Straw bale visitor centre has been worth the wait says council leader

He concedes it has been a 'long, slow process' but Hastings Borough Council (HBC) leader Peter Chowney says he is pleased the council stuck with its plans to build the new Hastings Country Park visitor centre out of straw. The project that will have cost in excess of £700,000 when it is complete will be, "...a... Continue Reading →


Hastings manufacturer making its mark in China

People who have experience of working on the shop floor ultimately make better bosses according to Gary Stevens, Managing Director of Hastings' success story Focus SB. Mr Stevens was the latest local business leader to met with Peter Chowney who is not only leader of Hastings Borough Council but is also Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate... Continue Reading →

‘It’s just not fair’ Chowney backs critical CAB report branding system ‘not fit for purpose’

Britain's welfare system is failing the most vulnerable in society according to Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Hastings Peter Chowney who says a report just published by East Sussex Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) proves the point. Speaking in the wake of the publication of the report called It’s Just Not Fair, Mr Chowney says many of... Continue Reading →

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