Conservatives win big in Hastings and Rye

Hastings’ new Conservative MP says she is looking forward to focussing on the things that are important to the people in her constituency. Shortly after her victory was declared Sally-Ann Hart said: “I think we’ll get on with delivering Brexit and then we can move on and focus on the other issues that are equally […]

The finish line is within sight but who will win in Hastings & Rye

This morning we publish three new audio tracks, conversations we’ve had over the weekend with the three main-party candidates standing in the General Election. None will stake a claim saying the parliamentary seat is theirs for the taking but listening to them carefully they confirm what national polls have been saying; that people are not […]

The fight is on for one of the most marginal seats in the UK

Today marks the official launch of the 2019 General Election campaign and in the coming weeks we hope to bring you a genuinely balanced overview of what all the main parties are saying and what each of the candidates fighting to become OUR next Member of Parliament think they can do for OUR town. What […]

Under starters orders – but just who will be running the race?

We might not know the date but one thing we do know is that a General Election is coming – and soon – writes Stuart Baillie. Whatever your political persuasion the election battle and especially in Hastings and Rye, is going to be a fascinating one. Just a matter of weeks ago all we expected was […]

Radio interview suggests the lady IS for turning!

A former sparring partner of Amber Rudd’s has come out all guns blazing this morning branding the Hastings MP as at, “a Hunt and Johnson level of venal!” The scathing attack by the Liberal Democrats’ Nick Perry who has contested the Hastings and Rye Parliamentary seat on three occasions came after Ms Rudd appeared on […]

‘Cabinet heavyweight’ Rudd throws backing behind Jeremy Hunt

Our serious times require serious people says Hastings MP Amber Rudd and that’s why she has decided to back Jeremy Hunt as the future leader of the Conservative Party – and Prime Minister It has been hard to miss Ms Rudd on TV, radio and in the press today as she has thrown her wholehearted […]