Combe Haven rally brings home the damage caused by new roads #FF @Roads2Nowhere
25 July 2013: Campaigners from across the country joined us at the first national Rally Against Road-Building and saw the damage already being done by preparations for the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road. The rally was held in the village of Crowhurst in East Sussex, on the edge of the Combe Haven Valley, on Saturday 13th July. The village's quiet roads and the tranquillity of the valley that lies between Bexhill and Hastings are both threatened with devastation by the £113 million link road. Before the rally, three groups were taken on guided walks through the valley to see the preparation work being carried out, which is already starting to affect wildlife and disturb the peace of the area. Speeches and music followed at Crowhurst Recreation Ground, with Chris TT performing and speakers - introduced by Sir Ian Bowler MP (comedian Nathaniel Tapley) - including Stephen Joseph f...