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Friday, 16th April 2021, 6:00 am
Today's front page of the Hastings and Rye Observer SUS-210415-132122001

This week’s edition has a special two-page feature on the latest stage in the easing of lockdown restrictions, as shops opened up for business across the area, welcoming back customers.

Monday (April 12) marked the beginning of stage two of the roadmap out of lockdown which also allowed pubs, restaurants and bars to serve customers outdoors, and saw gyms reopen.

See the full story in today’s Oberver.

See our website also for more pictures on Monday’s major reopening.

In other news this week, a man has been charged with murder after the body of a man was found at an address in St Leonards

A mural has been unveiled in St Leonards and you can read the full story in today’s Observer.

See also details on how you can sign an online book of condolence to share memories and pay tribute to Prince Philip.

* Got a story? Ring reporters Richard Gladstone on 07803 505794 or Stephen Wynn-Davies on 07393 754494.

A message from the Editor, Gary Shipton:

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news, I am asking you to please purchase a copy of our newspapers.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspapers.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

Stay safe, and best wishes.