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Sussex Highways just don’t cut it!

Pensioner and local citizen, Richard Wesley contacted HOT expressing his disappointment in the Highways Department of East Sussex County Council, saying “they have abandoned our paths and footpaths”. Read his words here and post your Comments below.

Posted 13:54 Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Highways Department litter maintenance rubbish
Rubbish on beach

Council cracks down on litter and dog fouling

Hastings Borough Council is launching a major initiative to crack down on litter and dog fouling in the borough. How do you feel about these issues? And the new officers patrolling the streets from the company, Kingdom? Fixed Penalty Notices?

Posted 18:47 Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Cllr Colin Fitzgerald Fixed Penalty Notice Kingdom litter My Hastings Public Space Protection Orders
HOW DEGRADING

How degrading!

Every year, I post this poster from The Green Blue, telling us how long it takes our rubbish to bio-degrade, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A friend and I put them up along the coast – on noticeboards, in cafes, in shops, wherever water is near. Anyone we speak to is always shocked at how long things take to decompose. 

Posted 16:56 Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 In: The HOT Planet Tags: biodegradable How Degrading litter rubbish The Green Blue Zelly Restorick
Rubbish found on the beach

How degrading!

Meandering along the beach the other day, HOT’s Zelly Restorick, came across an interesting poster from the British Marine Foundation and the Royal Yachting Association. Headed ‘How degrading!’, it shows how many years some common items of rubbish take to bio-degrade in the water.

Posted 14:33 Monday, Aug 13, 2012 In: Green Times Tags: beach bio-degradable litter rubbish seaside
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