For everyone living and working in the Old Town
Stay informed

Stay up to date on everything that's happening in the Old Town: click here to download the latest Parish News.

Keep in touch with your committee's decisions  by reading the minutes of our latest meeting here.

Report Street Problems

roadupClick here to go to East Sussex Highways, where you can report problems such as potholes, broken paving slabs and blinking street lights.

Isabel Blackman Centre: Success!

To celebrate the progress with the purchase of the much loved Isabel Blackman Centre building there will be a Photo Call at 1.00 outside the Centre in Winding Street on Wednesday 14th October. You can read a press release about this, and more about the building, by clicking here.


East Sussex fire and rescue

Residents will be aware that HOTRA have been pressing EAST Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to purchase smaller size fire appliances since 2003. It was a surprise to learn that West S.F.R.S. had failed its Home Office inspection in every area. Currently there is a small working group at Bohemia Road looking at our request. HOTRA is convinced that our firefighters should have the best possible range of equipment to help them to do their job.


Your residents' association held its annual general meeting on September 16th. To comply with Covid-19 social distancing guidelines, it was a much quieter and more sober affair than usual, with only the committee and two prospective new members attending. You can read the minutes of the meeting by clicking here.

HOTRA Subscriptions
In early January our New Year newsletter will be delivered to every Old Town letterbox. This time it will include a form to urge you pay your subscriptions. These have been increased to £15 per person – the first increase in 10 years.
Your councillors

If you live in Hastings Old Town, your Borough Councillors are James Bacon and Dany Louise. To email James click here  or Dany here. You can contact your East Sussex County Councillor Tania Charman by clicking here.  For regular updates on what is happening in the Old Hastings Ward, as well as information on upcoming events, please visit and 'like'  James' Facebook page.

Hastings Old Town Residents Association

East Hill House
13 Tackleway
East Sussex
TN34 3DE

CHAIR: Vacancy

01424-437069 —