Hastings Observer Column 21 July

On Monday the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, announced an additional investment into schools in England of £1.3billion to support the transition to a new fairer national funding formula due in April 2018.

School Ambassadors meet local MP

Hastings support charity, Education Futures Trust, took Learning Ambassadors from 6 schools to visit the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday 12th July.

Carole Dixon, Chief Executive of the Education Futures Trust said:

St Leonards Post Office Consultation

A consultation is now open on proposed changes to The Post Office in St Leonards.

Under the proposal, the Crown Post Office would be refurbished and a newsagent selling stationery, confectionery and tobacco would be incorporated into the existing premises.

A brighter future for local fishermen

On Monday, the UK began the process of leaving the London Fisheries Convention which gives vessels from five European countries access to our fishing waters.

Hastings Observer Column 23 June

It is difficult to take in the full horror of the tragedy which took place at Grenfell Tower last week. Every memory of survivors or emergency responders adds harrowing new details to this truly awful event.

MP Visits Brede School

On 16th June, Brede Primary School welcomed Amber Rudd, the Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye.

Hastings Observer Re-Election Statement

It is an enormous honour to have been elected for a third time to serve and represent you as your Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye. It was extremely close with the final result only reached after a recount requested by Labour.