Will Martineau Lane mega-build be planning councillors’ ‘line in the sand’?

It’s time to draw a line in the sand on planning matters within Hastings in an attempt to change the public’s perception of the council’s planning committee its members were told on Wednesday. Councillor Ruby Cox, speaking at a meeting of Hastings Borough Council’s (HBC) planning committee said she was fed up seeing the planning […]

Council agrees new three year life-saving deal with the RNLI

The lives of eight people have been saved over the last three years as a result of Hastings Borough Council’s (HBC) decision to team up with the RNLI to provide lifeguard services on the town’s beaches. On Tuesday (April 6th) HBC’s cabinet unanimously agreed to approve a further three year contract with the RNLI. Kevin […]

Stay away from the edge! Council warns of coastline dangers

People visiting East Sussex’s spectacular coastline are being urged to stay safe this spring and summer. The council is reminding visitors of the serious risks the unstable cliffs pose to those getting too close to the edge or walking at the base of the cliffs, and the dangers to beach walkers who risk getting cut […]

Is council deliberately dodging difficult questions on Bulverhythe flood plain plan?

Given the national scarcity, biodiversity value and irreplaceable nature of ancient woodland, it is our position that this level of risk is not justified and as such the application should be refused The Woodland trust Is Hastings Borough Council (HBC) deliberately dodging difficult questions over its plans to build on the Bulverhythe Rec? When we […]