MP invites Students to travel the High Speed Javelin

Amber Rudd MP, invited Buckswood Students to be among the first in Hastings to travel on the High Speed train the ‘Javelin’ that made a special visit to the town as part of the MP’s Rail Summit. Continue reading MP invites Students to travel the High Speed Javelin

Jimper The Original One Off

The Natural Writer

By Jim Hollands

Unique is a word I use sparingly but to say that Jimper Sutton, Farmer, Fisherman, Bonfire Boy, Marshman and Author is unique is almost an understatement. Continue reading Jimper The Original One Off

Town Crier

                                Goodbye Star

Jimper Sutton was wrong. They did re-float the Maanav Star. She was pulled off Jury’s Gap by a tug just after “Rye’s Own” went to press last month. The old coaster did cause a bit of excitement in the area, probably the first time in her long career that anyone paid attention to her. Continue reading Town Crier

Jimper’s Jottings


It was misty with low cloud and a fresh east wind on December 2. Around 9 am. I noticed that the sky was full of weaving lines of birds bearing south at about 100 ft. I confidently identified them as Golden Plover, a bird that, in the sixties, used to arrive around late January just as the shooting season ended. The Plover is one of our fastest flying game birds and presents a real challenge to the guns. Continue reading Jimper’s Jottings