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Old pier remembered

The site of the now almost-forgotten St Leonards Pier has been highlighted by a display board telling its story in words and pictures. Local historian, Steve Peak had the idea of marking the pier’s site while researching his book A Pier Without Peer on the history of Hastings Pier, published by Peter Owen Publishers.

Posted 12:28 Monday, Oct 16, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: A Pier Without A Peer Hastings Pier John Gardner Judy Rogers Peter Owen Publishers Steve Peak The New Palace Pier The Palace Pier

Wanted – and unwanted – bikes!

Need a kid’s bike for Xmas? Got an old bike soon to be replaced? Bike Lab Hastings, the open access, free workshop that takes place every Wednesday evening from 6 – 8pm at the Labyrinth space on the Lower Promenade, has kids bikes for you for a small donation – and DESPERATELY needs your unwanted bicycles and bike bits!

Posted 08:09 Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: community bike workshops labyrinth

Transition Town Hastings invite

Transition Town Hastings (TTH) are very excited to announce their AGM on Sat 21 October at the White Rock Hotel from 10am – 12pm – and to invite you to attend. Their aim is to make the meeting both succinct and interesting. 

Rocklands: Beyond a boundary

ESCC petition to government

ESCC is urging people in East Sussex to Stand Up for their county by calling on the government to give them a fairer deal. The

Posted 12:49 Monday, Oct 9, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Stand Up For ESCC Theresa May

Local children getting fit

Hastings support charity Education Futures Trust has been involved in an

Posted 10:48 In: Home Ground Tags: Active Hastings Adam Ransom Alan Foster Comic Relief Denise Sims Education Futures Trust Hollington Youth Centre Sport For Change The Firs

Caring for crustaceans

Crustacean compassion? In a seaside town with a huge number of fish shops, the awareness of crustacean sentience might be uncomfortable, make you think twice about boiling a lobster and ponder the question: is there a humane way to kill another living species? Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 10:18 In: Home Ground Tags: crabs crayfish Crustacean Compassion crustaceans lobsters prawns

Collaboration

Two Hastings charities – Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust and Project Art Works – have declared an alliance based on ‘shared values and overlapping goals’. Susie Tinker, trustee of Heart of Hastings writes.

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