Remembering the legacy of Biddy The Tubman

Nottingham woman Sue Church is spearheading a campaign to have a blue plaque erected in Hastings in memory of the legendary Biddy The Tubman. This Pathe newsreel footage of Biddy in action probably better explains his 'act' than words ever could.  Sue says: "As Hastings Borough Council no longer funds these Blue Plaques, it... Continue Reading →


Hastings has a new mayor

Meet the new mayor of Hastings, he's Nigel Sinden and represents the Silverhill ward on Hastings Borough Council, he takes over from Judy Rogers. His deputy will be Old Hastings councillor James Bacon. Both men were elected to their positions at tonight's first meeting of the new Hastings Borough Council which was elected on May... Continue Reading →

Unwilling or unable? Why can no one say when (or if) Hastings custody unit will be open again?

"No significant concerns" have been raised with Sussex Police over the ongoing closure of the custody unit at Hastings Police station. A spokesman for the force told Hastings In Focus yesterday: "Partner agencies including solicitors have been kept updated with the progress and have raised no significant concerns." It's now almost eight months since the custody... Continue Reading →

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