Air-raid alert! Campaign launched to bring back the siren

The administrator of a local history group specialising in World War Two and how it affected our town has launched a campaign to raise funds in order to bring back the siren. This siren, which stood as a sentinel of times-gone-by at the top of Briers Avenue was removed about 18 months ago by an […]

NHS at 72! The greatest anniversary tribute is staying safe

The National Health Service will be 72 on Sunday after experiencing what many have described as ‘the most challenging year in its history’. As pubs and restaurants plan their re-opening this weekend NHS leaders have been joined by bosses from blue light services and local authorities to urge people to pay a fitting tribute to […]

Could you provide the leadership for St Michael’s Hospice?

Could you provide leadership for St Michael’s Hospice, be its ambassador and its public face? If the answer is yes then you might want to apply to be the Hospice’s next Chair. It’s a non-executive, volunteer role that has a key role across the organisation and its services. The Chair and the board hold the […]

Indefinite Immigration Detention: A national scandal

An amendment to limit detention to 28 days is to be debated within days. Irfan Chowdhury from the Campaigns Team at Hastings Community of Sanctuary describes the reality of this inhumane practice, and explains how to support this amendment. The UK is currently the only country in Europe which has no time limit on immigration […]

At last! Battle Road resurfacing starts next month!

Resurfacing work on some of the worst areas of Battle Road gets underway next month. East Sussex County Council will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing works on B2159 Battle Road from Monday July 13th with the work expected to continue until Wednesday August 26th. Battle Road will be closed to through traffic between 9am and […]