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 […]

For your viewing a listening pleasure

On this cold lockdown Sunday here are some podcasts and video suggestions we think you might enjoy. A little bit of fitness from Paul McCleery… A little bit of song from Eva Pomery A little bit of wrestling magic from The Dominator on the day he retired… A little bit of politics, our latests from […]

Woman jailed for ‘despicable crime’

A woman has been sent to prison for robbing a local man who tried to help by allowing her to ride to locations in Hastings town centre on his mobility scooter. Tara Perry, 33, of Priory Road, Hastings, was given a six year, three month prison sentence when she appeared at Lewes Crown Court last […]

The Assistant Chief Constable implores people of Sussex to make good choices…

Since February 2020, Assistant Chief Constable Dave Miller has been leading Operation Apollo, Sussex Police’s Covid-19 response. He is also Chair of the Sussex Resilience Forum; a multi-agency partnership including local authorities, emergency services, the NHS, volunteers and other key agencies which prepares, responds to and recovers from emergencies and major incidents. In this open […]

Woman left with ‘substantial’ injury after attack

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed in St Leonards. The victim was walking a dog in St Leonards Gardens around 7.30am yesterday (Jan 12th) when she stopped on a bench and was approached by an unknown man. He asked her for a lighter for a cigarette before commenting on her handbag. […]

Council in no mood to find common ground with Bunker protestors

In December two borough councillors asked for their questions to be answered over issues surrounding planning infringements at ‘The Bunker’ at Rocklands. Today, almost a month later and only hours before a crucial vote on the matter by the council’s planning committee, they finally got their answers – and they make fascinating and uncompromising reading! […]

Is Kid Kapichi’s debut album on course for the top-40?

By Rob Griffin Hastings rockers Kid Kapichi are asking fans to help fire their debut album into the top 40 of the official charts. The group produced This Time Next Year themselves during last year’s lockdown and will be releasing it on February 5th. Co-vocalist Jack Wilson believes an extra boost from pre-sales over the […]