The UK’s best kebab chef is right here in Hastings

Congratulations to our local kebab heroes at Batman Grill in Battle Road, its chef Hamza Yalcin has been honoured as the best kebab chef in Britain at the The British Kebab Awards. The Batman Grill was also Highly Commended in the Just Eat Best Delivery section of the competition – it’s the second year in a […]

Parchment Trust – providing ‘purpose, joy, skills and development’ says MP

‘Inspiring’ is how local MP Sally-Ann Hart described the work of The Parchment Trust after she paid a visit to the charity’s facilities in Ore last week. On her visit she says she heard about ‘the incredible work’ the charity is doing to support those with special educational needs with training and development to get […]

Conquest rated ‘outstanding overall’ in Care Quality Commission inspection

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) as ‘good’ overall and ‘outstanding’ for providing both ‘caring’ and ‘effective’ services following their inspection in November and December 2019. The really good news from the inspection is that Hastings’ Conquest Hospital was ‘outstanding’ overall with Eastbourne DGH rated ‘good’ overall […]

Improved A21 can unleash economic potential and brilliance says MP

Hastings MP Sally-Ann Hart says she had a ‘brilliant meeting’ yesterday as part of the A21 Reference Group. The group consists of MPs whose constituencies lie along the A21, representatives from local authorities and Transport for the South East. The group was instrumental in persuading the Government to carry out the most recent upgrade of […]

Being positive about shaping a better future for West St Leonards

Local residents made it very clear how much they care about their neighbourhood… Working towards a better future for west St Leonards is the key theme of a campaign that has got off to a flying start. The West St Leonards Forum has received funding support from Common Treasury and Locality, launched its campaign to […]

Hastings a step closer to £25m funding bid

Hastings has taken a big step closer to bidding for up to £25m from the Government’s new Town Fund by setting up a Town Deal Board. At a public meeting last week delegates from the health, education, business, community and voluntary sectors in the town, as well as officers from East Sussex County Council (ESCC), […]