Free energy advice could save local people hundreds of pounds

Citizens Advice 1066 will be helping people in Hastings and St Leonards slash their energy bills by up to £300 as part of a series of special events for Big Energy Saving Week, which starts on Monday January 22.

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Rail firm to provide better user support

Govia Thameslink Railway is introducing sets of innovative rail travel access aids to support passengers who need help with communication, such as those who are hard of hearing or have language or learning difficulties.

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Peter gains top award as Lifeguard Club makes annual presentations

Peter McCarthy was singled out for the Presidents’ Award when Hastings and St Leonards Voluntary Lifeguard Club held its recent AGM.

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The 2012 Hobby Horse Festival parade and party in Peoples Park.
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Saddle up hobby horse in aid of the hospice

St Michael’s Hospice Riding Club is holding a Hobby Horse Gymkhana on Sunday January 21 in memory of Jill Chinnery.

Dress Up Your Dog Day at The True Crime Museum, Hastings.

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Canine suspects join line-up at True Crime Museum

The True Crime Museum opened its gates to some very special criminal canines on Sunday January 14.

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Pub celebrates its Scottish heritage

The Albion pub in the Old Town is celebrating its long-standing Scottish links by holding a Burns Night celebration on the traditional date of January 25.

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Run Hastings Half in aid of local family support charity

Local families charity Education Futures Trust (EFT) is looking for people to take on the challenge of the Hastings Half Marathon in March to help raise funds for them.

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Rotary boost for Bexhill Burners BMX Club as they seek to expand

Sidley based Bexhill Burners have had a welcome start to the new year after receiving a cheque for £400 from Bexhill Rotary Club to assist with their development plans.

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Traditional Wassail is taking place

The Great Escape (previously the Royal Oak) at Rye Foreign is hosting its annual traditional ceremony of wassailing the apple trees on Saturday January 13 from 5.30pm.

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Go yellow to help support hospice

St Michael’s Hospice is inviting friends, families, nurseries, local groups, schools, colleges and businesses throughout Hastings and Rother to help them to raise awareness of the services they provide by taking part in this year’s Yellow Week, which runs from Monday February 5 - Sunday 11.

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Winkle Club hands out awards at Annual Supper

The Hastings Winkle Club marked the start of its 118th year as a local charity by holding the traditional Annual Supper at the East Hastings Angling Association.

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Maia shaves head for cancer charity

Seventeen year old Maia Giles, from Netherfield, had a New Years Day head shave to raise £870 for Cancer Research UK.

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Clinic staff fill hampers to support two local homelessness charities

Staff from East Sussex Children’s Integrated Therapy and School Health service at Ore Clinic donated Christmas hampers to local Hastings and Rother homelessness charities.

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Who’s up for cocktails at my care home asks ex club owner Cherie?

Cocktails were flowing at a Hastings care home bringing back special memories for former nightclub manager and 72 year old resident Cherie Pasch.

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Dog owners get free museum visit

Dog owners are being invited to bring along their pet to get free entry to the True Crime Museum at White Rock.

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School supporting the Food Mission

A local Primary School has joined forces with Dom’s Food Mission to help fly the flag for the charity which helps provide meals for the homeless and struggling local charities.


Keep fit and enjoy New Year ramble

Battle Ramblers has recently published its new Walks Programme for January to March 2018.

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12th Night Wassail celebration at the Stag

The Stag pub in All Saints Street, Hastings Old Town, is hosting a traditional Wassailing ceremony on Saturday, January 6, from 7.30pm.

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Residents counting on your vote to help improve children’s play area

A local children’s play area has been shortlisted for funding under the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Jenny retires after 36 years’ service at local opticians to ring out bells

After 36 years service as an optometrist with a local practice, popular Jenny Saunders is ringing the changes.

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