The Assistant Chief Constable implores people of Sussex to make good choices…

Since February 2020, Assistant Chief Constable Dave Miller has been leading Operation Apollo, Sussex Police’s Covid-19 response. He is also Chair of the Sussex Resilience Forum; a multi-agency partnership including local authorities, emergency services, the NHS, volunteers and other key agencies which prepares, responds to and recovers from emergencies and major incidents. In this open […]

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! […]

Another £340k to finish Country Park visitor centre – oh and ANOTHER £40k a year to run it that wasn’t in the budget

The Country Park’s “brilliant new environmentally sustainable community facility,” that council officers say will, “become a major attraction for people from Kent, Sussex and beyond” will cost local council tax payers an EXTRA £340,000 bringing the total cost of the project to over £1.1m – almost three times the original estimate. Papers published from last […]

Property owners invited to apply for mural grants in Central St Leonards

A £10,000 fund has been launched to help shops and houses in Central St Leonards get a mural-makeover.  The money is part of the Home Office’s £450,000 Safer Streets project, which aims to make the area look safer as well as being safer.  Alongside grants for property security upgrades, anyone with a bare wall or […]

Hollington builds its very own Christmas wonderland

At a time when we all need to hear a good news story or two we bring you the amazing tale of the community in Hollington who’ve created their own Christmas Wonderland for local families to enjoy writes Fiona Allman–Treen. What started out as a few dumped artificial Christmas trees recovered by volunteers from the […]

Good to Go… Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is open again from tomorrow

Hastings Museum is ‘Good to Go’ for reopening Hastings Museum & Art Gallery reopens tomorrow (Thursday Dec 10th). The museum which was established over 125 years ago is a family-friendly museum with amazingly diverse collections, offering access to art, culture and history from around the world. The museum is free to visit with free onsite parking.  […]