Imagine If You Will A Local Hovercraft Service

By Tony May

Pictures By Andrew Popkin

The sound of the sea lapping gently at the shore, a warm, sunny day in Hastings, blue skies overhead and the piercing cry of seagulls invading your senses. Camera in one hand, sunglasses in the other and with arms outstretched for balance you are creeping gingerly across the pebbles on the beach at St leonards towards a Hovercraft ‘parked’ on the sand near the waters edge… Continue reading Imagine If You Will A Local Hovercraft Service

Hastings Beer Festival

Hastings Drinks Beer Festival dry for the first time ever!

8,500 attend the event, over 30K raised for local charities.

Post event press release by Tim Pilbeam

The 2009 Hasting Beer and Music Festival proved to be a huge success with the people of the town with over 8,500 people attending. Chairman Steve Millea “ I am overwhelmed by the support as we planned the event for 7,000 people but 8,500 is unbelievable Continue reading Hastings Beer Festival

D-Day White’s Tip and Run Propeller

A picture taken on Friday 9 May 2008 of the wartime propeller (possibly
from a Junkers 88 bomber) dredged up up a while ago by fisherman ‘Podgy’

It was acquired by Old Towner “D-Day White” to be displayed in the open space at the end of Courthouse Street in the Old Town. From the left, ‘Tush’ Hamilton, assists Robert Morgan (who provided the transport)
and ‘D-Day’. A real combined effort from well known Old Town supporters. Continue reading D-Day White’s Tip and Run Propeller

Rye’s Water Festival

Rye In Bloom

Rye’s Water Festival

An exciting new event at Strand Quay.

Rye’s very first Water Festival took place from 10am-4pm on Saturday 22nd May. A celebration of Rye’s environmental heritage and its watery past and present was organised by Rye in Bloom as part of its entry in the national Britain in Bloom Competition. Continue reading Rye’s Water Festival