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The clarity the Foreshore Trust owes the public is missing

The Foreshore Trust continues to say nothing about the future of foreshore assets, as the Stade pathway application continues. The proposal seeks to reroute the footpath and give land to the amusement park. Bernard McGinley takes another look at a case lacking in defenders.

Posted 20:05 Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 In: Home Ground Tags: Amusement Park Bernard McGinley Charity Commissioners Coastal Users Group conservation area fairground Foreshore Trust HBC Old Town PDR planning planning committee Stade

Park Beck owners seek five-storey rebuild

The previous proposed eyesore for the Park Beck building on Upper Maze Hill was eventually withdrawn. Now a new blot is proposed. Bernard McGinley looks around the conservation areas.

Posted 21:49 Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Bernard McGinley conservation area Development Management Plan HBC Heritage Strategy Market Passage NPPF Park Beck planning Upper Maze Hill uPvc

Rocklands: Beyond a boundary

Posted 06:30 Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Chris Hurrell conservation area Country Park HBC Historic England Old Town Conservation Area planning Rocklands Save Ecclesbourne Glen SEG

An application of low standards

Local residents interested in commenting on planning applications which affect them will have become aware as they make their way through the developer’s documents of various common shortcomings – the poor quality of the English, sometimes to the point of incomprehensibility, inaccuracies, inconsistencies and misrepresentations in the project descriptions, and in some cases the absence of important details. Bernard McGinley turns a critical spotlight on the proposed project at 21 Upper Maze Hill in St Leonards and finds plenty to alarm him.

Local plan: activist calls on you to comment

If you want to have a positive effect on Hastings Borough Council’s planning policies, you should take the opportunity to comment on the Hastings Local Plan which will lay down planning policy guidelines up to 2028. So says artist and local activist Maureen Jarvis, who stresses that the deadline for submitting comments is this Friday, 27 March, at 4.30pm. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:36 Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: conservation area Convent of the Holy Child Jesus Development Management Plan enabling development Local Plan Nick Terdre

Bunker owner back with new application

The two-storey ‘Bunker’ in Hastings Country Park is the subject of a new planning application, for which comments and objections close on 23 January. Bernard McGinley provides an update on this bone of  contention, while Bob Okines reports on an awareness-raising event in Priory Meadow.

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