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Cycling fatalities rose during first month of lockdown

While cycling blossomed during the first lockdown, so did the number of fatal accidents involving cyclists. Looking at accident figures over the years, it is clear that much needs to be done to bring the safety of cyclists to an acceptable level. The risks run by cyclists also include the damaging effects of inhaling vehicle emissions. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 11:17 Friday, Nov 13, 2020 In: Transport Tags: air pollution cycling fatalities Ian Sier Nick Terdre Tim Godwin Turquoise PR

Active travel groups seize their moment

The coronavirus crisis has opened up a window of opportunity for proponents of active travel – walking and cycling. With government funding on offer to encourage and facilitate active travel, they are sending their ideas to ESCC, the highways authority, and hoping they are taken on board. Nick Terdre reports.

Wanted: action on sustainable transport

The need to encourage action on sustainable transport by the authorities in County Hall and Hastings Town Hall was one of the key themes aired at the September meeting of Hastings Sustainable Transport Forum. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:22 Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Andrew Batley Bohemia ESCC Hastings Sustainable Transport Forum HBC Ian Sier Kerry Culbert Nick Terdre Nigel Sinden Tony Polain town centre

Action group mobilises to oppose Gemselect’s high-density housing plans for the Ore Valley

Ore Valley Action is mobilising support to oppose plans for a high-density housing project off Frederick Road in the Ore Valley. A meeting will be held on 2 December to inform the local public what the plans entail. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:47 Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Frederick Road Greenway Hastings Borough Council Ian Sier Local Plan Ore Community Land Trust Ore Valley Action OVA SeaSpace Speckled Wood Stills site

Ore Green goes to local Community Trust

Hastings Borough Council have offered Ore Community Land Trust a 25-year lease on Ore Green, next to the Salvation Army Hall, boosting their campaign to protect Speckled Wood, writes Tony Polain, the trust’s vice chair.

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