Hastings Observer Column 6 January

Homelessness is one of the great social injustices. We must do all we can to protect those at risk of sleeping rough and those already living on the streets.

Xmas Card winner meets MP

On Wednesday 14th December, Stevie Harlow from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School visited the House of Commons to meet the MP for Hastings and Rye, Amber Rudd.

MP Opens Conquest Coffee Shop

Last Friday, Amber Rudd, the MP for Hastings and Rye visited the 1066 Café and Bakery at the Conquest Hospital in Hastings to officially open it after weeks of renovations.

MP’s Christmas Tree-t

Hastings & Rye MP Amber Rudd dropped into a Christmas tree festival in All Saints’ church in Hastings Old Town on Saturday (17th December).

The event was held to help raise funds for the Two Towers Trust, the charity which supports the two mediaeval churches in the Old Town.


At the third meeting of the High Speed Rail Working Group, Amber Rudd MP and Huw Merriman MP heard how Network Rail will present options in the New Year to reduce journey times between London St Pancras and Rye, Hastings and Bexhill by nearly 40 minutes.

Amber visits Royal Mail in Hastings

Royal Mail Press Release

Amber Rudd MP visited the Hastings Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season’s greetings to its hardworking staff.

Hastings Observer Column 9 December

There are few institutions as important to us as the NHS. It’s not just what we rely on in an emergency or when we’re sick, it is also a central part of our national character.

Rail Services E-Newsletter

Our area needs fast and reliable rail services to supercharge its regeneration and open up greater opportunities for local people.

Local MPs Welcome Southern Rail Passenger Compensation

Local MPs, Amber Rudd and Huw Merriman, have welcomed the Government's announcement that constituents who have had to endure months of poor performance on Southern rail are to be repaid the equivalent of a month's travel for the disruption caused to journeys.