COUNCIL bosses have applied for more than £175,000 of European funding to help Hastings tackle climate change.
At a cabinet meeting on Monday, councillors voted unanimously to submit a bid for the cash so it can be used towards projects in Hastings designed to reduce carbon emissions and save energy.
The money is from a project called Future Cities: Urban Networks to Face Climate Change, set up by the European Union (EU) to allow cities and towns in the UK and north-west Europe cope with the predicted impacts of such change.
These include making building more environmentally friendly and energy efficient.
One example has been the eco-retrofitting of a Victorian property in Cambridge Gardens, making it more environmentally sustainable.
The project was carried out by the Hastings Trust and some of the money came from the Future Cities project.