Eastbourne pier owner sets his sights on Hastings Pier

The flamboyant owner of Eastbourne pier has confirmed today (Tuesday) he wants to buy Hastings Pier.

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Chance to have lunch with TV stars

Gogglebox and Big Brother fans are invited to join Lord Brett McLean’s business and community lunch club this Wednesday.

The magnetic putty which was available on Amazon

Warnings over toy after young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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Campaigners slam ‘soaring’ cost of Hastings and Bexhill road schemes

Projected costs of two road projects have begun to soar, according to environmental campaigners opposed to the schemes.

Izzy Crouch

Open water swimmer launches plastic-free retailer

A Hastings woman has become one of first people in Britain to launch a plastic-free retailer.

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Businesses help boost local tourist attractions with staff motivation

Local attractions like Hastings Adventure golf are getting a boost from businesses using them for team building exercises.

From left to right Cllr Sue Prochak (Rother District Council) Cllr Ian Peacock (Hurst Green Parish Council), Cllr Graham Browne (Rother District Council and Chair or Hurst Green Parish Council), Dan Cavaliere (Balfour Beatty Mott Macdonald) Huw Merriman MP, Felicity Drewett (Highways England) SUS-150608-122236001

MPs continue campaign for major improvements to A21

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd and Bexhill and Battle’s MP Huw Merriman joined forces with Parliamentary colleagues this week to ensure the improvement of the A21 is a key priority.

Peter Chowney

Major fashion retailer closure is ‘disappointing’

The closure of a major fashion retailer in the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre has been described as ‘disappointing’ by the leader of Hastings Borough Council.

Chickens in stampede

Hundreds of chickens die in terrified stampede after military aircraft flies over East Sussex farm

An East Sussex farm has received almost £80,000 from the Ministry of Defence after hundreds of chickens died when terrified by low-flying military aircraft.

The speedwatch group is made up of volunteers

DWP to move its base into offices in Hastings’ Priory Quarter

The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) will be moving into new offices in the town centre this year.

An example of work by Ace Joinery Solutions Ltd

A complete range of joinery solutions

Ace Joinery Solutions SE offer a complete range of joinery solutions for both the commercial and residential markets.
Martin Copland

Are the rules for claiming mortgage interest on rental properties changing?

Question: I have a small portfolio of three rental properties that supplement my employment income.

Priory Meadow shopping centre, Hastings

Major fashion retailer to leave Priory Meadow

A major fashion retailer is set to close its store in the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre later this year, it has emerged.

This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your home

This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your home

Cars pinching your perfect parking space is always annoying, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.

Delays are expected

Guidance for drivers after roadkill report reveals 4,000 animals died in two years

Deers top the roadkill list, with one wallaby on the M1 and a peacock on the A174 also getting a mention following a Freedom of Information request which revealed almost 4,000 animals have died on the roads of Great Britain in the last two years.

Retail news

Evidence bulk buying could be costing you £215 a year

Consumers could be losing money by bulk buying items according to new research announced this week.

Tescos surplus food redistribution scheme Community Food Connection

Surplus food scheme donates more than 700k meals across Sussex

More than 713,000 meals have now been provided to charities and community groups across Sussex thanks to the Community Food Connection scheme.

Three Bridges. Pic: Mark Dunford

TRAVEL: Closure of Three Bridges car park causes 'chaos'

Rail users are being advised to leave extra time for their journeys if travelling from Three Bridges today due to the station car park being closed.
Transport news

TRAVEL: Cancellations and changes to train services

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton/Lewes this weekend (January 27/28), closing lines and resulting in bus replacement services across the network.

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