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Church Street, with the proposed site of housing on the right.

Call to object to Church Street development

Friends of Speckled Wood are opposed to a planning application to build houses in Church Street on the border of Speckled Wood, and have called on supporters to lodge objections. Nick Terdre reports.

The fate of newts such as the greated crested newt on the link road route is causing concern (photo: Alexandre Roux).

Where have all the newts gone?

Concerns about the fate of newts displaced by the construction of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road have been raised by Combe Haven Defenders. However, attempts to get a satisfactory answer – or any answer – from the responsible body, Natural England, have so far failed. CHD’s Andrea Needham reports.

Upper Wilting after the chainsaws. David Bastin

Documenting the destruction

A new exhibition in Hastings town centre by Artists and Combe Valley, an independent artists led group, captures the stunning Combe Haven Valley both before the trees were cut down late last summer to make way for the building of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) and in the aftermath, writes Sylvia Worthy.

Combe Haven Valley Badger Sett Eviction

Badgers evicted as Link Road contractors destroy setts

Local people have reported seeing badgers out and about during the day as Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) contractors start to destroy badger setts along the route of the Road. Badgers are nocturnal and would usually not come out in daylight.

Posted 16:38 Monday, Dec 10, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , , ,
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