Vintage Bike Fish & Chip Run

Don’t Forget the Vintage Bicycle Fish & Chip Ride starting at Bexhill Seafront at 10.30

Ride to Hastings via seafront Refreshments at the Cutter Pub Fish and Chips at Best Fish and Chip shop in Town ? Visit to Hastings Lifeboat station and slight detour to the High Street to see the ” Priscilla Macbean” the sister lifeboat to the “Mary Stanford” of Rye who was lost at sea with all hands in a storm in the 1920s Stop for tea and cake at Bexhill on return journey Meet 10.30 am Cooden Beach Hotel TN39 4TT for Tea,coffee or a drink 11.00 am Leave ride to Hastings via Bexhill seafront 12.30 pm Refreshments in the Cutter Pub TN34 3AL 1.00 pm Fish and Chip Lunch at Lifeboat fish and Chip Shop 2.00 pm Short ride to see “Priscilla MacBean” Tea and Cake at Bexhill 3.00 pm Return ride to Cooden Beach Distance 8 miles each way Dress Vintage or Tweed any old Bike We give a friendly and warm welcome to new riders

Please send any pictures you have of them on Hastings Seafront for “Hastings Town” send to [email protected]

Mary Stanford’s Sister Boat

Priscilla MacBean has a new home

Priscilla MacBean – the final chapter. Ion Castro completes the story as the former lifeboat arrives at its final resting place.

After nearly a year of restoration, a magnificent feat of dedication in itself, the 34 ft. former Eastbourne, Kirkcudbright and Maryport lifeboat was moved to its new location, a specially prepared ‘dry dock’ at the bottom of Old London Road at the top of Hastings Old Town on the 86th anniversary of the loss of sister ship Mary Stanford, the Rye Harbour Lifeboat. The event was witnessed by hundreds of enthusiastic onlookers and a list of VIP’s that included Hastings & Rye’s MP, Continue reading Mary Stanford’s Sister Boat