Hastings boss praises consistency over unbeaten run

Hastings United manager Chris Agutter praised the consistency of his players as the football club seeks to extend its unbeaten run to 10 league games.

Rob Cross, pictured here at last month's Players Championship Grand Finals, is through to round two of the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross triumphs on World Championship debut

Rob Cross got off to a fine start on his debut at the William Hill World Darts Championship tonight (Friday).

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Bexhill United forward Zack McEniry in the thick of the action during last weekend's win over AFC Varndeanians. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill gear up for ‘biggest game of season so far’

Bexhill United Football Club is gearing up for what manager Ryan Light has described as its biggest game of the season so far.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police appeal after woman assaulted in Hastings

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a woman in Hastings.


Video: How to make brandy sauce

A Christmas pudding is a staple of any Christmas meal, but with such a rich and boozy pudding you need a great sauce.

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Video: How to make eggnog

For a drink that will help you get in the Christmas spirit, here is a quick and easy homemade recipe for eggnog from Iceland.

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TRAVEL: Rail services disrupted after lorry hits railway bridge

Southern Rail services may be delayed or cancelled after a vehicle struck a bridge near Hove, according to Southern.

Rob Cross is into the world's top 20 after an amazing debut season on the Professional Darts Corporation ProTour. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross set for World Championship debut

Rob Cross is all set to make his debut at the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Labour Party members with Peter Chowney at this year's General Election

Labour names its new candidates for May 2018

The Labour Party has announced a sweep of new candidates for Hastings Borough Council, as the party prepares for an ‘all-out’ election in May 2018.

Stillbirth charity holds special candlelit service

Stillbirth charity holds special candlelit service

Stillbirth charity Hastings and East Sussex SANDS thanked those who attended the lights of love service in Robertsbridge over the weekend.

Millions of Brits set to lose annual leave because they fail to take it off

Millions of Brits set to lose annual leave because they fail to take it off

Six million UK workers are set to lose some of their annual leave because they have simply failed to take the time off during the year.

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School for wizards in Rye

Forget Harry Potter - a new School of Wizards and Witches has opened in Rye

Approved highways scheme ‘no longer adequate’

Approved highways scheme ‘no longer adequate’

An approved scheme to improve the existing junction of the A28 and B2089 at Broad Oak, Brede, will be rescinded, according to East Sussex County Council.

Product recall

Argos recall chair due to safety fears

Argus has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

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Magistrates Court results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for November 8 - November 16.

Little Common Football Club player-manager Russell Eldridge.

Common eight points clear at league summit

Little Common Football Club has extended its lead at the top of the table to eight points.

Rye Town Football Club proudly displays a trophy it won at the Rye Christmas Festival last weekend.

We can compete for title, says Rye boss

Rye Town manager Shane Ridgers believes the football club can challenge for the league title heading into its final game before the festive break.

ACORN members following the successful negotiations

COUNTY NEWS: Students celebrate victory after rent strike threat over halls

University of Sussex students have declared victory in a protest over ‘high rents for dilapidated and unsanitary conditions in university accommodation’.


Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.


Video: Plating up for Christmas… how to make your dinner look as good as it tastes

Christmas traditions can be controversial, and none more so than the main event - dinner. What time do you have it? What meat do you eat? Is Nut Roast the way to go? Is cauliflower traditional? Should you have a Yorkshire pudding with turkey? The food often come down to long held traditions and preferences but do you pile it high or do you consider how things should be arranged on your plate to get the most of this once-a-year-delight?

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