Bensons for Beds’ owners go bust – what’s the future for the Hastings store?

The fragile nature of the commercial property market was laid bare yesterday when a number of high-profile, high street names called in administrators. Among those was the Harveys furniture group. While there is no Harveys store in Hastings its subsidiary Bensons for Beds is a tenant of Hastings Borough Council in Bexhill Road. The chain, […]

Don’t get anxious – it depresses your immune system

The COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak is devastating, and life-changing.  At the moment, we can have no idea whether the advice and restrictions are too little too late, or a huge overreaction… perhaps what’s more disturbing is that governments across the world seem to be so unprepared for a new virus outbreak, which was inevitable, and we’re […]

One year on… Greens brand council’s lack of action as ‘tokenism’

“So far the climate emergency motion feels very much like tokenism from a council determined to carry on with business as usual.” A year after Hastings Borough Council (HBC) declared a climate emergency, the town’s Green Party has condemned the authority for its lack of action.  The climate emergency motion was passed unanimously by HBC’s […]