Investment in the simple and obvious, the innovative and interesting…

Last year The Seaview Project based at the Southwater Centre in St Leonards was deemed to have made such an impact on the community it serves that it was one of only eight national winners of a GSK/Kings Funds Impact Award in 2018. The awards are made to voluntary sector organisations which are seen to... Continue Reading →


Floating islands combat blue green algae

As part of Hastings Borough Council’s (HBC) commitment to improving the quality of water flowing through and contained in Alexandra Park, a floating island has been installed in Shornden Reservoir. Colin Fitzgerald, lead councillor for environmental services said this week: “The skilfully constructed island is like those installed in the lower park three years ago. The... Continue Reading →

Five year playground refurbishment plan

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) is starting a five year programme of refurbishment to the play spaces within the town and the first phase of the work is scheduled for completion by the end of March this year. The spaces which are scheduled for work are: Waterside Close Play Space Alexandra Park larger Play Space Redmayne... Continue Reading →

Biffa bin collections start this summer

A new contractor has been appointed to provide waste, recycling and beach cleaning services in Hastings and will replace the existing contractor from the end of June this year. Existing contractor Keir Environmental Services is ending it's contract with Hastings Borough Council (HBC) early and the new arrangements have been negotiated by a Joint Waste... Continue Reading →

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