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Tories under fire on rail pledge and Brexit effects on NHS

Labour’s parliamentary candidate Peter Chowney has questioned Grant Shapps’ pledge to prioritise the introduction of a fast train service between Hastings and London if the Tories are re-elected. Meanwhile the Lib Dems has revealed figures showing increasing numbers of EU nationals deserting the NHS since the Brexit vote. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:18 Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 In: Election 2019 Tags: Brexit Emlyn Jones EU Grant Shapps labour Lib Dems Marshlink nhs Nick Perry Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Sally-Ann Hart Tories

Visitor centre behind schedule and over budget

Construction of the new visitor centre in Hastings Country Park is not going well. The project is running well behind schedule and costs have risen substantially. In fact, after looking closely at the relevant regulations as well as the council’s own recent references to the matter, Bernard McGinley concludes that planning permission has lapsed. Photos by Bernard McGinley.

Hastings Harbour: Promises, Empty Promises: Fishermen Protest against Tory Policy.

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver reports on the recent Fishermen’s Protest against Tory policy. She interviews three local fishermen, Paul Joy, Chairman of Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society (HFPS) and Co-Chairman of the New Under Ten’s Association (NUTFA), which protects the rights of under ten metre fishing boats; Paul Stanley, fisherman and boy ashore; and Roland Kelly, owner of RX52, RX53, RX54 and DR169. She also reports on her attempt to interview Amber Rudd on the Harbour Proposal.

Posted 08:29 Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd Boris Johnson Brexit CFP Chandra Masoliver Common Fisheries Policy Common Market DEFRA EU Europe Exclusive Economic Zone fishing community Harbour Proposal Hastings Fisheries Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society Jacob Rees-Mogg Landing Obligations London Convention Michael Gove New Under Ten’s Association Paul Joy Paul Stanley Relative Stability Theresa May Transitional Deal Treaty of London Agreement

No great surprises at Hastings hustings

Tuesday night’s hustings at the Hastings Centre was the last chance to catch all five parliamentary candidates in one place, and probably their last chance to impress a large live audience with their proposals. Nick Terdre sampled the atmosphere and the pronouncements.

Posted 19:51 Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd Bishop of Lewes candidates climate change Donald Trump EU Green Investment Bank homelessness HSBC hustings Michael Phillips Nicholas Wilson Nick Perry Paris agreement Peter Chowney Saudi Arabia voluntary euthanasia whistleblowers

Nick Perry: Why you should vote Lib Dem

HOT has invited all five parliamentary candidates for Hastings & Rye to send us an electoral statement saying why they should get your vote. The first to respond – on the day his party launched their manifesto – is Nick Perry, the Liberal Democrat candidate.

Posted 19:12 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Brexit Conservative EU labour nhs Nick Perry Nigel Farage Pupil Premium Single Market Theresa May

EU grant prompts hopes for glen reopening

The award of an EU grant for the construction of the new Country Park visitors centre frees funds for use elsewhere in the park. Save Ecclesbourne Glen group would like to see them applied to reopening the parts of the glen closed due to the landslip. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 15:43 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Chris Hurrell Coffey Country Park EU Groundworks landslip Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Richard Heritage Rocklands Save Ecclebourne Glen School of Natural Building Upstraw visitors centre

Brexit’s con-trick is a poorly camouflaged power-bid on behalf of the ultra right

In a hard-hitting contribution to the EU referendum debate In campaigner Rachel Lever explores the not-so-hidden agenda of the forces of Out.

Posted 16:35 Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 In: Politics Tags: BBC Boris Johnson Brexit EU Jo Cox John Major Michael Gove Neil Hamilton nhs Nigel Farage Rachel Lever Thatcher ukip

Historical take on EU paints disturbing picture

Disillusioned with the standard of debate over the pros and cons of the UK staying in or leaving the European Union, local historian Heather Grief decided to bring a historical approach to the case. She found plenty to concern her.

Posted 07:02 Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 In: Politics Tags: de Gaulle ERM EU European Free Trade Area France George Eustice Germany Greece Heather Grief Hitler Italy Kaiser Bill League of Nations Mussolini Napoleon Nigel Lawson Spain Sweden Syrians Ted Heath Yugoslavia
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