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Peter Jones out as Selep revises chairman’s role

Peter Jones, former leader of East Sussex County council, has lost his job as chairman of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership following a decision by directors not to extend his contract. New specifications have been drawn up for the chairman’s role. Nick Terdre reports.

Link road: what’s to like about it?

Proponents of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road argue that it will relieve traffic congestion on the Bexhill Road and help create new jobs. Andrea Needham of the anti link road group Combe Haven Defenders begs to differ.

Posted 16:25 Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Andrea Needham Bexhill Enterprise Park BHLR ESCC George Osborne Greg Barker Kate Evans Peter Jones Sea Change Sussex Trinity College Cambridge
DfT Protest

DfT reveals BHLR recommendations

Following a decision by the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Department for Transport (DfT) has now released the withheld recommendations from their report on the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR), writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Documenting the destruction

A new exhibition in Hastings town centre by Artists and Combe Valley, an independent artists led group, captures the stunning Combe Haven Valley both before the trees were cut down late last summer to make way for the building of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) and in the aftermath, writes Sylvia Worthy.

Posted 11:27 Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Alan Wright Badgers Battle of Hastings Combe Haven Defenders Combe Haven Valley David Bastin Emily Johns ESCC Hastings-Bexhill Link Road Heather Hookey Jonathan Gott Kath Keep Peter Jones Rebecca Snotflower Roz Cran Tim Godwin Zelly Restorick
ESCC Wide-shot Campaigners

Refusing to “shove off!”

Local people opposing the planned Bexhill Hastings Link Road are not complying with leader of East Sussex County Council Peter Jones’ suggestion that they ‘shove off!’.  Groups and individuals approaching the issue from a number of different perspectives continue to use their skills and ingenuity to campaign peacefully on behalf of what they value, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 10:56 Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: Bexhill Hastings Link Road Resistance Combe Haven Defenders Corporate Watch democracy ESCC Hastings Alliance Lewes Town Hall Peter Jones public opposition Zelly Restorick
CHV in springtime

Is this a Sussex Spring?

We’re familiar with the Arab Spring. Do we currently have a Sussex Spring happening within our own country, (albeit a relatively tranquil one thankfully), emerging around the issue of the Bexhill Hastings Link Road?, asks HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

BHLR Map

ESCC meets in secret to agree more money for Bexhill Hastings Link Road

A press release issued by the Combe Haven Defenders claims that East Sussex County Council (ESCC) has agreed to increase its spending on the Bexhill Hastings Link Road (BHLR) at a meeting at which the public was excluded and the minutes withheld [see reports below]. 

Posted 10:13 Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: BHLR ESCC Peter Jones
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