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 →

What tourism really means to 1066 Country

The economic significance of the tourist industry for the local area was underlined this week with the publication of new figures. Kevin Boorman, manager of 1066 Country Marketing, the private/public sector partnership responsible for tourism marketing in the area, says that figures just released by Tourism South East for 2018 show that the total value... Continue Reading →

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