Care home celebrates May Day with some traditional maypole dancing

Residents at Bexhill’s Whitebriars Residential Care Home celebrated the May bank holiday by traditionally dancing around a may pole. Residents at the home, which specialises in dementia care, enjoyed making flower crowns out of tissue paper to wear on their heads. There was the chance to reminisce about May Day celebrations they had enjoyed in […]

Merriman backs budget that ‘protects jobs, livelihoods and provides a roadmap for economic recovery’

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has welcomed yesterday’s budget which he says not only delivers ‘robust support’ for jobs, businesses and families but also provides a pathway for economic recovery following the unprecedented financial strains of the Covid-19 pandemic. Among a raft of measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak it […]

Bexhill to become a creative hub within five years

Bexhill College is expected to be given permission to help transform a decaying commercial unit into a vibrant creative hub. The exciting project will turn the site in Beeching Road into a base for artists, designers and media businesses within five years. A report, which will be debated by Rother District Council’s cabinet next week, […]

Open for business: Popular Bexhill pub is reborn

It’s an exciting day for Bexhill. The former Royal Sovereign pub in Sea Road is finally reopening after a major refurbishment – and name change. The Sovereign on Sea, which is directly opposite Bexhill railway station, will be welcoming customers with a socially distanced launch! And its landlord, Wayne Shires, hopes the stunning new venue […]