Stepping up and taking control… can you do it?

Last week we published a piece by 19-year-old Tom McCann, it was his very personal perspective of life in the town where he was born and has grown up. He explained his love/hate relationship with Hastings but concluded: "I do love it here, as much as I like to claim I hate it too". In... Continue Reading →


Sell your wares and support local hospice

Calling all crafts makers, local produce suppliers and outdoor accessory business owners! Would you like to sell your wares in the Country Living tent, at the popular Rye and District Country Show this summer? The event is hosted in aid of St Michael’s Hospice at Elm Tree Farm, Icklesham, on Saturday August 17th and boasts... Continue Reading →

Cavalier Ports halted under lights

Crawley XV 31 Ports 21 (HT 10-14) Ports made their annual journey north to face a Crawley XV under lights. As is traditional Ports opened up their squad to guests from other teams, this year Mike Parker and Max Thomason from Streatham and Croydon and Dan O’Rourke from Bromley pulled on the Ports' shirt as... Continue Reading →

Floating islands combat blue green algae

As part of Hastings Borough Council’s (HBC) commitment to improving the quality of water flowing through and contained in Alexandra Park, a floating island has been installed in Shornden Reservoir. Colin Fitzgerald, lead councillor for environmental services said this week: “The skilfully constructed island is like those installed in the lower park three years ago. The... Continue Reading →

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