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Behind the scenes at the link road

An internal review apparently released in error by East Sussex County Council shines an interesting light on hitherto unrevealed details of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) construction project. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 15:31 Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Andrea Needham Bexhill Hastings Link Road BHLR CHD Combe Haven Defenders East Sussex County Council ESCC Hochtief Nick Terdre Taylor Woodrow WhatDoTheyKnow

Why I’m voting Brexit

A personal contribution on the leave side of the EU referendum debate from DAR, a HOT reader who has made his presence felt in our comments columns and prefers to write under a pseudonym.

Posted 19:56 Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 In: Politics Tags: Bank of England BHLR Brexit DAR Gordon Brown Greens Hastings Borough Council MEP referendum Rother District Council

Volunteers get down and dirty on the link road

Local archaeology enthusiasts working along the route of a new road have helped unearth what is thought to be one of the most significant finds of prehistoric remains in the country, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 09:54 Friday, Oct 31, 2014 In: Home Ground Tags: ancient iron working BHLR Casper Johnson Chris Cormack County Archaeologist Haarg John Bothroyd link road Lynn Cornwell Oxford Archaeology

Link road archeology exhibitions opens

An exhibition on the archeological investigations along the route of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road has opened at Bexhill Museum. The display shows the archaeologists’work in progress, where they are digging and what they have found so far, East Sussex County Council reports. The selection of archaeological finds has objects dating from just after the last Ice Age up to the Saxon period.

Posted 14:11 Monday, Apr 7, 2014 In: Home Ground Tags: BHLR Casper Johnson

Link road: what’s to like about it?

Proponents of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road argue that it will relieve traffic congestion on the Bexhill Road and help create new jobs. Andrea Needham of the anti link road group Combe Haven Defenders begs to differ.

Posted 16:25 Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Andrea Needham Bexhill Enterprise Park BHLR ESCC George Osborne Greg Barker Kate Evans Peter Jones Sea Change Sussex Trinity College Cambridge

Around and about (VI)

It’s the second week of January and I believe it’s almost safe to come out again now. Despite all the festive fun and spending spirit, I managed to get out and about a few times… this is what’s caught my eye. Photos, cartoons and ponderings by HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 10:37 Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 In: Around and about Tags: Around and about Bexhill BHLR Charter for Compassion Intl Combe Haven Defenders Hastings Health Protection Agency National AIDS Trust Peckham road development plans Sydenham Zelly Restorick

Hastings Burgh is missing link, says Austin

Martin White’s identification of the Old Hastings Burgh or fort at Upper Wilting provides an important missing link establishing the location of Hastings at Bulverhythe at the time of the Norman invasion, says Nick Austin, who has called on local MP Amber Rudd to help save the site from being bulldozed before a proper investigation can take place. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:35 Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: Battle of Hastings BHLR Martin White Nick Austin Wilting

Toeing the line…

On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April, anti-Link Road protestors marched to the Department for Transport (DfT) to demand the full DfT report on the Link Road was made available to the public. HOT’s Erica Smith put her cards on the table and joined ‘Operation Disclosure’ to search for the uncensored DfT report.

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