Creating a legacy – Country Park is a ‘product’ of Hastings’ Labour council

The straw built visitor centre on Hastings Country Park will form part of the Labour run council’s legacy to the town and will be ’emblamatic’ of the sustainable architecture of the future. That was the view of Councillor Warren Davies when he spoke at Tuesday night’s meeting of Hastings Borough Council (HBC). “The visitor centre […]

#ImGoingforZero – campaign launched to ‘kick Covid out of Hastings’ for good!

In a major public campaign, Hastings’ community leaders are joining forces to ‘kick Covid-19 out of Hastings’ once and for all. Tagged #ImGoingforZero, Hastings Community Hub – which brings together all the organisations supporting people through the pandemic – has launched a huge promotional campaign to help everyone in the town get life back to […]

Hastings part in worldwide day that will ‘Stand Up To Racism’

On Tuesday Hastings Trades Council will launch it’s campaign as part of World Day Against Racism. The online event will feature an impressive line up of speakers including Hollington Councillor Maya Evans, Nadia Sayed of Stand Up to Racism and Wilf Sullivan the TUC Race Equality Officer. On Saturday March 20th an international coalition of […]

Making their case for a pay rise – local key-workers meet their MP

‘Disheartened and used’ was how one frontline NHS worked described how he felt when he and a number of colleagues met recently with local MP Sally-Ann Hart. Paul Jones, a porter at the Conquest Hospital, said: “With the NHS pay rise delayed, I feel disheartened and used. Considering that it was key workers who kept the […]

Road to freedom… ‘Let’s make this the last lockdown’ says Hastings MP

Local MP Sally-Ann Hart has issued a statement this afternoon confirming the detailed ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnston in parliament this afternoon. We reproduce Mrs Hart’s statement in full. This afternoon the Prime Minister has laid out a roadmap out of lockdown and back to near normality by the summer, […]

Forgiving and forgetting – genuine forgiveness is not easy

‘I can forgive but I can’t forget.’  Those words attributed to the 19th century American clergyman Henry Ward Beecher (and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin) will be familiar to many of us.  Perhaps we have even used them. Offering genuine forgiveness is not easy and it can sometimes be difficult […]