Let there be light – national award for Bottle Alley lighting scheme

Another national award has come Hastings’ way. Hastings Borough Council (HBC) is celebrating after its Bottle Alley lighting scheme won the Outdoor lighting project of the year award at the prestigious 2018 LUX awards, which took place in London last week. As local people know Bottle Alley is a 250m long covered walkway along Hastings seafront. Located […]

Let there be light, let there be sound – it was a night to remember

Crowds flocked to Bottle Alley on Friday evening for the great ‘Sound and Light’ experience. Combining great music from some great bands and the stunning colourful light display along Bottle Alley that people have come to know and love, all the ingredients were there for a stunning night of entertainment. The revolutionary double deck promenade […]

The man who shaped the town we know today

Sidney Little 1885 – 1961 ‘A paradise of concrete and chrome’ is how one commentator of the time described what Borough Engineer, Sidney Little had created in Hastings and St Leonards. Folklore says that the 41-year-old Cumbrian was one of 47 men who had applied for the job of Borough Engineer when it was advertised […]