Death is ‘shocking reminder’ of inappropriate harassment and abuse against women

A Hastings councillor has pledged to find the resources and implement whatever is needed to allow local women to walk safely in Alexandra Park. Councillor Paul Barnett is the co-chair of The Safer Hastings and Safer Rother Joint Community Safety Partnership, the group issued a statement this week saying it was ‘deeply saddened’ by the […]

Controversial plans for PGL’s Pestalozzi site about to be decided

A children’s activity centre could soon be built on the former Pestalozzi site in Sedlescombe if controversial plans are agreed tomorrow. PGL Travel, which bought the 138 acre site last year, wants to turn it into a residential training and educational facility. And planning officials have recommended that conditional permission be granted for the scheme […]

What tourism really means to 1066 Country

The economic significance of the tourist industry for the local area was underlined this week with the publication of new figures. Kevin Boorman, manager of 1066 Country Marketing, the private/public sector partnership responsible for tourism marketing in the area, says that figures just released by Tourism South East for 2018 show that the total value […]