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While many of us loudly celebrated Preservation Sunday on 19 February, over 5,000 residents of Hastings & St Leonards quietly marked the seventh anniversary of their remarkable group, Hastings Freecycle. Using simple email messages they recycle stuff among their members, for free, saving many truckloads of waste or trips to the tip. These unsung heroes and heroines of recycling redistribute anything from egg-cups to wardrobes and with over 10,000 transactions per year they are keeping significant volumes of material going to landfill or the processing companies. To find out more about the group Richard Hull spoke to seven of its members and its two hard-working and unpaid administrators Sara Lee and Gayle Valentine.

Posted 20:10 Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 In: Green Times Tags: Freecycle Richard Hull
Masterplanning for St Leonards by JTP and St Leonards community

Nearly 100 people crammed into a meeting room on Thursday 9 Feb to hear updates on the housing-led regeneration of Central St Leonards and the launch of the St Leonards Way Forward Group.  The meeting was a report back from the two-day Community Planning Weekend held in late January (see previous report), writes Richard Hull.

Posted 12:10 Monday, Feb 13, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: John Thompson & Partners Local Space Richard Hull

Shaping Hastings

Shaping Hastings

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: Richard Hull

Community Planning for the future…

Central St Leonards could soon see significant improvements in the area rippling out from major property refurbishments in a core group of streets, residents heard this weekend at a community planning consultation. Richard Hull went along to find out what Community Planning is all about…

Posted 20:43 Sunday, Jan 22, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: Bob Young John Thompson & Partners Local Space Richard Hull

Tuesday 24 January saw a resolute group of cyclists and others braving the weather to officially open the final link of the Bulverhythe Coastal Link cycle path, along with the Portrait Bench silhouette statue at Bulverhythe. Richard Hull attended the event and took the opportunity to quiz engineers and planners about the surface of the final link section.

Posted 20:51 Sunday, Jan 23, 2011 In: Home Ground Tags: Bexhill Wheelers Bulverhythe Hastings Urban Bikes Richard Hull Tyrone Wildman
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