Campaigners against a 94 million pound relief road between Hastings and Bexhill are trying to take their fight to the High Court.
Local historians believe the proposed route could cut through the site of William the Conqueror's base camp of 1066 - a view disputed since it would place the Battle of Hastings at Combe Haven Valley and not Battle Abbey.
Campaigner Michael Bernard has been speaking to ITV News Meridian
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In some cases, victims of violence and other serious crimes face long delays as forces are unable to dispatch officers promptly.
Among those murdered was Keith Palmer, an unarmed constable who "did his job and never wanted any fuss."
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