Hastings Council Leader’s Report: January 2019 – Budget Special

Budget Special Hastings Council Budget: A Perfect Storm Over the last eight years, we have been faced with continuing year-on-year cuts to our government grants. Revenue Support Grant, the main grant we received from central government, has been cut over that period from around £10m, to nothing at all (it’s been replaced in small part […]

Good news for the Walk-in Centre

Location, location, location – lead petitioner Erica Smith is pleased to report that the Labour Party campaign about the Walk-in Centre appears to have been heard by the CCG officers who have been pushing to replace the popular town centre resource with an Urgent Treatment Centre at the Conquest Hospital. To begin with… if you […]

Castle Ward report – February 2018

If you would like to discuss any of the items below please contact Cllr Judy Rogers Queens Arcade/York Gardens Godfrey and I are continuing to have meetings with the businesses and residents in Queens Arcade and York Gardens regarding issues around anti-social behaviour. Godfrey is investigating better lighting and resurfacing of the roadway and pavements […]

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 […]

Old Hastings ward report (January 2017)

Old Town Hall The Old Town Hall application to become a children’s discovery playground has now been decided and agreed, albeit with some restrictions on opening times. It’s a really exciting project that should encourage a lot more families visiting the town to walk up the High Street and hopefully it will benefit neighbouring businesses […]

Old Hastings ward report (November 2016)

FLAG funding bid successful Hastings Borough Council has been successful in its bid for £800,000 of funding for the Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG). The money will help support projects around the fishing community, creating local jobs as well as investing in infrastructure that will help create a secure ongoing income stream. By making the […]