by Damien Murphy
The controversial link road between Hastings and Bexhill received a pledge of £56 million in yesterday’s Budget, to the fury of environmental campaigners.
The 5.6km (3 mile) route, which will cross Combe Haven Valley to link the A259 and B2092, was outlined in 2004 and received planning permission in 2009.
A decision on funding for the scheme has been delayed since December as the Department for Transport considered other alternatives, including a rail link. Read the rest of this entry »