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Construction of Country Park visitor centre under way

Construction of the new visitor centre in Hastings Country Park is finally under way, with the opening expected in the autumn. Nick Terdre reports.

From the start of a previous Country Park walk.

Greenway Group walk the Country Park this weekend

Hastings Greenway Group is on the move this weekend, walking the Country Park route. You are cordially invited to join them at the top of the East Hill lift at 2.30pm on Saturday for a stroll to Fairlight. Nick Terdre lays out the ground. Photos by HGG.

Posted 17:45 Friday, May 31, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: , ,
Photo: Michael Moor.

Two-year project aims to bring Country Park heritage to light

The heritage hidden in Hastings Country Park is to be brought to light in a joint project between Hastings Borough Council and environmental charity Groundwork South, supported by funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Nick Terdre reports.

Close-up of the path diversion.

England Coast Path goes kinky in Hastings Country Park

The landslip below Rocklands caravan park has obliged Natural England to go the long way round to accommodate the Hastings Country Park section of the coastal path, as Andrew Colquhoun, vice chair of the Friends of Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, explains.

Dog attacks led to the death of 12 sheep in lamb in the Country Park.

Dog attacks leave sheep dead in the Country Park

Twelve sheep, all in lamb, died and others were injured when two out-of-control dogs got into their field on Sunday morning, HBC communications department reports.

Posted 16:22 Monday, Mar 4, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: , ,
HBC's full council debates the climate emergency motion under the chairmanship of Mayor Nigel Sinden.

Climate motion passed by HBC, but Greens disappointed

Hastings now has a climate emergency policy, following the unanimous approval given by the full council last week. A Tory amendment was voted down, and the Greens, who started the climate emergency ball rolling, declared themselves disappointed with the policy. Nick Terdre reports.

Kay Green, with a book produced by her publishing company

Solar Panels in the Country Park – ecology or politics? III

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) passed a resolution at the Cabinet meeting on 7 January to spend up to £80,000 investigating whether to install three solar farms, two in Hastings Country Park and one in Upper Wilting Farm in Crowhurst. In this third interview HOT’s Chandra Masoliver asks Kay Green, publisher, bookseller and blogger, her opinion of this proposal, and the public’s reaction to it. Kay is a active member of the local Labour Party, currently helping to set up the Labour Women’s Forum to increase the party’s involvement with local and community-based campaigns.

Michael Moor.

Solar panels in the Country Park – ecology or politics? II

Hastings Borough Council passed a resolution at the Cabinet meeting on 7 January to spend up to £80,000 investigating whether to install 10 acres of solar panels in two arrays in Hastings Country Park. A third array is proposed for Upper Wilting Farm in Crowhurst. In her second interview on the matter, HOT’s Chandra Masoliver talks to  Michael Moor, chair of The Friends of Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, which has strenuously opposed the development.

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