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£1m awarded for Hastings initial Town Deal projects

The four projects submitted by Hastings Town Deal board for accelerated funding have all received government approval, winning the town a much needed shot of investment. Report by Nick Terdre, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 18:57 Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 In: Local News Tags: Carole Dixon Kim Forward Nick Terdre Rose Cottage Russell Jacobs Town Deal

MP reaffirms support for West St Leonards campaign

Local residents opposed to the council’s plan for a large housing development on the old bathing pool site in West St Leonards met last weekend with local MP Sally-Ann Hart, who, they report, supports their campaign. After lengthy delays the council has yet to sign an exclusivity deal with its chosen developer. Bryan Fisher of Save Our Bathing Site (SOBS) provides an update. 

Posted 10:02 Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: bathing pool site Carter Jonas HBC planning Sally-Ann Hart MP SOBS Sunley Town Deal West St Leonards

Science-on-Sea: a flagship proposal for the Town Deal

Science-on-Sea is Hastings Urban Design Group’s proposal for the Town Deal, taking advantage of the town’s many connections with the sea. The cultural and scientific hub and visitor attraction would be centred on the redundant St Leonards church building on the sea front. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:07 Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Hastings Urban Design Group Nick Terdre Science-on-Sea St Leonards church Town Deal

Proposals submitted for £1 million town investment

Hastings Town Deal Board have submitted proposals for four capital build projects to the government. They form part of an accelerated bidding process ahead of the main Town Deal programme under which up to £25m is on offer to boost regeneration in Hastings. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:11 Monday, Aug 24, 2020 In: Local News Tags: Kim Forward Nick Terdre Town Deal

Local groups propose new deal for West Marina

Can government intervention combine with local initiative to revive West St Leonards?  Bernard McGinley reports from Seaside Road, and also took the photos.

Posted 18:58 Friday, Aug 21, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: bathing pool site Bernard McGinley BP site Bryan Fisher ESCC HBC Homes England Selep SOBS Town Deal Town Deal Board West St Leonards Forum
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