Category: Pinned

How Hastings might spend £20m over the next ten years (2024-2034) from the ‘Long Term Plan for Towns’ funding allocation

What is the ‘Long Term Plan for Towns? The plan was launched in October 2023, and the Prime Minister has stated it is to help deal with run-down town centres,…
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Hastings Christmas lights

Town centre Christmas lights

At Love Hastings, we are responsible for choosing, buying and managing the Christmas lights programme for the town centre. The areas included in the programme are Robertson Street, Cambridge Road,…
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Artists living or working in or around Hastings were recently offered the chance to display their works on the backs of bus shelters around the town. The currently empty 100cm…
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The Crypt

THE CRYPT IS BACK! – Bigger and better than ever…

For those who remember The Crypt at its sweaty peak, it’s now back on the Hastings live music scene… After closing in 2011, The Crypt in Hastings is re-opening its original doors on…
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Town centre planters

New planters for year-round greenery and colour

We’ve been working with Rotherview Nurseries to design a series of trough planting schemes that will result in some great-looking displays all year round. The first of almost 100 troughs…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Bank Holiday Monday information

For over four decades, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts have visited Hastings on the May Day bank holiday for Bike1066. Every year it gets bigger and better, and this year we…
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Hastings busking code

Hastings Buskers’ Code of Practice

The code of practice (below) has been written to try and control and improve street entertainment in Hastings Town Centre. It is a voluntary agreement as it is perfectly legal…
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Primark Hastings

Primark opens in Hastings!

Hundreds of shoppers eagerly queued up at the new Primark, which opened at 10am on Wednesday 6th March 2019 in Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings.The international retailer which offers amazing…
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Tackling the flytippers

Since starting on the job late last year your business ambassador, Peter, has reported and overseen the removal of well over 100 flytips. These have ranged from a few black…
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Working with the police to cut down business crime

We’re pleased to be able to report a number of successful court cases recently where the police have prosecuted some of the town’s more prolific shoplifters. Most recently Daniel Barber…
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