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Surviving the Streets’ invite to Christmas cheer at the YMCA

Once again Surviving the Streets UK will be opening the doors of the YMCA over the Christmas period to provide some seasonal cheer to the growing number of local residents marginalised by poverty. Co-founder James Robinson brings Nick Terdre up to date with the charity’s activities.

Posted 13:35 Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Asda Christmas homelessness Jeremy Corbyn More Radio poverty Tesco

Hart in hot water at hustings while Corbyn pays a visit

As the general election campaign enters its final phase, Tory candidate Sally-Ann Hart has found herself in hot water over her apparent support for a suggestion that disabled people should be paid less than the minimum wage. Meanwhile Labour’s Peter Chowney has had party leader Jeremy Corbyn and actor Steve Coogan in town supporting his campaign. The Lib Dems blame government policies for the high rate of small business failures in the last three years. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 09:04 Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 In: Election 2019 Tags: Jeremy Corbyn labour Lib Dems Little Gate Farm Nick Perry Nick Terdre People's Vote Peter Chowney Sally-Ann Hart Steve Coogan Susan Stoodley Tories

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

Councillor resigns from Labour over antisemitism concerns

Cllr Dany Louise this week resigned from the Labour Party, citing a “huge rise of antisemitism amongst the Party membership.” However she says she will remain a local councillor sitting as an independent. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:48 Monday, Feb 18, 2019 In: Politics Tags: Andy Patmore antisemitism Dany Louise Jeremy Corbyn John McDonnell labour Luciana Berger Nick Terdre Peter Chowney

Corbyn in Hastings to consult about NHS and social care

On Thursday 17 January, Hastings will host a consultation event to feed into Labour Party policy. The subject will be the NHS and social care. There will be two parts to the event – a rally at 10am with addresses by Jeremy Corbyn and other speakers, followed by a more focused consultation event in the afternoon. Local Labour Party member Erica Smith reports.

Greens call on Labour to oppose third runway

Claiming that construction of a third runway at Heathrow will make it impossible for the UK to meet its climate change targets, Hastings Green Party has called on the local Labour Party to put pressure on its national leadership to oppose the project. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:08 Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Andy McDonald Campaign for Better Transport Greens Jeremy Corbyn Julia Hilton labour Peter Chowney Today programme

How would Tressell vote on 3 May?

How would Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, vote in the forthcoming local elections? More than a century after his death, Tressell’s legacy is disputed among those who call themselves socialists. Former Labour Party member Michael Madden wonders how he would find today’s Hastings.

Chowney to stand against Rudd again

Council leader Peter Chowney has been reselected to stand for Labour in the next general election. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Roberts Photographic.

Posted 09:04 Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 In: Politics Tags: Amber Rudd Arran Neathey Brexit Hastings Borough Council Jeremy Corbyn Jon Lansman Kim Forward Michael Foster Momentum Nick Terdre Nik Slingsby Peter Chowney Roberts Photographic Theresa May
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