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Amber supports Fairlight Playgroup and Nursery

Last Saturday (26 November), Amber Rudd, Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye, visited Fairlight Village Hall for a fundraising event to support the Fairlight Playgroup and Nursery. 

MPs reach end of line with rail unions

Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye, and Huw Merriman, MP for Bexhill and Battle, today expressed their frustration with the decision by members of the ASLEF train drivers union to strike over the introduction of Driver Only Operated trains on the Southern Rail network.

Amber tracks progress of community rail partnership

Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye, attended the Annual General Meeting of Marshlink Community Rail Partnership (CRP) last Friday in Rye town hall, and was joined by Kevin Barry, who works for Sussex Community Rail Partnership as the Marshlink line’s development officer; Andy Harrowell, Communit

Amber finds bargains at Frost Fair

Last Friday, Hastings and Rye MP, Amber Rudd, went to the St Leonards Frost Fair on Kings Road. She met with Chris Connelley and Charles Stewart, former and current chairs of the St Leonards Town Team respectively, and Anton Burton, Kings Road Market Coordinator.

Amber enjoys art competition

Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye, was invited again to judge the second annual art competition generously organised by the Lakshmi Mahal restaurant in St Leonards with assistance from teachers of Christ Church Primary School.

Hastings Observer Column

Today (Friday 25 November) is White Ribbon Day which highlights the global movement to put a stop to violence against women and girls.

In the UK, 1.3 million women are victims of domestic abuse every year and, in 2014-15, 81 women were killed by a current or former partner.

Local MP receives Patchwork Foundation award

Last Wednesday, 2 November, the Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd was invited to attend the Patchwork Foundation’s MP of the Year Awards in the Houses of Parliament to receive the Conservative People’s Choice Award.

St. Leonards Academy students quiz MP

Sixty-four students from years 7, 8, 9 and 10 at The St. Leonards Academy visited the Houses of Parliament last Thursday (3 November) for a workshop with Parliament’s Education Service.