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A housing project on John Laing's Station Plaza site was granted planning permission, and the affordable housing obligation was erased in 2015. Still there is no sign of development getting under way.

Yes and no to government housing proposals

The government has promised to roll out new measures, aimed at both local planning authorities and developers, to tackle what it calls the ‘housing crisis’ and boost house-building. Council leader Peter Chowney welcomes some of the proposals but is less impressed with others. Nick Terdre reports.

How can we preserve our wealth of ancient woodland? copyright Nigel Chadwick

Not in my back yard!

You may denounce UKIP as racist and shun their policies, but sooner or later we must address the agenda of how we provide the jobs, homes and other infrastructure as population growth presses against available resources. HOT’s Chris Cormack, in the first part of a series, argues that it is not good enough to oppose every new infrastructure project without offering an alternative for delivering on targets for Hastings and Rother.

Posted 15:47 Monday, Jan 12, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: , , ,
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