Press Releases week beginning 03 December 2018
Hastings Youth Council celebrates 20 years
Hastings Youth Council celebrated their 20th anniversary on 1 Dec 2018 at a special meeting at the town's White Rock Theatre. The event was attended by the Mayor, Cllr Nigel Sinden, Deputy Mayor, Cllr James Bacon and ward councillor Leah Levane. Founder members and current members of the youth council discussed the youth council manifesto as well as mental health and homelessness issues and the impact on young people. The afternoon was completed with food and fun activities.
Mayor of Hastings, Cllr Nigel Sinden said,
"What a pleasure it is to see Hastings Youth Council reach their 20th anniversary. Over the past few years I have followed our youth council closely, and I have been privileged to join in on occasions. These engaged young people will form the backbone of our town's future. I look forward to seeing them as they continue to make their mark on Hastings!"
Tribunal win for Hastings council
Hastings Borough Council won an appeal against a financial penalty it imposed on landlord Keith Worsley of Vicarage road for failing to improve his rented property as directed.
Andy Batsford, lead councillor for housing said,
"This shows the council will use all the enforcement options available to it. It is very pleasing to see the tribunal supported our approach"