Hastings Council Leader’s Report: August 2018

Last year, Hastings Council consulted local people on its ‘masterplan’ proposals for White Rock Gardens, and land from the seafront through to Summerfields Woods. Following on from that, we now need to embark on a more formal process to develop an Area Action Plan (AAP) for this area, covering not just White Rock Gardens, but […]

Hastings Council Leader’s Report: July 2018

Street Cleaning Contract At the Cabinet meeting last Monday, it was agreed to bring the street cleaning contract back in-house, creating a street cleaning ‘direct services organisation’ (DSO) and running the street cleaning service directly, rather than through an external contractor.  This will include removing flytips, and bulky waste collections. Many councils were forced to [...]

Peter Chowney Selected as Hastings & Rye Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

Hastings & Rye Constituency Labour Party is proud to announce the result of its parliamentary candidate selection meeting. Our members have selected Peter Chowney to be our candidate in the next general election. As the leader of Hastings Borough Council, Peter knows the problems we face and the opportunities we must grab to ensure we […]

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 […]