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Call to object to Church Street development

Friends of Speckled Wood are opposed to a planning application to build houses in Church Street on the border of Speckled Wood, and have called on supporters to lodge objections. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:52 Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Badgers Church Street Forte Bailey Friends of Speckled Wood Martin Newbold Nick Terdre Ore Community Land Trust Peter Chowney Speckled Wood Tony Polain

Where have all the newts gone?

Concerns about the fate of newts displaced by the construction of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road have been raised by Combe Haven Defenders. However, attempts to get a satisfactory answer – or any answer – from the responsible body, Natural England, have so far failed. CHD’s Andrea Needham reports.

Posted 14:47 Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: A27 Action Andrea Needham Badgers bats Bexhill Hastings Link Road Combe Haven Defenders East Sussex County Council environment manager Glovers farm Mark White mitigation strategy Natural England newts PC Nick Marriott Scate wildlife

Documenting the destruction

A new exhibition in Hastings town centre by Artists and Combe Valley, an independent artists led group, captures the stunning Combe Haven Valley both before the trees were cut down late last summer to make way for the building of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) and in the aftermath, writes Sylvia Worthy.

Posted 11:27 Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Alan Wright Badgers Battle of Hastings Combe Haven Defenders Combe Haven Valley David Bastin Emily Johns ESCC Hastings-Bexhill Link Road Heather Hookey Jonathan Gott Kath Keep Peter Jones Rebecca Snotflower Roz Cran Tim Godwin Zelly Restorick

Badgers evicted as Link Road contractors destroy setts

Local people have reported seeing badgers out and about during the day as Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) contractors start to destroy badger setts along the route of the Road. Badgers are nocturnal and would usually not come out in daylight.

Posted 16:38 Monday, Dec 10, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: Badgers Bexhill Combe Haven Combe Haven Defenders Hastings link road
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