‘Considerable concern’ for Dean’s welfare

Police are seeking Dean Walker, 34, who is currently missing and believed on foot in the Robertsbridge area since Monday afternoon (May 3rd).  There is considerable family and police concern for his welfare.  Dean is 5’7″-8″, slim with shaved hair, wearing dark joggers, green jacket, orange/beige trainers, green jacket and blue Adidas cap, with black […]

Merriman voted in to head Parliamentary Autism group

Huw Merriman, is the new Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism following the recent death of his colleague Dame Cheryl Gillan, who previously led the group and was a long-standing advocate for autistic people and their families. At the group’s annual general meeting held earlier this week, members paid tribute to Dame […]

Now local charities stand a chance of a lottery win

Could local charities benefit from the £17m that will be shared out by the organisers of the Postcode Lottery? Local MP Huw Merriman seems to think so. Mr Merriman is urging local charities and good causes to apply for the funding raised by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. More than 3,500 grassroots organisations in […]

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 Battle in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. After losing an hour in […]

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. […]