Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Christmas steam train on track to visit Hastings

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Lorraine Clarke, executive principal of Ark Blacklands, celebrating with her pupils. SUS-160612-095813001

School shakes off special measures to be rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

Education
Cllr Andy Batsford and Cllr James Bacon outside Blacklands Academy with members of the school council petitioning against dangerous parking. SUS-161130-092319001

Hastings parents and children’s campaign against dangerous parking

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Driver suffers ‘medical episode’ in St Leonards bus crash

News

Miss Hastings is vying for crown

News

Major delays expected as fresh Southern rail strikes begin today

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Southeastern new smart card ‘a total waste of money’

News
Sussex Police's Christmas drug and drink drive crackdown SUS-160612-105234001

Police arrest 35 motorists in first five days of Christmas crackdown

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Lewes MP Maria Caulfield said the Government needed to do more to solve problems on the Southern network (photo from Parliament.tv). SUS-160512-163833001

Southern Rail ‘becoming a national crisis’

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Harry Stannard on the ball for Hastings United against Dorking Wanderers on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings and Common set for Tuesday night action

News
Action from Bexhill United's 5-3 defeat away to Lingfield on Saturday. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill see 3-1 lead turn into 5-3 defeat in epic contest

Sport
Chi City are looking forward to a home tie against Buckland / Picture by Kate Shemilt

FA Vase draw: Chichester City and Eastbourne Town discover next opponents

Local
Football round-up

Non-League Sussex: Super sub Thompson saves the day, Heath make it 17 in four and an un-bear-lievable decision

Local

Common go top after dramatic 4-3 victory

Sport

Hastings lose out in see-saw contest

News

Early bird entry offer for half marathon in Bexhill

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United take on title-chasing Dorking

News

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Offbeat
Ian Shaw at Rye Jazz festival's December concerts

From gospel to keyboard wizard for Rye concerts

Music
Jay Phelps Quartet presented by Jazz Hastings SUS-160512-122054001

Jazz for December with top quartet led by Jay Phelps

Music
Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

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