Inside this week’s Hastings Observer (November 18)


This week’s edition of the Hastings Observer is on sale today (Friday, November 18) and here’s what you can find inside:

We lead on a positive story for the town after it was revealed business in the area voted to turn the town centre into a Business Improvement District (BID). This will see £1 million invested into local projects over the next five years. We run a double-page feature looking at what this will mean for Hastings town centre and how people have reacted to the news.

Other news includes one man’s bid to have the iconic Hastings Pier immortalised in Lego, anger over an unjust car park fine and a brilliant first Ofsted report for West St Leonards Primary Academy.

We run two pages of photographs from the Remembrance Day service in Alexandra Park, pictures and report from when a group of World War Two veterans gathered to watch an emotional screening of the film ‘Return of the Liberators’ and another page of photographs from the conclusion on the Hastings Storytelling Festival.

Christmas is certainly coming and this week, the paper also includes a free 24-page guide to all the goings-on in 1066 Country over the festive season.

This week’s paper has nine pages of sport, leading on Hastings United’s bid to return to form, as well as the usual letters, essential information, nostalgia and event listings.

Readers can also bag themselves a free portion of chips when they buy any fish at Deep Blue, in St Leonards, with every copy of the Hastings Observer.

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