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On 8 Oct 2010 at 9:48am Down and Out wrote:
Saw on Beeb News this morning that a planning inspector has recommended that the West Beach in Newhaven be granted village green status - ie that it is a legally established public recreation space. Still has to be ratified by our friends at ESCC, but I thought it was great news for the campaigners.
 
 
On 8 Oct 2010 at 10:05am Brixtonbelle wrote:
Thats great news - lets hope its ratified in time for next summer. Well done the campaigners.
 
 
On 8 Oct 2010 at 11:05am stan wrote:
Great, lets have a big re-opening party(as long as we clear up any mess afterwards of course)
 
 
On 8 Oct 2010 at 11:18am Julia Squeezer wrote:
Excellent news. Gosh, there are photos of four generations of my family on that beach; racing the waves to the steps as the tide came in was always a delight. The larger waves from the wake of Channel ferries were wonderful, too. It has been an essential part of summer for countless local families down the years.
 
 
On 8 Oct 2010 at 12:07pm Dave wrote:
Don't celebrate too soon. Winning the war on the beach's status, doesn't mean you will get access automatically.
 
 
On 8 Oct 2010 at 8:16pm Thread Bear wrote:
We shall fight them on the forecourt, we shall fight them on the ferries, we shall fight them on the hypermarket where fuel is 30% cheaper. We shall never surrender.
 
 
On 8 Oct 2010 at 9:47pm Deelite wrote:
Lovely... moniker an all


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