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Hastings Bonfire

Hastings Bonfire 2019 – what you need to know

Saturday 19th October – 7:15pm It’s one of the busiest nights of the year, and the town centre will see an increase in visitors over the weekend. The torch-lit procession is quite possibly the largest of it’s kind in the world and the town will start to get increasingly busy from the late afternoon. Hopefully…
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Queens Road Hastings

BID funding helps bring a new splash of colour to the town

The annual arts festival Coastal Currents is back again this year, and we worked with the organisers to allow local artists the chance to create some amazing mural works that will leave a lasting legacy in and around the town centre.  Visitors to Queen’s Road will have undoubtedly spotted the lovely portrait that has gone…
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Hastings Pride bunting

Pride bunting in Hastings town centre

Love Hastings is delighted to support Hastings Pride 2019.  Part of the support we offered, included purchasing reusable Pride bunting for the town centre. This was kindly installed by East Sussex Highways. We have also contributed to the costs of the event, including road closures and insurance. Find out more about Hastings Pride here.

Hastings Pride

Hastings Pride

In the early hours of June 28, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City. The raid sparked a riot among bar patrons and neighborhood residents as police roughly hauled employees and patrons out of the bar, leading to six days of protests…
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Yours Hastings

Yours Clothing comes to Hastings!

A new fashion retailer is moving into Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings. The much-loved plus-size retailer, Yours, will be occupying the former Clintons unit, vacant for only 3 months.  Yours are a fast growing plus size fashion retailer from the UK. They sell fashionable and affordable clothing for women in UK sizes 16-36. Stuart Mitchell-…
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Hastings Bonfire 2018

Love Hastings supports Hastings Bonfire 2019

Love Hastings is proud to support Hastings Bonfire for 2019.  Hastings Bonfire is one of the biggest events in the Hastings calendar, drawing in tens of thousands of people to our town centre. The spectacular event is entirely volunteer-run and fundraising takes place throughout the year to fund the event. Unfortunately the Society saw a…
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John Logie Baird Hastings

John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird built the first television from items such as scissors, a hat box, bicycle lights and wax and transmitted the first moving image in 1924 above a shop in Queens Arcade. Working alongside Hastings Library and the Hastings Observer, we have recreated original newspaper articles from 1924, when John Logie Baird was carrying out his…
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Hastings Pirate Day

Pirate Day celebrates its 10th year

Hastings Pirate Day is back for its 10th year on Sunday 14th July. The town-wide event attracts thousands of pirates every year, and this year is shaping up to be as spectacular as ever. Hastings already holds the world record for the largest gathering of pirates, but why stop there? This year, you are invited…
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Business Watch – like neighbourhood watch, just better for your business

You may have seen new signs appearing throughout the town recently with the Business Watch logo on them. These are being put out by the BID team to promote membership of the recently re-launched scheme which helps local firms work together to cut down on crime and antisocial behaviour in their area. Many will know…
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Love Hastings

2nd AGM – Wednesday 15 May

Notice of the 2nd Annual General Meeting of Love Hastings Limited Notice is hereby given that the 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Love Hastings Limited with company registration number 10573685 and whose registered address is Rock House, Cambridge Road, Hastings, TN34 1DT will be held at: The White Rock Theatre on Wednesday 15 May at…
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