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 […]

A Green councillor in Hastings would be a ‘tremendous breakthrough’

Hastings Green Party has announced that it will contest all 16 seats on Hastings Borough Council that are due to come up for election this year. In 2018 the Greens thought they had a real chance of snatching at least one of the Old Hastings wards from Labour, so much so that then co-leader – […]

Planning underway for next year’s County and Borough elections

Elections for East Sussex County Council are set to take place on May 6th next year alongside elections to Hastings Borough Council that were delayed from May this year. While those elections might still be more than four month away councils are already making plans to help you stay safe while casting your vote. A […]

Sally–Ann says she’s ‘minded’ to support EU deal

Sally-Ann Hart, Hastings and Rye’s Member of Parliament has responded this afternoon to the news that the UK and the European Union have struck a trade deal that will smooth the UK’s departure from the EU. Here’s what she had to say: “I am delighted that four and half years since the referendum result, today […]