Who knew about Fairlight Glen’s crucial role in the invention of television

In the late 1990s Richard Street chaired Hastings Borough Council's John Logie Baird working party. It was tasked with looking at the creation of a John Logie Baird/TV museum in the town. Sadly those plans came to nothing but there was a small festival to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Baird's first patent and the 'Birthplace... Continue Reading →

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Battle of Hastings 50p piece

The Royal Mint is reissuing a set of British military history 50p pieces and included among them is one to commemorate the 1066 Battle of Hastings. In addition to the local conflict the set includes 50p coins commemorating D-Day, the Victoria Cross and the Battle of Britain – all the newly minted coins carry a... Continue Reading →

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