Menopause – the burning issue

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 month, in recognition of World […]

Inspectors full of praise for ‘outstanding’ care service

Dedicated staff at a 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 and […]

When The Dominator made his last stand…

It’s a year since Battle’s Stu Allen quit the professional wrestling ring after an illustrious 25 year career. Here are two videos, one filmed on the day of his retirement, the other, longer interview was recorded later and reflects on where his love of professional wrestling came from and how he became one of the […]

Police appeal: What issues are your top priorities?

Battle residents are being given the opportunity to help shape policing priorities by joining an Independent Advisory Group. Police in East Sussex want volunteers to provide feedback and advice on how the force’s actions are being interpreted by the public. And it’s hoped the move will help improve communication between officers and diverse groups within […]

Police: Drive to tackle knife crime and violence in Sussex gets underway today

A campaign to tackle knife crime and serious violence in Sussex has been launched today (September 14th).  Sussex Police, local authorities and community groups are joining forces to educate young people on the legal and personal consequences of carrying blades. Images and animations  will appear at busy locations around the county and close to schools to help raise awareness of the potential […]