MP wants to know what YOU think of controversial Bill

You can have your say on the controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as Eastbourne and Willingdon MP Caroline Ansell launches an online survey of her constituents. Ms Ansell asked for views about five major aspects of the bill on her Facebook page last week and the survey will build on that work. She […]

Can data be used to predict lottery numbers?

Sponsored content Everyone wants to win the lottery jackpot once in their lifetime and maybe fulfilling that dream of using their winnings and moving to their favourite destination for the rest of their life – it’s the dream of many people worldwide. Winning the lottery can be a life-changing event, not just for an individual but also […]

Menopause – the burning issue

Former Eastbourne head teacher Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach.  She writes articles on menopause for women and their employers and is a member of the British Menopause Society. Next month Jane will launch a new column written specially for Hastings In Focus this […]

Inspectors full of praise for ‘oustanding’ Eastbourne care service

Dedicated staff at an Eastbourne care service are celebrating after being branded ‘outstanding’ in an official report. The hard-working team at QRC Dom Care, which supports adults with learning difficulties to live independently, was praised by the Care Quality Commission. CQC inspectors found staff were ‘exceptional’ at encouraging service users to live a full life […]

Eastbourne start-up at the forefront of full-fibre broadband revolution

An East Sussex start-up with its base near Eastbourne Station has secured substantial investment to bring hyperfast full-fibre broadband to Eastbourne and then on out to Hastings. Billed as the most profound infrastructure advancement to benefit residents and businesses in recent years, Eastbourne’s Lightning Fibre will build, install and operate the new full-fibre network, starting […]

Community Wise gets cash help to be Covid-safe

A community centre has been awarded £900 from local councillors to make the venue Covid-19 safe in line with government guidelines. Both Upperton and Old Town councillors put forward £450 each so that Community Wise in Ocklynge Road could reopen and continue to provide community services including a market and shop. Community Wise is a […]

Man arrested after two people attacked with unknown substance in Eastbourne

A man has been arrested after two people were attacked with an unknown substance in Eastbourne. Officers were called to St Anne’s Road at 8.51am yesterday (Saturday August 29th) to reports of a road traffic collision involving a black Renault Megane. The driver got out of the vehicle but as two members of the public […]

Updated – taxi office woman cautioned by police

Following an appeal for information on August 25th, police in Eastbourne have arrested and interviewed a woman over the theft of a phone and bank card from a customer in an local taxi office on July 20th. The woman accepted a formal police caution for the offence, with the agreement of the victim. Officers have […]

Cambridge Road double stabbing – one man charged

A man has been charged in connection with a double stabbing in Eastbourne. Two men were taken to hospital following the incident in Cambridge Road about 9.26pm on Tuesday August 18th. Officers swiftly responded to the scene, and enquiries led to the arrest of Ethan Russell, 21, of Cranfield Road, Bexhill. He was charged with […]

Explore Eastbourne – and help raise money for the British Heart Foundation

How do you fancy exploring Eastbourne, giving your health a boost – AND helping a fantastic charity? That’s the aim of Treasure Trails, which has joined forces with the British Heart Foundation to help fight heart and circulatory disease. The company organises over 1,000 self-guided treasure hunts across the UK to enable people to learn […]