Meetings and volunteers

We currently have Zoom meetings every Wednesday at 7.30pm, but we hope to meet f2f once a month at The Common Room, 27 Cambridge Road, Hastings, dates tbc. Feel free to come along unannounced, or you can email a Section Editor below or find us on Facebook or Instagram

Looking to advertise with us?

Contact our sales director, Helen Drake
[email protected]

Looking to write for us?

You can send articles and ideas straight to our section editors
if you know which section you’re aiming for:

News editor Hugh Sullivan
[email protected]

Community editor Rod Webb
[email protected]

Features editor Ben Bruges
[email protected]

Arts editors Nick Pelling, Helen Murphy & Kent Barker
[email protected]

Literature editor Pete Donohue
[email protected]

Food editor Fiona McGarry
[email protected]

Health and environment editors Richard Price & Susan McFie
[email protected]

Business editor Damien Pestell
[email protected]

Opinion/Satire editors Nick Pelling and Kent Barker
[email protected]

Sport editor Hugh Sullivan
[email protected]

Want your event in our listings?
Contact Nigel Waters, Nadine Hayward & Ian Greensmith
[email protected]

Please forward any photographs you have to the relevant
section editor or to our designer Michelle Shakesby
[email protected]

Still not sure who to contact, email
[email protected]

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