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Senior planner Kerry Culbert briefs Hastings Sustainable Transport Forum on the area action plan for the town centre and Bohemia.

Wanted: action on sustainable transport

The need to encourage action on sustainable transport by the authorities in County Hall and Hastings Town Hall was one of the key themes aired at the September meeting of Hastings Sustainable Transport Forum. Nick Terdre reports.

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Hastings Sustainable Transport Forum meeting

Many citizens in the town are interested in sustainable transport ideas for this area, especially as a location where we have fewer than average car drivers. Hastings Sustainable Transport Forum have organised a meeting to discuss planning issues. All welcome. Please come along and listen and participate. Every person makes a difference.

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Robust response to ESCC’s greenway cuts

Reacting to East Sussex County Council’s arbitrary decision to cut funding for walking and cycling projects, Hastings Greenway Group has sent a robust response to County Hall stating its priorities and how it plans to see them implemented. Meanwhile greenway supporters walked the Conquest Hospital-Alexandra Park section of the proposed greenway network this weekend. Nick Terdre reports.

Council leader Peter Chowney shakes hands with Ian Sier, Ore CLT's special projects officer. Next to him is the group's secretary, Becky Polian, and Heather Bishop, Labour candidate for Ore ward.

Ore CLT takes over parts of Speckled Wood

Ore Community Land Trust have taken ownership of parts of Speckled Wood from the council. As they prepare to receive further plots, work is under way to clear accumulated rubbish on their new land. Nick Terdre reports.

Walkers on the greenway route between Alexandra Park and Conquest Hospital.

Greenway walking season kicks off!

Hastings Greenway Group is summoning supporters to join in this year’s first walk for the greenway. They welcome the fact that the project enjoys support from most of the parties in the upcoming local elections, but have found it hard to clarify whether they qualify for a grant from a walking and cycling fund which could help bring the dream closer to reality. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Tony Polain.

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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.

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A Sustainable Transport Forum for Hastings

A number of local community groups working on issues relating to transport and the environment have been looking at ways of sharing information, working collaboratively and developing a focal point for consultation and engagement on matters related to sustainable transport. Tony Polain from the Forum writes.

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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.

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