Energise Sussex Coast is a community benefit co-operative. Our mission is to act co-operatively to tackle the climate crisis and energy injustice through community owned renewable power and energy saving schemes. Energise Sussex Coast provides a range of services including: Energy advice Installing community funded solar on community buildings
Perry Court Farm is a family run business with three generations of the Fermor family working together on the farm. We are based between the two Wye turnings on the A28 towards Canterbury and our farm shop is open daily with home grown and local produce. WE ARE OPEN AS USUAL AND WILL BE AT […]
HFS is a local independent registered charity that provides affordable reused furniture, helps low-income households to furnish their homes, collects surplus furniture and appliances for reuse, and provides practical opportunities for people to gain skills, experience and confidence. Every year the HFS team: Collects and re-uses over 300 tonnes of furniture and electricals that would otherwise go to waste. Helps […]
Range of veg from Stonelynk when in season. Fresh food・Great selection・Knowledgeable staff Local shop, lovely fresh fruit, veg, plants etc and tremendous value!
Filsham Reedbed A large reedbed with ditches and lagoons, set in a river valley floodplain One of the largest reedbeds in Sussex, Filsham Reedbed sits at the southern end of the Combe Haven Valley, the green space between Bexhill and Hastings. The valley contains a range of wetland habitats and is an important resource for […]
Freshly cut joints and chops or steaks cut as you require to your specifications of quantity and quality. Our shop is well known for sourcing locally fed and reared meat products – notably rare breeds beef, lamb and pork, from these, Arcade Butchers create a vast range of hand-crafted products – from award-winning sausages, burgers, […]
Some organic but do try and get as much local as possible – of fruit and veg and small range of groceries.
Women’s Voice is a non-profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), run by women for women in Hastings & St Leonards. Women’s Voice seeks to: empower all local women, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexuality or ability encourage respect and awareness amongst all cultures and beliefs promote gender equality support equal opportunities for all women
The Bridge Community Centre is open to all and based in Ore, in Hastings, East Sussex.
Located right on the beach in Warrior Square, St Leonard’s on Sea, Goat Ledge is a community café serving locally caught Fish baps, Delectable Cakes, Ice Creams, Waffles and Hot drinks. We also serve beer, wine and cocktails. Check Social Media for exact open/close hours. https://www.facebook.com/goatledge https://www.instagram.com/goatledge/
Centre that offers horticultural training for adults with wide spectrum of learning difficulties – producing plants and garden produce for sale. Offers community gardening
Founded in 2011, Hastings Ore WI is a large, informal, non-traditional WI group appealing to women from all backgrounds and ages. The majority of our members live in Hastings and St Leonard’s. We organise a wide variety of events, outings and activities for our members, fund-raise for local charities, and members can alos apply for […]
Divest East Sussex is an umbrella group of organisations campaigning to divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Its current members are: Fossil Free Hastings, Climate Forest Row and Keep It In the Ground Lewes. Supporters include Divest Sussex and the Brighton Climate Action Network. It is one of a […]
Four courts community centre is situated in St Leonard’s on sea at the end of the large car park behind the high rise flats. With its good size hall you can fit plenty of bouncy castles and soft play packages. It suits children’s parties & offers a small gated outdoor space at the front. Below […]
KINGS ROAD STREET MARKET RETURNS, from Saturday 4th April 2020, 10am-4pm and running all year, including St Leonards Festival in June and St Leonards Frost Fair in November. Entertainment, street food, produce, craft stalls and much more. If you are interested in trading at Kings Road or at another of our events head over to […]
V.J Game We pride ourselves on providing fresh, high quality produce which is lovingly crafted by our Master Butcher, Derek. With stock ranging from Venison, Wild Boar, Rabbits and Guinea Fowl, we are also able to supply game birds dependent on the season. Due to the nature of our business all stock is seasonal, however, we will always do our best to […]
Penbuckles Delicatessen in Hastings Old Town High Street is a foodie heaven! They sell regional, British and international artisan food. You’ll find a wide range of Sussex cheeses, pickles, sauces,eggs, juices, wine,biscuits etc. Monmouth Coffee, Olives et al, Kent & Sussex Tea, The Chichester Biltong Company and most famously Hastings Lemon Ketchup. TownCityCard members save 10% […]
Nude Food offers products from time to time at The Crown in the Old Town, Hastings. Please refer to their Facebook page for details. Facebook Opening Times: Thursday : 11.00am – 1.00pm Green Goddess Refill Venue. Zero-waste, plastic-free, food and household goods to support your plastic-free lifestyle. Contact them directly for more information or head down […]
wide range of fresh fish and shellfish, great choice of local or UK catch ,some farmed fish.
