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Labour council leader Jeremy Birch dies

Jeremy Birch in better times wearing a Labour rosette

A COUNCIL leader has died after being in a coma.

8:32pm Wednesday 6 May 2015

Room on Hastings pier named after late council leader Jeremy Birch as memorial announced

Room on Hastings pier named after late council leader Jeremy Birch as memorial announced

A ROOM on a pier will be named after a council leader who died suddenly last month.

10:11am Tuesday 9 June 2015

‘A man who was admired by all’

Jeremy Birch

TRIBUTES have poured in following the death of a long-serving and respected councillor.

1:00pm Friday 8 May 2015

Colourful tribute to inspirational council leader

A colourful tribute to former Hastings Borough Council leader Jeremy Birch has been unveiled.

A COLOURFUL tribute has been paid to a popular council leader who died last year.

5:07am Thursday 28 July 2016

Labour holds power in Hastings

Labour tightened its political grip on Hastings Borough Council, snatching three seats from the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats.

12:00pm Friday 3 May 2002

Councillor calls for Hastings to become first solar powered town

In his latest blog, Councillor Jeremy Birch, leader of Hastings Borough Council, explores the possibility of transforming Hastings into a solar-powered town.

8:13am Friday 12 August 2011

Was Hastings Pier insured?

Was Hastings Pier insured?

The fire-ravaged Hastings Pier may never be rebuilt if fears it was not insured prove true.

9:58am Wednesday 6 October 2010

Hastings Tories 'defying wishes of voters'

A new council cabinet is entirely true blue Tory - despite more than half of voters choosing other parties The Conservatives got just 9,530 of a possible 62,083 votes at the elections on May 1.

10:16am Friday 16 May 2008

Labour striving to turn the tide of Tory blue in Sussex

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with Gill Furniss, whose husband Harry Harpham died from cancer, and who won the by-election to replace him in the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough parliamentary constituency.

LABOUR leaders are refusing to get carried away with better than expected council election results as they try to fight back against the sea of Conservative blue in Sussex.

5:11am Saturday 7 May 2016

Labour hold council seats of tragic death councillor after by-election

Labour hold council seats of tragic death councillor after by-election

LABOUR has retained the seat of former leader Jeremy Birch at both East Sussex and Hastings Borough elections.

10:07am Friday 10 July 2015
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