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Doc Of The Bay

The Smuggler pub at Pett Level, which has been shut for the past two years, will not re-open. Following a successful planning application for change of use, made by Hastings GP Dr Craig Namvar and determined by Rother District Council…
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Historic High Streets: Another Regeneration Fund For Hastings Town Centre

With considerable media fanfare the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced last Saturday that a £95m regeneration fund is being released to “revitalise” historic high streets in 69 towns and cities across England. One of those 69…
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Dealing With No Deal

On 15th November last year the Audit Committee of Hastings Borough Council (HBC) received and approved a report from Simon Hubbard, Director of Operational Services, entitled “Risk Assessment of the No-Deal Brexit” - click here.  The contingency may have seemed relatively…
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Museum Traineeship

Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, in partnership with the British Museum, has obtained National Lottery funds to provide a year-long paid trainee post “for a local young aged 18-24 who may not have thought about a career in museums before…
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Fall Out

Amber Rudd’s Departure Leaves Electoral Gap For All Parties The decision of Amber Rudd, former Work and Pensions Secretary, to abandon both her ministerial position and her party allegiance has received full coverage nationally over the past fortnight. We add…
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Conduct of Planning Chair

A formal complaint made to Hastings Borough Council by local environmental activist Chris Hurrell concerning the conduct of the chair of the planning committee of Hastings Borough Council, Cllr Alan Roberts, in hearing Sheikh Gulzar’s application for permission to erect…
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