Is Julia’s lanslide win the start of ‘Green trend’ in Hastings?

Julia Hilton is Hastings’s first Green councillor as she swept to victory in both elections to Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex County Council. In the borough council ward of Old Hastings it was a landslide victory as Ms Hilton recorded 1,032 votes, the other three parties could only manage 937 votes between them. In […]

Ore Library finally reopens to community after long wait

By Tom McCann Ore Village Library reopened to the public on Saturday for the first time in three years – since it was closed by East Sussex County Council (ESCC) in 2018 as part of a programme of cuts. Almost as soon as the doors closed for the final time a campaign was started by […]

Teamwork brings in ‘Ore-some’ results at station

A team of volunteers from Greener Futures worked for two days at Ore station on a large scale litter pick, they renewed the planter plants and raked over the soil. Co-operation between Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP), Groundwork South – Greener Futures, train operating company Southern and Network Rail has brought about significant improvements to […]

Operation Sceptre – getting knifes off our streets

Sussex Police is intensifying its activities in tackling knife crime and violence as part of the national week of action launching today. Operation Sceptre bolsters the work undertaken by Sussex police all year round to help keep residents safe from knife-related harm in their local communities. The campaign will focus on key themes such as prevention and […]

More than 150 offences as Police conduct road safety op

More than 150 offenders were caught as police carried out a weekend road safety operation throughout Sussex ‘providing education, engagement and enforcement’ in support of the National Police Chiefs’ two-wheeled campaign. More than 120 traffic offence reports, fixed penalty notices and court summons were issued across the county last weekend and all this on top […]

MP Sally-Ann Hart bowls first ball of Pett Bowls Club campaign

Pett Village Bowls Club opened up their season for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic by welcoming MP for Hastings and Rye, Sally-Ann Hart, to bowl the first ball of the campaign. Speaking after the event, Mrs. Hart said “it was a real pleasure to visit the Pett Village Bowls Club to see the […]