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Community centre site up for sale this week

The old West St Leonards primary school site in Bexhill Road (at the bottom of Filsham Road) is again under threat, this time of ‘mixed use development’. Bernard McGinley takes a look at the green space while it’s still there, and also took the photos.

The Bunker: planning chief provides handy advice on how to turn refusal into approval

Many questions remain as to how the notorious ‘Bunker’ in Rocklands caravan park was fast-tracked from refusal to planning consent. Digging in the files, St Leonards exile, Richard Heritage, uncovers a revealing memo of a meeting between Hastings Borough Council’s then development manager and the owners of the caravan park – and finds that the two applications for the same proposal were assessed completely differently.

Posted 06:17 Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Bunker Country Park Guilliards Hastings Borough Council Hastings Planning Strategy High Weald AONB John Waterhouse Kevin Boorman Ray Crawford Richard Heritage Rocklands Save Ecclesbourne Group
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Relocation reel

Administrative changes are pending from the local Councils. Reporter Jon Collins takes a look at property portfolios and implications.

Posted 11:24 Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd AmicusHorizon Archery Ground Ashbourne Cedar Property Ltd Brassey Institute Eric Pickles ESCC Hastings Planning Strategy HBC Ironlatch Avenue library Linton Gardens planning priory meadow Register Office Speckled Wood Summerfields The Charter of 1588 the pier The Ridge Town Hall
Planning Documents

Council leader responds to planning concerns

HOT’s Zelly Restorick recently wrote about the planning procedure and the Hastings Development Management Plan – and how filing objections or comments seemed to be a very complicated process for the average person to tackle. As a number of HOT readers commented on the article, she decided to write to the Leader of the Council, Jeremy Birch, to offer him a chance to respond. 

Posted 08:31 Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 In: Home Ground Tags: Big Map consultation Hastings Development Management Plan Hastings Planning Strategy Jeremy Birch new homes Planning inspector Zelly Restorick
Shaping Hastings

Shaping Hastings

Just in case you’re interested, the Hastings Planning Strategy was submitted to the Secretary of State for independent examination on 31 October 2012 and the Examination in Public has now commenced, writes HOT’s

Posted 13:48 Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: Hastings Borough Council Hastings Planning Strategy
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