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The rapid return of long-shore drift

HOT received an impassioned plea from Banksy fan, Tony May, pointing out that whilst Banksy’s iconic image had been dug out from the pebbly beach earlier this year, last weekend’s storms have filled in the hollow that had been scooped out.

Posted 17:22 Friday, Nov 16, 2018 In: Home Ground

Watch this space!

On Monday the White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures offer of £1.25 million for the old Observer Building was accepted. If all goes to plan, by 21 December this year, the OB will have an exciting new future. HOT’s Erica Smith caught up with Beth Woolf from Jericho Road who has been busy working with White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures, buying the Hastings Observer building. 

Posted 18:51 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Beth Woolf Erica Smith Rock House White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures

FoIs reveal council’s Rocklands appeal costs

The legal costs incurred by the council in its efforts to keep the causes of landslides in Rocklands caravan park under wraps have been revealed through a series of Freedom of Information submissions. In the process, concerns have been raised about the council’s handling of such requests. Nick Terdre reports.

Hastings United plan Tilekiln move

The U’s are on the move. Hastings United have identified a site for their new stadium, while Horntye Park trustees also promise news on alternative options for their sports facilities. Nick Terdre reports.

Archery Ground changes approved

Affordable housing provision in Hastings has taken a knock with the approval by the planning committee of an application to slash the quota on the Archery Ground development. Nick Terdre reports.

Right to pathway being walked all over

The public footpath through the Stade amusement park is under threat. What will the Foreshore Trust do? What does the Council think?  Bernard McGinley takes a stroll down it, while he still can.

Posted 09:28 Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: 1893 Bernard McGinley Coastal Users Group ESCC foreshore Foreshore Trust Inspectorate Old Town planning planning committee right of way

HBC proposes Bulverhythe housing project while United mull Hollington move

While the proposed Combe Valley Sports Village on the Bulverhythe recreation ground has died a death, Hastings Borough Council is pushing ahead with plans for a large housing estate on the site. Meanwhile Hastings United is looking at developing a new football ground in Hollington. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:19 Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: air quality Bexhill Road Bohemia Bulverhythe Hastings Borough Council Hastings United Homes England Horntye Park Keepmoat Nick Terdre Peter Chowney

Lessons from withdrawal of harbour proposal

The harbour proposal in Rock-a-Nore has been withdrawn – but different parties have different versions of how that happened, how Hastings Borough Council handled the proposal and whether it has a robust enough policy to distinguish between future proposals which would be detrimental to the town and those which would benefit it. All these issues came to the surface at the Cabinet meeting last Monday. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 22:00 Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Hastings Harbour Quarter Julia Hilton Labour party Mayor Nigel Sinden Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Simon Hubbard UNESCO World Heritage Site
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