A personal tribute by Ion Castro to Ron Fellows, a friend, colleague and contributor to ‘Hastings Town’.
Ron Passed away in St.Michael’s Hospice on 15th July 2011 after a short illness and his funeral took place at Hastings Cemetery on 28th July. Continue reading Ron’s Gone
By Ron Fellows
Eugenius Birch designed the 138-year-old Hastings Pier, badly burnt on Monday night, 4th October 2010. The Earl of Granville opened it on the Bank Holiday, 5th.August 1872 and hailed it as the “peerless pier a pier without a pier.” The Pier suffered another fire in 1917, which burnt down a spectacular Pavilion. Continue reading Pier Disaster