Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven’t realised the regulations have shifted.

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Audience celebrates best Hastings Musical Festival finale ever

‘Best Finale ever’ was the audience reaction to concert which brought this year’s Hastings International Musica Festival to its close at the White Rock Theatre on Saturday night.

Police news

Cars damaged in 'deliberate' St Leonards fire

Police have re-issued an appeal for information after a number of cars were deliberately set alight in St Leonards earlier this month.

Little Common full-back Louis Walker closesly pursues Eastbourne Town wide player Zach Kieran.

Common beaten by higher grade Eastbourne

After three consecutive 2-0 victories, Little Common Football Club lost by the same score against higher grade opposition tonight (Tuesday).

Sarah & Duck at White Rock Theatre

CBeebies favourites Sarah & Duck in Hastings

The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.

Theatre and Comedy
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The happiest days of your life on stage in Teechers

Older children will enjoy a trip to the White Rock Theatre in Hastings on Wednesday March 28 to see Teechers.

Theatre and Comedy
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Popular street food festival to return to Hastings Pier

Hastings Pier is gearing up for spring and summer by extending its opening hours, and announcing the return of popular Street Food Festival, aPIERtite.

Anthea Ring hugging David Nicholson the moment she found out the identity of her father, Patrick Coyne

COUNTY NEWS: Stamp saliva solves 80-year mystery of abandoned baby on Downs

Saliva from a stamp has unlocked the 80-year-mystery of a baby abandoned on the South Downs: who were her parents?

Adam Clarke comes home to win the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon. Picture courtesy Roberts Photography

Half marathon champ fulfils promise to grandparents

Adam Clarke said he had fulfilled a long-standing promise to his grandparents after winning the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon on Sunday.

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Step inside the Easter egg factory...

Have you ever wondered where Easter Eggs come from? Tim Worsnop tells the mouth watering story of one factory that produces literally millions of them every single year. Welcome to chocolate heaven!

Zachary Allen (far right) with other candidates at the Rotary Young Chef of the Year Regional Finals 2018 SUS-180320-110254001

Talented Young Chef Zachary has ‘a real future’ in catering industry

A young chef from St Leonards, who made it through to the Regional Finals of the Rotary Young Chef of the Year competition was judged to have a promising future whipping things up.

What The Ivy in The Lanes is set to look like inside

COUNTY NEWS: The Ivy unveils plan for its first Sussex restaurant

Exclusive restaurant The Ivy is set to open a base in The Lanes this spring, and has today given a glimpse of what to expect when it opens its doors.

Time to check out the gardening tools

Top tips for waking up your garden

Green-fingered Brits are being urged to use the first few days of spring as the perfect opportunity to begin waking up their garden and embark on a new growing adventure.

Clocks go forward

Don’t lose sleep when the clocks change - adjust to the new time zone in 3 simple steps

The clocks spring forward on Sunday, March 25 at 1am.

Sussex’s readiness for nerve agent attack on agenda

Sussex’s readiness for nerve agent attack on agenda

Following a nerve agent attack in Salisbury top police officers in Sussex are due to be questioned about how prepared the county is to cope with a similar attack.

Revision guide

Four top tips to wrestle with revision and win!

The Easter break is almost upon us and tens of thousands of teenagers facing their GCSEs and A-level exams in the coming months will be using this time to get their heads down and revise.

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Sounding better than ever Kim Wilde brings tour to town

Pop princess Kim Wilde released new album Here Come The Aliens this week ahead of her visit to Hastings next month.

Amber Rudd MP and Huw Merriman MP took a team of local delegates to meet Roads Minister Jesse Norman, to discuss improvements to the A21. SUS-180319-154225001

MPs and local delegates make the case for A21 improvement

Huw Merriman and Amber Rudd took a delegation of 16 local representatives and stakeholders to Parliament to meet Roads Minister Jesse Norman MP last week.


COUNTY NEWS: Warning after Alabama Rot case confirmed in Sussex

Dog owners have been advised to be vigilant after a new case of a ‘very rare’ disease was confirmed in Sussex this week.

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Sisters in music are united in charity gig

South Coast Sisters, which showcases local women in music, have announced their first event for Friday April 20 at Blackmarket VIP in Hastings Old Town.

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