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University of Brighton speaks out over rail timetable changes

The University of Brighton has today raised serious concerns regarding the potential impact of proposed timetabling changes to services on Southern Railways’ Coastway East services.

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

A primary school in Hastings has turned around an ‘inadequate’ rating to be deemed outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.

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Starter for sixteen quiz night is a great success for Pestalozzi charity

Pestalozzi Village was buzzing with brain activity last Thursday (November 24) when it hosted its Annual Charity Quiz Night.

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Helenswood gymnasts sweep board in competition

A team of 31 students from Ark Helenswood Academy returned home from the annual Sussex Schools’ Sports Acrobatics and Gymnastics Competition with a haul of 50 medals - including 22 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze.

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Hastings council leader: ‘Expansion interests from another university’

Another university has expressed ‘informal interest’ in expanding into Hastings and continuing the campus, according to the council leader.

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Hastings university plans criticised but college is confident

Many including the council and the union have criticised the plans to close Hastings’ university campus but the college believes it will not be a ‘step backwards’.

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Mary’s house let it go with Disney themed fun day enjoyed by all....

A special Disney Day event was recently held at Mary House, Martha Trust, Hastings.

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Students look to the future at Ark 6th Form

Visitors from the local area received a warm welcome at Ark 6th Form East Sussex’s Open Evening earlier this month.

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Students’ union ‘disappointed’ by Hastings university plans

The students’ union is ‘disappointed’ by the plans for the Hastings university campus saying it will continue to ensure their voice is heard.

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Plans revealed for new Hastings ‘university centre’

No university staff or courses would stay in Hastings according to plans for the new ‘university centre’ released this afternoon (Thursday, November 24).

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27/9/2016 (RS) real life

Danielle Thomas (23) from Cosham, suffered significant and overnight sight loss and applied for a Guide Dog called Neisha a Labrador. 

Pictured is: Danielle Thomas with her 5 year old Labrador Neisha.

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Blind Association Information Day

Hastings and Rother Voluntary Association for the Blind is holding an Information Day on Tuesday November 29 at 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards, from 9.30am - 4pm.

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Young chefs stir it up at Sussex Coast College

Six young chefs from local schools put their culinary talents to the test at Sussex Coast College, Hastings to compete in the Rotary Club of Senlac’s Young Chef of the Year competition.

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Piece of cake for Pudsey Fairlight Nursery helps Children in Need

Children from Fairlight Nursery baked cup cakes and took part in other activities last Thursday to raise money fro the Children in Need Appeal.

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Delight over academy’s first Ofsted report

Delight over academy’s first Ofsted report

An academy’s first Ofsted report has been described as “a delight to read”.

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Students bake for two good causes

Year 10 Students from Frewen College at Northiam ran a successful charity coffee morning raising £680 to be split jointly between Demelza Hospice Care for Children and Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Approval for hundreds of homes on former St Leonards school site?

Permission to build up to 210 homes on a former secondary school in St Leonards could be given at a planning committee meeting on Wednesday (November 16).

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Community sports initiatives in Hastings and Rother up for awards

Two schemes which promote sport and physical activity in Hastings and Rother are in the running for accolades in a Sussex-wide awards scheme.

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Talented kids are Born 2 Perform..

Lacey Theatre Arts will present their annual showcase entitled Born 2 Perform at St Peter’s Community Centre, Bexhill Old Town, next week.

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Protest against the closure of University of Brighton's Hastings campus in May. SUS-160514-140759001

Hastings university bosses ‘made up their minds’ as consultation ends

Bosses at the university campus in Hastings have been accused of making up their minds already as the consultation on its future ended on Sunday (October 30).

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New principal appointed for The St Leonards Academy

A new permanent principal has been appointed head of a St Leonards secondary school.

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