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 […]

Yes! It was really that cold last week?

Hastings weather volunteers have confirmed what we already knew – it was cold last week! The maximum temperature on Monday February 8th was -0.6°C, the coldest since February 2018, while last week was the first time – since 1991 – we’ve had six consecutive days in Hastings where the air temperature at 0900 has been at freezing or […]

Past, present and future – can Hastings Question Time give you the answers?

Up to 1,000 local people will be able to get involved in a conversation with politicians, leaders of business, the voluntary sector and the NHS this Friday at 7.30pm. Hastings Question Time will see civic leaders answering questions about the impact Covid-19 on our community and debating what the future is for Hastings and St […]

New byelaws in place to protect local nature reserves

Byelaws covering Local Nature Reserves in Hastings were confirmed by Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) at the start of the year and will become effective from tomorrow (February 9th).  Hastings Borough Council (HC) says it ‘takes pride in the beautiful and unique environments the local nature reserves have to offer’ and wants […]

HBC showing ‘solidarity and friendship’ with Japanese cities

At the end of last year, the year that marked the 75th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Hastings Borough Council agreed to write to the present day mayors of both cities to show “solidarity and friendship”. It was Councillor Maya Evans who asked councillors to […]