Christmas News
Santa Claus to consume a staggering 10,290 mince pies in Hastings this Christmas

Santa Claus to consume a staggering 10,290 mince pies in Hastings this Christmas

Santa’s famous red suit will be straining at the seams this Christmas thanks to the generosity of boys and girls in Hastings.

religion and belief
East Sussex pantomimes and Christmas performances: Everything you need to know

East Sussex pantomimes and Christmas performances: Everything you need to know

With plenty of Christmas plays and pantomimes taking place all across Sussex this winter, here is our guide to what is going on nearby so you can grab tickets for the whole family.

theatre
Hastings Christmas Spectacular 2018 – here’s all you need to know

Hastings Christmas Spectacular 2018 – here’s all you need to know

Christmas will well and truly arrive in Hastings town centre next week.

religion and belief
Reindeers set to fly into Hastings Aquarium for festive fun

Reindeers set to fly into Hastings Aquarium for festive fun

This Christmas is set to be the most magical yet for Hasting’s aquarium, as reindeers are going to make a special visit.

religion and belief
Stillborn charity to help bereaved parents over Christmas

Stillborn charity to help bereaved parents over Christmas

Hastings Sands will be holding its annual Lights of Love service for bereaved parents to reflect during the difficult festive period.

religion and belief
First Christmas tree festival to support historic churches

First Christmas tree festival to support historic churches

A group in Hastings has found a rather Christmassy way to raise funds for the restoration of two historic churches.

Community
PICTURES: Appeal over headless Santa

PICTURES: Appeal over headless Santa

A store that staff claim is the ‘most decorated shop in Hastings’ is appealing for help for their headless Santa.

Local
Show you care this Christmas

Show you care this Christmas

Bored of all the same old cards in the shops? Charlotte Pearson talks to a Hastings woman doing things differently.

religious event
Hundreds enjoy Hastings’ Christmas ice rink launch

Hundreds enjoy Hastings’ Christmas ice rink launch

Hundreds of fun-loving skaters got a special treat as Hastings’ Christmas ice rink was launched with a feast of festive music and snow showers on Friday night (November 25).

Local
Get into the festive spirit with your local newspaper

Get into the festive spirit with your local newspaper

December is fast approaching and we want you the reader to help us mark the festive season in style.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for