Christmas lights on the beach
Dear Home Secretary, Fairy lights are on the trees and the lamp posts in the town centre, and the coloured lights are appearing in the shops and the windows of everyone’s houses, but these lights are the ones people of Hastings took to the sea-front, as a farewell message to the families who drowned in…
Give the spirit of summer – whatever the time of year!
How many years of Jack in the Green? On the back of Keith Leech’s superb and lavishly illustrated record of Hastings’ biggest annual festival, he writes “It is now 25 years since the revival of the Hastings Jack in the Green in May 1983”. My daughter was a teenager, I think, when I first took…
All Hart and no Information?
Sally-Ann Hart MP still doesn’t understand how the asylum system works
So, Sally Can Wait…
Sally-Ann Hart thinks hungry families can wait
No, no, no, no … Yes!
Sometimes, it’s a good idea to stop and check whether the planning department have had a GOOD idea.
I feel like doing a bit of roaring
Hastings Town Centre Post Office has gone. The building is still there, with its Mercury heads on the window capitals presiding sadly over empty space. There was some talk of turning it into a Nandos. Oh good. We need another restaurant. We campaigned, we argued, we persisted – our MP, Amber Rudd, presided over a…
Robert Tressell didn’t have Broadband
So, my mobile phone went squiffy and a couple of days later the phone-lines went down, leaving me the choice of the sort-of functional computers at the children’s library or life off-line. The worst thing was, after a few days of it, the temptation to try and get news from mainstream TV.