TV star can’t wait to move here

BAFTA award winning reality television star Sandra Martin was guest of honour at Lord Brett McLean’s Community and business lunch club held at the Azur last Wednesday

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Award winning local has Beer Fest

The Tower pub in St Leonards holds its first Beer Festival this weekend.

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Larger than life entrepreneur and newspaper founder remembered

Larger than life character and popular serial Hastings and Bexhill entrepreneur, Martin Harrison has died aged 74 after a short illness.

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Double Ofsted joy for St Mary’s School

Staff and pupils at St Mary’s School and College are celebrating after it was found to be ‘Good’ across all areas following joint Ofsted inspections in January.

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Anchors aweigh for historic boat

Two salvaged anchors donated by local residents are now gracing the display site of the Cyril and Lilian Bishop lifeboat.

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Chance to have lunch with TV stars

Gogglebox and Big Brother fans are invited to join Lord Brett McLean’s business and community lunch club this Wednesday.

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Popular Ale and Arty beer festival is set to make a return next month

Bexhill Rotary Club will be hosting its popular Ale and Arty Beer Festival at the De La Warr Pavilion once again on Friday and Saturday March 16 and 17 .

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Award will make huge difference to students from Pestalozzi charity

A local educational charity has won £1,000 in the Big Give Christmas Challenge Awards announced last week.

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School selected for science event

Ninfield Primary school has been selected to participate in a National project which has been funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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Claverham College students enjoy triumph in speaking competition

Claverham Community College took the prize in both the intermediate and the senior sections of the annual local round of the Rotary Youth Speaks competition held at Bexhill Academy on February 1.

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Wibbly wobbly walk in aid of St Michael’s Hospice

Four pupils from Guestling Bradshaw Primary School took on a three mile walk around Alexandra Park in wellies filled with jelly to raise funds for St Michael’s Hospice.

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Inspiring people to shed the stones

A local lady who transformed her life by shedding the pounds is now inspiring others to follow in her footsteps by running Slimming World sessions.

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Classical concert in Old Town church

Mike Hatchard is giving a classical piano concert at St Clement’s Church in Hastings Old Town on Saturday February 10 at 6.30pm for 7pm.

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Student’s invited to MP’s London office after her Bexhill College visit

Home Secretary and Hastings MP Amber Rudd made a visit to Bexhill College last Friday to engage in a debate with students on a wide range of political issues

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Local events are planned to mark women’s rights anniversary year

Tuesday February 6 marked a major landmark for women’s rights. On that day, 100 years ago, after a long and bitter struggle, some British women finally won their right to vote in a parliamentary election.

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Generous donation Rotary Club helps fund playground project

The Rotary Club of St Leonards-on-Sea has donated £400 to Glyne Gap School, in Bexhill, to help fund the school’s playground improvement project.

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College event encouraged people to speak openly about mental health

Sussex Coast College Hastings helped to raise awareness about mental health and national Time to Talk day last Thursday by hosting an event designed to get people talking about mental health.

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Local community projects benefit from Tesco Bags of Help initiative

Local community groups have received a welcome boost from Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme which sees money from the sales of carrier bags pumped back into worthwhile projects.

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Dad running 10th Half Marathon

Leo Cacciatore, a 39 year old father of two from Battle, will be running his 10th Hastings Half Marathon this year, to raise vital funds for St Michael’s Hospice.

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Volunteers needed to help isolated and lonely armed forces veterans

Armed Forces charity SSAFA is appealing for people to spare some time to provide company and support for veterans who are feeling lonely and isolated.

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