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ICO upholds complaint over HBC handling of FoI requests

The Information Commissioner’s Office has upheld a complaint concerning the time taken by Hastings Borough Council to respond to Freedom of Information requests and directed it to review its procedures. Data supplied by the council shows a worsening trend in response times. Nick Terdre reports.

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Construction of Country Park visitor centre under way

Construction of the new visitor centre in Hastings Country Park is finally under way, with the opening expected in the autumn. Nick Terdre reports.

Starting point: the Battle of Hastings.

Hastings Embroidery goes on show in Rye

Following a well-attended and enthusiastic launch on Thursday evening, the Hastings Embroidery is now on display at the new Bridge Point creative arts centre in Rye, where further exhibitions and events are already in the pipeline. Nick Terdre reports.

A section of the Hastings Tapestry.

Volunteers wanted for Hastings Tapestry exhibition in Rye

The Hastings Tapestry is going on view at Bridge Point, a new arts centre in Rye, and volunteers are wanted to supervise visitors. Nick Terdre passes on the call.

Photo: Michael Moor.

Two-year project aims to bring Country Park heritage to light

The heritage hidden in Hastings Country Park is to be brought to light in a joint project between Hastings Borough Council and environmental charity Groundwork South, supported by funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Nick Terdre reports.

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Hastings Fisheries Local Action Group to hold open day

Hastings Flag (Fisheries Local Action Group) are hosting a public meeting and open day on Tuesday 30 April to report on progress made by projects for the fishing community backed by EU funding. Hastings Borough Council’s communications department reports.

Energy efficiency is one means of tackling fuel poverty in rented accommodation.

Trustmark’s energy efficiency event takes aim at fuel poverty

TrustMark, the Government endorsed quality scheme for tradespeople, is today launching a pilot in partnership with East Sussex Trading Standards, to improve the quality and energy efficiency of rented accommodation within Hastings and its surrounding area. Laura Bean from the not-for-profit company explains.

Sheep grazing in the westernmost field under consideration by the council for hosting a solar farm.

Feasibility studies for solar farms are dubbed “reckless”

The Friends of Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve have condemned Hastings Borough Council’s “reckless” refusal to listen to advice from Natural England on their proposal to build two solar farms in the Country Park. But the council leader still says that an adverse report from the agency could cause the project to be dropped. Nick Terdre reports.

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