Hastings Firearms – Two in Court

Two in court on Hastings firearm charge

03 March 2016


Two people have appeared in court after police recovered a firearm in Hastings.

Tamara Callan, 42, and Antony Hearn, 43, appeared in custody, via videolink, at Brighton Magistrates Court on Thursday (3 March), charged with possession of a semi-automatic machine pistol and ammunition with intent to endanger life, contrary to Section 16 of the Firearms Act 1968.

Callan was given court bail to reside at Stathnairn Street, Eltham, South East Continue reading Hastings Firearms – Two in Court

The Carlisle Hotel

By John Hodges

Early in the 19th Century, industry in what was to become the new town of Hastings, consisted only of agriculture with its many hop gardens in the Priory Valley and lime burning on the site of Wellington Square. However, one notable exception to this shortage was perhaps the continuing work provided by Continue reading The Carlisle Hotel

The Castle Hotel Wellington Square


By John Hodges

When all that lay beyond the Castle Cliff was open country and the White Rock projected into the sea, the site of Wellington Square was then known as the Priory Field. Continue reading The Castle Hotel Wellington Square