Creative Industries

New figures out last week revealed that the UK’s creative industries are now worth £84.1 billion per year to the UK economy, generating nearly £9.6 million per hour.

Climate Change

Last week, I visited St Mary Star of the Sea School and talked with the school assembly about climate change and the international action being taken to prevent it. It was fantastic to see how engaged with major global issues our local school students are.

Rye Community Shop bounces back

Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye, was delighted to cut the ribbon on Friday 29 January marking the launch of Rye’s new Community Shop located very conveniently at 41 Cinque Ports Street, a few yards from Rye Railway Station.

Climate Change Heats Up - St Mary Star of the Sea School visit

Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings and Rye, was delighted to attend St Mary Star of the Sea School on Friday 29th January to recount to the school assembly what happened at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP 21 (Conference of the Parties) in Paris...

What does it mean to be British?

One of the questions I often discuss when visiting our local schools and meeting our young people is what it means to be British and how we can learn about what it is that binds us all together as a nation.

Hastings Observer Column 20 January

Broadband and mobile connectivity are becoming increasingly important in our everyday lives. As the amount of tasks we do online increases we need digital infrastructure which is fast, reliable and readily available.