Museum gets ready to open for the summer

In just over two weeks Hastings Museum and Art Gallery will be throwing open its doors to the public once again. Following the museum’s recent closure due to Covid restrictions the museum plans to reopen its doors from Thursday to Sunday each week from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2pm until 5pm starting on May 20th. […]

Why St Leonards-on-Sea really is THE place to be

An awful lot is being written about West St Leonards; about the anger local people feel at what they believe is the borough council’s refusal to listen to them and to consider their ideas for the future shape of their community. There’s no shortage of ideas on how their corner of the borough could be […]

Arrested for being in possession of an offensive weapon

Two people have been arrested following a vehicle stop in St Leonards. Shortly before 1pm yesterday (May 2nd) officers made an intelligence stop of a vehicle in Old Harrow Road. A search of the vehicle was conducted and a quantity of stolen alcohol and a metal bar with a spike on the end were discovered […]

Teamwork brings in ‘Ore-some’ results at station

A team of volunteers from Greener Futures worked for two days at Ore station on a large scale litter pick, they renewed the planter plants and raked over the soil. Co-operation between Southeast Communities Rail Partnership (SCRP), Groundwork South – Greener Futures, train operating company Southern and Network Rail has brought about significant improvements to […]

‘No Mow May’ – how doing nothing can help our environment

This May, Hastings Borough Council (HBC) is encouraging residents to help the bees and support local biodiversity by not mowing lawns for No Mow May. Not mowing lawns helps support the survival of bees and other pollinating insects, and allows natural wildflowers to thrive, all of which are an essential part of the ecosystem.  Where […]

Operation Sceptre – getting knifes off our streets

Sussex Police is intensifying its activities in tackling knife crime and violence as part of the national week of action launching today. Operation Sceptre bolsters the work undertaken by Sussex police all year round to help keep residents safe from knife-related harm in their local communities. The campaign will focus on key themes such as prevention and […]