THE day maternity was centralised at the Conquest, May 7, doctors and midwives witnessed the highest number of births in any one day since the beginning of April.
DANCE company Morris Offspring are set to explode onto The Stade with a modern take on an old folk tradition, and break with all stereotypes.
THE NUMBER of young people in Hastings and Rye claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) is at its lowest level since 2008.
A PROJECT to conserve Old St Helen’s Church, parts of which date back to the time of the Battle of Hastings, is now complete.
A MAN who was found with thousands of indecent images of children in his possesion has been jailed.7 comments
WIDENING of the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury could reduce journey times along that section by 69 per cent by 2032 according to the Highways Agency.5 comments
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.
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.11 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.
NINE-YEAR-OLD Kayley Aggas , a pupil at Silverdale School, was one of the winners of a competition to name the county council’s fleet of gritters.
RADIATOR Arts is launching a new weekly art club at St Clements church hall in the Old Town.
ONE HUNDRED year eight students at the St Leonards Academy had the chance to find out about a career in the creative industries at an informal event.
FEARS are mounting for the safety of 13-year-old Jack Perriman who is missing from his home in Hastings.
CHILDREN at Silverdale Primary School raised more than £1,600 for charity with an activity day. The fundraising event was in aid of children’s charity the NSPCC.
A TEENAGE girl has disappeared after being seen with two young men in the town centre.
GYPSY flamenco group Tekameli brought the heat of the Mediterranean to The Stade on Saturday evening (May 18).
A TEENAGE boy was punched in the face by robbers before they stole his wallet and mobile phone.
ORGANISERS of Hastings Beer and Music Festival are offering a chance for a charity or non-profit organisation to promote their cause and raise awareness at this year’s upcoming event in July.
A RISE in the number of complaints about street drinking and begging has prompted police to launch a crackdown.
A TEAM of greenfingered volunteers rolled up their sleeves to kick start work on a £10,000 scheme in Alexandra Park.
A COUNCILLOR who works as a landscape gardener is continuing to branch out at the town hall after being elected mayor for a second year.1 comment
ST MICHAEL’S Hospice is encouraging people to plan for their last days during a national awareness week dedicated to tackling the taboo subject of death.
THE CABINET for Hastings Borough Council was annunced at this week’s annual council meeting.
A GROUP of patients with a chronic bowel condition have formed a local patient panel which is to host its first open meeting.
THE SKY is the limit for Kimberly Marie Freeman who has hit the ground running since moving to New York City four years ago to pursue a career in acting.
AN Olympic medallist visited William Parker Sports College last week.
TEKAMELI, a Gypsy flamenco group that hails from France will be giving its first ever UK performance at The Stade Open Space tomorrow (Saturday).
ONE half of artistic duo the Chapman Brothers introduced youngsters to their weird and wonderful world at a creative workshop today (Saturday).
A FATHER and son from Australia flew all the way from Down Under to 1066 Country to find out about their Hastings family history.1 comment
A GROUP of street pastors from Hastings raised money for charity by walking 21 miles across the 1066 Countryside Walk on Bank Holiday Monday (May 6).
A LONG standing publican has stumped up £3,000 to prevent time being called on the popular Hastings free beach concert event.
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 annual Hastings Borough Bonfire Society Ladies Wot Walk will be held on Sunday (May 19), staged from West St Leonards to Hastings Old Town.
DOORSTEP recycling of glass, improving derelict buildings and tackling street drinkers were due to be outlined as priorities for the council last night.
THE DRIVER of this lorry carrying cement became unstuck when it toppled over onto a garden.3 comments
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SHOPPERS perused stalls on the Stade Open Space at today’s Hastings 1066 Market.1 comment
A BUSINESSMAN is using his free time to offer mentoring support for young peoplewanting to set up their own business.
THE CONSERVATIVE party in Hastings has pulled out of all future cabinet meetings saying they presence is a waste of time.
A DEVASTATED young mother has told of her trauma at having to give birth in the back of her car on the busy Queensway road just days after the controversial NHS maternity changes.10 comments
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.
A WOMAN has spoken of her devastation over plans to change a support service in town for people suffering from mental health problems.
Vandals damaged four cars over the weekend.
A BUSINESSWOMAN spoke about running a business to a group of year 10 students at Robertsbridge Community College.
CHARITY Association of Carers has been announced as the winner of the ASDA St Leonards “Nominate a Cause” campaign.
AN organisation in 1066 Country is helping unemployed young people in Hastings gain the valuable skills and experience they need for paid employment.
A LEADING bookmaker has made Hastings rank outsiders to take the City of Culture title in 2017 infuriating council leader Jeremy Birch.7 comments
MORE than 260 pledges have now been made by businesses and employers for the Own Grown initiative.
A GROUP of kickboxers from Hastings are heading to Morocco to train with disadvantaged young people.
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