Welcome, one and all, to Half Man! Half Burger! Since July 2015 we have been Hastings / St Leonard’s first dedicated, fully licensed Burger restaurant. Eighteen months later in December 2016 we opened our second site in Eastbourne. Slowly, and with the right degree of mellowness and righteousness, plans are taking shape for a third […]
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 […]
We transform difficult and derelict buildings into capped-rent homes and workspaces. We create affordable space for living, working, learning, leisure and community action. We squeeze our projects for maximum social impact for local people through life-changing opportunities (jobs, homes, enterprise support, training, social networks) and through place-shaping opportunities (influencing and making real changes in the […]
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% […]
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.
RX fisheries is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction – they will do everything they can to meet your expectations. They are a fishmongers in Hastings with a large customer base across Hastings, East Sussex, Kent, and now offer a mail order service across all UK mainland. With a large variety of fresh fish, smoked fish (they have their […]
Set in one of Hastings’ most handsome Regency buildings, The Wellington Health & Wellbeing Centre is one of Sussex’s finest venues for wellness. The welcoming centre offers a holistic approach to wellbeing, bringing together a team of top practitioners to offer a wide choice of complementary alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and more. The Centre […]
We want our Sussex to be a home for nature’s recovery. A place where people and wildlife can thrive together, where people can enjoy nature and the health and wellbeing benefits it provides. We believe that nature is too important to lose We are a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. […]
There have been Hastings fishermen and fishmongers in our family since the 1800s, including such evocatively named local legends as Spreader Benton, Hardy Fullager, Dickie Gannon and Lizzie Rich. Our grandma Polly Gannon used to push a fish cart seven miles from Hastings to Bexhill and back again every day before our parents Albert & […]
Low Waste Sussex is a fledgling initiative designed to support people in taking practical steps towards a more sustainable, environmentally friendly lifestyle.
Centre that offers horticultural training for adults with wide spectrum of learning difficulties – producing plants and garden produce for sale. Offers community gardening
wide range of fresh fish and shellfish, great choice of local or UK catch ,some farmed fish.
As beekeepers we love our hobby – for some it is a business, to most it is a pastime for the care of honeybees and enjoying nature 🙂 We belong to a divisional body called the British Beekeepers Association so that we can, as a group, provide our members with support, education opportunities, legal guidance, insurance and […]
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 […]
Unleash The Leaf The Proper Tea Co is a small, independent tea merchants formed in 2013 and based in the East Sussex village of Pett near Hastings. As well as online, you will find us at a number of regular weekly, fortnightly and monthly street markets, farmers’ markets and events in East Sussex and Kent. […]
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.
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/
Warriors of Waste is a new group dedicated to tackling the issues of rubbish and recycling. We are based in St.Leonards on Sea and as such this puts us in an extra position of vulnerability as waste not correctly handled has a direct environmental impact on the ocean we live next to. We aim to […]
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 […]
The core of our business is a fully equiped workshop. Our bicycle service is high quality at a fair price. We can build wheels, get frames painted and enjoy custom builds. We’re loving electric bikes and do e-bike conversions. We sell fully serviced used bicycles and hold a wide range of bicycle components and accessories. We aim for functional, durable and reliable products at a reasonable cost.
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 […]
Pick your own – eg runner beans, broad beans, red currants etc. Many varieties of local apples and pears, local cob nuts, pumpkins, when in season. Also in Our Shop: Fresh Handmade Pies, Ice Creams, and a big selection of yummy Biscuits. Always available are Eggs and Dairy Products and a wide range of groceries […]
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 […]
People who like to swim in the sea in Hastings & St Leonards. No single regular activity at a set time or day of the week. Relies on posts from most active individuals to advertise days, times and locations. Just join if you want to find out who is doing what, where and when. The […]
Roebuck Centre The Roebuck Centre offers a variety of workshops both developmental and leisure based. A majority of individuals with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome require some level of support throughout their lives. Without specialist support, further education and employment opportunities are likely to be out of reach for most of the individuals we […]
All seasonal produce from local growers and a wide range of organic and local groceries such as yoghurt, cheese, eggs, jams, honey, fruit juice. The store aims to be 90% plastic-free – has made a big push on this front. Take advantage of our FREE home delivery service… shop local! Hours 07:30 – 16:30
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 Bridge Community Centre is open to all and based in Ore, in Hastings, East Sussex.
Transition Town Hastings (TTH) is part of the Global Transition Network. Transition is a movement that has been growing around the world since 2005. It’s about communities stepping up to address the global challenges we face by starting local. By coming together, we are able to crowd-source solutions. We seek to nurture a caring culture, one focused on supporting each other, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cleaner Rivers, Cleaner Seas By community engagement and citizen science. STRANDLINERS CIC, an all-volunteer community interest company, was incorporated in December 2018. STRANDLINERS is based in East Sussex STRANDLINERS’ Executive Director, Andy Dinsdale, has been leading riverbank- and beach-cleans since 2004 and regularly represents the company at national and international marine conservation conferences. He shares […]
Range of sourdoughs, gluten free, rye, ciabatta etc. Organic breads using Shipton Mill flours. Some groceries. Judges Bakery is situated in the heart of Hastings historic old town. It has a proud reputation of serving generations of families and fishermen since 1826. Our shop has an extensive range of local & Organic produce and the best […]
SolarUK is a leading Solar Research and Development company which manufactures, supplies and installs fully accredited advanced solar systems specifically for the UK climate. With over 17 years of experience, we supply cost effective solutions for Commercial and Domestic Solar Hot Water (ST) and Solar Electric (PV) systems with supply and fit or supply only. […]
Located on the Stade – food stalls, wines, music – check website for dates. Indulge in a mouth-watering weekend of delicious seafood and luscious wines at this spectacular festival. The festival site and the marquees on The Stade by the historic Net Huts showcase a range of food, wine and themed activities to tempt everyone […]
Ore Community Land Trust seeks to protect land in the Upper Ore Valley to save and enhance urban woodland and green space for community use and to protect animal habitat. We, therefore, campaign against development plans that would threaten the environment of the Valley. We also support positive regeneration plans and put forward ideas for […]
Compost Bins Working with councils across the UK to deliver great value compost bins water butts and more – getcomposting.com
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 […]
Anna Locke is a fully qualified permaculture designer and teacher based in and around Hastings, East Sussex. Anna regularly gives workshops about ‘How to Plant a Forage Garden’, ‘Permaculture for Allotments’, ‘How to Grow Organic Food from Seed’ and many other topics. The main way to start a permaculture journey is to attend an Introduction […]
In 1961 the late Horace Quick (1891 – 1966), a local artist and wildlife enthusiast, gave Mallydams Wood to us so that the woodland could benefit wildlife. To help us carry out Horace’s wishes we built a small wildlife rehabilitation centre and, since the doors opened more than 50 years ago, over 35,000 sick, injured […]
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 […]
Women-only bike rides HSBC UK Breeze offers fun, free bike rides for women of all abilities across the UK. #TogetherWeRide It doesn’t matter if you’re keeping fit, young at heart, wise beyond your years, or baffled by gears. Every woman is welcome on an HSBC UK Breeze ride. You’ll discover new places to ride. Gain […]
Share Your Great Idea In Our Treasure Chest Welcome to the Common Treasury, a place to share any inspiring ideas that you come across on your travels that could make Hastings a happier healthier town. Let’s build this into a treasure trove of adaptable ideas for a local economy that works within planetary limits and […]