Adapting to circumstance… Hastings Jack In The Green goes online to support the NHS

Organisers of Jack In The Green are taking the event online this weekend. “We are very pleased to say that during these difficult times we are looking to bring the town online and together to celebrate our beloved festival, Hastings Traditional Jack in the Green,” Keith Leech, Chair of Trustees Traditional Jack in the Green announced […]

Wildcats continues to be huge success for Sedlescombe Rangers

For a village football club Sedlescombe Rangers has big ambitions and even in lockdown it has something to celebrate. The club announced this week that it has had its ‘Wildcats Centre’ status extended for a further 12 months by Sussex County Football Association.  The club had huge success in its maiden year as a Wildcats […]

Hastings Country Park, freeing body, mind and soul.

Darren McCann lives close to Hastings Country Park and counts himself lucky that within minutes of leaving his home he is in a place of beauty and tranquility where he can escape from the pressures of everyday life and of a world in ‘lockdown’. Here he explains why he loves it so much. This lockdown […]

How your experience of life in lockdown could form part of the town’s archive

Have you been keeping a record of your life since the Coronavirus crisis began? If you have then Hastings Museum and Art Gallery want to hear from you because it is asking for volunteers to keep a journal to record the extraordinary times we are living in. Kim Forward, Leader of Hastings Council said: “Coronavirus […]

Things to do at home this Spring

Longer days and sorely missed warmth are finally on their way, and you’ll likely be inclined to stop and smell the flowers in your garden as we are all forced to spend more time at home, but hopefully we’ll be able to head out and participate in The Great British Spring Clean before too long. […]

Michael Blencowe’s Corona Wildlife Diary: Day three

As the world shuts down around us the uplifting role that wildlife plays in our lives becomes more vital than ever. So, for my own sanity, I’m going to keep a daily diary of what I find around my garden.  Why don’y you photograph the wildlife you can see from your window or in your […]

Michael Blencowe’s Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Two

Michael Blencowe Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Senior Learning and Engagement Officer will be writing a daily blog to raise people’s spirits as we go through these difficult days, helping make sure we don’t lose touch with nature and wildlife as spring arrives, even if we are self–isolating. Here’s day two of his blog… As the world shuts down around […]

In your garden – Corona Wildlife Diary: Day One

Michael Blencowe Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Senior Learning and Engagement Officer will be writing a daily blog to raise people’s spirits as we go through these difficult days, helping make sure we don’t lose touch with nature and wildlife as spring arrives, even if we are self–isolating. Here’s day one of the blog… As the world shuts […]