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Hefty bill for HBC following pier appeals

Contesting and settling a claim for loss of business when it closed the pier for safety reasons in 2006 has landed Hastings Borough Council with a bill well in excess of £1 million. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 06:31 Friday, Nov 2, 2018 In: Local Government Tags: Appeal Court Chris Hurrell Community Builders FoI HBC Nick Terdre Peter Chowney pier Ravenclaw Social Investment Business Foundation Stylus Supreme Court

Friends of Hastings Pier regroup

A people’s movement to save the People’s Pier has been launched. The overriding priority for the new Friends of Hastings Pier is to ensure that the pier remains in community hands. HOT’s Nick Terdre, himself a supporter of the campaign, reports.

Council loses appeal over pier compensation

Hastings Borough Council has lost its Supreme Court appeal against the ruling that it is liable to pay compensation for business losses suffered when it closed the pier for safety reasons in 2006. However, it says it “retains the moral high ground” after judges decided on a more sympathetic interpretation of the Building Act 1984. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 23:48 Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Building Act Court of Appeal Hastings Borough Council Nick Terdre pier Ravenclaw Stylus Sports Supreme Court

Born-again pier set to open in spring 2015

Preparations for demolishing the damaged buildings on Hastings pier and restoring it to its former glory are well under way, and the born-again pier should be ready to open its doors to the public by spring 2015. Deepraj Shrestha reports.

Posted 14:50 Monday, Dec 16, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: David Spooner Deepraj Shrestha Hastings Pier Ravenclaw Simon Opie
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