Do you have excess apples that usually go to waste? Eve Apple Press provides a mobile service to press your excess apples into delicious, organic juice. By pressing your apples into juice, it reduces the volume of apples into a more useable and manageable product that can be easily stored and used when needed, for […]
FSN was founded in 1939 for the purpose of looking after disadvantaged children, especially orphans. Over a period of 46 years, FSN opened 8 children’s homes and thousands of children passed through its doors. By the 1970’s, changes were taking place in children’s services, and by 1985, all of the homes were closed. However, faced […]
Project Rewild has been set up to reintroduce children back into a habitat from which they have almost completely disappeared – outdoors. We want to inspire children to climb trees in the woods, to run in wild meadows, explore rockpools along the shore, scramble over rocks, splash in muddy puddles, paddle in streams, pick wild […]
Food Fore Thought Wickham Manor Farm Locally produced lamb, beef and pork from organic farm. Farm shop Fri 11am – 2pm if you wish to buy. Order by phone and arrange collection time. Sell at local farmers markets.
Welcome to Appleyards Butchers Free range chickens and pork. Local beef and lamb, Free range turkeys at Xmas. Producing and sourcing the finest quality meat in St Leonards on Sea for over 30 years. We are a family run butchery that prides itself on a personal, quality service that sees customers return time after time. […]
Rock House is a showcase scheme, blending living, working and community space for both local people and newcomers to Hastings. The space fosters creative enterprise, has generated jobs and self-employment, and is continually contributing to the changing image and reality of Hastings as a place to visit, live and work.
Fresh fish has been landed from the Stade in Hastings Old Town for over one thousand years. Hastings has the largest beach-launched fleet in Europe and fishermen use sustainable practices such as adapting their nets and fishing patterns to the fish that are in the local area and using safe fishing methods to help maintain […]
With promotion from Transition Town Hastings, Refill Hastings are encouraging as many cafes, bars, restaurants and other businesses to sign up to become a Refill station so that members of the public can top up their refillable bottles on the go and so far are getting a great reception from businesses across the town from […]
Sea Kale is situated in the heart of St Leonards on Sea, a short stroll up from the tranquil beachfront. Bringing fun and colourful seasonal dishes, using locally sourced produce. Fantastic Fair-trade coffee and awarding winning Teas. Local artists exhibit inside our relaxing, quirky and cozy cafe on London Road.
