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! 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 […]