The letter from Danny Sprinks about Hampden Park [February 19] got me thinking. After all we only have four supermarkets in the area so another one is a must despite the amount of vacant shops in the village?
I would have thought, for example, in place of the Co-Op store where The Parkfield pub was homes could have been built. At least we would not have to endure the constant very heavy traffic in Lindfield Road, which in turn is damaging the grass verges leaving it not only dangerous but unsightly.
I have been living here for 21 years and the area is rapidly going downhill. Why are the shops in the village vacant and not being taken up by enterprising businesses? Maybe the rents are too dear – any ideas? I am sorry to be so negative. One good point is Hampden Park. I enjoy walking my dog there on a daily basis and having a coffee in the Parkfield Café and chatting to the other dog walkers. Well done Tony and staff.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1 Make our website your homepage at www.eastbourneherald.co.uk
2 Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/eastbourne.herald
3 Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews
4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.