This week, next week – wot’s ‘appenin’ in ‘astings?

So what’s been interesting the people of Hastings and St Leonards this week?

It was a late entry to this week’s chart but the news that Hastings Borough Council  member Dany Louise had resigned from the Labour party citing the on-going row about how the party’s leadership is handling it apparent antisemitism problem is the most read story on Hastings In Focus this week…

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Dany Louise.
  • https://hastingsinfocus.co.uk/2019/02/14/old-hastings-labour-councillor-quits-party-in-antisemitism-row/

And proving there are always two sides to every story the borough council’s decision to make the town carbon neutral by 2030…

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  • https://hastingsinfocus.co.uk/2019/02/14/its-unanimous-borough-will-be-carbon-neutral-by-2030/

Was criticised by the local Green Party for not being ambitious enough and for failing to acknowledge the part the Green Party had played in getting the council to discuss the issues in the first place…

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  • https://hastingsinfocus.co.uk/2019/02/15/hastings-greens-say-councils-climate-change-motion-lacks-ambition/

And the borough council’s spending on commercial property was in the spotlight again as there were more warning nationally about whether council’s are overpaying for properties they are acquiring

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  • https://hastingsinfocus.co.uk/2019/02/14/experts-fear-councils-lack-of-experience-will-cost-them-dear/

And on a lighter note readers seemed to find the link between crazy gold and the teaching of maths was something they wanted to find out more about…

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  • https://hastingsinfocus.co.uk/2019/02/13/schools-can-win-crazy-world-maths-day-lesson-at-golf-centre/

So what can we expect next week?

Hastings Borough Council sets its budget for the coming year on Wednesday night

It’s just a month until Hastings bases Extreme World Wrestling stages its next show and we’ll have details of all the match-ups

Hastings Heritage Trail was launched this weekend, watch out for details

And look out for the new ‘History’ tab at the top of the Hastings In Focus homepage

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