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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
We are a free to access, volunteer run, weekly community bicycle workshop. We provide access to skills, advice, recycled spare parts, and tools. Bike workshop open every Wednesday 6pm – 8pm
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 […]
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 […]
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/
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% […]
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 […]
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 […]
Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group sell plants nurtured in the greenhouse and with the support of local businesses, repairs have been carried out, borders restored, railings erected and cold frames built. Supermarket funding has enabled the group to commission restoration of most of the upper ironwork. Funding is currently being sought for repairs to the teak […]
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 […]
Compost Bins Working with councils across the UK to deliver great value compost bins water butts and more – getcomposting.com
This is a self-managed site managed by the Marina Allotment Association. Please email the site secretary for cost details.
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 […]
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 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 […]
Our community centre provides a welcoming space to enjoy joining in one of our classes or perhaps hiring some space to run one of yours. There’s just one thing missing: you! Contact us and become part of our community! We are always looking for enthusiastic VOLUNTEERS, please get in touch to find out more.
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) […]
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 […]
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/
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 […]
Some organic but do try and get as much local as possible – of fruit and veg and small range of groceries.
We’re a community dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves, beaches and wildlife. We fight long and hard to protect what we love and we won’t stop until it’s completely clean, safe and protected for everyone, forever. From humble beginnings in Porthtowan Village Hall in 1990, we’ve stayed close to our roots and continue to […]
Locally sourced wild game, some free range pork sausages – not in market June to September as low season.
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 […]
The Hastiings fleet was one of the first in the UK to be recognised by the Marine Stewardship Council.
Tidy Up St Leonards is a voluntary local action team organised by John Funnell, Richard Wesley and others who feel passionately about the state of their local streets. Yes, we pay council tax and the local council has a responsibility to clean the streets, but in the face of cuts in spending and services, it is […]
Love Hastings is a not-for-profit business working on behalf of the levy payers to improve the town centre for residents, visitors and businesses in Hastings and manage the BID. The aims are to reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the town, provide a voice and support for town centre businesses and lever in more […]
Our overall objective is to improve and enhance our existing environment by achieving a better standard of design for future developments in the area. Geographically our principal interest is development within Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, but also extends to significant issues within Bexhill, Battle, Rye and other areas of East Sussex.
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.
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 […]
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.
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
HOLLYPARK ORGANICS are a Food Hygiene Agency registered producer and supplier of Raw Milk in HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX. Farm gate sales of organic umpasteurised milk, yoghurt and kefir (phone to arrange order and collections Sat/Sun only.
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 […]
All vegan and also pakoras and samafel are gluten free come down too priory meadows try my food
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 […]
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 […]
The weekly Friday Bexhill Farmers’ Market is located in the centre of Bexhill, in Devonshire Square. All our stallholders have a passion for their produce and help to create a lively and vibrant shopping experience whatever the weather! Stalls at the Market include local meat and game, artisan cheeses and bread, spices and herbs, speciality […]
Locally sourced organic grass fed milk, cream, butter, and ghee, yoghurts and labneh (Court Lodge Organic Products), eggs (Dunsters farm), honey (Wilbees Farm), potatoes (Oct – March), organic beef. Local doorstop delivery to the area- glass bottles being introduced. Raw milk available. Our wonderful Pasteurised Milk is completely Grass-Fed now, and organic, along with COURT […]
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.
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 & […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]