Hastings Council Leader’s Report: November 2018

The Chancellor's Budget Hastings saw the earliest roll out of Universal Credit. Residents became guinea pigs for a system that had major flaws built into it and was designed to punish people for being poor rather than offering them support. Despite an additional £1bn for the scheme in the budget, three-quarters of the £12bn in [...]

Castle Ward Report September 2018

Castle Ward Report September 2018 The summer has been really busy in Castle Ward but there is a lot of good points and progress being made right across the ward as follows: Wellington Square Relationships between the street community and the local residents continues to be problematic and is in common with not only areas […]

Hastings Council Leader’s Report: September 2018

Hastings Pride The last Sunday of August saw the third Hastings Pride Festival take place, with a colourful procession from Cornwallis Street to The Oval, where there was a pretty good turnout, despite the weather. This year’s theme was ‘alienation’, so lots of suitably bizarre space-themed outfits – including me as Obi Wan Kenobi (best […]

Tressell ward report May 2018

To comment on any of the items below or obtain further information, please contact Cllrs Tania Charman and Peter Chowney. Borough Council election Hastings Borough Council elections took place on 3rd May, with Labour gaining two seats: one from Conservative (St Helen’s), one from Independent (Castle) and losing one to Conservative (West St Leonards). So […]

Ore Ward report April 2018

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 Welcome to our final report. Water Crisis Early in March, the sudden thaw caused pipes to burst in many parts of the ward. This left hundreds of […]

Tressell ward report April 2018

To comment on any of the items below or obtain further information, please contact Cllrs Tania Charman and Peter Chowney. Ore Business Park The Ore Business Park application variation (to change the access to the site to the lower gate from Hurrell Road) was sadly approved by planning committee, following comments from the county council […]

Tressell ward report March 2018

To comment on any of the items below or obtain further information, please contact Cllrs Tania Charman and Peter Chowney. Ore Business Park The Ore Business Park application variation (to change the access to the site to the lower gate from Hurrell Road) went to Planning Committee on February 7th. Both Tania and I attended, […]