Protesters determined to stop the newest road project in the south east - have set up another camp near the route. They say that unless something is done, ancient hedgerows will be destroyed by the project.
But supporters of the Hastings to Bexhill Link Road say it's essential that work's completed as soon as possible, to give the local economy the kickstart it so desperately needs. Malcolm Shaw reports.
Sussex Police have released a cctv image of a man who may have vital information about a theft and shoplifting incident in Bexhill.
A mobile telephone was stolen between 11am - 12.30am on Tuesday 15th January 2015 from Lyall Willis and Co in Cooden Sea Road. A man who took food with out paying for it was seen in the store at around midday on the same day.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 0179 of 15/1 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The Bexhill-based insurance broker 'Hastings Direct' is to create 200 jobs this year. The posts will range from entry level positions to senior management roles.
The firm said it will be able to expand because of growth from its car, van, bike and home insurance products.
A second protest group has been set up to fight plans to build a Bexhill to Hastings link road. The new Bexhill Link Road Resistance group will back the the Combe Haven Defenders. Earlier this month the High Court turned down an appeal against plans to build the £100m relief road.
Sussex is getting a cash boost to help boost growth and protect jobs. Sea Change Sussex, a not for profit economic development agency, has been given a £5.5million grant to regenerate Hastings and Bexhill.
It aims to create six thousand jobs over the next decade.
A national campaign of non violent resistance is to be launched against plans for a relief road between Hastings and Bexhill.
It comes after the High court turned down an appeal concerning the scheme last Friday. The Combe Haven defenders recently held a protest against the plans at Combe Haven valley.
Campaigners fighting a controversial one hundred million pound link road in Sussex say they are prepared to take direct action to stop it being built.
Traders say it's vital to improve business links between Bexhill and Hastings but environmentalists say it's not necessary and it will kill rare wildlife and plants.
Iain McBride reports.
Iain McBride's report features Charlotte Potter-Powell, Combe Haven Valley campaigner.