Let’s not wreck our hard work now

Hastings Borough Council has expressed its concern at the group who met to protest in the town’s Alexandra Park last Sunday. Deputy leader of the council Councillor Colin Fitzgerald said: “I was very disappointed indeed to see the large group meeting in the park to protest on Sunday, finishing by dancing with joined hands. This […]

Progress is being made – over 70s are the next priority

Information about how the vaccination rollout is progressing in Hastings and St Leonards is coming thick and fast this week. This morning we spoke to Dr Craig Namvar on behalf of the Hastings Primary Care Network and he had this to say: “The collaborating GP practices of Hastings and St Leonards have vaccinated 7,476 patients […]

Covid vaccination rollout in Sussex – what’s happening where?

We asked Hastings and Rye MP Sally-Ann Hart for an update on progress with the Covid-19 vaccination programme not just in Hastings and St Leonards but more widely in East Sussex as a whole, here’s what she had to say. At present vaccinations are taking place in hospital hubs; GP led vaccination services; roving services […]

Pharmacist says he’s ‘honoured’ to be contributing to something so big

An additional vaccination centre is open in Hastings from today, at Laycock Pharmacy in Ore and the staff have been described as an ‘inspiration’ by the local MP. For Shammi and Sapna Radia who have operated the pharmacy for 35 years the opening has special significance as their daughter, Kajal has been working on the […]

The Assistant Chief Constable implores people of Sussex to make good choices…

Since February 2020, Assistant Chief Constable Dave Miller has been leading Operation Apollo, Sussex Police’s Covid-19 response. He is also Chair of the Sussex Resilience Forum; a multi-agency partnership including local authorities, emergency services, the NHS, volunteers and other key agencies which prepares, responds to and recovers from emergencies and major incidents. In this open […]

Council working with HSE to support care homes with Covid-19 safety

Ensuring care homes are Covid secure is the aim of a new project between Hastings Borough Council (HBC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The council will be working with local care homes to ensure the correct Covid-19 measures are in place so the health and safety of both residents and staff are protected. This […]