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Greenway enthusiasts get ready for a stroll in the Country Park.

Walking and cycling funding cut draws protest

Hastings Greenway Group (HGG) has delivered a strong protest against East Sussex County Council’s decision to halve the budget for a package of walking and cycling routes in order to provide more money for road building, the latest in a series of walking and cycling commitments which have failed to materialise. Meanwhile the group has arranged a walk along the Ore Valley stretch of the proposed greenway route. Nick Terdre reports.

The Frederick Road site, where GemSelect wants a high-density development with 800 dwellings.

Action group mobilises to oppose Gemselect’s high-density housing plans for the Ore Valley

Ore Valley Action is mobilising support to oppose plans for a high-density housing project off Frederick Road in the Ore Valley. A meeting will be held on 2 December to inform the local public what the plans entail. Nick Terdre reports.

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Transition Town Hastings news

In the coming weeks, there’s a lot going on in the town in connection with Transition Town Hastings (TTH). Take a look and see what catches your eye. Zelly Restorick writes. If you’re interested in finding out more about TTH or in volunteering with them, they’d be very pleased to hear from you. They’re a very friendly bunch

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Ore Community Land Trust news

Ore Community Land Trust (OCLT) is devoted to saving and enhancing green space in the Upper Ore Valley. Tony Polain, chair of OCLT, contacted HOT with news of their AGM report and latest plans. Zelly Restorick writes.

About to walk the walk - photocall at Ore station.

Joining forces for sustainable transport

Sustainable Transport Day last Saturday proved a worthwhile venture, bringing together various groups of people with an interest in transport questions and highlighting the authorities’ failure to implement the Hastings Walking and Cycling Strategy which was agreed in 2014. Nick Terdre reports.

Church Street, with the proposed site of housing on the right.

Call to object to Church Street development

Friends of Speckled Wood are opposed to a planning application to build houses in Church Street on the border of Speckled Wood, and have called on supporters to lodge objections. Nick Terdre reports.

Ore Valley Greenway route attracted nearly 70.

Greenway group calls open evening

Hastings Greenway Group is holding an open evening on Thursday 2 February with the aim of moving their campaign for a safe walking and cycling network into a higher gear. On the agenda will be possible funding for the Ore Valley stretch of greenway and the formation of a sustainable transport forum for the town. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Tony Polain.

The walk starts from Ore station at 1.30 pm.

Walk the walk for the Ore Valley Greenway

Funding is available for walking and cycling routes in Hastings and Bexhill – and supporters of the Ore Valley Greenway route would like to have some of it. They have organised a walk along the route today in support of their initiative, as they explain. 

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