Hastings Voluntary Action says a big thank-you to the army of local volunteers

Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA) has worked with a local photographer to capture portraits of volunteers from organisations across Hastings to celebrate Volunteers Week 2021. These images shared on HVA’s website and social media pages are part of a wider campaign to thank volunteers for their commitment to helping others during lockdown. Steve Manwaring, CEO of […]

Lift the ban – petition being delivered to parliament next week

It is more than a year since both Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex County Council voted to support asylum seekers being able to work with county councillors voting unanimously in favour of the move. This councils’ actions followed months of activity in Hastings and St Leonards to raise awareness of the Lift the Ban […]

Hastings – full-fibre broadband will put town in the top 14 per cent nationwide

An East Sussex start-up has secured substantial investment to bring hyperfast full-fibre broadband to Hastings. Billed as the most profound infrastructure advancement to benefit residents and businesses in recent years, Eastbourne based Lightning Fibre will build, install and operate the new full-fibre network, starting with Eastbourne and then Hastings. The new hyperfast network will deliver […]

Teenager robbed at knifepoint in park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was robbed in Hastings. Around 7pm on Friday (September 4th), officers received a report that a 15-year-old boy had been robbed near the fishing lake in Alexandra Park. The boy was walking with a friend when he was approached by a man who presented a knife and […]

Now three licensed premises are shut as another customer tests positive

Two popular Hastings’ pubs have shut their doors after customers tested positive for Coronavirus. UPDATE This evening a third bar, The Owl and Pussycat Lounge, in Robertson Street also announced that it has temporarily closed as a result of a customer having tested positive for Covid-19 Bat and Bee in Robertson Street and The Dragon […]


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