Election latest: faster trains?

Autumn … and more Tory lies on the line! The Tories would have to spend a vast amount of money – upwards of £20 billion – to create a faster rail service between Hastings and London. This is based on the £400 million-per-mile cost of the current HS2 project linking London to the North. Besides replacing track, […]

Election latest: food banks

Desperately low-paid drive sharp rise in Hastings food bank demand Hastings’ main food bank has just had its biggest October on record, with a sharp increase in those being referred for emergency food aid. The government’s cruel benefits system is driving thousands more to rely on food banks. And the situation this winter is getting […]