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Petition to bar further public funding for NBAR

Concerned at the propensity of road-building projects to bust their budgets, environmental campaigners Combe Haven Defenders have launched a petition against the allocation of any further public funds for the construction of Sea Change Sussex’s North Bexhill Access Road. Nick Terdre reports.

Loss of solar industry jobs

At a recent Jobs Fair, organised by Amber Rudd, Hastings and Rye MP and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change was challenged by local residents about the loss of solar industry jobs, due to the cuts made by her government department. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 09:16 Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 In: Energy Wise Tags: Amber Rudd Andrea Needham climate change Combe Haven Defenders Hastings and Rye MP and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Amber Rudd solar industry Sussex Coast College

Countryside lovers protest against Rother go-ahead for another Sea Change road

In the wake of the recent approval given by Hastings Borough Council for the Queensway Gateway road, Rother District Council have given the green light for another Sea Change Sussex road-building project, the North Bexhill Access Road. Combe Haven Defenders (CHD) invited local residents to show their love for the countryside and protest the latest loss of green space, as they report.

North Bexhill Access Road (Road would run from right to left in thesis picture)

Show your love for the countryside and say NO to the North Bexhill Access Road

Local campaigners will gather on Valentine’s Day (Sunday 14 February) to say no to the proposed North Bexhill Access Road (NBAR). They will walk some of the route of the road, which runs for 2.4 kilometres, parallel to Ninfield Road, and stop for a photocall amongst trees threatened by the proposed road.

Dormice prompt criticism of QGR work

Combe Haven Defenders (CHD) claim that, after planning permission for the Queensway Gateway road was granted in early 2015, development company Sea Change Sussex cleared dormouse habitats before the requisite licence had been issued. Sea Change denies the charge. Nick Terdre reports.

Road go-ahead a flawed decision, say opponents

The ”very serious issue of air pollution” was left on one side by the planning committee when it granted permission for construction of the Queensway Gateway road, say opponents Combe Haven Defenders. Nick Terdre reports.

Drawn to Witness Poster by Emily Johns

Drawn to witness

Celebrate New Year’s Day with the Combe Haven Defenders: come drawing! Bring your drawing books and pencils and meet fellow nature lovers at noon in Hollington Valley.

Posted 10:38 Wednesday, Dec 30, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: Art Combe Haven Defenders drawing Emily Johns Hollington Valley nature New Year's Day

Combe Haven: tranquil no more

HOT’s Zelly Restorick remembers being part of the peaceful protests to prevent the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road being built – and has felt saddened to see the area change from green to grey.

Posted 10:34 In: Home Ground Tags: Bexhill Hastings Link Road Combe Haven Combe Haven Defenders opening of link road
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