Battle Road will close from Tuesday for six days

Battle Road will be closed from Tuesday (April 6th) for the installation of temporary concrete protection blocks – the first stage of works that will see the demolition of the derelict arches later this summer. During the work the road will be closed 24 hours a day until Sunday, April 11th. The concrete protection blocks […]

The road that’s still going nowhere

Back in September we reported that the “road to nowhere” was “going somewhere” telling our readers on September 17th that “Work will start on Monday to complete the Queensway Gateway link road…” So okay, what was being proposed was just a temporary fix not the completion of a project that seems to have been with […]

Queens Arcade – a new start under new owners?

The auctioneer who sold Queens Arcade yesterday says he expects the sale to mean a new start for the Victorian arcade in Hastings town centre. Sam Kinloch from Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers was not able to confirm the identity of the new owners but was able to say that the buyers are property […]

SOLD – hammer falls on Queens Arcade as bids reach £461,000

Queens Arcade was sold at auction this morning for £461,000 – £136,000 above the guide price. It’s just three weeks since news broke that the arcade was for sale as the charity that owned it had lost almost £200,000 in just five years. Figures available on the Charity Commission website show that in 2019 the […]

Change of plan for Battle Road closure

The scheduled closure of Battle Road from Monday (March 15th) for the installation of temporary concrete protection blocks has been postponed due to emergency gas works. The work to install the concrete blocks is now expected to start on Tuesday, April 6th. During the work the road will be closed 24 hours a day for […]

Hastings roll–out of Lightning Fibre is already underway

The man behind the installation of the new lightning fast broadband for Hastings started his business out of frustration as he struggled to find decent broadband for his family. This week Lightning Fibre Chief Executive Ben Ferriman confirmed the roll-out of lightning fast broadband for Hastings is well underway. Having announced a multi-million pound partnership […]

Your chance to shape the future of your town!

You have two weeks left to have your say on the document that will shape the town right through until 2039. In January Hastings Borough Council (HBC) launched its consultation on the Draft Local Plan. As the end of the eight-week consultation approaches, the council says it wants to ensure that everyone has a chance […]