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Cllr Andy Patmore, upper left, at the Cabinet meeting, with Cllr Rob Lee on his left and Cllr Peter Chowney, right, who chaired the meeting.

Patmore: why I opposed solar farms proposal at Cabinet

At last week’s Cabinet meeting Conservative councillor Andy Patmore, together with his colleague Cllr Rob Lee, voted against the motion to authorise feasibility studies costing £80,000 for the ground-mounted solar farms proposed by the council for the Country Park. Here he explains his reasons for doing so, and why he thinks it is crucial to seek Natural England’s comments on the proposal as the next step – a move which was approved as an amendment.

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The Stranger

Author Bronwen Griffiths was inspired by a recent HOT article to write a short story for us.

Posted 17:18 Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 In: Literature Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
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.

60 Seconds to Disaster

Lydd Airport: the plane truth

At a time when worldwide CO2 emissions have risen to a crisis level of 400 parts per million and scientists are warning of disastrous consequences for humanity and all of earth’s residents, plans to expand and develop Lydd Airport continue, writes HOT’s

Six NGOs give the link road the thumbs-down: from left, Stephen Joseph (CBT), Chris Corrigan (RSPB), Stephanie Hilborne (Wildlife Trusts), Andy Atkins (FoE), John Sauven (Greenpeace) and Ralph Smyth (CPRE). (Photo: Adrian Arbib/CBT)

NGOs back link road protests

Leading figures from environmental, conservation and transport NGOs have visited Combe Haven on the route of the proposed Bexhill-Hastings Link Road to meet protesters and express support for the growing movement of opposition, HOT’s Nick Terdre reports.

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