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Retail Reopening

Council Given Fund To Maintain Social Distancing Shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics; plus tailors, auction houses, photography studios and indoor markets will all be permitted to reopen on 15th June, subject to completing a prior ‘risk…
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Potholes, What Holes?

On 18th May East Sussex County Council issued a press release declaring that East Sussex Highways (ESH), the agency responsible for upkeep of the county’s roads “have been pulling out all the stops to keep the county’s roads in tip-top…
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Decisions, decisions

On 18th March Hastings Borough Council, meeting in full session, agreed urgent new rules to allow its recently appointed (and wholly unelected) Managing Director, Jane Hartnell to make “emergency” and “urgent” decisions when councillors were unable to meet. • Emergencies…
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Covid Conundrum

Why hasn’t Hastings gone viral? As of last Wednesday 13th May, according to Public Health England (PHE), 45 people resident in the borough of Hastings had tested positive for coronavirus since the beginning of March. That’s per 100,000 population, the…
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Last Orders

By Emma Harwood At this time of year pubs, venues, cafés and restaurants should all be enjoying the boost in trade brought by warmer weather and the Easter and May bank holiday weekends, while looking forward to a season of…
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Lockdown Delinquents

Local residents around Linley Drive, Hastings, report that gangs of children aged between 9 and 17, the majority of whom are believed to be those of Optivo tenants in the area, have been congregating regularly at the playground at the…
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