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Covid Test Rates Fall

According to government figures, coronavirus infection numbers are falling throughout Sussex as well as nationally.  In the borough of Hastings, there were 241 positive tests in the seven days up to 25th July compared to 326 the previous week; in…
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Housing boom

According to data sourced from the house price index by property investment company Yes Homebuyers, residential property prices in the borough of Hastings have risen an average of per year over the past ten years, measured between May 2011 and…
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Southern Water at Bay

A large sewage pipe at Bulverhythe belonging to Southern Water burst last week. According to initial reports, the leak occurred initially on the Wednesday and was partially repaired but, following heavy rain, the company turned on a pumping station to…
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Forward Quits Seachange

Hastings Borough Council leader Kim Forward has resigned from the board of Seachange without apparently putting any successor in ; The company’s articles of association provide for the three councils of Hastings, Rother and East Sussex to hold privileged ‘A’…
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Councillors Clash over Harrow Lane Housing plans: “Ghetto”, “Nimbyism” & “Panama accounts”

Labour and Conservative councillors traded insults at a full (and live) meeting of Hastings Borough Council last week as they debated the council’s plans to build 200 new homes on the site of Harrow Lane playing fields. Leader of the…
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