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 […]

Firing on all cylinders says MP who urges: ‘do not believe… stories and rumours’

Local MP Sally-Ann hart has spoken out this afternoon correcting what she describes as “misinformation and inaccurate rumour” being spread in the community. Mrs Hart says: “There appears to be a lot of misinformation and inaccurate rumour being spread. Vaccines are being delivered to residents in Hastings and Rye and have been since the December […]

Hart votes in favour of Brexit deal

Local MP Sally-Ann Hart has said she voted with the government in favour of the deal that’s been negotiated to cover trade with Europe now that we are no longer members of the European Union (EU). She said: “This afternoon I supported the Prime Minister and voted for the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Sally-Ann Hart – why I backed Boris over tough tier restrictions

Last night, after voting to support the government’s proposals for new tiered restrictions in the battle against Coronavirus, Hastings and Rye MP made the decision to explain in detail why she made the decision she did. Here’s what she had to say This evening Parliament had an opportunity to vote on the new tiered restrictions […]

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 […]