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Virtual council meetings start this week!

Council meetings are about to resume, but on a virtual basis while live public gatherings remain forbidden. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:28 Monday, May 25, 2020 In: Local Government Tags: HBC Jane Hartnell Judy Rogers Kim Forward meetings Nick Terdre

Council votes itself new powers to continue making decisions in the days of coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the council last week voted in emergency powers to enable it to continue making important decisions. Public meetings have been cancelled until further notice. Nick Terdre reports.

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.

Residents’ voice still ignored as bathing pool site plans advance

Hastings Borough Council is pushing ahead with its plans for a large housing development on the former bathing pool site in West St Leonards, unmoved by the continuing efforts of local residents to have a say in what happens in their neck of the woods. Residents are asked to object to the council’s planned disposal of the site and attend the Cabinet meeting next Monday when their petition will be presented. Nick Terdre reports.

Walk-in Centre campaign gets Swish!

Saturday’s ‘get-together’ outside the Walk-in Centre at Station Plaza was the third and biggest of the campaign’s well-mannered protests so far. Over 70 people gathered outside the Walk-in Centre and shared their experiences of using the facility and why it was important that it remain in the town centre.

Confessions of a rookie Labour Party member

“I blame a cocktail of right wing media coverage, Ukelele Dave and a well-timed nudge by Kay Green.” HOT’s Erica Smith takes a partisan look at the local elections.

Zoom’s mural gives a panoramic view of town

Visitors arriving in Hastings by rail are offered a panoramic foretaste of the sights to be seen around town by a collage of views seen through the lens of photographers from the Zoom Arts group. Nick Terdre reports.

Old pier remembered

The site of the now almost-forgotten St Leonards Pier has been highlighted by a display board telling its story in words and pictures. Local historian, Steve Peak had the idea of marking the pier’s site while researching his book A Pier Without Peer on the history of Hastings Pier, published by Peter Owen Publishers.

Posted 12:28 Monday, Oct 16, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: A Pier Without A Peer Hastings Pier John Gardner Judy Rogers Peter Owen Publishers Steve Peak The New Palace Pier The Palace Pier
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