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HBC’s Bexhill Road development moves forward

Hastings Borough Council has taken a further step in its plans to build a supermarket on the former Peugeot site in Bexhill Road, which it has now purchased. However, questions have been asked about the scheme, which already has planning permission. Nick Terdre reports.

Cllr Rob Lee, leader of HBC's Conservative group.

Tories present full slate of 32 candidates

Hastings Conservatives “have their eyes set on seizing control of Hastings council,” they say. With a full slate of 32 candidates they are looking to improve their current tally of eight councillors, which has left them in a decided minority compared with Labour’s 23. Nick Terdre reports.

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Council scraps planning notification letters

As from the New Year Hastings Borough Council will stop sending letters to notify residents of planning applications in their area. The move, confirmed at this week’s Cabinet meeting, has drawn a lot of criticism. Nick Terdre reports.

Letstart Letting: part of the council's strategy for housing homeless households.

Chowney responds to Lee’s allegations

Earlier this month HOT reported claims by Tory councillor Rob Lee that Labour councillor Kim Forward, lead member for housing, had failed to declare an interest in the Letstart Letting scheme. Council leader Peter Chowney has responded to the allegations. Nick Terdre reports.

Cllr Kim Forward, right, on Grotbuster duty earlier this year (photo: HBC).

Labour councillor refuses to step down after failing to declare interest in letting scheme

Labour councillor Kim Forward refused to step down as lead member for housing at the last full council meeting after Tory group leader Rob Lee said she had “deceived” the council by not declaring an interest in the Letstart Letting scheme. Nick Terdre reports.

Tories wearing traditional robes versus Labour

Lonesome robes ahead for the Conservatives

Labour’s Bruce Dowling was elected Mayor of Hastings with Cllr Judy Rogers as his deputy

Winning candidate Rob Lee out and about in Maze Hill.

Rob Lee’s winning ways

Following Chris Connelley’s account of his unsuccessful campaign in the local elections, Rob Lee takes up his pen to describe the night he won Maze Hill for the Tories.

Chris Connelley prepares for life after an unsuccessful election campaign.

The Party’s over:  making sense of the day after

HOT writer Chris Connelley stood unsuccessfully for a council seat in last week’s local elections. Here he reflects on the experience.

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