Another fantastic fish fair with an equally fantastic atmosphere

The eighth annual Herring Fair has been hailed as another great success by visitors. Thousands attended the event, on the Stade open space in Hastings Old Town, over the weekend. It was organised by Hastings Borough Council (HBC), on behalf of the Foreshore Trust, the charity responsible for a coastal strip of land in Hastings. […]

Your chance to make a difference and all you have to do is SLEEP!!

Where will you be sleeping on September 27th? Why not try a night out on The Stade and as part of The Big Sleep raise some money for worthy cause at the same time. The Seaview Project is holding its annual sponsored sleep-out that night to raise awareness as well as vital funds ti help […]

Bathed in sunshine seafood and wine festival hailed ‘best yet’

The weekend’s Seafood and Wine Festival, held on the Stade open space, has been hailed as one of the biggest and best ever. “It was a brilliant weekend in every respect.” Peter Chowney, leader of Hastings Borough Council said yesterday. The weather was kind and the sun shone throughout the weekend as thousands of local […]

Are you ready for a weekend of eating, drinking an being merry?

Next weekend sees the  return of the popular Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival. Now in its 14th year, the festival showcases not just the quality but also the variety of Hastings fish and other local produce. Held on the Stade open space, in Hastings’ historic Old Town, the event runs from 11am until 6pm on Saturday […]

For the love of Hughie… supercar Sunday roars in to town

There was the sound of thunder in Hastings on Sunday morning – but for once it had nothing to do with the weather writes Rob Griffin. The rumbling was due to more than 100 supercars snaking their way into town to celebrate the life of a very special little boy. Car-mad Hughie Pringle was just […]

Preparing for a BIG night under the stars… and all for a great cause!

Seaview’s sponsored mass sleep-out returns to the Stade Open Space on Friday September 27th, raising awareness and funds for some of the town’s most vulnerable people. The Big Sleep 2019 will put greater emphasis on what the Big Sleep is all about, its role in enabling Seaview to carry out its vital work in the […]

It’s Herring Fair this weekend and we’ve got the detail of the whole programme

Hastings’ fishermen have been catching herring off local shores since the 1600s and this weekend sees a celebration of the ‘silver darling of the sea’ as Hastings Herring Fair gets underway. Organised by Hastings Borough Council (HBC), this will be the seventh annual Hastings Herring Fair and is taking place at the Stade Open Space […]

A Saturday morning with a sense of achievement

For the first time in my life I’ve just slept rough, outdoors, in the open and in a cardboard box writes Stuart Baillie. Unlike those who find themselves forced to sleep on the streets I was not alone, I was one of more than 100 people taking part in The Big Sleep on the Stade […]