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Residents protest solar industry job cuts

Loss of solar industry jobs

At a recent Jobs Fair, organised by Amber Rudd, Hastings and Rye MP and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change was challenged by local residents about the loss of solar industry jobs, due to the cuts made by her government department. Zelly Restorick writes.

Countryside lovers protest against the North Bexhill Access Road (photo: CHD).

Countryside lovers protest against Rother go-ahead for another Sea Change road

In the wake of the recent approval given by Hastings Borough Council for the Queensway Gateway road, Rother District Council have given the green light for another Sea Change Sussex road-building project, the North Bexhill Access Road. Combe Haven Defenders (CHD) invited local residents to show their love for the countryside and protest the latest loss of green space, as they report.

North Bexhill Access Road (Road would run from right to left in thesis picture)

Show your love for the countryside and say NO to the North Bexhill Access Road

Local campaigners will gather on Valentine’s Day (Sunday 14 February) to say no to the proposed North Bexhill Access Road (NBAR). They will walk some of the route of the road, which runs for 2.4 kilometres, parallel to Ninfield Road, and stop for a photocall amongst trees threatened by the proposed road.

Clearing scrub and bramble on the QGR route on 16 March 2015 (photo: CHD).

Dormice prompt criticism of QGR work

Combe Haven Defenders (CHD) claim that, after planning permission for the Queensway Gateway road was granted in early 2015, development company Sea Change Sussex cleared dormouse habitats before the requisite licence had been issued. Sea Change denies the charge. Nick Terdre reports.

It's all monkey business - CHD protest permission for the Queensway Gateway road (photo: CHD).

Road go-ahead a flawed decision, say opponents

The ”very serious issue of air pollution” was left on one side by the planning committee when it granted permission for construction of the Queensway Gateway road, say opponents Combe Haven Defenders. Nick Terdre reports.

Drawn to Witness Poster by Emily Johns

Drawn to witness

Celebrate New Year’s Day with the Combe Haven Defenders: come drawing! Bring your drawing books and pencils and meet fellow nature lovers at noon in Hollington Valley.

Tranquil valley? Photo Combe Haven Defenders

Combe Haven: tranquil no more

HOT’s Zelly Restorick remembers being part of the peaceful protests to prevent the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road being built – and has felt saddened to see the area change from green to grey.

On the route of the proposed North Bexhill Access Road

Sea Change withdraws NBAR road application

A planning application for a major new road in Bexhill, the North Bexhill Access Road (NBAR), has been withdrawn by developers Sea Change Sussex after an objector pointed out flaws in the environmental data provided by the company. 

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