SIGNED UP YET? Race for Life – ‘We don’t break records we beat cancer’

Calling all cancer beaters… it’s just over a month until the Hastings’ Race for Life. Have you signed up to take part yet? After 25 years of being a female only event, Race for Life organisers say they are ‘excited’ to be inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children to join them at the […]

Greenway walkers enjoy a stroll through our beautiful ‘town’

There’s little doubt we live in a beautiful town and it’s got everything; stunning seaviews, amazing architecture and fantastic green spaces. Last weekend Hastings Greenway Group staged another of its vey popular walks that guided those taking part along part the route that will ultimately form a greenway route across the town where walkers and cyclists […]

Students choose name for town’s new co-educational academy

Ark Alexandra Academy is the name that’s been chosen for the co-educational school that will result from the merger of William Parker and Helenswood. Yvonne Powell, Executive Principal of Ark William Parker and Ark Helenswood schools, announced the name today saying that it was chosen by student council members at both schools, the name comes […]

All you need to know about Sunday’s remembrance day arrangements

Hastings remembers The town is set to remember the 100th anniversary of the end of hostilities in the First World War with a series of events being held over this weekend. The official opening of Hastings Remembers at Hastings Museum is at 2.30pm on Saturday. This exhibition runs until January27th next year and looks at the […]

Connecting with the past – inspiring work by local schools

Hastings school children have been involved in producing ‘inspiring’ work that has left senior representatives of Historic England ‘extremely impressed’. Historic England, alongside Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, has been working with schools in Hastings on a special project to remember local people who were involved in the First World War. The project is part of […]

Jay’s Alexandra Park memory walk is a huge success

A ‘memory’ walk in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society held in Alexandra Park on Saturday has smashed its fundraising target. More than 30 people took part in the walk which had set a goal of raising £500, the current total stands at over £700 with further donations still expected to arrive through the ‘just giving’ page […]

Is the Alexandra Park cycle path coming sometime soon?

The long-awaited cycle path through Alexandra Park could be completed and open for next summer. First muted back in 2014 when Hastings Borough Council, along with East Sussex County Council, launched a walking and cycling strategy, plans to actually build the cycle path have been slow to come to fruition. An East Sussex County Council […]

In memory of Olwen – Jay’s walking to ease the scourge of dementia

People in Hastings are being to help in the battle against dementia by signing up for a local Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk this Saturday(September 29th). Local woman Jay Kramer saw her life transformed by her mother’s dementia and it’s this that has motivated her to try to make a positive difference. Jay is asking the […]