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Final evictions in road protest

Bailiffs have moved in to evict protestors who are campaigning at Combe Haven against the building of a link road between Hastings and Bexhill.

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BREAKING NEWS: Tunnel protester evicted

Simon "Sitting Bull" Medhurst Credit: Colin Nicholls

Tunnel protester Simon "Sitting Bull" Medhurst has been evicted from his tunnel at the Combe Haven Valley camp.

He said he was allowed out of his 14ft hole last night as temperatures dropped below freezing, but has now been dug out.

The activist is among around 20 protesting in the area against a £94 million link road due to run through historic woodlands.

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