E-Bulletin – Open Meeting Monday 13th May

Open Meeting, Monday 13th May, 6pm start, at White Rock Hotel. Agenda 1. Main Topic: John Bownas (H & St. L Society committee member and Town Centre Business Improvement District Manager) reports on the activities of BID and outlines the strategy for the Town Centre’s future. Followed by questions and discussion 2. Chris Lewcock: update [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:32:58+01:00May 2nd, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

Get Hastings Reading – ‘Lost Words’ trail

e-bulletin (12 April 2019) Get Hastings Reading - ‘Lost Words’ trail Graeme Quinnell of the Literacy Trust has asked H & St. L Society to circulate the following information: “As part of the Get Hastings Reading campaign we run events to engage children, young people and families in literacy themed activities from time to time. [...]

By |2019-04-15T08:48:27+01:00April 15th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

Hastings Heritage Trail

Hastings Heritage Trail is an interactive walking tour designed to be fun for all generations. It features ten central Hastings locations that have stayed largely unchanged for at least 25 years. The trail has been created by Hastings born photographer Maxine Beuret. Each place has been chosen for its fascinating history with a focus on design. It [...]

By |2019-03-11T07:26:22+01:00March 11th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

Further Notes from Chris Lewcock on St Leonard’s Parish Church

St Leonards Church and Undercliff: Preliminary Thoughts Key Issues The working assumption of this report is to consider St Leonards Church in the context of the wider townscape. See attached birds’ eye view and aerial shot - in the .pdf below Further consideration may nevertheless demonstrate that this is over-ambitious or unnecessary and that it [...]

By |2019-03-25T08:54:04+01:00March 7th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

The ‘Diving Tower’ Project

We have been sent an official copy of a BBC programme broadcast in November 2018 on the 'Diving Tower' project as talked about by Colin Booth at our last open meeting. BBC South East Today 151018 - Diving Tower Here are the notes we issued together with a couple of slides which he showed. Notes [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:57:37+01:00March 7th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments

E-bulletin – Grant Award for West Hill (Hastings) Local Heritage Project

  E-bulletin (4 March 2019) - Grant Award for West Hill (Hastings) Local Heritage Project Hastings & St. Leonards Society has been awarded a grant of up to £8,500 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the Heritage Lottery Fund) for its West Hill (Hastings) Local Heritage and Community Festival Project. Firing a Royal [...]

By |2019-03-04T18:56:36+01:00March 4th, 2019|The Society|0 Comments