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Local MP Welcomes Further Investment in Town's Businesses

Hastings and Rye’s local MP, Sally-Ann Hart, has this morning (4 August), welcomed the announcement of £5 milllion in Government funding to support the local manufacturing sector and the restoration of the old Observer Building.

MP's Welcome Acceleration of Safety Upgrade to A21

The group of MPs whose constituencies lie along the A21 have welcomed a new decision by Highways England to bring forward by five years comprehensive plans to upgrade safety along the route.

Local MP Welcomes Eat Out To Help Out Scheme in Hastings and Rye

Hastings and Rye’s Local MP, Sally-Ann Hart, has welcomed the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme, which will give people in Hastings and Rye up to 50 per cent off their bills in restaurants, cafes and pubs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August.

MP Joins Local Group in Mask Making Effort

Hastings and Rye’s local MP, Sally-Ann Hart, joined the St Leonards Makers last week to help with their mammoth effort to make face coverings and masks for local hospitals including The Conquest, Rye and Bexhill.

Local MP Welcomes Additional 114 to Sussex Police Force

Local Hastings and Rye MP, Sally-Ann Hart, has welcomed the announcement that Sussex Police has been bolstered by an additional 114 officers since the Government launched its major recruitment drive in September 2019.

Local MP Welcomes Funding for Local Food Charities

Food aid charities in the South East were awarded £287,629 in government funding to help local people struggling to get food as a result of the coronavirus crisis. As a result, over 433,000 meals have been provided for people in need in the South East.

Local MP: "Are you Hastings and Rye's Best Small Shop?"

Local MP for Hastings and Rye, Sally-Ann Hart, has asked small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the successes of small shops and the central role they play in their local community, particularly in response to Covid-19.

Local MP Welcomes Rise in School Funding for Local Schools

Local MP for Hastings and Rye, Sally-Ann Hart, has welcomed the recent data being published by the Department for Education which shows that per pupil funding for all schools in Hastings and Rye will rise on the previous year.