Debenhams holds event for cancer charity

Debenhams store in Robertson Street, Hastings, is holding a fund raising event for the ‘Look Good Feel Better’ charity, which help women with cancer.

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Brothers chalk up 124 years in Winkle Club

Old Town brothers Dee Day and Kenny White have been members of Hastings Winkle Club for an incredible 124 years.


Project sees pupils learning about rail safety and independent travel

School children from Hastings and Rother are among 7,000 youngsters in the south east to benefit from rail safety and information sessions.

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Tractors take part in run for hospice

St Michael’s Hospice would like to thank Chris Forman and his partner Danielle, for their continued support in raising funds for the Hospice through their incredibly popular Tractor Run.

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Jodie receives top Scouting award

Jodie Bennett, aged 23, from Bexhill was the proud recipient of a Queen’s Scouts Award.

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Health receptionist brings smiles to patients with colourful displays

A receptionist working in Hastings Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is creating themed displays for a waiting area to be enjoyed by staff, families and visitors.

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How an early photographer caputured the town for posterity

This week, in his ongoing series, Ion Castro takes a look at the work of well known local photographer F S Mann.

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Most diverse Carnival Court ever

Hastings Old Town Carnival made history at East Hastings Angling Club last Sunday by selecting its most diverse carnival court ever.

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Hastings hosts world crazy golf championships again

Players of any ability are invited to enter this year’s World Crazy Golf Championships at Hastings Adventure Golf on June 9 and 10 the competition.

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Food mission on the ball as it teams with former England football star

Former England and Newcastle football star Rob Lee has signed up to support local charity Dom’s Food Mission.

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Ponies pull to help historic church

Seventeen churches in four communities in two hours and 45 minutes – that and a vital boost for a church building fund was the achievement of a sponsored horse carriage drive.

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Kids play area closer to having new equipment thanks to Tesco grant

A children’s play area at Combe Valley is closer to getting new inclusive equipment after bagging a £2,000 Tesco Bags of Help community grant.

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‘Geriatric Jogger’ to run in London Marathon for Prostate Cancer UK

Brian Basham, who is 75 this year, from Crowhurst, will be joining the fight against prostate cancer by running this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon for Prostate Cancer UK.

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When the tramway ruled supreme

A golden age when trams and trolleybuses provided the main transport network in Hastings and Bexhill has been brilliantly re-evoked in a new hardback book.

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Gardens in Hastings and Rother will open for St Michael’s Hospice

St Michael’s Hospice Open Garden 2018 season is just around the corner. It starts with a visit to eight beautiful gardens in Winchelsea on Tuesday May 1.

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Rare discovery of seahorse on Bexhill beach

Two local children made the rarer discovery of a seahorse on Bexhill Beach.

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Belgian delegation arrives to hear about St Leonards housing project

A group of 20 representatives from the Belgian Housing Authority, Zonninge Kempen were in St Leonards on Monday to learn about an energy advice and housing improvement project.

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Nominate a bus driver for award

Local bus company Stagecoach is inviting passengers to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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John presented with silver winkle for his outstanding service to club

John ‘Uckle’ Helsdown was presented with a silver winkle when Hastings Winkle Club held its AGM at the Fishermen’s Club last Sunday.

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Taking off from a Hastings airfield

We continue Group Captain Peter Holland’s memories of growing up in Hastings.

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