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Priory Meadow exploring ‘attractive’ options to replace BHS

Priory Meadow Shopping Centre is exploring ‘attractive’ options for replacing BHS after the retail giant closed its Hastings store for good on Saturday (August 20).

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Shoppers bagging a bargain in the last day sales at BHS in Hastings. Photo by Michael Parmley SUS-160822-120500001

Shoppers grab bargains as Hastings BHS closes

Shoppers made the most of the closing day sales as BHS in Hastings shut its doors for the last time on Saturday (August 20).

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Sales plummet at Asda. JuliusKielaitis / Shutterstock.com

Sales plummet at Asda after worst quarterly performance on record

Asda has reported its worst ever fall in quarterly like-for-like sales, underlining the mammoth task facing new boss Sean Clarke as he attempts to lure back shoppers from the discounters.

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The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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Broadway baker sets up in town

A cake designer who has worked for the stars on Broadway is setting up a workshop in Hastings.

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Michael and Rachael Linton with the Medieval Mosaic in the Crypt Gallery of St Mary in the Castle

World-record steel mosaic of Bayeux Tapestry in Hastings

A 64-metre long steel mosaic replica of the Bayeux Tapestry from New Zealand on display in Hastings opened to the public on Saturday (August 13).

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Ark Little Ridge Primary Academy pupils cut the ribbon to reopen the nearby Tesco Express with Amy Jennery, Lesley Smith, Dan Fitzhugh and Jonny Miller from the store. SUS-161208-112738001

Refurbished St Leonards Tesco celebrates with school donation

A refurbished Tesco in St Leonards celebrated its relaunch with a donation to a nearby primary school.

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Eastbourne to Ashford trains reinstated

Trains from Eastbourne to Ashford was reinstated by Southern Rail today (Thursday, August 11), as union members go back to work after going on strike.

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Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd, pictured with former rail minister Claire Perry last year

MPs welcome rail strike suspension to allow ‘vital’ talks

MPs welcomed the early end of this week’s strike saying it is ‘vital’ an agreement is made as commuters have ‘suffered enough’.

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Bexhill Railway Station was empty this week with no trains running during the strike

Campaigners blast ‘totally unacceptable’ rail strike

Rail campaigners described this week’s strike as ‘totally unacceptable’ and blamed the government for not taking control of the situation.

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Hastings Borough Council officers have suggested a number of ideas to revitalise the fishery

Plan to boost Hastings fishery approved

A plan to spend £800,000 of prospective EU money on revitalising the fishery was approved on Monday (August 8).

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Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd, pictured with former rail minister Claire Perry last year

1066 country MPs call for talks to end rail dispute

The MPs for 1066 country called on Southern Rail and the union to come to an agreement to end the dispute causing this week’s strike as commuters have ‘suffered enough’.

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View towards St Leonards on Sea from Hastings Pier.
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Town named as creative hotspot

Hastings is a hotspot for thriving creative industries according to a new report.

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Amber Rudd opens The Peer Collection kiosk on Hastings Pier.

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MP officially opens handmade jewellery kiosk on town’s pier

Amber Rudd visited the pier on Saturday (July 30) to officially open a kiosk selling handmade jewellery and wooden products.

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Monks Walk was closed because of the crash. Photo by Guy Fraser-Sampson SUS-160808-123518001

Hastings woman ‘seriously injured’ in crash

A Hastings woman is seriously injured and man is in a ‘critical but stable’ condition after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car yesterday (Sunday, August 7).

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Southern rail strike begins with no trains between Eastbourne and Ashford

Southern rail strike begins with no trains between Eastbourne and Ashford

The five-day strike by Southern Rail staff began today (Monday, August 8), causing chaos for 1066 country commuters as none of its trains between Eastbourne and Ashford are running.

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Martin Copland

Q&A with Martin Copland

The first thing to consider when someone is working for you is their employment status

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Andrew Mathias

Why LPAs are so important

Have you thought what would happen if you or your partner lost mental capacity?

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An example of work completed by Ace Joinery Solutions

The Ace in the pack for all your joinery needs

Ace Joinery Solutions South east offer a complete range of Joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.

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A scene from the Sunset Screenings trailer

Sunset Screenings returns for the summer

The De La Warr Pavilion is delighted to announce the return of its free outdoor family cinema – Sunset Screenings – once again generously sponsored by McPhersons Chartered Accountants.

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