Campus closure not the end of Hastings’ ambition to be a university town

The story of Hastings' own university campus is a short one spanning just 14 years from its opening in a former telephone exchange in Havelock Road to its closure this summer. There were great hopes for a homegrown university in the town and overwhelming sadness when it was announced in 2016 that the University of... Continue Reading →


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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