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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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

GE2019: Sally-Ann Hart

The Magisterial Candidate The newly selected Conservative candidate for Hastings & Rye is chairman (sic) of Bexhill and Battle Conservative Association and has represented the ward of Eastern Rother (the parishes of Camber, East Guldeford, Iden, Peasmarsh, Playden and Rye…
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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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News

Labour Roots

HIP’s political editor, Alan Bolwell, reports from a Labour Party drive in the key marginal of Hastings and Rye East Sussex College, Hastings played host to a local Labour Roots Rally last Saturday as the party starts to mobilise its…
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