Children get new play equipment

It will be mud pies, grass cakes and leaf omelettes on the menu for the children at the Fellowship of St Nicholas from now on.

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Ramblers campaign leads to new Battle Kissing Gate

Walkers from Battle Health Walks and Battle Ramblers made an inaugural walk through the new Kissing Gate at Mansers Shaw on a warm spring day last Friday.

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Raise a glass to Rotary Club Ale and Arty beer festival

The curtain goes up on Bexhill Rotary Club’s Ale and Arty Beer Festival at the De La Warr Pavilion this weekend.

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Local law firm Heringtons names Care for Carers as chosen charity

Heringtons Solicitors is delighted to announce it is supporting Care for the Carers as its Charity of the Year.

The law firm has offices in Hastings, Bexhill, Battle and Rye.

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Residents come together to mark one year anniversary of Sophie’s Play Space

A community came together to celebrate the first anniversary of a popular children’s playground,

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Top marks awarded to performers at Hastings Musical Festival

Hastings International Musical Festival has been continuing this week with some stunning performances.

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Stone Age tools found as work on Country Park Centre commences

Stone Age tools have been found at Hastings Country Park during an archaeological monitoring process.

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College appealing for local families able to host international students

Sussex Coast College Hastings is looking for local families to help host international students over the summer.

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Family man with a great love of Hastings hit the heights with the RAF

With the RAF celebrating 100 years of service this year, we pay tribute to Group Captain Peter Holland MBE, who died last March, aged 81.

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Old Town was in the frame in the early days of photography

This week, in his ongoing series, Ion Castro takes a look at some early images of the Old Town.

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Historic document discovery sheds light on the area following Battle of Hastings

An original document has come to light in the Battle and District Historical Society archive which describes the ancient freedoms granted by successive Kings from William the Conqueror onwards to the people of the town of Battle and its Abbey.

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Curtain goes up on Hastings Musical Festival

Hastings International Musical Festival is currently underway and providing an opportunity for talented musicians, singers and dancers to showcase their skills.

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Pestalozzi hosting special event to mark International Women’s Day

Students from around the world will be participating in a forum at Sedlescombe to mark International Women’s Day.

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Sample bush tucker and help solve a crime at College Open Evening

Year 10 students from across Hastings Bexhill and rural Rother will have the opportunity to explore their college options during an Open Evening at Sussex Coast College Hastings later this month.

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Old Hastings House receives care accolade in national award scheme

Old Hastings House has received an award in what are known as the annual Oscars for the care industry.

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Local Scouts heading off to palace to receive special Queen’s Awards

Three local Queen’s Scouts are off to Buckingham Palace in May.

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Ron remembered Popeye took time to encourage local runners

This picture, taken by Bexhill reader Robert Carey at the 2014 Hastings Half Marathon, captures the essence of what much loved local legend Ron ‘Popeye’ Everett was all about.

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Source Park project is shortlisted for national community awards

The Source BMX and skateboard park in the former White Rock Baths has been shortlisted for two national awards from The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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Girls turn their hand to brewing to impress Old Town pub regulars

Two members of the team from the award winning Crown pub in Hastings Old Town, have joined forces with local Brewery Three legs to brew their own beer.

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Amazing icicles! West Hill lift up and running despite freeze

Giant icicles formed in the interior of the West Hill Lift funicular railway thsi week as it opened for the start of the summer season.

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