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 […]

Autumn cornucopia of delights fills Stade for September

September is coming and Hastings Borough Council Stade Saturdays programme is still going strong. “This fantastic programme of free family events offers so much for our community,” says HBC deputy leader Kim Forward who is also lead councillor for regeneration and culture. “From showcasing young local talent to our famous bonfire night there is plenty […]

Sunshine and supercars…what could be better?

Hastings echoed to the sound of horsepower on Sunday as more than 100 high performance machines cruised into town for a fundraising day in memory of a special little boy writes Rob Griffin. A stunning line-up of Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Porsches, Audis, BMWs, Mercedes and other prestigious marques gathered on a gloriously sunny Stade for Hughie’s […]

Stade Saturdays – a mix of circus, song and salsa

Stade Saturdays kicked off with a really strong performance from Compagnie Dyptik presenting D-Construction. The exciting hip hop dancers on scaffolding were really appreciated by the enthusiastic audience. The Stade Saturday programme is run by Hastings Borough Council’s and deputy leader Kim Forward, who is also lead member for culture says she is “delighted” that the […]