Was councillor the victim of institutional bullying?

‘Brutish, bullying and intimidating’ is how borough councillor John Rankin has described attacks made on him at a council meeting on Wednesday night while his group leader says it felt like ‘institutional bullying’. Mr Rankin has written to the council’s senior management and senior elected councillors telling them he is reserving the right to seek […]

Development must bring positive impact to area

‘Think again’ is the message that Councillor John Rankin hopes members of Hastings Borough Council’s planning committee will listen to on Wednesday night. Mr Rankin is concerned that if councillors agree an access plan for a site just off Harrow Lane it will not just lead to road safety issues but to increased levels of […]