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Arson at the Labour Party building: a personal response

Hastings Online Times writer Erica Smith gives her reaction to the fire at the Hastings and Rye Labour Party office.

Posted 10:16 Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 In: Point of View Tags: Bohemia Road Ellen Draper Centre Labour party

Caroline Lucas to launch local Greens’ election campaign

Caroline Lucas, the Green Party MP, will return to Hastings in late March to launch the party’s local election campaign in which the Greens will stand candidates in all wards. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:35 Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 In: Politics Tags: Caroline Lucas Green Party Julia Hilton Kim Forward Labour party Old Hastings

Solar Panels in the Country Park – ecology or politics? III

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) passed a resolution at the Cabinet meeting on 7 January to spend up to £80,000 investigating whether to install three solar farms, two in Hastings Country Park and one in Upper Wilting Farm in Crowhurst. In this third interview HOT’s Chandra Masoliver asks Kay Green, publisher, bookseller and blogger, her opinion of this proposal, and the public’s reaction to it. Kay is a active member of the local Labour Party, currently helping to set up the Labour Women’s Forum to increase the party’s involvement with local and community-based campaigns.

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.

Lessons from withdrawal of harbour proposal

The harbour proposal in Rock-a-Nore has been withdrawn – but different parties have different versions of how that happened, how Hastings Borough Council handled the proposal and whether it has a robust enough policy to distinguish between future proposals which would be detrimental to the town and those which would benefit it. All these issues came to the surface at the Cabinet meeting last Monday. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 22:00 Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Hastings Harbour Quarter Julia Hilton Labour party Mayor Nigel Sinden Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Simon Hubbard UNESCO World Heritage Site

Walk-in Centre campaigns continue to raise concerns

This week has been a busy time for people concerned about the potential closure of the town centre walk-in health centre. All week there have been campaigners getting signatures for the Labour Party-supported petition, on Friday 21 September Amber Rudd MP is holding a meeting at Sussex Coast College Hastings, and on Saturday 22nd at 1pm there will be a get-together outside the Walk-In Centre for people to show their support for keeping the service in the town centre. HOT’s Erica Smith gives us an update.

Posted 11:30 Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd conservatives Erica Smith Health Centre hypocrisy Labour party nhs Peter Chowney petition Walk-in

Hastings harbour proposal : Electoral impact?

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver talks with Chris Hurrell, local campaigner and Labour Party member, about the Hastings harbour proposal, his experience of dealing with Hastings Borough Council (HBC), democracy and the recent borough elections.

Labour candidates prepare to make a stand

The Labour Party has selected all its candidates bar one for the elections to Hastings Borough Council in May. Following a series of minor boundary changes in several wards, councillor posts will be contested in all 16 of the town’s wards.  Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 15:58 Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 In: Local Elections 2018 Tags: Jeremy Corbyn Jonathan Lee Labour party Maya Evans Nick Terdre Paul Barnett
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