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HBC rebuts Lee’s claims over failure of full council to meet

The Labour leadership of Hastings Borough Council has rebutted criticisms from Cllr Rob Lee, leader of the Conservative group, of its failure to hold a meeting of the full council since March. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:55 Friday, Sep 11, 2020 In: Local Government Tags: Doug Oliver full council Hastings Borough Council Kim Forward Nick Terdre Rob Lee Rother

Grant deadline early Wednesday!

Small businesses excluded from other forms of government support have until Wednesday to lodge an application for the discretionary grant fund. Small business grants have reached 85% take-up, according to the council. Nick Terdre reports.

Modest active travel measures proposed for Hastings

With a first-round allocation of £479,000 from the transport ministry’s active travel fund, East Sussex County Council is now awaiting approval from the ministry for the measures it has proposed. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:48 Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: active travel Eastbourne ESCC Grant Shapps Hastings Lewes Nick Terdre Rother Wealden

Election results show country remains divided over Brexit

The outcome of the elections for the European Parliament shows the country as divided as ever over Brexit, with the newly formed Brexit Party emerging as the single largest party taking the largest proportion of votes though less than the remainer LibDems and Greens combined. Both Tories and Labour suffered large losses. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 21:55 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 In: Politics Tags: Amber Rudd Antony Hook Belinda de Lucy Brexit Catherine Bearder Change Party Daniel Hannan elections Greens Jeremy Corbyn John Howarth Judith Bunting labour LibDems Nick Perry Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Robert Rowland Rother Tories Tracey Lord ukip

A room with a view to lowering standards

Severe modifications are being proposed to the unbuilt visitor centre in Hastings Country Park. Will the new design benefit the Country Park? Bernard McGinley takes a wild guess, and finds the application still wanting.

Posted 18:37 Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Belties Bernard McGinley Country Park Fairlight grey owl Groundwork South HBC Little Warren Cottage Major Sayer minor variations NPPF planning Rother visitor centre

WASPIs lobby Rudd over unfair pension legislation

WASPI stands for Women Against State Pension Inequality, and the local chapter of the WASPI Campaign were outside last Friday’s Seniors’ Fair, waiting to get their message across to Amber Rudd MP. Local WASPI, Gill Sutton, shares her experience of the day.

Posted 12:06 Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Hastings Rother Seniors Fair

Council draws fire over planning charges

Labour-dominated Hastings Borough Council has decided to introduce charges for planning queries, though it has not set a date for introducing them. The move has prompted a raft of criticism from other political parties and groups with interests in planning issues. Nick Terdre reports.

Countryside lovers protest against Rother go-ahead for another Sea Change road

In the wake of the recent approval given by Hastings Borough Council for the Queensway Gateway road, Rother District Council have given the green light for another Sea Change Sussex road-building project, the North Bexhill Access Road. Combe Haven Defenders (CHD) invited local residents to show their love for the countryside and protest the latest loss of green space, as they report.

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