A 23-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run incident involving a 13-year-old boy .
THE HEADTEACHER of Helenswood School said that converting to academy status would help raise the aspirations of students and propel the school towards outstanding status.7 comments
Milliner Caroline Morris has supplied hats to department stores around the globe since launching her own label in 1996.
A 16-YEAR-OLD girl who sparked a police search after going missing from the town centre has turned up safe and well.
FAMILIES in need of a holiday will benefit from the use of a caravan on the Combe Haven Holiday Park this summer donated to the ABCFund by Frankie Fernando.
Television presenter Lorraine Kelly is calling on people in the South East to support a 1,000-mile cycle tour celebrating the extension of walking and cycling routes.
Some of London's most recognisable street signs, including those which have stood in Downing Street and Abbey Road, have fetched thousands of pounds at auction in West Sussex.
A timber foreman will have his body waxed in front of shoppers at a Kent retail centre to raise funds for a national children's charity.
Police are hunting for a fugitive who has absconded from prison in Buckinghamshire and carried out a string of robberies.
Options for a new River Thames road crossing include a scheme that would pass through "environmentally sensitive areas" and could cost as much £5 billion, the Government revealed.
ONE half of artistic duo the Chapman Brothers introduced youngsters to their weird and wonderful world at a creative workshop today (Saturday).
WHEN Amir Nasir arrived in St Leonards from Poland almost 10 years ago, he could never have imagined he would end up being a custodian of English law. The former hospital radiographer left Gdansk in 2004 to find a better life for him and his family.
THE BISHOP of Brighton and Arundel will be the guest of honour at a special church service on Sunday to mark the joining together of two parishes.
The eighth annual running of the Hastings Runners Five Mile Race took place this morning (Sunday).
Firefighters demonstrated road safety tips to students at St Leonards Academy this week.
Three forgers have been jailed for what police believe is the largest ever plot to make fake pound coins in the UK, some of which may still be in circulation.
A heartless conman who fleeced more than £170,000 out of a string of women he met on a website for "sugar daddies" has been jailed for seven years.
Health chiefs are appealing to children still unprotected against measles to sign up to an in-school vaccination drive before it ends.
The mother of a "supremely courageous and inspiring" British soldier who died as he protected the lives of his comrades in a battle with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has spoken of her pride after accepting his posthumous Victoria Cross (VC).
Experts found "very strong evidence" of burnt human skull remains at the home of the man accused of murdering April Jones, a jury has heard.
THE HASTINGS of today is almost unrecognisable in the portrait painted by the FT’s Elizabeth Rigby in an interview with our MP Amber Rudd (page 10).2 comments
Welcome the new (Dutch) king! As a strong Euro believer I thought I would never say this; but as the crisis has finally hit the West-European countries big time, more Germans, Dutch and others want the Euro to go.
I FEEL the view expressed by Mr Roscoe (Letters, May 10) needs to be challenged, despite his aversion to ‘ping pong’.1 comment
REGARDING the objections to the JD Bar becoming a lap-dancing club, while I have no wish to see such a club in town, I cannot help but feel for the current owners.1 comment
MAY I thank the people of Hastings for their support and participation in this year’s Hastings Traditional Jack-in-the-Green.
THANK you for your editorial regarding Ms Amber Rudd’s interview with the FT saying that our MP should ‘talk up’ the Hastings image, a phrase which under Mr Blair used to be called ‘spin’ (Observer, May 3).2 comments
Question: “I was approached out of the blue by someone who wanted to buy my company. What should I do?” Mike
Two local organisations have won a contract to relaunch Locate East Sussex, the one-stop shop designed to attract new business investment in the county.
In recognition of their outstanding contribution to the success of the firm, solicitors Cara Sheppard, Jamie Salvidge and Debra Frazer have accepted invitations to become partners in leading East Sussex law firm Gaby Hardwicke.
Question: “I thought I was doing quite well but now my boss has criticised my work. I’m shocked and don’t know what to do next.” Sarah
ONE year on Hastings Foodbank has fed thousands of people in crisis and demand is rising all the time, writes
Keanu Reeves has revealed he made Man Of Tai Chi because "it was a story he wanted to tell", but admitted directing wasn't easy.
Russia is investigating an alleged vote theft at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Simon Cowell has added former Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland and Latin artist Paulina Rubio to the judging panel of the US version of The X Factor.
Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber's on-off relationship appears to be on again, after they were caught on camera sharing a kiss backstage at the Billboard awards.
Comedy writer Eddie Braben, the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise, has died at the age of 82, his manager said.
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