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Residents’ voice still ignored as bathing pool site plans advance

Hastings Borough Council is pushing ahead with its plans for a large housing development on the former bathing pool site in West St Leonards, unmoved by the continuing efforts of local residents to have a say in what happens in their neck of the woods. Residents are asked to object to the council’s planned disposal of the site and attend the Cabinet meeting next Monday when their petition will be presented. Nick Terdre reports.

An impotent solution for St Leonards Post Office

At 5.30pm today, Wednesday 17 January, the doors closed for the final time on St Leonards Crown Post Office. Erica Smith from Save St Leonards Crown Post Office campaign gives us an update on the latest plans for the Post Office.

Posted 19:44 Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , ,

Round One to the Save the Post Office campaign

On Tuesday last, a Post Office Ltd representative broke the news to St Leonards Crown Post Office staff that plans for their workplace have changed. Mr Muttiah, the ‘preferred franchisee’ to take on the franchise and buy the building, had chosen not to go ahead with the deal. Erica Smith of the Save the St Leonards Post Office campaign tells us more about the latest state of play.

When local communities make national noise…

HOT’s Erica Smith gives a personal view about the Save St Leonards Crown Post Office campaign’s meeting last Saturday.

Noise levels rise over post office sell-off plan

The noise around Post Office Ltd’s plans to franchise the St Leonards Crown PO hit new heights at a meeting called by the campaign to save it. The meeting brought together all the interested parties, including the MP, council leader and a Post Office Ltd representative, who reported that no decision had yet been taken on the proposed franchise. HOT reporter Nick Terdre, also a campaign supporter, reports.

Decision imminent on St Leonards Crown Post Office: Public Meeting this Saturday, 21 October

The campaign to Save St Leonards’ Crown Post Office is one-year old next month. The final decision on its future is imminent. A Public Meeting has been arranged by campaigners for this coming Saturday, 21 October, to bring residents up-to-date with developments and to seek views on the next steps. Rosie Brocklehurst writes.

Posted 23:24 Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: , , ,

Community presence to be felt at the Post Office Customer Forum on Thursday 3 August

The Save St Leonards Crown Post Office Campaign is concerned that Post Office Ltd are not taking account of local views on the future of St Leonards Crown Post Office. The Post Office is holding a ‘customer forum’ on Thursday 3 August they have specified that: ‘the decision on the way we operate the branch, so it is run by our new retail partner, is not a matter for public consultation’. Rod Webb and others from the campaign group talk to HOT about the plans for a mass gathering outside the Royal Victoria Hotel where the ‘customer forum’ will be held.

Public meeting to save St Leonards Crown Post Office on Monday 17 July – please come!

As the result of the announcement that the Post Office intends to downgrade the London Road Crown Post Office in St Leonards, a public meeting has been arranged for Monday 17 July. Erica Smith catches up with the Save the Crown Post Office campaign.

Posted 10:44 Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , , , ,
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