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Trinity Triangle receives £2m for Heritage Action Zone

Local community groups are asked to come forward with their ideas for the Trinity Triangle, also known as America Ground, following Historic England’s award of £2m to be invested in buildings, public spaces and creative projects. Vicky Huggins reports.

Posted 21:37 Thursday, Oct 1, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Heart of Hastings Historic England Project Art Works Vicky Huggins

Council go-ahead for Observer building renovation

WRVN’s plans to transform the former Observer building in the Trinity Triangle have been given the go-ahead by council planners. The project is part of the Heritage Action Zone initiative, for which Historic England has announced funding of £2m. Nick Terdre reports.

Hastings Harbour: local Green Party’s view: ‘No Marina Here’

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver interviews Julia Hilton and Andrea Needham, Green Party Old Town councillor candidates, about democracy, the implications of the harbour proposal, and the petition they have launched. 

Posted 15:45 Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Andrea Needham Chandra Masoliver Chris Saunders deliberative democracy democracy Department for Digital Cultural Media and Sport Green Party Harbour Development Harbour Proposal Hastings and Rye Green Party Hastings Old Town Hastings Society Historic England Joanna Sheldon Julia Hilton Maze Hill ward Natural England Peter Chowney Rock-a-Nore Special Conservation Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Special Protection Area for marine life The Heart of Hastings tressell ward UNESCO site

Source wins Heritage Angels awards

Rich and Marc Moore, the local innovators and entrepreneurs who created The Source BMX Park have jointly won the Historic England Heritage Angel Award for the ‘Best Rescue of an Historic Building’, as well as the ‘Historic England Followers’ and Telegraph readers’ People’s Choice Award’ for a heritage project. The awards ceremony was held at the Palace Theatre in London on 20 November 2017. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 07:01 Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Heritage Angels Historic England Marc Moore the source

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

Planting scheme moves closer to approval

Hopes that the Rocklands holiday-let building – the so-called Bunker – would be properly screened from view appear to be fading, following acceptance by the council’s tree officer of the revised planting scheme. In the view of the Save Ecclesbourne Glen group, this is, or was, probably the last chance to shield visitors to the Country Park from views of the much disliked building. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:25 Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Bunker Campaign for the Protection of Rural England Chris Hurrell Chris Wilken Country Park Freedom of Information Historic England Nick Terdre Rocklands Save Ecclesbourne Glen tree officer

Hastings and Rother bid for Great Place Scheme

Alongside all the activity around Stade Saturdays and the ROOT 1066 festival, we’ve also been looking further forwards and wanted to post an update on discussions that have been happening around the recently announced Arts Council England ‘Great Place Scheme’, writes Polly Gifford

Solar panel games at Rocklands

Hastings Country Park and its environs are still the subject of contentious planning matters. What are the lessons supposedly learned? Now there’s another retrospective application. The débâcle goes on — as you can find out next Sunday afternoon (15 November). Bernard McGinley reports.

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