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Friends take case against solar farms to Natural England

The Friends of Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve have continued their campaign against the council’s proposal to install solar farms in the park with a detailed letter to the conservation watchdog Natural England. Meanwhile the council has made arrangements for feasibility studies to be tendered. Nick Terdre reports.

Threat to Local Wildlife Sites

Aware that many HOT readers care about Local Wildlife Sites, their preservation and conservation, here is some information about government proposals which will be of interest – and a petition to sign. HOT’s Zelly Restorick posts: 

Posted 09:21 Thursday, May 3, 2018 In: Nature Tags: Adam Cormack Dr Sue Young Land Use Planning and Ecological Networks National Planning Policy Framework Save Local Wildlife Sites The Wildlife Trust The Wildlife Trust's Act Swiftly

Viability loophole hits affordable housing

The government has announced measures to tackle Britain’s housing crisis, including ending the abuse of viability assessments by developers to dodge their obligations to build affordable housing. In the first of two articles Nick Terdre looks at how viability assessments have become so problematic, the council’s response and how the town’s supply of affordable housing has suffered.

Posted 21:02 Monday, Mar 26, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: affordable housing Cil Community Infrastructure Levy District Valuer Services Gemselect Green Party H3 Hastings Borough Council HBC Julia Hilton Laing Liberal Democrats Local Plan National Planning Policy Framework Nick Perry Nick Terdre NPPF Orbit Peter Chowney Phil Scott planning committee SPD Station Plaza supplementary planning document Theresa May

Country Park pledges from Rudd and Owen

Concerned over recent developments in the Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve (HCPNR), Michael Madden, a former member of the Save Ecclesbourne Glen lobby group, decided to check out where the local Conservative and Labour candidates stand on these issues. Here he discusses his findings.

Posted 09:34 Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Eric Pickles fracking Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve Local Plans Michael Madden National Planning Inspectorate National Planning Policy Framework Sarah Owen Save Ecclesbourne Glen visitors centre Warren Cottage
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