Heringtons choose its Charity of the Year and it’s St Michael’s Hospice!

Just remember St Michael’s Hospice has to fundraise over £12,000 EVERY DAY to keep running and providing the vital service that it does… From April St Michael’s Hospice will be Heringtons Solicitors Charity of the Year. Following a vote among the staff of Heringtons the result was announced earlier this month at the Heringtons’ Christmas […]

Police appeal for information after brutal West Hill attack

Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman suffered multiple injuries following an assault in Hastings. On Friday evening (December 27th) a woman in her 30s climbed the steps from Exmouth Place in the Old Town that lead to the West Hill. She then sat on the second to last bench at the top […]

County’s Christmas present for those in fuel poverty

People struggling with their energy costs are being helped by a council-backed supplier this Christmas. Your Energy Sussex, which is supported by authorities including East Sussex County Council (ESCC), is offering the festive gift from the Fuel Poverty Fund built up by the surplus it generates. It’s aimed at pre-payment tariff customers who’ve had to […]

Drawing up a £25m wish list for Hastings – what would be your top priority?

Hastings Borough Council has been given the chance to bid for £25m from central government and will be coming up with ideas on how to use that money next year… what would your priorities be? Comment at the bottom of this page or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/525011657840898/ or on Twitter https://twitter.com/Hastingsinfocus Bidding for up £25m of […]

Plans for new cultural and entertainment heart of Hastings moving ahead

A new leisure and entertainment centre for Hastings could be a step closer if approval is given for preparatory work at Hastings Borough Council’s (HBC) cabinet on January 6th. Experts have been developing ideas for the complex and have been consulting sports, leisure and arts organisations in the town. They have now produced a detailed […]

Marlon leaves big impression on the Pro K-1 rankings – and his opponent!

Local combat athlete Marlon Gillett is taking the professional K-1 Kickboxing rankings by storm with two strong wins in a row. After winning several titles on the amateur K-1 circuit Marlon stepped up to the professional ranks and put on one hell of a show. His most recent bout was on what is considered to […]

Calling all visual artists – Hastings 2020 is your chance to shine

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery is looking for visual artists and makers to enter its new open call exhibition, Hastings Open 2020 The exhibition is for UK and international visual artists working in painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, digital, audio, mixed media, and video. This new opportunity is part of a programme to open up Hastings Museum […]

Fantastic start to the season for Charter Standard Community Club Sedlescombe Rangers

Sedlescombe Rangers Football Club are currently enjoying a fantastic start to the season across many of its age groups, with the senior first team remaining unbeaten in the East Sussex Football League (ESFL) Premier Division this season. The side fell to a narrow defeat last week against Battle Baptists in the Sussex Intermediate Cup, but […]

Vandalised sign ‘encourages’ Lib Dems supporters

‘STOP PERRY’ reads a Liberal Democrat poster board in Clinton Crescent, St Leonards after it was vandalised on Saturday.  The middle two words in the slogan “Stop Brexit Vote Perry” have been blacked out and the other side of the double board has also been attacked with black paint. Resident Susan Stoodley said: “It upset […]


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