Walk the Greenway route with us On Saturday 21st January 2017 we are inviting everyone to join us for a walk along the Ore Valley Greenway route. We will be meeting at 1:30pm at Ore Station. The walk is around 3 miles long and some of the terrain is uneven and muddy so please wearContinue reading “Ore Valley Greenway”
Welcome to our first newsletter for all things related to Speckled Wood. This edition will focus on the conservation works carried out in the woodland but hopefully, as it evolves, we could include newsworthy items from all aspects of related achievements. Thanks to Volunteers Firstly, it would seem appropriate to give thanks to the volunteersContinue reading “Conservation work in Speckled Wood – November 2016 update”
Ore Community Land Trust is working with the Hastings Greenway Group to provide a section of the Greenway network within Speckled Wood, Ore, Hastings.
Do you want to know more about the ORE VALLEY GREENWAY? Come along to one of our Information Days
Description of the Ore Valley Greenway Project This Project is being led by Ore Community Land Trust working with Hastings Greenway Group and other organisations.
The Annual General Meeting took place on 23rd July and included presentations to Ian Sier who is leaving the area after being the linchpin of the campaign to save Speckled Wood for many years. A full report will follow.
We’re always looking for local people with various indoor/outdoor skills and help; Join us on our journey to create a green protected asset. Most important is: commitment, willing to learn & active involvement in the committee. Contact us to express an interest and we can meet informally to explain more. Call or text Tania on:Continue reading “How about volunteering?”
Speckled Wood Celebration Day This is a day of fun and adventure for all the family in Speckled Wood. It will be held on Saturday 25th June from 11am to 3pm. It will be held around the green next the Salvation Army hall and in the woods themselves. It is a free event. There willContinue reading “Coming Events”
Funding for design work on the Speckled Wood section of the Ore Valley Greenway We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant of £10,000 from the NE Hastings Big Local fund to cover the survey, engineering assessment and overall design work for the section of the Greenway – walking, cycling andContinue reading “Bulletin March 2016”
On 20th October Hastings Borough Council’s Planning Committee reconsidered the planning application for the development of 31 houses and 4 flats on the land at the top of Speckled Wood. This had been approved, subject to conditions, in February 2014. However, some of the conditions had not been met and the recent redesignation of SpeckledContinue reading “VICTORIA AVENUE PLANNING APPLICATION REFUSED”