East Hoathly Village Concerns Blog

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Archive for the ‘Village Wildlife’ Category

Protect ancient woodlands and hedgerows against developers.

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Dr Tony Whitbread, CEO of Sussex Wildlife Trust takes us on a tour of an ancient woodland next to one of the many oil drilling sites springing up across the Weald. He shows us what’s under threat and explains why the Sussex Wildlife Trust is opposing these developments.

Biodiversity and Planning in Sussex

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Sussex Wildlife Trust have produced a really useful guidance document for those concerned about the environmental impact of development in Sussex; and there are dozens of links to further information: find here.

Community Habitat Mapping (Thanks to Nick Daines)

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

As Wealden do not appear to challenge developers when they assert that development will increase biodiversity by providing private gardens, something like this may be useful to better understand the biodiversity we currently have:


Biodiversity Report

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

East Hoathly has rare species (Biodiversity Report), including,

  • Sites of Nature Conservation Importance (SNCIs): TQ517165 land adjacent to proposed Hesmond development plot
  • Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs)

Here is a strong damnation sent in by an East Hoathly resident of the Phlorum Biodiversity report (Hesmond application).


Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

East Hoathly has Newts! : Long Pond – Newt Survey,  Long Pond – Reptile Survey

Great Crested Newts have legal protection and may help our campaign to limit the unnecessarily large developments proposed in the Parish.