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Nostalgic visit for Bernard

A trip to a 1930’s greenhouse brought back war-time memories for former gardener Bernard Mallion, writes Lynda Foy. The 91-year-old, who lives in Hollington, St Leonards, started work at Alexandra Park in Hastings when he was 16 in February 1941, and stayed there until 1943 when he joined the Royal Navy. 

Posted 18:29 Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Bedford lorry Bernard Mallion Colin Foy Edwin Cherry Heritage Open Day HMS Ramillies Linda Foy

Heritage in Hastings

A piece of classic heritage will meet another one at Alexandra Park, Hastings, when a classic Bedford lorry built in 1934 arrives on Sunday, 10 Sept 10, to promote the park’s historic

Posted 10:56 Monday, Aug 21, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Heritage Open Day Linda Foy Linda Pearson London to Brighton Historic Commercial Vehicle Run Lovage

Open doors at the Walled Garden on Sunday 15 September

The Bohemia Walled Garden, located in the middle of Summerfield Woods, a local nature reserve (LNR Site), was built in the mid-19th century as part of the Brisco Estate. The garden, along with a Roman Bath and the Ice House were also part of this grand holding. Over time, however, the garden became neglected and the house itself is now long gone. Christine Mbaye from the Bohemia Walled Garden Association writes about the next stage in the life of this remarkable space.

Posted 07:22 Sunday, Sep 8, 2013 In: Green Times Tags: bohemia walled garden Hastings Heritage Open Day Open Day Summerfield Woods Susan Thompson Victorian horticulture
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