Ramblers campaign leads to new Battle Kissing Gate

Walkers from Battle Health Walks and Battle Ramblers made an inaugural walk through the new Kissing Gate at Mansers Shaw on a warm spring day last Friday.

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Students star in education films

Students and teachers at Northiam’s Frewen College were delighted to be chosen to take part in a series of short information films.

Frewen College is a school for dyslexic children.

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Raise a glass to Rotary Club Ale and Arty beer festival

The curtain goes up on Bexhill Rotary Club’s Ale and Arty Beer Festival at the De La Warr Pavilion this weekend.

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Local law firm Heringtons names Care for Carers as chosen charity

Heringtons Solicitors is delighted to announce it is supporting Care for the Carers as its Charity of the Year.

The law firm has offices in Hastings, Bexhill, Battle and Rye.

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Top marks awarded to performers at Hastings Musical Festival

Hastings International Musical Festival has been continuing this week with some stunning performances.

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Stone Age tools found as work on Country Park Centre commences

Stone Age tools have been found at Hastings Country Park during an archaeological monitoring process.

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Family man with a great love of Hastings hit the heights with the RAF

With the RAF celebrating 100 years of service this year, we pay tribute to Group Captain Peter Holland MBE, who died last March, aged 81.

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Historic document discovery sheds light on the area following Battle of Hastings

An original document has come to light in the Battle and District Historical Society archive which describes the ancient freedoms granted by successive Kings from William the Conqueror onwards to the people of the town of Battle and its Abbey.

Hastings Musical Festival 2018 Disc 1. Photo by Mary Fraser Photography. To order copies tel 01424 422815 SUS-180603-100554001

Curtain goes up on Hastings Musical Festival

Hastings International Musical Festival is currently underway and providing an opportunity for talented musicians, singers and dancers to showcase their skills.

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Pestalozzi hosting special event to mark International Women’s Day

Students from around the world will be participating in a forum at Sedlescombe to mark International Women’s Day.

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Sample bush tucker and help solve a crime at College Open Evening

Year 10 students from across Hastings Bexhill and rural Rother will have the opportunity to explore their college options during an Open Evening at Sussex Coast College Hastings later this month.

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Local Scouts heading off to palace to receive special Queen’s Awards

Three local Queen’s Scouts are off to Buckingham Palace in May.

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Girls turn their hand to brewing to impress Old Town pub regulars

Two members of the team from the award winning Crown pub in Hastings Old Town, have joined forces with local Brewery Three legs to brew their own beer.

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Colourful celebrations for Chinese Year of the Dog

Priory Meadow shopping centre, Hastings came alive with an explosion of colour, music and entertainment as hundreds of people of all ages gathered to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2018 – Year of the Dog – on Sunday, February 25.

Preview tour of University Centre, Hastings.''David Fowler (Head of HE) SUS-170926-123848001

Students choosing to learn locally

New figures show that students are opting to stay local for their learningrather than going away to University.

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Sailor’s hat sculpture is fitting memorial to much-loved Popeye

The sun shone for ‘Popeye’ Ron on Saturday when his Memorial was unveiled in the Old Town.

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Award winning local has Beer Fest

The Tower pub in St Leonards holds its first Beer Festival this weekend.

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Larger than life entrepreneur and newspaper founder remembered

Larger than life character and popular serial Hastings and Bexhill entrepreneur, Martin Harrison has died aged 74 after a short illness.

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Double Ofsted joy for St Mary’s School

Staff and pupils at St Mary’s School and College are celebrating after it was found to be ‘Good’ across all areas following joint Ofsted inspections in January.

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Anchors aweigh for historic boat

Two salvaged anchors donated by local residents are now gracing the display site of the Cyril and Lilian Bishop lifeboat.

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