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. […]
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 […]
Sussex Community Rail Partnership works to connect communities and the railway across Sussex, Kent and Surrey. Community Rail is a nationwide movement, and you can be involved. Help shape the future of the railway, have your say, and bring your local station into the heart of the community.
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 […]
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 […]
This is a self-managed site managed by the Marina Allotment Association. Please email the site secretary for cost details.
The Hastings Greenway Project is an innovative network of linked almost traffic-free routes, that everyone can enjoy for leisure, amenity and utility walking, as well as cycling. Starting at Hastings Town Centre the Greenway will run 10 miles to Ore, Silverhill, Hollington & Mayfield and the Conquest Hospital. What is a Greenway? A Greenway is […]
It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock, every Saturday at 9:00am. The event takes place at Seaside Road, Hastings, TN38 0AG. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing – it’s free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. […]
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.
We’re a plastic-free refill shop at 35 King’s Rd, open Wednesday – Sunday. Save your empties, everything can be wonderfilled! Opening Hours Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 Thursday 10:00 – 19:00 Friday 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 https://www.instagram.com/wonderfill.st.leonards/
Currently 10 members and always keen to have new members. Costs 40 pounds a year to join with agreement to work at least 4 hours a month on the site. Friendly, communal environment where all learn from each other. Sarah and Stephen have been tenant farmers at Upper Wilting Farm since 1987. In 2008, Sarah […]
Locally reared free range meat and veg. Locally sourced cheese and milk. Locally made bread. Range of box types delivered in recycled and reusable boxes. Pop up stall Wadhurst Sat 9am – 1pm.
Rolvenden Farmers Market was established in 2000. It is run entirely by volunteers and is non profit making and stall fees are kept to a minimum. The Farmers’ Market takes place every Thursday morning from 10.00am to 12 noon in St Mary’s Church. There are normally 20 – 30 stalls with a selection of produce.
Save up to 50% with a Town City Card in East Sussex. Anything from 10% discounts, 2for1 deals & free drinks with businesses, family attractions, restaurants & shops are included. Choose the town design you like & use it across East Sussex. The discounts are not one-offs, you can redeem them again & again. The […]
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. […]
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/
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 […]
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.
Up to five deliveries weekly of fresh organic fruit and vegetables. Local organic bread delivered daily. Delicious Trinity-made takeaway food. Wide range of organic wine. Extensive collection of dried fruits, wholegrains, nuts, pulses, cereals and flours. Chilled and frozen vegetarian and vegan foods. Natural remedies, toiletries and eco-friendly cleaning products. …and so much more (like […]
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 & […]
The Hastiings fleet was one of the first in the UK to be recognised by the Marine Stewardship Council.
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 […]
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 […]
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
At Ore Community Centre our ethos is to ‘serve the local community’ by bringing together the local residents for educational, exercise, and social activities. The Centre is run by the Ore Community Association which is a charity run by local people and the users of the centre. We have various rooms available to for […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Bohemia Walled Garden Association was formed in 2009 in order to bring the Victorian Walled Garden in Summerfields back into active use for horticulture and associated educational and cultural activities. The Management Committee submits its annual report and financial statement for the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) for each year ending 31st December. The garden is owned […]
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 […]
Home Ground is a welcoming central space uniting our community through the food they cook and eat. Our daily wholesome canteen, training schemes for marginalised groups and platform for local food makers creates a positive impact to people’s lives and our town.
Compost Bins Working with councils across the UK to deliver great value compost bins water butts and more – getcomposting.com
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 […]
The market is always a weekly delight for the senses. It awakens a sleepy Saturday with beautiful sights, sounds and delicious smells. Throughout the 2019 season, the Cranbrook Farmer’s Market will host a variety of performers, musicians and fun activities for the whole family. This takes place alongside a diverse array of local food producers, growers […]
Specialising in traditionally reared free range Oxford Sandy and Black pigs (rare old breed). They live outdoors their whole life. Reared to order. Online orders only via Instagram or Facebook page Instagram @heritagebreedmeats Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dehavillandsheritagebreedmeats
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
We are building on past community efforts to create a vibrant space in West Marina for visitors, local people and business owners.
A co-operative enterprise selling a range of baked goods, preserves, eggs and honey. Fri 10.15am – 11.15am closed Jan and Good Fri All Saints Hall, All Saints St TN34 3BG.
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 […]