Council has borrowed millions to play the property market

The property market can bring big rewards but there are big risks too and there are plenty of people in Hastings still unaware that their council has borrowed tens of millions of pounds to be repaid by local council-tax payers over the next 50 years. Do Hastings Borough Council's figures add up and are it's... Continue Reading →

What Hastings needs – better training, better schools, better healthcare, and better infrastructure

It was interesting to read Nick Perry’s recent reflections on the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) figures, which show Hastings deteriorating from the 20th most deprived local authority area in the country to the 13th most deprived, relative to all other local authority areas in England writes Peter Chowney, Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Hastings and Rye.  ... Continue Reading →

Roll-up roll-up town hall for sale!

Here's your chance to bag a property bargain and a bit of Hastings history at the same time. The Old Town Hall, in Hastings Old Town's High Street is on the market. Hastings Borough Council announced this morning that it is inviting expressions of interest from potential purchasers. The Old Town Hall was built in... Continue Reading →

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