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The weather is fine but stay at home to help fight the virus!

The fine weather forecast for the weekend –  sunshine and temperatures up to 16C in Hastings on Sunday – has prompted councils and tourism bodies to call on people not to flock to beauty spots and the sea but to stay at home. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:48 Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: 1066 Country corona virus Kevin Boorman Rother District

Council and partners set up community support hub

As the corona virus tightens its grip on society, there has been a heart-warming upswell across the country of support and offers of help for those who most need it – the elderly, vulnerable, those suffering from the virus and those who for whatever reason are unable to provide for themselves in conditions of lockdown. Hastings Borough Council, together with partners, has set up a community hub to coordinate the effort. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:47 Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Bexhill Emergency Action Team community hub corona virus East Sussex County Council Hastings & St Leonards Neighbourhood Watch Hastings Borough Council Hastings Voluntary Action Heart of Hastings Huw Merriman Kevin Boorman Kim Forward nhs Nick Terdre RSA Rye Mutual Aid Group Sally-Ann Hart Steve Manwaring

MP impressed with community support for Marshlink stations

Hastings & Rye MP Amber Rudd, who has lobbied the government for improved rail links to London, has been given a whistle-stop tour to view community work, including artwork by schoolchildren, being undertaken at some of the Marshlink stations between Hastings and Ashford.

Posted 11:22 Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Amber Rudd Baird Academy Carly Welch John Spencer Kevin Boorman Marshlink Trevor Davies

Hastings Embroidery goes on show in Rye

Following a well-attended and enthusiastic launch on Thursday evening, the Hastings Embroidery is now on display at the new Bridge Point creative arts centre in Rye, where further exhibitions and events are already in the pipeline. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:05 Saturday, May 25, 2019 In: Visual Arts Tags: bayeux tapestry Bridge Point Hastings Borough Council Hastings Embroidery Kevin Boorman London Contemporary Orchestra Nick Terdre Ralph Bagshaw Ward Sarah Kowitz Stitched

Pier friends opt for new role

Nearly six months on since the pier passed into private hands, the Friends of Hastings Pier have decided they still want to be involved in helping to ensure the pier’s long-term future. They would like to cultivate a constructive relationship with the new owner but also to perform a watchdog function over matters such as maintenance which are essential to the survival of the iconic structure. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:24 Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: Brett McLean FoHP Gulzar Hastings Borough Council Hastings Lions Pier Hastings Pier Charity Kevin Boorman Localism Act Nick Terdre pier Steve Wilkins

Ruling lets HBC keep landslip report secret

Hastings Borough Council’s appeal against the Information Commissioner’s ruling that the Coffey 2 geotechnical report should be put in the public domain has been upheld. The decision leaves questions unanswered, but perhaps more importantly, there appears to be no prospect of remedial action to re-open the closed parts of Ecclesbourne Glen to the public. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:41 Friday, May 11, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Bastings Borough Council BdR Chris Hurrell Coffey Country Park Ecclesbourne Glen Freedom of Information Information Commissioner Information Rights Tribunal Kevin Boorman Oscus Richard Heritage Rocklands

Hastings Harbour proposal: Anne Scott and Peter Chowney offer differing views

Anne Scott, Chair of Old Hastings Preservation Society, gives HOT’s Chandra Masoliver her views on the Hastings Harbour proposal, raising important questions about local democracy and the relationship between the local council, the county council, the developers and ourselves, the electorate. Following this, Chandra continues her ongoing dialogue with Peter Chowney, leader of the council, about the harbour development.

Posted 06:54 Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Anne Scott Area of Natural Beauty Chandra Masoliver Department for Business Foreshore Land Trust Foreshore Trust Hastings Half Marathon Hastings Harbour proposal HBC Planning Department John McDonnell Kevin Boorman Local Enterprise Project Old Hastings Preservation Society Peter Chowney planning Robert Tressell Rock-a-Nore Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Hastings Harbour: Complacency could be dangerous.

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Posted 12:29 Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Chandra Masoliver Department for Business Harbour Development Hastings Harbour Quarter Ltd. Kevin Boorman Lucy Phillips Mick Stanley Paul Stanley RX134
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