This month, the spotlight is on ‘brain fog’

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

All the lonely people – why we’re all potential Eleanor Rigbys

Each Sunday during the current Covid-19 lockdown, while churches and places of worship have been forced put a halt to congregational worship, The Reverend Paul Hunt, priest-in-charge in Hastings Old Town, will offer some words of support and an opportunity for the community to reflect on the challenges we face. There is, I am told, a woman […]

Menopause – life’s biggest wake-up call for women

Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach.  She writes articles on menopause for women and their employers and is a member of the British Menopause Society. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Hastings in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a […]

Menopause – the burning issue

Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach.  She writes articles on menopause for women and their employers and is a member of the British Menopause Society. Next month Jane will launch a new column written specially for Hastings In Focus this […]

Supporting young people’s mental health as back to school becomes a reality

HollyTree Yoga and Wellbeing Services is a local Community Interest Company based in Hastings, Bexhill and St Leonards and will again be offering Yoga, Mindfulness and Wellbeing classes to children and teenagers from September 24th.  Their ethos centres around supporting the health and wellbeing of families and this September the focus will very much be […]

Explore the old town – and help raise money for the British Heart Foundation

How do you fancy exploring Hastings Old Town, giving your health a boost – AND helping a fantastic charity? That’s the aim of Treasure Trails, which has joined forces with the British Heart Foundation to help fight heart and circulatory disease. The company organises over 1,000 self-guided treasure hunts across the UK to enable people […]

Pier to pier walk brings Esther’s new wheelchair within reach

When five friends set out on the trek from Eastbourne Pier to Hastings Pier last Saturday it was all in aid of a very good cause. Ewa Patmore, Adrian Ford-Crush, Andrea Baldry along with Jane and Emma Howard Smith completed their marathon walk in aid of the crowdfunding appeal to replace Esther Fox’s broken wheelchair. […]