They tried to stop the bulldozers and chainsaws - but failed. So today protesters against the Bexhill Hastings Link road went to stop the scheme by lobbying the Transport Minister - Sussex's Norman Baker - direct. But, as Phil Hornby reports, the police had other ideas.
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