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North Queensway Innovation Park - planning permission for two units was granted last year but construction has yet to begin.

HBC called to account over Sea Change briefings

Campaign group Seachangewatch is calling on Hastings Borough Council to implement a recommendation made five years ago to require economic development company Sea Change Sussex to provide an annual briefing on its activities. Nick Terdre reports.

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Petition to bar further public funding for NBAR

Concerned at the propensity of road-building projects to bust their budgets, environmental campaigners Combe Haven Defenders have launched a petition against the allocation of any further public funds for the construction of Sea Change Sussex’s North Bexhill Access Road. Nick Terdre reports.

The North Bexhill Access Road is planned to run across open countryside, from left to right in this view (photo: CHD).

Call to put road application on hold

Combe Haven Defenders have called on Rother District Council to put Sea Change Sussex’s application to build the North Bexhill Access Road on hold until it has a business case and funding in place. The Council says it is bound to hear the application before year-end. Nick Terdre reports.

Peter Jones - former ESCC leader and now former Selep chairman (Photo: ESCC).

Peter Jones out as Selep revises chairman’s role

Peter Jones, former leader of East Sussex County council, has lost his job as chairman of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership following a decision by directors not to extend his contract. New specifications have been drawn up for the chairman’s role. Nick Terdre reports.

Hollington Valley, shorn of its trees.

QGR tree-felling signals ‘need for real change’

This has not been a good month for the town’s green spaces – following council approval for the Queensway Gateway Road last month, contractors working for SeaChange Sussex have felled trees along a wide swathe through Hollington Valley where the road will run. This is an act of environmental vandalism, says Andrea Needham of Combe Haven Defenders.

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