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Hastings Green Flag Award

Hastings is flying the flag with some of the UK’s very best green spaces. HBC’s Barbara Browning writes. Hastings ‘Alexandra Park, St Leonards Gardens and the Country Park have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as three of the very best green spaces in the world.

Posted 08:55 Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Hastings Country Park International Green Flag Award St Leonards Gardens

Chelsea Flower Fringe to Hastings

A festival of flowers, gardens and gardening will spread its roots to Hastings next month (May), when the Chelsea Fringe arrives in town with a day in Alexandra Park and a talk from author, Travis Elborough. Report by Lynda Foy, photos by Colin Foy.

Posted 22:18 Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: A Walk In The Park Alexandra Park Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Chelsea Fringe Linda Foy The Beacon Travis Elborough

Ironwork in the park

Blacksmiths have started a three-month project to help an historic greenhouse start a new, working life. Ben Crosthwaite and Tobias Cobrin are cleaning, painting or replacing cast iron and steel  parts on the structure at Alexandra Park, Hastings, so that its ventilation  windows can function again. Lynda Foy writes.

Posted 16:10 Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Linda Pearson Lynda Foy Over Wrought Forge Tesco's Bags of Help Tobias Cobrin

Take the greenway route to the Conquest

Next Saturday, 11 March, Hastings Greenway Group is holding another walk along the proposed greenway route, from Alexandra Park to Conquest Hospital. A possible breakthrough has been made with East Sussex County Council agreeing to meet the group. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Tony Polain.

Posted 14:48 Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Alexandra Park Conquest Hospital East Sussex Country Council ESCC Hastings Borough Council Hastings Greenway Group Mike Riley Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Tim Jemison Tony Polain

From Italy to St Leonards

Actors Mary Chater and Julian Curry have given up Italy to make their home in St Leonards. Shakespeare enthusiasts, they both number Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre productions of his plays among the many credits in their respective CVs. They gave readings from his plays as part of Harmony One’s recent A Winter’s Tale concert and are in the throes of launching a new initiative, Shakespeare in Italy (see below). Here Mary Chater writes of the transition from life in Italy to St Leonards.

Posted 19:37 Friday, Feb 17, 2017 In: Hastings People Tags: Alexandra Park Harmony One Italy Links Project National Theatre Shakespeare Silverhill

Peace in the Garden

The Peace Garden in Alexandra Park is a beautiful space, open to everyone. Somewhere to explore and sit, contemplate and ponder life – and now some new benches have been installed, which will only add to the overall serenity and sense of peace. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks Charles Neal, Founding Chair of the Hastings Peace Garden Committee, about how the garden came into being and who has contributed to its evolution.

Posted 15:40 Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: 9/11 Alan Wright Alexandra Park Angie Biltcliffe Charles Neal Cranborne Stone Debbie Antonowitz Hastings Fountain Meditation Group Hastings Peace Garden Committee Jago Neal Jake Bowers Joc Hare Leigh Dyer Purbeck benches Sam Neal The Peace Garden

Temporary roof lets greenhouse work continue

The restoration of the greenhouse in Alexandra Park is now able to continue in all weathers thanks to temporary roofing provided by a local scaffolder. 

Posted 12:18 Friday, Sep 9, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Alexandra Park Colin Foy Craig Adams Dynamic Scaffolding Greenhouse Group Hastings Beer Festival Jareth Mansfield Linda Pearson Luke Destin Lynda Foy Matt Upton Ross Garnett

Water quality improvements completed at Alexandra Park

Essential measures to improve the quality of the water travelling through Alexandra Park, Hastings have now been completed after a two year programme of innovative ecological and engineering integration.

Posted 13:31 Thursday, Sep 8, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Biomatrix Cllr Warren Davies Marina Beach Pelham Beach The Landscape Group
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