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Council’s sustainable incubator units given green light

Hastings Borough Council reports that it has been granted planning permission by the planning committee to build small business incubator units at Churchfield Industrial Estate.

Posted 20:17 Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: HBC incubator units

Active travel groups seize their moment

The coronavirus crisis has opened up a window of opportunity for proponents of active travel – walking and cycling. With government funding on offer to encourage and facilitate active travel, they are sending their ideas to ESCC, the highways authority, and hoping they are taken on board. Nick Terdre reports.

On yer bike, Hastings!

Cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable transport will be boosted by funding made available to local government. HBC says it is working with ESCC to find the best ways to make use of the money – when it arrives. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:20 Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: cycling ESCC Grant Shapps HBC transport walking

Observer Building planning application submitted

After a lot of work, White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures (WRNV) have submitted the planning application for the Observer Building to Hastings Borough Council.

Posted 05:44 Sunday, May 31, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: IF_DO Jess Steele Observer building

Heart of Hastings feels the loss

Having helped secure £2m for the Heritage Action Zone project, Heart of Hastings is now involved in implementing the project, as well as playing an active role in the community response to the coronavirus crisis. But it continues to feel the loss of what would have been its flagship project, leading a community effort to build a housing estate full of affordable homes in the Ore Valley. This dream was shattered when the owner of the site, Sea Space, decided last year to sell it to a private developer. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 14:23 Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Adams Integra Gemselect HBC Heart of Hastings HoH Nick Terdre Ore Valley Sea Space
Paul and Rob Stanley

Hastings and Rye fresh fish caught and delivered to your door!

Rob and Paul Stanley are back, selling plaice, huss, skate, sole and more from their usual place at Rock-a-Nore, reports HOT’s Chandra Masoliver.

Posted 17:30 Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: coronavirus Fishing fishing community Rock-a-Nore

Email Defra about the Country Park bylaws — or risk losing access to the coastal margin

The proposed new bylaws for Hastings Country Park are still causing concern, ‘Restriction of Access’ and all. Asked to pause their approval of these new bylaws at Full Council recently, for clarification of the issues, Hastings Borough Council (HBC) went full steam ahead. Now it is up to central Government to approve them, or not. Are these bylaws to be made official before the coastal path (and its margin) is made official? It matters, says Bernard McGinley, who explains that you can still object until 13 March.

Posted 17:28 Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Bernard McGinley Coastal Margin coastal path Country Park CRoW DEFRA England Coast Path ESCC ESLAF Hastings Country Park HBC LAF local access forum Natural England NE Nolan Principles planning

Can Hastings create a local food network?

On Saturday 22 February,  from 12 -2pm, a discussion is being held over the possibility of creating a local food work in Hastings. It takes place at All Saints Hall, All Saints St and immediately follows on from the Hastings Green Party AGM, but is open to all of any political persuasion and none. All local food and growing groups are invited to share their knowledge and expertise. Vanessa Alves reports on food redistribution in Hastings.

Posted 19:00 Monday, Feb 17, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: community Dom's Food Mission food food network food partnership food redistribution Hastings Home Ground PeaPod Veg surplus food network
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