#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 […]

Past, present and future – can Hastings Question Time give you the answers?

Up to 1,000 local people will be able to get involved in a conversation with politicians, leaders of business, the voluntary sector and the NHS this Friday at 7.30pm. Hastings Question Time will see civic leaders answering questions about the impact Covid-19 on our community and debating what the future is for Hastings and St […]

Flying the flags – councillors mark UN ban on nuclear weapons

Hollington and Silverhill councillors Maya Evans and Margi O’Callaghan very publicly celebrated a historic moment last week when a United Nations (UN) treaty came in to force that, for the first time, places a ban on nuclear weapons. The two women flew the UN flag and the flag of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear […]

Council in no mood to find common ground with Bunker protestors

In December two borough councillors asked for their questions to be answered over issues surrounding planning infringements at ‘The Bunker’ at Rocklands. Today, almost a month later and only hours before a crucial vote on the matter by the council’s planning committee, they finally got their answers – and they make fascinating and uncompromising reading! […]