Of Hastings Pier

By Richard Holdsworth

It was a bright and sunny morning when the esteemed Lord Granville, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, announced, “I declare this pier open for all good citizens to enjoy.” It was 5 August, 1872, and thus started 134 years of pure joy and merriment for Hastings holidaymakers until that sorrowful day in 2006 when it all came to a juddering halt. Continue reading Of Hastings Pier

Looking Back

by Vivien Delaharpe

I came home recently, to the land of my birth, to visit my son and his family. And I looked back, to the time when I was a schoolgirl in Hastings. Continue reading Looking Back