How to keep warm next winter

Even though winter is likely to be the last thing on your mind during summer, wintertime is special. There are bonfires, hot chocolate, twinkly lights, and the holiday season. The catch is, it also gets bitterly cold! Staying warm can often feel like a mission, especially if you are trying to cut down on your […]

Coming together together to help the homeless

A coalition of councils and voluntary organisations are working together on a new initiative to support the homeless and those at risk of homelessness. The ‘Live, Work, Thrive Project’ will be headed by Rother District Council (RDC), Hastings Borough Council (HBC), Education Futures Trust, Fellowship of St Nicholas and Sussex Community Development Association. The initiative’s […]

Hair loss – is there anything we can do about it anyway?

Having our hair ‘done’ should make us feel good. Haircuts and styles give us choices about how we express ourselves. Hair also protects our scalp from sunburn, so it’s not surprising that we may feel anxious and alarmed if our hair starts to thin.  This month I consider whether hair thinning, or hair loss in women is […]

Normal service resumed for walking footballers

The Old Bexhillians Walking Football Club ( OBWFC) have well and truly returned to normal service, while still adhering to present Covid -19 rules and regulations. Twice weekly sessions, on a Tuesday morning and Thursday evening at Little Common Recreation Ground and Bexhill College respectively are the order of the day and many social events […]

The benefits of sleep – a good night’s rest and how to get one

Bexhill’s Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach. She also writes articles on menopause for women and their employers. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Bexhill in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. After losing an hour […]

MP welcomes huge take-up of vaccines locally

More than 60 per cent of Bexhill and Battle’s adults have now had their Covid vaccination with MP, Huw Merriman saying the towns are ‘leading the way’. As of March 14th, 52,194 people in the constituency had been vaccinated – the tenth highest number of people in any parliamentary constituency in the country. Notably, this […]

Holiday ‘Food and Fun’ programme to launch at Easter

A holiday food and activity programme to support children during the school holidays will be launched in East Sussex next month. Activities will include outdoor pursuits, arts and crafts, and sports with an emphasis on healthy food and the preparation of meals. Coordinated by East Sussex County Council’s Children’s Services department, the holiday clubs will […]