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Hastings Old Town walks away with the prize

Hastings Old Town was presented with the first ever Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award on Wednesday 16 May after winning a public vote to find the very best urban area for going about everyday life on foot. Erica Smith put on her walking boots and strode over to find out more.

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.

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Hastings Old Town wins Ramblers Association vote!

HOT recently posted an article about the Ramblers Association search for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood, ‘an urban area that is well designed for going about everyday life on foot’, urging you to vote for Hastings Old Town. And now we’ve learnt that Hastings Old Town has scooped the award. Well done to everyone who found the time to vote! Another well deserved accolade for our town. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Vote Hastings for Ramblers’ prize

Help Hastings Old Town walk off with Ramblers’ prize. Hastings Old Town is in the running (walking?!) to win the very first Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award, launched by the Ramblers on Monday 26 February. It is one of ten areas to make it to the final public vote in the new award, which celebrates the places that put urban walkers first.

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