Man pleads guilty, crash victim remains in serious condition

A man has appeared in court and admitted causing serious injury to a cyclist in a Bexhill road collision. Reece Ripley, 21, unemployed, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates’ Court yesterday (June 3rd) charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by driving while disqualified, and driving with […]

Rother’s leisure centres to benefit from cash boost

A £181,000 grant is set to give Rother’s leisure centres a welcome boost as they recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Rother District Council successfully applied for the National Leisure Recovery Fund grant, administered by Sport England, to help support the reopening of Bexhill Leisure Centre, Bexhill Leisure Pool and Rye Sports Centre. […]

Spring has sprung the time for hope and rebirth has arrived!

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 Hastings in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. Spring is upon us. Winter […]

Bexhill care service rated as ‘outstanding’ by inspectors

Dedicated staff at a Bexhill 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 […]