Dear Hastings Borough Council,

There have been reports of Japanese Knotweed growing in Old Roar Gill.
Old Roar Gill is a local nature reserve owned and managed by HBC.

Japanese Knotweed is an invasive species. Landowners have an obligation to manage knotweed and to control its spread.

Please provide under EIR all information (in any format) that you hold concerning:

1. Reports of Japanese knotweed in Old Roar Gill
2. Measures taken by HBC to manage and control the spread of japanese knotweed within Old Roar Gill
3. Records of site visits and internal documentation concerning Japanese knotweed in Old Roar Gill

Yours faithfully,

Chris Hurrell

Information Officer, Hastings Borough Council

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Information Officer, Hastings Borough Council

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Dear Mr Hurrell
 
I refer to your recent Freedom of Information request ref: FOIR-589026716.
 
Please find attached our response.
 
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
Lisa Greathead
Information Officer
Hastings Borough Council
Muriel Matters House
Breeds Place
Hastings
TN34 3UY
01424 451722
 
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Dear Information Officer,

Thanks for the information.

The information supplied is only for 2023.

I did not specify a date range for the information requested. I asked for "all" information held.

Please supply information for other years or confirm that no more information is held for previous years.

Yours sincerely,

Chris Hurrell

Information Officer, Hastings Borough Council

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Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.
 
We aim to respond to requests for information within 20 working days, in
accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act. 
 
If your request is for personal information (Subject Access request) your
request will be dealt with according to the requirements of the General
Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the timescale for response may be
extended to 40 days.
 
You can find out more information about [1]Freedom of Information as well
as all of the services the council provides on [2]our website.
 
Information Officer
Hastings Borough Council
01424 451066
[3]www.hastings.gov.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Information Officer, Hastings Borough Council

Dear Mr Hurrell

I refer to your email dated 8 March 2024.

Japanese knotweed at Old Roar Gill has been sprayed every year since 2011. The document that was originally provided to you shows that it was last done in 2023.

Yours sincerely

Lisa Greathead
Information Officer
Hastings Borough Council
Muriel Matters House
Breeds Place
Hastings
TN34 3UY
01424 451722

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