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Julia Hilton, right, and Andrea Needham, the Green Party's councillor candidates  for Old Hastings ward, prepare to hand in the petition at Muriel Matters House.

“Enclosure by stealth” irks Old Town residents

Old Town residents and supporters are up in arms at what they see as “enclosure by stealth” – attempts by the owner of the amusement park on the Stade to take control of the public footpath which runs round part of the boating lake. Two petitions have been delivered, which leave the authorities in no doubt as to their feelings. Nick Terdre reports.

Save Ore Library stall in Ore

Stall to save Ore Library

Campaigners opposed to the proposed closure of Ore Library by East Sussex County Council were out in force in Ore Village on Saturday morning collecting signatures for their petition and encouraging residents to respond to the official consultation.

Posted 12:37 Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: , ,
Creative milieu? The HBC planning department is in the newly refurbished Aquila House.

HBC planning department – up in the top ten?

Is Hastings Borough Council’s planning department one of the 10 best in the country? Planning officials and Labour councillors think so, based on a rating drawn up by the independent Planning Advisory Service. The Save Ecclesbourne Glen campaign group found the claim mystifying and asked Chris Hurrell to look further into it – further indeed than the council, which could not even tell him how the rating was arrived at. Chris came to a rather different conclusion, as he describes here.

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