Call to action – chance for local women to have their say on health

Reshaping women’s healthcare is a is the subject of a new government consultation and Hastings and Rye MP, Sally-Ann Hart, is encouraging women across the constituency to have their say by coming forward to share their experiences The first of its kind, the Women’s Health Strategy will address women’s health in England over the course […]

Build houses on land near the link road to deliver affordable homes say MPs

Land alongside the Bexhill to Hastings link road should be built out at a faster rate to deliver new affordable homes for local residents according to local MPs Sally Ann-Hart and Huw Merriman. Mrs Hart, MP for Hastings and Rye and Mr Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle have spoken in Parliament about their concerns […]

Queens Arcade – a new start under new owners?

The auctioneer who sold Queens Arcade yesterday says he expects the sale to mean a new start for the Victorian arcade in Hastings town centre. Sam Kinloch from Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers was not able to confirm the identity of the new owners but was able to say that the buyers are property […]

Sussex Police given extra cash to tackle serious violence

Sussex Police is to receive £514,500 as part of an extra funding package to tackle serious violence – it’s one of the 18 areas across England and Wales selected for targeted police action. The total £130.5 million funding package announced by the government includes £30 million to support the police to take targeted action in […]

Making their case for a pay rise – local key-workers meet their MP

‘Disheartened and used’ was how one frontline NHS worked described how he felt when he and a number of colleagues met recently with local MP Sally-Ann Hart. Paul Jones, a porter at the Conquest Hospital, said: “With the NHS pay rise delayed, I feel disheartened and used. Considering that it was key workers who kept the […]

For your viewing a listening pleasure

On this cold lockdown Sunday here are some podcasts and video suggestions we think you might enjoy. A little bit of fitness from Paul McCleery… A little bit of song from Eva Pomery A little bit of wrestling magic from The Dominator on the day he retired… A little bit of politics, our latests from […]

Hart votes in favour of Brexit deal

Local MP Sally-Ann Hart has said she voted with the government in favour of the deal that’s been negotiated to cover trade with Europe now that we are no longer members of the European Union (EU). She said: “This afternoon I supported the Prime Minister and voted for the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill – […]