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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

The role of Hastings’s White Rock Theatre is to be considered in a review being undertaken by the council, as the current management team’s contract comes to an end. And the public will have a say in its future. 

Posted 10:30 Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: Cllr Kim Forward Hastings Borough Council HQ Theatres & Hospitality Kevin Boorman Toby Sargent White Rock Theatre

Saving our legendary lifeboat II

This is the second part of HOT’s Chandra Masoliver‘s interview with Dee-Day White and John ‘Tush’ Hamilton, timed to coincide with the film showing and concert this Friday 20 January at St Mary in the Castle, raising funds for the restoration of the former Hastings lifeboat, the ‘Cyril and Lilian Bishop’, known as the ‘Lily Bish’. (See link below for Chandra’s first article.)

Posted 13:42 Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Chandra Masoliver CPL Transport Dee-Day White Dunkirk Ghost of Dunkirk Harmony One Jiggery Pokery John Tush Hamilton Kevin Boorman Now and then Priscilla McBean RX Shanty Men Simon Evans st mary in the castle The McBean and Bishop's Trust

Ombudsman upholds Rocklands complaint

The local government ombudsman has upheld a complaint about Hastings Borough Council’s handling of developments in the Rocklands caravan park, but acknowledges that the council has taken action to improve its procedures. Meanwhile the Save Ecclesbourne Glen group has again resorted to the Information Commissioner to get a proper Rocklands’ site plan from the council. Nick Terdre reports.

HBC ordered to disclose Rocklands document

When Save Ecclesbourne Glen (SEG) group requested documents which they believe will throw light on the causes of the landslip at Rocklands Caravan Park in the Country Park, Hastings Borough Council refused to release some of them. However, SEG’s complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has been upheld and the council has now supplied the withheld documents. Nick Terdre reports.

Labour councillor refuses to step down after failing to declare interest in letting scheme

Labour councillor Kim Forward refused to step down as lead member for housing at the last full council meeting after Tory group leader Rob Lee said she had “deceived” the council by not declaring an interest in the Letstart Letting scheme. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:25 Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016 In: Politics Tags: Kevin Boorman Kim Forward Nick Terdre Rob Lee

Battle of Hastings mosaic goes on display

A marvellous recreation of the Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Battle of Hastings has gone on display at St Mary in the Castle, after being transported halfway round the world from New Zealand. The recreation, a steel mosaic, also includes historical sections missing from the famous tapestry. Nick Terdre went to view it. Photos by Tracy Hobden, Hastings Borough Council.

Posted 20:17 Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Battle of Hastings bayeux tapestry Edward the Confessor Fulford Gate Guinness world record Harald Hardrada Hastings Borough Council Kevin Boorman New Zealand Nick Terdre Peter Cocker William
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