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Patricia ‘Paddy’ Stephenson: public benefactor

With an admirable spirit, she fought for local improvements, and saved Robsack Wood for future generations.  Bernard McGinley remembers an intrepid fighter and friend.

Posted 14:01 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Development Management Plan Fern Road Hollox Malmesbury House Paddy Stephenson Peter Chowney planning Robsack

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.

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.

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The previous proposed eyesore for the Park Beck building on Upper Maze Hill was eventually withdrawn.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

Posted 21:49 Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Bernard McGinley conservation area Development Management Plan HBC Heritage Strategy Market Passage NPPF Park Beck planning Upper Maze Hill uPvc

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?

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.

Posted 10:36 Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: conservation area Convent of the Holy Child Jesus Development Management Plan enabling development Local Plan Nick Terdre
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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