty of London Agreement

Park Beck owners seek five-storey rebuild

The previous proposed eyesore for the Park Beck building on Upper Maze Hill was eventually withdrawn. Now a new blot is proposed. Bernard McGinley looks around the conservation areas.

Posted 21:49 Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Bernard McGinley conservation area Development Management Plan HBC Heritage Strategy Market Passage NPPF Park Beck planning Upper Maze Hill uPvc
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Latest Transition Town news

Transition Town Hastings, committed to community, sustainability and a fairer place to live for everyone, is linked to many different groups and individuals locally who are working for and connected with the issues TTH cares about: their latest news concerns creating a fairer food system, the planet, green energy, reducing fuel poverty, community connection, permaculture, clean beaches, wild writing, re-fillable water bottle scheme and the next Green Drinks gathering.

Posted 13:12 In: Home Ground Tags: +IMPACT Tafiff agricultural policy Anna Locke beach clean Big Lunch 2018 Community Energy South DEFRA's Command Paper Earth From Above Electric Palace Energise Sussex Coast Green Drinks Hive Circle of Sisters How to Plant a Forage Garden Isabel Blackman Centre Our Power Permaculture for Allotments Rock House Surfers Against Sewage Transition Town Hastings Xaverine Bates Yann Arthus Bertrand

Hastings Harbour: local Green Party’s view: ‘No Marina Here’

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver interviews Julia Hilton and Andrea Needham, Green Party Old Town councillor candidates, about democracy, the implications of the harbour proposal, and the petition they have launched. 

Posted 15:45 Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Andrea Needham Chandra Masoliver Chris Saunders deliberative democracy democracy Department for Digital Cultural Media and Sport Green Party Harbour Development Harbour Proposal Hastings and Rye Green Party Hastings Old Town Hastings Society Historic England Joanna Sheldon Julia Hilton Maze Hill ward Natural England Peter Chowney Rock-a-Nore Special Conservation Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Special Protection Area for marine life The Heart of Hastings tressell ward UNESCO site

Beach Clean Spring 2018

Local resident, Colin Derbyshire is committed to marine protection and has organised a beach clean for Spring 2018, working in collaboration with Surfers Against Sewage. The sea is our USP here in Hastings and St Leonards on Sea, so it makes sense to look after shores.

Posted 12:27 In: Home Ground Tags: Active beach love Beach Clean Spring 2018 How Degrading Marybeth Haas Surfers Against Sewage

“Enclosure by stealth” irks Old Town residents

Old Town residents and supporters are up in arms at what they see as “enclosure by stealth” – attempts by the owner of the amusement park on the Stade to take control of the public footpath which runs round part of the boating lake. Two petitions have been delivered, which leave the authorities in no doubt as to their feelings. Nick Terdre reports.

Viability loophole hits affordable housing

The government has announced measures to tackle Britain’s housing crisis, including ending the abuse of viability assessments by developers to dodge their obligations to build affordable housing. In the first of two articles Nick Terdre looks at how viability assessments have become so problematic, the council’s response and how the town’s supply of affordable housing has suffered.

Posted 21:02 Monday, Mar 26, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: affordable housing Cil Community Infrastructure Levy District Valuer Services Gemselect Green Party H3 Hastings Borough Council HBC Julia Hilton Laing Liberal Democrats Local Plan National Planning Policy Framework Nick Perry Nick Terdre NPPF Orbit Peter Chowney Phil Scott planning committee SPD Station Plaza supplementary planning document Theresa May
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