Memories of Jeremy Birch – pulling together the many voices of Hastings

Next year will mark the fifth anniversary of the sudden and unexpected death of Hastings Borough Council’s then leader Jeremy Birch. To mark the milestone his partner, Louise Carlyle, is asking the public for their contributions to a book she is planning to compile. “Next year it will be five years – half a decade […]

‘One Hastings, many voices’ in memory of Jeremy Birch

It’s three years since the then leader of Hastings Borough Council Jeremy Birch died suddenly after suffering a stroke and at the beginning of the month a memorial to him was unveiled in the Peace Garden in Alexandra Park. Mr Birch had been a member of the council since 1998 and led it for 13 […]