Man meets ambulance crew who helped to save his life

An Etchingham worker who collapsed suddenly in cardiac arrest has been reunited with the South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), crews who helped save his life.

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Christmas Soul party hits a high note with 20 year celebration

The Christmas Soul Party celebrated 20 years of raising money for charity and good causes with a full house on Saturday.

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Giant octopus has now been named

A Giant Pacific Octopus at Blue Reef Aquarium, in Hastings now has a name following a hugely popular visitor competition.

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Co-op makes generous donation to help support bereaved children

Customers and staff at the Co-op store in Ore raised an amazing £2,580.57 for Dragonflies, a local charity which provides help and support for children who are experiencing bereavement.

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Thousands raised in just one week will help to educate young people

Generous supporters of Pestalozzi donated a massive £18,680.50 in just seven days to a Christmas appeal to fund the education of students from some of the most disadvantaged communities in the world.

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Student Miriam sets the style in national hairdressing competition hairdressing

A hairdressing student from Sussex Coast College Hastings recently finished third at a national hairdressing competition in Birmingham.

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Musical magician is on a mission

Juliet Russell, the hugely talented and inspirational leader of Vocal Explosion community choir has provided some insight into what makes her tick.

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Country Show raises an amazing £20,000 for St Michael’s Hospice

This year’s Rye and District Country Show in August welcomed over 2,100 people and raised over £20,000 for St Michael’s Hospice.

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Xmas Fair success for local charity

Supporters enjoyed a festive day and helped raise £3,701 for The Sara Lee Trust at their Christmas Fair on Saturday 18 November.

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Local railway enthusiast honoured for creating historic station display

Local resident and railway enthusiast Stuart Searle has been recognised for providing material for an historic exhibition at Rye station earlier in the year.

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Store staff support blind couple

Staff at Asda supermarket in St Leonards have transformed the shopping experience for a blind couple who are regular customers.

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Christmas tree farm help lights of love shine for St Michael’s Hospice

St Michael’s Hospice would like to say a very big thank you to Little Down Farm in Westfield for their continued support in donating Christmas trees to their annual Lights of Love services.

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Xmas Soul Party celebrates twenty years of supporting good causes

The annual Christmas Soul Party on Saturday December 9 has been getting people grooving for 20 years now,

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Brothers win places in orchestra

Two musically gifted brothers from Robertsbridge are set to shine on the national stage after being awarded places in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 2018.

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Enjoy magical day at the Frost Fair

Part festive market, part colourful costume parade, the Frost Fair returns to St Leonards on Saturday November 25.

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Can you come up with a name for a giant octopus?

Visitors to Blue Reef Aquarium in Hastings are invited to come up with a name for their newest arrival.

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Come and discover what is going on at the Museum and Art Gallery

People are invited to come along and discover what treasures Hastings Museum and Art Gallery contains at a special event on 25 November 25 from 10am-3pm.

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Over 1,000 people attend to see what Sussex Coast College offers

Sussex Coast College Hastings welcomed prospective students to the college last Thursday evening to get a taste of college life.


Marching to remember in Battle

Members of local youth organisations marched alongside councillors and former servicemen and woman on Sunday when Battle held its Remembrance Sunday service and parade.

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Hundreds turn out as Rye remembers

More than 500 people attended a Service of Remembrance at Rye’s historic St Mary’s Church on Sunday.

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