Join the fun at May Day Fair

Bexhill Old Town’s annual May Day Fair takes place at Barrack Hall Park on Bank Holiday Monday (May 7), 11-4pm.

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TV’s Salvage Hunters is heading to 1066 country

The award-winning Quest TV and Discovery Channel show Salvage Hunters, is heading to Sussex to record a special edition of the programme.

Some of the young ladiies who attend Kadaondong school SUS-180424-091826001

Educating girls about ‘unmentionables’

Back in the day the Victorians referred to underwear as ‘unmentionables’, but those days are long gone and the Rotary Club of Senlac’s Yellowmen are not so coy with the title of their latest fundraiser that’s set to help educate young girls in a region of Kenya, namely the Knickers Project.

Creative fun at Makers Den SUS-180418-122504001

Free creativity club for kids takes a different approach to being arty

A new, free after-school creativity club, launched last year, is inviting local primary school children to join them.

Ted and Cynthia Swift who celebrate 75 years of marriage on April 24, 2018 SUS-180417-155554001

Couple told wartime wedding wouldn’t last... ‘It’s been 75 years so I think we’ve done alright’

When Hastings residents Ted and Cynthia Swift married in Sevenoaks on April 24, 1943, sceptics said it wouldn’t last but 75 years later they can safely say those pessimists got it ever so slightly wrong.

Some of the members of The ParkinSongsters choir SUS-180417-115122001

The very pleasant British habit of tea and cake follows choir’s concert

Those who enjoy an afternoon of uplifting music, with an aside of tea and cake, should head down to St Leonards for the ParkinSongsters annual Spring concert at St John’s Church Hall, Brittany Road, St Leonards, next Monday (April 23), 3-4.30pm.

Animalia event at Jerwood Gallery, Hastings. SUS-180904-122035001

Creating art and happy memories

A special Family Day for those supported by Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, held at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, has been hailed as a great success.

Barbara Sage (centre) celebrates her 100th birthday with family, friends and staff at Crest House care home SUS-181104-151025001

Barbara has a ‘marvellous time’ at 100th birthday party celebrations

A St Leonards on Sea resident has celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends.

Westfield Spring Show invitation

Westfield Spring Show invitation

Westfield Horticultural Society’s Spring Show will be held at Westfield Community Hall this Saturday, April 14.


Easter Bunny Hop raises £1,229

Nearly two hundred adults and children hopped down to St Michael’s Hospice for the annual Easter Bunny Hop last Saturday (March 31) and helped raise more than £1,200 for the charity.

Bluebell Ridge resident Ben who is looking for his furrever home. SUS-181004-112130001

Purrfect fun at cat charity’s quiz night

Animal lovers are invited to put their general knowledge to the test at the Bluebell Ridge, Cat Rehoming Centre’s Quiz Night at Walkers Cocktail Bar, Robertson Street, Hastings on Tuesday, April 24, at 7pm.

Hastings and
St Leonards
Society host
Open Meeting

Hastings and St Leonards Society host Open Meeting

An Open Meeting will be hosted by the Hastings and St Leonards Society at the Priory Square Building of the University of Sussex, Hastings on Thursday, April 19, at 6.30pm.

Morning of fun and song
to raise cash
for charity

Morning of fun and song to raise cash for charity

Local singing group Friends Unlimited present a morning of fun and song at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Bohemia Road, on Saturday, April 14, 11am.

Steve Medhurst and Steve Haffenden taking part lin ast year's Prudential Ride London-Surrey for The Sara Lee Trust SUS-180304-114606001

Appeal for cyclists to get on their bikes for London-Surrey challenge

Local charity, The Sara Lee Trust, is appealing for cyclists to set their wheels in motion and help raise vital funds by taking the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 challenge on Sunday, July 29.

Clare Summerskill, Mary Benton and Jan Cutting at the Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance LBGT history event. SUS-180304-102423001

Rainbow Alliance LBGT history event

Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance held a History Event at Manor Barn, Bexhill last Saturday, March 31.

Bluebell Ridge resident Lily, who is looking for a new home. SUS-180304-095929001

Fun Day raises egg-cellent £1,170

Cat lovers enjoyed an egg-citing Easter Fun Day at Bluebell Ridge Cat Rehoming Centre last Saturday (March 31).

Daniel enjoying having his hair cut for the first time at Holly's salon SUS-180328-173513001

St Leonards’ cutting edge salon is autism friendly

A St Leonards hair salon has become autism friendly and is holding a raffle to support Autism Awareness Week.

Tracey Kane with her medal after completing the Hastings Half Marathon 2018 SUS-180328-132822001

Runners raise £1,525 for charity

A local group of runners raised hundreds of pounds for a local charity when they ran the Hastings Half Marathon on Sunday, March, 18.

Alexandra Park Greenhouse SUS-180327-111634001

Greenhouse given full charity status

Alexandra Park (Hastings) Greenhouse Group have announced that they have been awarded full charity status and can now move forward with plans to restore the last remaining greenhouse in the park for community use.

Bluebell Ridge resident Smirnoff who is looking for a new home SUS-180327-101148001

Easter Fun Day for all the family

An invitation is extended to young and old to hop on down to the Easter Fun Day, which is being held at the Bluebell Ridge Cat Rehoming Centre, Chown’s Hill, Hastings this Saturday (March 31), 11-2pm.

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