FREE Parking in Hastings on Thursdays until Christmas – starting tonight!

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) will be offering free parking in off street car parks every Thursday evening before Christmas. From tonight and on December 12th and 19th the charge will be lifted from 4pm until the following morning, when charges will resume as usual. Parking will also be free all day on December 25th and... Continue Reading →

Boxing Day lift for Hastings Old Town

Hastings' East Hill lift, the country’s steepest working funicular railway, will be opening on Boxing Day this year. Kevin Boorman, marketing manager for Hastings Borough Council, which owns and operates the lift, explained: “We have opened the West Hill lift on Boxing Day for a few years now and it has proved popular with locals... Continue Reading →

What tourism really means to 1066 Country

The economic significance of the tourist industry for the local area was underlined this week with the publication of new figures. Kevin Boorman, manager of 1066 Country Marketing, the private/public sector partnership responsible for tourism marketing in the area, says that figures just released by Tourism South East for 2018 show that the total value... Continue Reading →

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