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Construction of Queensway Gateway Road resumes

Sea Change Sussex has resumed construction of the Queensway Gateway Road after a long delay. The road is now following a temporary route while East Sussex County Council seeks to take possession of the area needed to fulfil its original trajectory through compulsory purchase. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:39 Wednesday, Nov 4, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Bartlett Seat Combe Haven Defenders Nick Terdre QGR Queensway Gateway sea change Selep

Local groups propose new deal for West Marina

Can government intervention combine with local initiative to revive West St Leonards?  Bernard McGinley reports from Seaside Road, and also took the photos.

Posted 18:58 Friday, Aug 21, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: bathing pool site Bernard McGinley BP site Bryan Fisher ESCC HBC Homes England Selep SOBS Town Deal Town Deal Board West St Leonards Forum

How can businesses diversify and help the Coronavirus cause?

Coronavirus represents one of the biggest challenges for a generation, not just for us as individuals and families, but also for businesses around the globe. This is an unprecedented situation that is changing rapidly every day and leaving business owners and their staff feeling unequipped and unprepared. Ellie Clow, Communications Officer for South East Local Enterprise Partnership writes.

Posted 07:06 Monday, Apr 13, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Selep

HBC called to account over Sea Change briefings

Campaign group Seachangewatch is calling on Hastings Borough Council to implement a recommendation made five years ago to require economic development company Sea Change Sussex to provide an annual briefing on its activities. Nick Terdre reports.

Petition to bar further public funding for NBAR

Concerned at the propensity of road-building projects to bust their budgets, environmental campaigners Combe Haven Defenders have launched a petition against the allocation of any further public funds for the construction of Sea Change Sussex’s North Bexhill Access Road. Nick Terdre reports.

Call to put road application on hold

Combe Haven Defenders have called on Rother District Council to put Sea Change Sussex’s application to build the North Bexhill Access Road on hold until it has a business case and funding in place. The Council says it is bound to hear the application before year-end. Nick Terdre reports.

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.

QGR tree-felling signals ‘need for real change’

This has not been a good month for the town’s green spaces – following council approval for the Queensway Gateway Road last month, contractors working for SeaChange Sussex have felled trees along a wide swathe through Hollington Valley where the road will run. This is an act of environmental vandalism, says Andrea Needham of Combe Haven Defenders.

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