Call to action – chance for local women to have their say on health

Reshaping women’s healthcare is a is the subject of a new government consultation and Hastings and Rye MP, Sally-Ann Hart, is encouraging women across the constituency to have their say by coming forward to share their experiences The first of its kind, the Women’s Health Strategy will address women’s health in England over the course […]

MP Sally-Ann Hart bowls first ball of Pett Bowls Club campaign

Pett Village Bowls Club opened up their season for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic by welcoming MP for Hastings and Rye, Sally-Ann Hart, to bowl the first ball of the campaign. Speaking after the event, Mrs. Hart said “it was a real pleasure to visit the Pett Village Bowls Club to see the […]

Recovery grant will allow continued cultural impact in ‘our beloved town of Hastings’

A grant of more than £71,000 from the government’s Cultural Recovery Fund will allow Hastings International Piano to continue to make ‘a major cultural impact’. That’s according to Managing Director Ian Roberts who says: “We are delighted that Hastings International Piano (HIP) has been awarded a significant grant from the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund helping […]

Arts community celebrates £1.1m Culture Recovery Fund cash boost

The local Arts community has woken up this morning to news of a £1.1m boost from the Culture Recovery Fund. The grants have been awarded to the following organisation in Hastings and Rye: Electric Palace Cinema CIC – £20,147 Kino Digital Ltd – £111,266 Kino-Teatre Ltd – £42,865 Sweet and Dandy – £29,920 Hastings Contemporary […]

Sussex Police given extra cash to tackle serious violence

Sussex Police is to receive £514,500 as part of an extra funding package to tackle serious violence – it’s one of the 18 areas across England and Wales selected for targeted police action. The total £130.5 million funding package announced by the government includes £30 million to support the police to take targeted action in […]

Be the light in the darkness – Holocaust Memorial Day goes online

Yesterday‘s Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony was streamed online for the first time, among those speaking was Hastings and Rye MP Sally-Ann Hart – here’s what she had to say. Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) was established in 2000 and is marked on January 27th, the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp […]

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 […]