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Our columnist points the finger!


Planka.nu, The Traffic Power Structure

PM Press, 2016; 96pp; £10.99


Closing time

Combe Haven Defenders (CHD) have exhausted legal action against the Queensway Gateway road which will wipe out the Hollington Valley wildlife site in Hastings, East Sussex.

Anti-roads activists acquitted!

Judge Crabtree warned us that while judgements in magistrates’ courts usually take between 45 minutes and two hours, this one was likely to take considerably longer.

Anti-roads victories

Prosecution suffers numerous defeats in Combe Haven trials


Andy Singer, Why We Drive: The Past, Present and the Future of Automobiles in America

Microcosm, 2013; 160pp; £8.99


Hastings road protesters celebrate small victories

Anti-road protesters in Hastings are celebrating the release of embarrassing secret information about the £100m Bexhill-Hastings link road (BHLR), and the dropping of charge

You redact, we react

The anti-roads campaigners take on the department for transport over Combe Haven


Combe Haven shifts focus

Combe Haven Defenders, the Hastings anti-roads group trying to stop the building of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (see ....

Shock and Awe

PN’s Gabriel Carlyle reports on the sometimes shambolic, always peaceful and often heroic resistance to the tree-felling in Combe Haven for the Hastings-Bexhill Link Road, and the lessons learned.