Canvassers hit the streets in Rye

Turning Rother red! Labour Party canvassers in Rye on Saturday… last knockings in a spirited and well received local election campaign, reports Rick Dillon. Voting this coming Thursday (May 2). Results Friday. Contact rate massively up thanks to help from party members in Hastings and St Leonards. This is just a few of us on […]

Britain’s suffering seaside towns need urgent help, says Lords report

Hastings may appear to be ‘on the up’ – but on housing, jobs and transport links, it is being left behind   Disadvantaged seaside towns like Hastings face massive problems, requiring urgent government action, according to a hard-hitting House of Lords report* out this month (April 4). Peter Chowney, Labour parliamentary candidate for Hastings & […]

Hastings Council Leader’s Report: April 2019

New Business Incubator Units: Update Last month, I reported on a Local Growth Fund grant application we’d submitted to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership, towards the costs of building a new business incubator facility in Sidney Little Road, providing 28 business start-up units and creating over 70 new jobs. The grant application has been […]