Labour’s Pledge on Climate Change

Together we can protect our children’s future Ten years and counting… that’s how long we have to limit the increase in global temperatures to 1.5ºC, or risk a catastrophic rise of 4ºC by the end of the century. “A 4ºC rise and a third of the constituency could be underwater” Climate change is by far […]

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 & […]

Labour Climate Change Motion gets unanimous support

Hastings takes historic step to tackle climate change Unanimous backing for Labour initiative to make town carbon-neutral by 2030 Hastings Council last night (Feb 13) voted to make the carbon neutral by 2030 – putting tackling climate change at the heart of council policy. Sustainable energy generation on council land could see the council supplying […]

Good news for the Walk-in Centre

Location, location, location – lead petitioner Erica Smith is pleased to report that the Labour Party campaign about the Walk-in Centre appears to have been heard by the CCG officers who have been pushing to replace the popular town centre resource with an Urgent Treatment Centre at the Conquest Hospital. To begin with… if you […]