Museum gets ready to open for the summer

In just over two weeks Hastings Museum and Art Gallery will be throwing open its doors to the public once again. Following the museum’s recent closure due to Covid restrictions the museum plans to reopen its doors from Thursday to Sunday each week from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2pm until 5pm starting on May 20th. […]

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 […]

Battle of Hastings 50p piece

The Royal Mint is reissuing a set of British military history 50p pieces and included among them is one to commemorate the 1066 Battle of Hastings. In addition to the local conflict the set includes 50p coins commemorating D-Day, the Victoria Cross and the Battle of Britain – all the newly minted coins carry a […]

Could your photographic skills win you £200?

Have you taken a photograph that captures the very essence of 1066 country? If you have it could win you up to £200. Have you snapped a great image of Hastings Pier, views from the East or West Hills, the fishing fleet, the harbour arm, Jack in the Green or any one of many other […]

Recognition for Edith – sign the petition now!

Have you signed the petition yet? Follow this link now! https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/campaign-for-a-roof-for-edith We’ve filmed an interview with campaigner Ian Jarman and the new West St Leonards councillor on Hastings Borough Council Karl Beaney. They talk about what’s possible in the quest to bring greater public recognition to the statue of King Harold and his Queen, Edith […]

Bidding for the Bayeux – council backs call to bring the tapestry home

Perhaps unsurprisingly Hastings Borough Council (HBC) has unanimously backed a motion to bring the Bayeux Tapestry to Hastings when its loaned to the UK by France in 2022. At HBC’s full council meeting on Wednesday Councillor Andy Padmore proposed that: “HBC supports the campaign to bring the Bayeux Tapestry to Hastings during its loan period […]


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