A totally car free seafront – is it an achievable ambition?

International ‘Car Free’ day was celebrated in the town on Sunday afternoon as part of the ‘Sustainability on Sea’  festival, with a chunk of the seafront closed to traffic between the pier to Warrior Square. The event aimed to get people of all ages involved and activities throughout the day included: Source Park BMX bikes, skateboard trials […]

Funding the future of fishing – FLAGging the way to sustainability

There’s almost £1m to be pumped into the Hastings fishing industry to ensure it’s sustainable and environmentally sound. Hastings Borough Council (HBC) has been successful in securing £800,000 of European union cash through the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) to set up a Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) programme that runs through until 2020. The […]