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Local decorators give a ladder up to lifeboat station with beach clean

Staff from the Brewers Decorator Centre were joined by their families and customers to take part in a beach clean in the Old Town on Sunday July 8.

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Stunning weather for Pirate Day

It is Pirate Day in Hastings today and the weather is looking glorious.

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Fascinating history of overlooked Old Town back street is revealed

An enthusiastic group of local people have been working hard to put an Old Town back-street on the map.

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Councillors answer call from Asda to take part in litter pick

Local councillors answered the call when Asda Community Champion Wendy Border decided to organise a local litter pick in the Silverhill area.

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Bomb disposal hero remembered

Three hundred and fifty poppies, one for each of his counterparts who lost their lives in World War Two, graced the launch of a book dedicated to a local bomb disposal hero,

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Former West Ham star Marlon is ambassador for the Food Mission

Premiere League football star Marlon Harewood is the latest to lend his support and backing to a local charity which helps feed homeless and needy people.

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Residents reassured that playground will re-open

Cllr James Bacon and Cllr Dany Louise of Old Hastings Ward met up with local residents and Cllr Andy Batsford to visit the Optivo maintained Boyne Road Playground to discuss the recent vandalism to the play area surface, which has resulted in it being closed until this has been repaired.

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Conspiracies talk in the Old Town

Local Hastings Paranormal researcher Malcolm Robinson will present three thought provoking and controversial lectures in one when the next meeting of the Hastings branch of Strange Phenomena Investigations (SPI) takes place in the Cinque Ports pub, All Saints Street on Saturday July 21.

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Pirate Day fun events will support local lifeboat

The local RNLI Fund Raising Society has planned some fun events to coincide with Hastings Pirate Day on Sunday July 15.

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Scouts clean up litter from beach and support the Seaview Project

Members of St Leonards based 9th Hastings Scout Group took part in an organised sponsored litter pick hike to raise money for the Seaview Project.

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Friends of Conquest Summer Fete success

The Friends of Conquest Hospital raised an amazing £3,000 with their summer Fete last Saturday.

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Young adult carers are in need of support as they face big challenges

The Young Adult Carers (YAC) group of unpaid carers aged between 16 and 25, from the Hastings and Rother area, are in training to tackle The Gauntlet Games in Brighton on Saturday July 14.

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Catsfield sets sail for crazy summer boat race

The annual Catsfield Boat Race took place on Sunday July 8 with a record 18 boats turning out for the occasion.

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Boost for horse rescue charity

Brownbread Horse Rescue, Ashburnham, was overwhelmed to receive a donation of £665 to help with its work in providing unwanted horses and ponies with a home,

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Chance to view historic shipwreck Amsterdam and learn her story

Buried beneath the beach at Bulverhythe rests the most complete wreck anywhere in the world of a Dutch East Indiaman - the Amsterdam.

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Free Beach Concert will start Carnival Week with a bang and support good causes

The traditional Carnival Week curtain-raiser concert weekend is celebrating its 30th anniversary on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 of July.

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Aimee takes a bite out of Big Apple during New York art scholarship

Aimee Lyon, a Foundation Art and Design student at Sussex Coast College, recently returned from New York after successfully winning a place on a two-week scholarship at the New York Studio School.

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Roger goes live on air to promote Pirate Day

Hastings Pirate Day organiser Roger Crouch recently went on air to promote the big day which is happening this Sunday July 15).

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Community Choir present a summer concert

The Melodians Choir will be holding their second Summer Concert on Saturday July 14 at 7pm at St Perter and St Paul Church, Parkstone Road, Hastings.

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Old Town gardens open for hospice

Always a favourite during the St Michael’s Hospice Open Gardens season is the delightfully quaint collection of gardens in Hastings Old Town.

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