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The Nature of Things In Hastings

Hastings is to get another local nature reserve in Hastings, its eighth. Hastings Borough Council agreed unanimously at its meeting on Monday (8 January) to declare Ponds Wood a local nature reserve – and to extend the Churchwood local nature reserve

Posted 14:18 Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 In: Nature Tags: Alexandra Park Churchwood Cllr Colin Fitzgerald Ponds Wood Robsack Wood

Can’t see the wood for the trees?

Some healthy oak trees on Council land have escaped felling, no thanks to Hastings Borough Council (HBC) — but many others are under threat for no clear reason, reports Bernard McGinley.

Posted 15:12 Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Bernard McGinley HBC Ice House Pevensey Road planning Robsack Wood Tree Preservation Orders Winchester House Woodland Trust

St Leonards oak trees threatened with felling

From Eden to the Ancient Celts, and Monty Python’s lumberjacks to the Norse Yggdrasil, trees have attracted regard and wonder. An application to fell three oak trees in St Leonards with Tree Protection Orders is causing controversy. Bernard McGinley peers through the foliage of planning policy and sees where it is not being adhered to.

Posted 07:51 Monday, Aug 28, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Bernard McGinley British Standard BS 3998:2010 Crowhurst Road Hastings Borough Council planning department HS/TP/17/00499 planning Robsack Wood Tree Protection Orders trees
Under threat of destruction for development

Urgently needed! A few minutes of nature lovers’ time

Please find the time to protect this important natural area.

Posted 10:43 Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 In: Home Ground Tags: ancient woodland Church Wood conservation development in Hastings Godfrey Daniel Hastings Borough Council Hastings Development Management Plan housing in Hastings planning committee preservation Robsack Meadow Robsack Wood Zelly Restorick
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