Politics

GE2019

As the General Election approaches, the hustings are bustling, sleigh-bells ring in the distance, and spectres of Christmas past, present and future loom long over the upcoming winter - the time has come to place a vote and elect a…
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Arts

Photohastings – Part 1

By Mia L  Photohastings is a creative photographic umbrella, with a self-initiated remit to develop creative and cultural opportunities for photographers in Hastings and St Leonards. Photohastings – Part 1 is the first of a month long exhibition, which features…
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Politics

GE2019: Paul Crosland

Targeting 365 Votes Amber Rudd’s majority over Labour candidate Peter Chowney at the 2017 general election was just 346. The three other candidates, Nick Perry of the Liberal Democrats, Michael Sheridan of UKIP and independent Nicholas Wilson all lost their…
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Politics

Perry Sauce

If you’ve paid close attention to the past elections in Hastings and Rye you may have noticed the recurring appearance of Liberal Democrat candidate Nick Perry. He’s the one that looks a bit like Master Chef judge John Torode.  Perry…
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Politics

Trust The People

There was a noticeable silence at the anti-Brexit march in Brighton over the Labour Party’s conference weekend. All the commotion was at the front headed by prominent Remain supporting MPs, Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry, as the rest of the…
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Politics

The Space Between Us

By Patsy Solankski  Regarding Leave versus Remain, I don’t think that insulting someone’s IQ or calling them stupid helps one iota. A very clever, emotive and devious propaganda machine was used to separate this country, and it’s been extremely effective.…
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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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