Will Amber run? Speculation shows no sign of abating

Will she or won't she? Hastings MP Amber Rudd continues to tease the political establishment, the media and her constituents on whether or not she intends to be a candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party when Theresa May eventually stands down. Ms Rudd has said the she is, ‘not supporting anybody at the... Continue Reading →

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Britain’s suffering seaside towns need urgent help, says Lords report

Disadvantaged seaside towns like Hastings face massive problems, requiring urgent government action, according to a hard-hitting House of Lords report published last week. In response to the report Hastings Borough Council (HBC) leader Peter Chowney, who is also Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Hastings, said: “Hastings suffers from poor transport links, poor health outcomes, high... Continue Reading →

Council’s cash boost to help the homeless

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) has led a successful bid to the government for money to help reduce homelessness across East Sussex. It applied for a grant from the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Accessing the Private Rented Sector initiative on behalf of Eastbourne, Lewes, Rother and Wealden Councils. The project will work with... Continue Reading →

Fighting the Battle for young Britain

Nick Perry stood as a parliamentary candidate in Hastings and Rye for the Liberal Democrats, when he saw a photograph of local youngsters taking part in the recent pro-Brexit demonstration he says he was 'sad and disappointed' and worries that, 'we have failed these young people...' Writing today in the Lib Dem Voice he shares... Continue Reading →

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