Monthly Archives: February 2016

Jessica braves the shave

Jessica has had all her hair shaved off to raise money for charity. Queen's Head staff joined in, with a particularly unusual depilation

Painter stripped of clothes

A recent spate of apparently trivial thefts has been tracked to the door of one woman who has turned (unwittingly) to crime

Hastings mosque opens doors

Open doors, open minds. Hastings mosque is welcoming visitors to see what really goes on

Dogs are for life

Canine Partners gave a talk to Rye veterans and members of the public about how dogs can perfom an extraordinary range of tasks to help people with disabilities lead independent lives

Click for a green win

Spare a few seconds to support Rye's Community Garden which needs funds to pay its annual insurance premium from a chocolate backer

Celebrating hospital volunteers

The hospital volunteer team receive the recognition they deserve

A feast of “Mixed Starters”

A new exhibition in Smallhythe promises a feast for the eyes

Dry January? Try Fat Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, AKA Mardi Gras, AKA Fat Tuesday, is your chance to indulge before embarking on your Lenten fasting. Hastings offers a lot more than pancakes. Get some soul food and join in with the street celebrations - particularly if you had a "dry January" after your Christmas boozing

Let’s go to the movies!

The weeks featured film by the Rye Community Centre Film Club is Woman in Gold. Based on a true story, this film follows octogenarian Jewish refugee Maria Altmann’s struggle with the Austrian government in trying to recover a valuable painting stolen from her family by the Nazis during the Second World War. . .

Roger Hubbard launches new CD

An exciting performance as local musician and friends launch new CD

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