Seafront display is disappointing

Hastings Observer letters
Hastings Observer letters

From: Nick Marshall, All Saints Street, Hastings

Over the years I have often marvelled at the creativity of the HBC gardening team and their work on the seafront flower beds but, alas, it would appear that either lack of funds or lack of imagination, or both has led to an incredibly boring and hugely disappointing display along the entire seafront.

Our rejuvenated fountain which had so much debate regarding the centre piece has become the most boring and ugly array of almost grey foliage.

Come on Hastings, this is one of the focal points for our tourism industry – right in front of the tourism office!

Travel to Eastbourne or Brighton, or almost any other seaside resort and you will see a brighter display.

If you wish to attract more tourists to boost the local economy, surely this is one way in which to provide a memorable experience.

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