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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.

The Oval - a popular space for games.

Action plan puts Bohemia’s green spaces at risk

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) ask 27 questions on their proposals for Lower Bohemia and the Town Centre, for public response by Monday 24 September. Is this what the Borough needs or wants? asks Bernard McGinley.

The proposed new Park Beck building.

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The previous proposed eyesore for the Park Beck building on Upper Maze Hill was eventually withdrawn.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.

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Community centre site up for sale this week

The old West St Leonards primary school site in Bexhill Road (at the bottom of Filsham Road) is again under threat, this time of ‘mixed use development’. Bernard McGinley takes a look at the green space while it’s still there, and also took the photos.

Observer Building Graffiti

Ways 2 ♥ OB

The revised proposals for the old Observer Building [OB] in Hastings Town Centre were launched recently, reports Bernard McGinley. What happens next?

The area by Warrior Square Station - earmarked for development.

Local plan: activist calls on you to comment

If you want to have a positive effect on Hastings Borough Council’s planning policies, you should take the opportunity to comment on the Hastings Local Plan which will lay down planning policy guidelines up to 2028. So says artist and local activist Maureen Jarvis, who stresses that the deadline for submitting comments is this Friday, 27 March, at 4.30pm. Nick Terdre reports.

Speckled Wood in Ore

Help save Speckled Wood in Ore

Speckled Wood in Ore is under threat from development. Again. Hearing about the latest prospect of development and consultation, HOT’s Zelly Restorick went along to the woodland to speak to Martin Newbold, Chairman of the Friends of Speckled Wood Management Trust.

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