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I attended the public exhibition of plans for revised #Newhaven marina at Meeching Hall on 25 September sussexexpress.co.uk/business/revis… presented by @MorganCarn
I spoke to a number of residents to listen to their views. I heard serious concerns expressed about air quality, road access and extended traffic problems, the height of the proposed scheme and lack of integration with the existing Newhaven community.
In general the feeling was that any development should be integrated more closely to the existing structures of the Newhaven community, and should address the needs of the community first and foremost. In addition any housing built should be affordable to Newhaven residents.
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1/ Inspired by @bobplain, here is an #OTD in #RhodeIsland history: On this day, December 19th, in 1675, a ​major ​battle ​in #KingPhilipsWar took place known as ​the ​#GreatSwamp​Massacre. This fight ​topped ​any previous ​brutality ​by ​English ​soldiers ​in ​colonial ​wars...
2/ ...​prior like #PequotWar & #KieftsWar. ​Formally ​neutral ​in the ​war ​in ​early ​1675, ​the ​#NarragansettIndians' territory ​had ​served ​as ​a ​safe ​haven ​4 ​wounded #Native​American, ​mostly #Wampanoag, ​soldiers ​fighting ​in ​the ​conflict. ​The #UnitedColonies...
3/ ...(aka #MassachusettsBay, @Plimoth, #Connecticut & #NewHaven) ​demanded ​the ​#NarragansettIndians ​turn ​over ​these ​combatants, but the natives delayed any formal response. ​John ​Easton, in his "A Relation of the Indian Warr" ​wrote ​that ​soon ​after ​this ​refusal...
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