The future of the Isabel Blackman Centre – a ‘vital community asset’

The Future of the Isabel Blackman Centre in Hastings Old Town is back on the agenda and Age UK needs your support to try to save what they say is, ‘this vital community asset’ by signing their petition. Age UK East Sussex have been working with the Hastings and St Leonards Seniors Forum, Hastings Voluntary […]

Hastings councillors put up a fight over closure of Old Town centre

Plans by East Sussex County Council (ESCC) to effectively close the Isabel Blackman Centre in Hastings Old Town will be challenged by the borough council when it meets next week. A motion proposed by Councillor Tania Charman and seconded by Councillor Dany Louise expresses concerns that the decision made by ESCC’s cabinet at its meting […]

‘We cannot allow this centre to close’ says Old Town councillor

The Isabel Blackman centre looks set for closure as East Sussex County Council (ESCC) search for multi-million pound savings from its adult social care budget. Old Hastings borough councillor James Bacon has urged local people to fight in defence of the centre saying: “I attended a Public Meeting at the Isabel Blackman Centre regarding the […]