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Hastings and St Leonards have declared a climate emergency

Climate Action meeting: All welcome!

Hastings council declared a climate emergency earlier this year. The question is: what next? This will be discussed on Thursday 30 May at Jackson Place, Hastings Voluntary Action, hosted by Friends of the Earth. All welcome. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Save Our Solar Photo FOTE

Save Our Solar

Here’s a message received from Friends of the Earth this morning, about the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and our local MP, Amber Rudd’s plans to cut solar support. HOT’s Zelly Restorick passes on the message.

Transition Town Hastings

Saving solar

Transition Town Hastings have circulated a request to sign a petition asking the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to urgently review the current approach to the solar feed-in tariff, which it plans to drastically cut.

Local WDM campaigners urge: “Help us stop big corporations slicing up Africa.”

Local call to oppose new colonialisation of Africa

On Sunday 3 August campaigners from the Bexhill and Hastings World Development Movement (WDM) group will once again be active participants in St Leonards Gardens Festival, this time highlighting the government’s support for what they see as a new colonialisation of Africa. The group’s Christina Lucey reports.

Dual carriageway

Additional £13m needed for BHLR

ESCC are considering the approval of over £13m of public money to cover increased construction costs, construction risks and protester action, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. In addition, Amber Rudd is calling for ESCC to commit to building the Baldslow link, joining Queensway to the A21, costing an estimated £30m.

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