Could you provide the leadership for St Michael’s Hospice?

Could you provide leadership for St Michael’s Hospice, be its ambassador and its public face? If the answer is yes then you might want to apply to be the Hospice’s next Chair. It’s a non-executive, volunteer role that has a key role across the organisation and its services. The Chair and the board hold the […]

Hustings audience demands election candidates take the NHS ‘off the table’

Local residents in Hastings and Rye are demanding their General Election candidates take the NHS ‘off the table’ in a trade deal with the USA, by ending privatisation. Candidates from all parties standing in Hastings and Rye were asked to make the pledge at Station Plaza Health Centre on December 8th but only Labour’s Peter […]

Foodbank usage keeps going up – when breaking records is nothing to celebrate

More food parcels expected to be given out this winter than ever before Hastings’ leading food bank has just had its busiest October on record, with a sharp increase in those being referred for emergency food aid. Natalie Williams, community engagement manager at King’s Church, where the food bank is based, says demand is: “… […]

Alexandra Park cycle path plan still ‘progressing’

In October last year we asked East Sussex County Council (ESCC) about progress on the Alexandra Park cycle path they told us: “We are now working on detailed designs for this scheme and hope to be in a position to construct the new cycle route in spring or early summer next year (2019).” A year […]