You’re never too old to play with LEGO

A group of local manufacturers and engineers went back to basics last week when Locate East Sussex held a manufacturers breakfast meeting at Hastings Museum. After a morning of presentations the group was introduced to the museum’s newest Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education resource – LEGO! But it was LEGO with a difference. […]

What happens when the money runs out?

The ‘blunt truth’ according to one East Sussex County Councillor (ESCC) is that the authority simply doesn’t have enough money to do the things it used to do. Speaking at a meeting of the full council yesterday Councillor John Barnes warned his colleagues that the level of cost savings they have been forced to make […]

Was Hastings too creative for Channel 4?

Hastings might have been just a bit too creative for Channel 4? That’s what borough council leader Peter Chowney thinks. Responding to the news that Hastings had failed in its bid to reach the shortlist to become on of the national broadcaster’s new regional creative hubs Mr Chowney said: “The shortlisted locations were all larger cities […]

‘Terrific bid’ aims to bring television home (full video interview)

David Caffrey, BAFTA award winning director of the hit TV show Peaky Blinders, and a Hastings resident spoke to Hastings In Focus at the weekend about the bid put together by Hastings Borough Council and Locate East Sussex to persuade Channel 4 to set up one of its new creative hubs in the town where television […]

Bringing TV home! BAFTA winning director supports bid to bring C4 to town

Does award winning director David Caffrey think Hastings would be a good base for Channel 4? Here’s his short answer… BAFTA winner and Hastings resident, director David Caffrey is championing a proposal for his home town to become a creative hub for Channel 4. The national broadcaster is moving most of its operations out of […]