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2nd AGM – Wednesday 15 May

Love Hastings
Notice of the 2nd Annual General Meeting of Love Hastings LimitedNotice 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 2pm.At the AGM, all BID...

Bank Holiday Monday information

Bike1066
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 are supporting the event with the installation of a large screen in the town centre (Wellington Place), which will be streaming live bike racing throughout the day.

Easter Bunny Fun Days

Hastings Easter Bunny Fun Days
Hop down to Hastings town centre on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th April, 12-3pm, for free family Easter fun! Love Hastings Ltd is bringing a new event to Wellington Place for 2019, with free activities and lots of prizes to be won over both days. On Good Friday,...

Hastings Buskers’ Code of Practice

Hastings busking code
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 for people to perform in public places - however, we hope to be able to use it to ensure people keep the noise down, co-operate with each...

Primark opens in Hastings!

Primark 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 fashion at amazing prices, has opened a two floors (29,500 square feet) in Hastings, featuring the latest trends in womenswear, menswear and kidswear, creating 120 jobs for...

Sign-up to ShopWatch and BarWatch

Both the ShopWatch and BarWatch schemes are under review at the moment and the team at Love Hastings are working to ensure everyone who is already a member has full access to the offenders intelligence database (DISC). You can check if your business is signed up to the agreement on the Hastings Business...

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 bags or a rogue Christmas tree to large quantities of household or builders waste. Mixed in with this...

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 was found guilty of theft from Boots in Priory Meadow and Patrick Reville was also convicted of stealing from Chef's Ware in Queen's...

Walls and doors set to become canvases for public art

The Love Hastings team are looking at a number of opportunities that exist around the town to bring amazing art to the streets. We are looking to replicate a tremendously successful project run by another BID in the USA where they turned back alleys into outdoor art galleries by installing art prints onto...

BID budget 2019-20

What is the BID? The BID is - in essence - a local fundraising scheme. Money is collected by the council and then re-invested within the area to deliver a better looking and safer environment as well as a series of events and activities throughout the year with associated marketing campaigns to draw in...