De La Warr director is new chairman of tourism group

The man in charge of the De La Warr Pavilion has been revealed as the new head of a group which promotes tourism in Hastings and Rother.


TRAVEL NEWS: Accident causing delays

An accident in Newhaven this morning is causing delays.

A junior doctors' strike at Worthing Hospital earlier this year

Doctor strike suspension a ‘huge relief to thousands of patients’

The Patients Association has welcomed the news from The British Medical Association today announcing an end to the planned series of junior doctor strikes.

BHS Stores last day in Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-160408-084656008

BHS to return as online shop

Retailer BHS has announced plans to relaunch online.

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Junior doctors on the picket line earlier this year outside Chichester's St. Richard's Hospital

Junior doctor strikes called off

The British Medical Association has announced a suspension of further junior doctor strikes across England.

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Major engineering works are causing disruption

TRAVEL NEWS: Rail disruptions continue

Replacement buses continue to be in place along the coastal line because of major engineering works all weekend.

Travel news

A27 full closure tonight at Polegate

Drivers are being advised that a section of the A27 at Polegate will be fully closed for repair work tonight, Saturday, September 24.

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TRAVEL NEWS: Rail delays expected all weekend

Major engineering work this weekend will see services to and from London Victoria disrupted on both Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25.

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BHS shut in Priory Meadow on August 20

Petition for Primark to replace BHS in Hastings

Nearly 1,400 people have signed a petition in 24 hours for Primark to replace BHS in Hastings after it closed down last month.

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(Left to right) Stuart Paine of BBM Sustainable Design Ltd, John Davis of BD Foods Ltd,  Lee Vockins of Westridge Construction Ltd and Cllr Peter Chowney. Photo by Hastings Borough Council

Hastings food firm’s new factory supported by council

A new factory for a local food supplier has been invested in by Hastings Borough Council in a bid to increase jobs in the town.

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Southern Railway

Hastings campaigners question rail timetable shake-up plans

Hastings rail campaigners question much of the proposed train timetable changes which are described as ‘negative’ and ‘retrograde’.

Road accident

UPDATE: Westfield biker and Ticehurst man hospitalised after A21 crash

A Westfield biker and a Ticehurst driver were taken to hospital after a crash on the A21 near Hurst Green yesterday evening (Tuesday, September 20).

A Vauxhall Corsa ended up in a ditch after a crash on Gillsman's Hill, St Leonards. Photo by Martin Wilson SUS-160921-173612001

UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital after St Leonards two-car crash

Two people were hurt with a woman taken to hospital after a crash involving two cars in St Leonards this morning (Wednesday, September 21).

Craig MacMenigall, 37, of Bexhill Road, St Leonards, died after a crash with a lorry on August 12. Photo by Dan Jessup

Campaign to reduce road fatalities puts spotlight on A21

The dangerous nature of the A21 is coming under the spotlight again through a scheme aiming to have no road deaths in Europe tomorrow (Wednesday, September 21).

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Glovers House at the Bexhill Enterprise Park

Three-month leases available at business sites

Companies can now get top quality new offices in Bexhill and Hastings on ‘ultra-flexible’ terms in a pioneering move to address the Brexit market.

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Southern train

Multiple award nominations for railway operator

Southern Railway has been shortlisted for a number of awards including ‘passengers matter’ despite months of delays and cancellations.

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Sussex Food and Drinks Awards 2015 at the AMEX. Sally Gunnell SUS-160609-191018003

Public urged to vote in this year’s Sussex Food and Drink Awards

The public is being asked to choose its favourites from the finalists of six categories of the Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017.

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Morrisons launches checkout promise

Supermarket chain chain Morrisons has today made a “checkout promise” that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue.

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Creating a better feel for the town centre

A bid to turn Hastings into a Business Improvement District aims to provide ‘a better feel for the town centre’.

Isaac Kirby-Dunkley, 18, and his brother Otis Kirby-Dunkley, 22, walked from London to Worthing in frustration at constant train delays

COUNTY NEWS: Rail chaos sees brothers walk 60 miles home from London

Two brothers frustrated by the unreliability of Southern Rail services have walked 60 miles home from London.

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