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 […]

It’s great to hear your views… it’s so easy to have your say…

It’s great to read what people think about our stories when they post their comments on social media but more and more of you are taking the chance to comment on our stories in more detail by using the comment facility at the bottom of every story. Here are just a few of the comments […]

Back by popular demand – Colour the Coast

Colour the Coast is back by popular demand on Sunday August 11th and once again all in aid of St Michaels Hospice. Colour the Coast is one of the most colourful fun runs you can experience and is great to do with friends, family or colleagues, it’s all about having a good time – it is […]

What a beautiful town we live in… (3) Photographs by Peter Norman.

The weather over Easter weekend just highlighted what a stunning location we live in and here, courtesy of Peter Norman we bring you some fantastic shots of the town in celebration of our environment. If you have any photographs you’d like to share with Hastings In Focus readers email them to tellmeyourstory@hastingsinfocus.co.uk or send them via […]

Britain’s suffering seaside towns need urgent help, says Lords report

Disadvantaged seaside towns like Hastings face massive problems, requiring urgent government action, according to a hard-hitting House of Lords report published last week. In response to the report Hastings Borough Council (HBC) leader Peter Chowney, who is also Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Hastings, said: “Hastings suffers from poor transport links, poor health outcomes, high […]