Open letter to local MPs Hart and Merriman

An open letter from Jay Kramer on behalf of Keep Our NHS Public, Hastings & Rother Keep Our NHS Public Hastings & Rother call on our MPs to cast a vote for our NHS in January The House of Lords has voted to protect our NHS against sell-off in trade deals with the USA and […]

We’re moving in to Tier 3 from Saturday

Hastings Borough Council has urged residents to follow rules, get tested and stay safe as Hastings is set to move in to Tier 3 from Saturday. The Tier change comes after a significant rise in cases in Hastings over the past two weeks. The town’s rate per 100,000 is now 507, which is well over […]

State-of-the-art medical centre servicing 20,000 patients is up and running

A purpose-built medical centre for Hastings and St Leonards has opened its doors to patients. Housing two GP surgeries and a Paydens pharmacy, the St Leonards Medical Centre will care for up to 20,000 patients and be an important community health hub for the area.  The centre, on Bexhill Road, will house the Carisbrooke Surgery […]

Is Hastings heading in to Tier 3? MP issues stark warning

Hastings MP Sally-Ann Hart is pleading with local people to follow Covid guidelines to stop the town moving in to Tier 3 the mosts restrictive level of measures designed to curtail the spread of coronavirus. Covid-19 cases have been rising sharply and in a sustained way in recent days, Mrs Hart has warned this morning. […]

Listen to local experts MPs tell department of health

Local MP’s including Hastings and Rye’s Sally-Ann Hart say they are ‘disappointed’ their constituencies have been placed in Tier 2 under the Government’s latest measures to combat Coronavirus. Mrs Hart, along with Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell, Wealden’s Nus Ghani and Huw Merriman who represents Bexhill and Battle say: “We share the disappointment of residents who […]

Hastings in tier two – find out what that means for you

The Government has announced that East Sussex – and that means Hastings and St Leonards – will be in Tier 2 (High alert) from Wednesday December 2nd when the current national lockdown ends. Tier two rules include: No household mixing. Rule of 6 applies outdoors. Pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. The tiers will […]