A new urban centre recovery fund is to be established to help boost activity in the district’s urban centres of Hastings, Flaxmere and Havelock North.
The COVID-19 restrictions have had a significant impact on retail businesses nationwide and Hastings is no exception.
The challenges will continue in the months ahead and in recognition of this and to support CBD businesses, Hastings District Council is to establish a $150,000 recovery fund to activate and stimulate these centres.
This would support the other investment being made by council into the inner city to through the Long Term Plan to make it an exciting and vibrant focal point of the Hastings district.
First published by Hawke’s Bay App – click here to read the full article.