Sussex Police pledge to continued commitment to racial equality

Sussex Police has continued its commitment to racial equality by signing up to the Race at Work Charter. The force is now a signatory of the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter, which launched in partnership with the UK government in 2018 with a view to improving the experiences of Black, Asian and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bringing Hastings history to life and putting it back to work

Is your’s a creative business and would you like to be in at the start of the development of what is being called an ‘exciting neighbourhood community project’. With works on the Lower Alley, Claremont set to be completed in April social enterprise developer White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures (WRNV) is now looking for local creative […]

Big Local projects reveal lack of Wi-Fi, devices and skills in North East Hastings

This year’s annual general meeting for Big Local North-East Hastings was held online but in spite of the pandemic, the resident-led partnership which decides how £1 million of lottery money is spent in the area, continues to meet and allocate grants. Much of the AGM was dedicated to hearing about the support for residents during […]