Horsmonden Farmers‘ Market was launched in May 2006, by three local mothers, Liz Taylor, Pippa Ankjaer and Mary Moffat, who were motivated to encourage people to shop locally to reduce FOOD MILES and to support the local rural economy. They also wanted to feed their own children on healthy, FRESH, LOCAL food. The market proved very popular […]
A ‘connective’ of people who through our individual work, and projects we do together, inform and celebrate with the wider public the value of trees, wood and woodlands through creative and experiential methods (art, craft, music, bushcraft, story, play, activities and opportunities to learn new skills). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/woodpeopleconnective/
The French Delicatessen was created in 2007 when one of my colleagues and I joined forces to offer great French cheeses to the Kentish gourmets. We were later joined by Ansar and Stephanie. We are present on a lot of Kentish markets (see Our Markets). In our stalls you will find our usual range of products […]
The Buddy Project is taking shape and growing every day. Volunteers have been carrying out ad hoc buddying activities with the newly arriving Syrian families, and in doing so, forming close and friendly relationships. The refugees usually arrive directly from refugee camps and arrive here with nothing. The Buddies help to prepare a new home […]
A campaign to install 1066 solar roofs to win the battle against climate change and make energy more affordable for residents appeals to everyone. The campaign aims: Local generation of renewable energy. Local ownership for community benefit. Affordable energy through lower price of locally generated energy, innovative finance (buying clubs etc) and energy efficiency measures. […]
Who are we? In2Play is a community based play and activity group for your children and you. What do we do? We provide chances for local children, (0-13 years) and parents and carers to have fun while they learn, play and grow. What can we offer your neighbourhood? Adventure Playground – an exciting indoor and outdoor playground to expand […]
We are building on past community efforts to create a vibrant space in West Marina for visitors, local people and business owners.
The 2020 Festival will take place if funding allows during the whole of September with the Open Studios on the weekends of 5/6 and 12/13. Please donate now to make 2020 happen https://www.gofundme.com/f/coastal-currents-2020 Submissions to Take Part will open in early 2020 website here coastalcurrents.org.uk/taking-part Our funding has been cut Support us here gofundme.com/coastal-currents-2020 Coastal Currents […]
The Hastings FLAG is a highly representative body of individuals and organisations drawn from the fisheries, public, private and community sectors. The Hastings FLAG is one of six local FLAG’s in England which were recently awarded £800,000 as part of the EU’s European Maritime Fisheries Fund which was administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) […]
A family owned and run farm shop incorporating locally produced fresh meats. Redlands Farm Shop at Horam near Heathfield, Sussex is a farm shop in the true sense, for owners Ali and Henk raise lamb, beef and chickens the traditional way right there at Redlands Farm. Pork is sourced from a highly trusted local farmer. […]
These volunteer-run groups support our work by organising a diverse range of grass-roots activities. Ranging from speaker and fundraising events to film screenings and coffee mornings, these activities raise awareness and interest in the work of the United Nations at a local level across the country.
Harbor Designs started out life in 2006 as a social enterprise called Hastings and Bexhill Wood Recycling. We began by rescuing and recycling all types of wood and taking unskilled trainee craftsmen from a number of government-funded schemes. Today our workshop is in Hastings and we continue to rescue and reclaim wood to produce our […]
Butcher, a source of local Romney Marsh lamb and local cuts of beef and free range pork and chickens. Sally and Jamie Wickens – a local couple renowned for their epicurean skills – decided that life in Winchelsea Beach had to improve on the food and drink front… …their hopes and desires became a reality. […]
Hastings Beach – White Rock Road Beachwatch organisers There can be up to three organisers per beach section. Below will show you how many are currently signed up as one of the organisers for this survey section. This beach has organisers for the following beach clean/survey type(s): Beachwatch (all year round) If you wish to join in […]
Coffin Club Hastings was the first club to set up in the UK, in 2017. Since that time, it has gone from strength-to-strength with its membership increasing and a separate social group of ex-clubbers also thriving. Coffin Club Hastings runs in six-week blocks. It is a safe space to come and learn about all the […]
The community garden at St Leonards Warrior Square, started in January 2016, is our first growing project in the area. We’re very excited to be transforming the environment around the station and getting local residents working and growing together. Landscape architect and artist Julia Hilton created a garden design and we have received generous support from the […]
1066 Cycle Club have a variety of guided rides throughout the year, there’s something for all ages and abilities. Training sessions for novice riders, gentle flat rides, muddy off-road rides, long-distance road rides, hilly rides, and everything in between. Open to everyone (although under-16s must be accompanied on a ride by an adult). You don’t […]
The Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust is a Community Benefit Society with a strong asset lock, so that means it’s all about long term community ownership. We operate in White Rock and Ore Valley. Our long term goals are to create affordable homes, spaces and opportunity. As a community land trust we ensure that our assets […]