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 […]

A ‘living, breathing contradiction’ – just one view of our town

When the weather turned nice Tom McCann took his camera, went for a walk and considered all that Hastings means to him. The weather was lovely earlier in the week, for the first time in a very long time you could really feel that things are getting better – like a little bit of June […]

Stay away from the edge! Council warns of coastline dangers

People visiting East Sussex’s spectacular coastline are being urged to stay safe this spring and summer. The council is reminding visitors of the serious risks the unstable cliffs pose to those getting too close to the edge or walking at the base of the cliffs, and the dangers to beach walkers who risk getting cut […]

Spring has sprung the time for hope and rebirth has arrived!

Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach. She also writes articles on menopause for women and their employers. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Hastings in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. Spring is upon us. Winter – […]

Bringing Hastings history to life and putting it back to work

Is your’s a creative business and would you like to be in at the start of the development of what is being called an ‘exciting neighbourhood community project’. With works on the Lower Alley, Claremont set to be completed in April social enterprise developer White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures (WRNV) is now looking for local creative […]

Through the lens of Sid Saunders

Local photographer Sid Saunders took himself for a walk with his camera yesterday morning and caught some wonderful photographs, with Sid’s permission we publish a selection of them here. Sid says: “I had a early walk in the Old Roar Gill and Coronation Wood ending up in Alexandra Park with a cold wind blowing around […]

Good to Go… Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is open again from tomorrow

Hastings Museum is ‘Good to Go’ for reopening Hastings Museum & Art Gallery reopens tomorrow (Thursday Dec 10th). The museum which was established over 125 years ago is a family-friendly museum with amazingly diverse collections, offering access to art, culture and history from around the world. The museum is free to visit with free onsite parking.  […]