Planning application goes in for 192 new homes on Bulverhythe site

Hastings Borough Council has submitted a planning application to build 192 new homes on land at the rear of Bexhill Road in Bulverhythe. The council says the scheme will provide a range of much needed quality housing including a significant number of affordable homes for local families. Councillor Andy Batsford, lead councillor for housing and […]

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 – […]