Orbituary – Bernard Kissen

Hastings & Rye CLP is saddened to hear of the death of one of our former Parliamentary Candidates – Bernard Kissen. (Bernard is pictured here with Harold Wilson) Our thoughts are with his wife Helen and his two sons, Mark & Nicholas. Michael Foster has very kindly provided us with the following statement and information: […]

Ore Ward report (December 2017)

If you would like to discuss any of the items below or to sign up for our monthly email report, please contact Cllrs Richard Street and Michael Wincott A Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year to all our readers Welcome to Rye Bakery When Earl’s Bakery closed its doors a few months […]

Labour’s Hastings Borough Council Candidates for May 2018

For the first time in several years, there are all out elections for Hastings Borough Council next May. A series of minor boundary changes for several wards means that all 16 wards will have elections on May 3 2018 for two councillors. Local Labour Party Secretary, Jonathan Lee, said today ‘Hastings and Rye Labour Party […]

Hastings & Rye CLP Parliamentary Selection

Hastings & Rye CLP has commenced the process to select our Parliamentary Candidate and is now live on the Labour Party’s Main Parliamentary Selections page here For further details please contact the Hastings & Rye CLP – Procedures Secretary, Rosie Brocklehurst – handrprocsec@gmail.com or 01424 424125 Details of the timetable are below: Open Shortlist Freeze […]

Hastings & Rye CLP Party Organiser appointed

We are very pleased to announce that Hastings & Rye CLP have appointed a Party Organiser to assist with organising election campaigns, developing the activities of the CLP and encouraging member involvement. Cameron McKiernan hails from Staffordshire so is in the process of moving to Hastings and will be starting week commencing 13th November 2017. […]

Tressell ward report (November 2017)

To comment on any of the items below or obtain further information, please contact Cllrs Tania Charman and Peter Chowney. Frederick Road development The pre-application planning forum for the Frederick Road (road to nowhere) site was held on 30th October. Developers Gemselect put their proposals to about a dozen local people who turned up, after […]

Tressell ward report (October 2017)

To comment on any of the items below or obtain further information, please contact Cllrs Tania Charman and Peter Chowney. Road to Nowhere The Frederick Road ‘road-to-nowhere’ (old St Helen’s hospital site) is finally being brought forward for development. This was sold to local developer Gemselect early last year. Now they’re organising a pre-application planning […]

General Election Announced for the 8th June 2017

With the announcement of the General Election due to take place on 8th June 2017. Hastings & Rye Labour Party have issued the following press release. “We welcome the Prime Minister’s decision. Voters no longer have to wait until 2020 to send a powerful anti-austerity message about the health and social care service they want, […]