1. Wildlife mitigation: don’t mention the newts

    July 1, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    Six months ago, government advisory body Natural England was asked by lawyers for an ‘urgent response’ over a ‘potentially serious …
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  2. South Downs National Park under threat as A27 is set to be ‘improved’

    June 18, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    The South Downs National Park is threatened by Department for Transport (DfT) roadbuilding plans: proposals to ‘upgrade’ the A27 are …
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  3. Amber Rudd MP’s vision: protecting and enhancing the countryside

    June 15, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye,  has set out her vision for 2020. Those, like us, concerned about the …
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  4. Walk, Eat, Draw fundraiser for Crowhurst Road to Nowhere Group

    June 8, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    Following on from the success of a previous Walk Eat Draw event run by Combe Haven Defenders (18 very long …
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  5. Dead squirrels and aspirational buses: the Link Road construction exhibition

    May 29, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    The bi-annual construction exhibitions, in Sidley, St Leonards and Crowhurst, are continuing.  East Sussex County Council (ESCC) is required to …
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  6. Link Road construction hours increased by 30% as County Council insists project is on schedule

    May 20, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    Link Road contractors Hochtief-Taylor Woodrow have been granted a huge increase in permitted hours of working by East Sussex County …
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  7. Making a killing: how Link Road money has subsidised Oxbridge’s richest college

    May 8, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    A Hastings councillor has confirmed that public money subsidised a ‘dramatic’ increase in the value of land owned by the …
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  8. Link road money subsidised ‘dramatic’ increase in value of Oxbridge college land, Councillor reveals

    April 29, 2014 by combehavendefenders

    Extract from Councillor Chowney email to Labour Councillor Andrew Cartwright, as forwarded to a local resident on 17 April 2014

    LINK ROAD MONEY SUBSIDISED ‘DRAMATIC’ INCREASE IN VALUE OF OXBRIDGE COLLEGE LAND, COUNCILLOR REVEALS Public money spent on building the …
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  9. Wildlife destruction continues as trees felled during nesting season

    April 22, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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      Undeterred by the nesting season, East Sussex County Council is pressing on with its wildlife destruction project, aka the …
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  10. Amber Rudd: ‘not in the public interest’ for redacted HS2 documents to be released

    April 21, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye, turns out to be no more helpful to one of her constituents than …
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  11. Hazy horizons and evidential dogs: the trial 5 verdicts

    April 4, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    On April 3, nearly sixteen months after the first person was arrested for resisting the Bexhill Hastings Link Road, the …
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  12. Hollington Valley Site of Nature Conservation Importance at risk: act now!

    March 19, 2014 by combehavendefenders

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    Act now to save Hollington Valley SNCI from being destroyed to make way for yet another business park. Sea Change …
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  13. Standing Our Ground: A short film about the Combe Haven campaign

    November 12, 2013 by combehavendefenders

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    A short film about the Combe Haven campaign and Osborne’s new roads by film-maker Marta Lefler. Press Release Combe Haven …
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