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Committee revolt gives Christ Church its solar panels

When unstoppable utility meets administrative fixity, something’s got to give. Bernard McGinley, who also took the photos, looks at the Planning Committee’s recent decision to approve the installation of solar panels on the roof of a listed church in Ore against the advice of planners.

Posted 12:25 Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexander Dick Gough Bernard McGinley Christ Church Ore climate change climate emergency Energise Sussex Coast energy Global warming solar panels

Greenway group supports ESCC climate emergency petition

Hastings Greenway Group has several events planned for the autumn, including campaigning for a petition calling on East Sussex County Council to declare a climate emergency. However the greenway walk planned for next Saturday has been cancelled. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:56 Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 In: Home Ground Tags: climate emergency ESCC Green Party Greenway Group Nick Terdre petition Tony Polain

Petition should trigger debate on ESCC’s role in finding climate change

Posted 09:49 Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Car Free Day climate emergency Divest East Sussex fossil fuels Gabriel Carlyle Global Climate Strike Sustainability on Sea The Patch Cafe

Climate emergency motion is “meaningless,” say Greens

Labour’s climate emergency motion, to be debated by the full council at its meeting on Wednesday 13 February, is “meaningless,” according to the Greens, who last month announced their support for the adoption of such a policy by Hastings Borough Council. They are now urging all those who want to see urgent action at local level to attend the meeting at Muriel Matters House. Nick Terdre reports.

Solar panels in Hastings Country Park – ecology or politics?

Hastings Borough Council (HBC), with its majority of Labour councillors, has proposed to put two arrays of solar panels in the Country Park and one at Upper Wilting Farm in Crowhurst. Amber Rudd, Hastings and Rye Conservative MP, has launched a petition against this. HOT’s Chandra Masoliver asks Julia Hilton, spokesperson for Hastings Green Party, for her thoughts on the ecological and political issues involved.

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