Greenway walkers enjoy day out in Hastings Country Park

Hastings Greenway Group staged one of its very popular guided walks last weekend, this time heading across Hastings Country Park from the East Hill to the Coastguard tearooms. Greenway Group chair Tony Plain says: “We had about 40 people on the walk…. and it was a lovely day as you can see from the photographs. […]

No words – just even more great pictures of Hastings…

Photos courtesy of Darren McCann, Mark Dockerill and Sid Saunders Have you taken some great pictures of the Hastings and St Leonards or events that are going on…? Just email them to and we’ll share them with the town. Have you taken some great pictures of the Hastings and St Leonards or events that are going […]

Scene around… The Red Arrows

To commemorate 100 years of the Royal Air Force, Hastings witnessed the magnificent spectacle of the Red Arrows and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight aircraft yesterday afternoon. Conditions were almost perfect and the crowds that gathered on the beach, on the pier and on the east and west hills were not disapponted. Later today, at […]

East Hill Lift – an ‘enduring symbol of Hastings’

Its seems that arguments over planning are nothing new, in the latter years of the 19th century when Hastings Borough Council decided it wanted to construct a new funicular railway on the east hill its plans came under attack on two fronts. First there was a covenant on the land in favour of the original […]

Putting Hastings on the map! A day of celebration, tradition… and bikes!

Hastings enjoyed one of its busiest and best weekends on record as visitors flocked to the town to enjoy the Jack in the Green Morris dancing festival and Bike 1066 events. Councillor Kim Forward, deputy leader of Hastings Borough Council and lead member for tourism said: “What a fantastic weekend! We’ve heard a number of […]