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Ruins of Old St Helens Church

Old St Helen’s yields its secrets

Following an archaeological dig in April of this year, new discoveries have been found at the Old St Helen’s Church site at Ore Place, thought to be one of the oldest buildings in Hastings, reports  Zelly Restorick.

Posted 11:50 Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,
St clement's Church, Old Town, Hastings

The spectre haunting the Old Town

When John Dawes and his wife decided to move to the Old Town to spend their retirement years, it never occurred to them that they might be letting themselves in for the upkeep of local churches – a prospect faced by all Old Town house-owners. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:50 In: Home Ground
Magdalen Road Convent site, arial view

New convent proposals still draw criticism

New convent proposals still draw criticism

Posted 18:22 Monday, Apr 2, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: , , ,
west marina lido St Leonards artist's impression

Green light for Lido scheme

The West Marina Lido project has got the green light from the council but will not be opening its doors this summer.

Posted 17:35 Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 In: Home Ground
Masterplanning for St Leonards by JTP and St Leonards community

Nearly 100 people crammed into a meeting room on Thursday 9 Feb to hear updates on the housing-led regeneration of Central St Leonards and the launch of the St Leonards Way Forward Group.  The meeting was a report back from the two-day Community Planning Weekend held in late January (see previous report), writes Richard Hull.

Posted 12:10 Monday, Feb 13, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags: , ,
Under the applicants' proposals, this building will be demolished.

Searching questions both about the proposals for developing the convent site in Magdalen Road and the council’s handling of the application were raised at a public meeting on Sunday 5 February, Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:50 Thursday, Feb 9, 2012 In: Home Ground
Twenty one members of the public visited the exhibition in central St Leonards

Shaping Hastings

Shaping Hastings

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012 In: Home Ground Tags:

Old St. Helen’s Church – Conservation Project

Old St. Helen’s Church – Conservation Project

Posted 18:42 Monday, Jan 23, 2012 In: Home Ground
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