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MP moves into overdrive

Hastings and Rye MP Sally-Ann Hart has suddenly gone into overdrive, sending out half a dozen press statements in the last few days. This publication, however, is still waiting for her to respond to enquiries from more than two weeks ago. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:11 Sunday, Jun 28, 2020 In: Politics Tags: economic recovery homelessness Migrants motorcyclists Nick Terdre Sally-Ann Hart Tory cabinet

Why the Tories cannot be trusted with our NHS

An assessment of how well the government has handled the coronavirus emergency will certainly be needed – but now is not the time, according to many voices. Michael Madden begs to differ, arguing that the controlling forces within the government are dedicated to the privatisation of the NHS and its subordination to market forces.

Posted 19:41 Thursday, May 21, 2020 In: Politics Tags: Boris Johnson Dominic Raab ERG Margaret Thatcher Michael Madden nhs Tories Winston Churchill

Suspected arson at Labour’s Bohemia Road headquarters

Police are investigating a fire at Hastings Labour Party headquarters on Tuesday evening, an incident they say they are treating as suspicious. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:32 Thursday, Mar 12, 2020 In: Politics Tags: labour Nick Terdre

Caroline Lucas to launch local Greens’ election campaign

Caroline Lucas, the Green Party MP, will return to Hastings in late March to launch the party’s local election campaign in which the Greens will stand candidates in all wards. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:35 Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 In: Politics Tags: Caroline Lucas Green Party Julia Hilton Kim Forward Labour party Old Hastings

Kim steps forward to become Labour’s first  female council leader in Hastings

Hastings is about to get its first Labour female council leader following the party’s choice of Cllr Kim Forward to replace Peter Chowney. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 21:50 Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 In: Politics

Are you a traditional Labour supporter who switched your vote  in December’s general election

Posted 14:05 Monday, Feb 24, 2020 In: Politics Tags: Coastal Action election focus group labour Nick Terdre

New HBC leader needed after Peter Chowney’s resignation

Hastings is soon to get a new council leader following Cllr Peter Chowney’s decision to step down. He will however remain as a councillor. The new leader should be chosen in mid February. Nick Terdre reports.

Liberal Democrats and Greens move into campaigning mode

As a frustrated prime minister Boris Johnson threatens to force a general election, local parties are moving into campaigning mode. The Liberal Democrats have circulated a flyer and upped the publicity over their anti Brexit stance, while the Green Party, which has its eye on next May’s local elections rather than the forthcoming general election, are bringing their local MEP to town next week. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:06 Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 In: Politics Tags: Alex Phillips Coastal Action election Green New Deal Green Party Julia Hilton Liberal Democrats Nick Perry Nick Terdre Peter Chowney
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