Gensing Ward Summer Report

The report from Gensing local councillors covers the following: Click on the image to read the full report. Hastings to suffer from Brexit vote Brexit has mixed impact on Budget What’s happening on local streets Hastings celebrates the 950th anniversary of the battle of Hastings Hate crime motion West St Leonards Neighbourhood Policing Panel Funding […]

All members welcome at the October General Committee meeting Tuesday 25 October 7.30 White Rock Theatre

This month’s General Committee meeting of the Hastings and Rye Labour Party will be held in the fully accessible Sussex Room of the White Rock Theatre opposite the pier. Apart from reports, including  from Peter Chowney,  leader of the council, there are several motions up for discussion. They include ones critical of the national bureaucracy […]

Support Refugees – Oppose Fascism this Saturday 22 October 11-2 outside Debenhams

Some two weeks ago hundreds of people , including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn,walked through East London to commemorate the Battle of Cable Street in October 1936 when thousands of anti fascists stopped Mosley and his blackshirts marching through the East End. This was not just a commemoration but a protest against the current rise of […]

Hastings Supports Refugees writes to MP

Below is a Facebook post from Hastings Supports Refugees dated 12 October. Many local Labour councillors, members and supporters signed the letter to Amber Rudd. Massive thank you to everyone who supported our open letter and petition to Amber Rudd, MP. We handed them in to her office today. Celebrities including Mark Benton, Liane Carroll, […]

Vote for free – and in person – this Saturday 15th October for Labour candidates for East Sussex County Council

Locally we are keen to involve as many members as possible in decision-making. That’s why all the elections for Labour candidates to stand for the East Sussex County Council in 2017 are open to all local Labour members of 6 months membership.(And no £25 fine!) They take place this Saturday 15 October from 10 am […]

Council Leader’s October report

ROOT 1066 Concludes The ROOT 1066 international creative arts festival, funded by Hastings Council and the Arts Council, concludes this month. It has been very successful, with dozens of different events, from Chris Levine’s laser spectacular on the pier and ‘PUSH’, a new opera involving 250 local people, the ‘Battle of Hastings’ international BMX event […]