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1066 Business Club

for all businesses in 1066 area. Contact Sue Spice (sec) (01424) 842892.

1066 Lacemakers

Holy Redeemer Church Hall, Sedlescombe Road North, contact M. Price 07760 366469. A friendly group of lacemakers meets first Saturday each month, mixed abilities. New members welcome.

1066 Probus Club

meets Beauport Park Hotel, Hastings, contact Colin Daniels (01424) 420094.

BLESMA - British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association

Hastings and East Kent, Mr R Humphryes (01424) 752744, Roundel Club, 26 Wellington Square, Hastings, TN34 1PN.

Bobbins and Threads

All crafts connected with threads, St Matthew's Church Hall, Silverhill, St Leonards, Maureen (01424) 712481.

British Korean Veterans' Association

Hastings & District, contact Hon.Sec. A.W. Preston, 64A Coach House, St Helen's Park Road, Hastings. (01424) 421644.

British Red Cross

Newgate Hall, Newgate Road, St Leonards, TN37 6SB. Hall for hire for various activities. Volunteers needed for first aid group, youth and junior club, tansport and escort duties and to man medical loan centre (mornings only). Contact Mrs Bettley (01424) 851558.

Cinque Port Radio and Internet Social Club

c/o 99 Marina, St Leonards, TN38 0BP. Contact Mr D. Patfield, (01424) 429550.
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Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

South East Sussex Branch, Mrs J. Smith, Bexhill, (01424) 731062.

Clive Richardson Tours

Clive Richardson, 19 Tollgates, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0JA. Tel 01424 775534.
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Crowhurst and District Horticultural Society

A small friendly society founded in 1972. We hold 3 x Flower shows a year and talks/lectures with a Festive Cheese and Wine Quiz in December. Membership £5 per year. All Welcome! Contact Alan 07870 525441.
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East Sussex Astronomical Society

Meet at Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club, Egerton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex TN39 3HL. 8pm on the first Thursday of each month.
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East Sussex Arts Club

contact Mrs P. Burgess, (01424) 843116.

Falaise Sequence Dance Club

Arthur Easton Centre, St Michael's Hospice, meet Tuesdays 7.30pm, contact June Smith (01424) 713382.


Regular visits to supposed haunted sites. Advice available, Kevin Carlyon, 22b Dane Road, St Leonards, TN38 0QW. (01424) 485392.

Hastings Athletic Club

Sec: Mrs Anne Wilson, (01424) 212435.

Hastings and District Anglo-French Club

Meetings start at 2.15pm at the Holy Redeemer Church Hall, Upper Church Road, St Leonards. For further information please ring 01424 427740.

Hastings Area Archaeological Research Group

HQ Priory Road Teachers' Centre, Hastings, contact Mr. M. Greenhalgh (Treasurer/Field Officer) (01424) 720446/Mr. D. Padgham (Chairman) (01424) 443752.

Hastings Borough Bonfire Society

Mr. Keith Leech, (01424) 716576, email Bonfire celebrations in October. Donations to local charities. Assist at other local events.

Hastings Business Luncheon Club

Co-ordinator Kevin Standish (01424) 442222. Meetings usually third Wednesday of the month at Beauport Park Hotel, St Leonards 12.30 pm. Anyone interested contact Kevin Standish.

Hastings & St Leonards Wargames Society

Games for all eras, Ancient to WW2, plus Naval, Fantasy and Fantasy Naval. Meet weekly (usually Tuesdays) and participate in 3 to 4 shows a year. Contact Graham Cross on (01424) 438605 (evenings).

Hastings & St Leonards Chess Club

Open every day. All ages, visitors welcome, 2 Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings. Contact Paul Buswell, 01424 444321.

Hastings Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND)

Fernando Bauza, 112 Milward Road, Hastings TN34 3RT, (01424) 437820 meets first Monday on the month.

Hastings Community Circus

meets St John's Church Hall, Brittany Road, Hastings, contact Caron (01424) 445221.

Hastings Dating

Online club for meeting new people in the Hastings area. Sign up on the website for more information.

Hastings Dyslexia Support Group

Ducklings, 5 Sandhurst Gardens Hastings TN34 2SW. Mary Potterton, Sec: 752531. For specialist advice call Diane Pearson (01424) 211897.

Hastings Electronics and Radio Club

Most Monthly meetings held on a Wednesday. For details contact Gordon on 01424 431909.

Hastings Esperanto Group

84 Mount Road, Hastings, TN35 5LA; Sally Phillips (01424) 460556.

Hastings Exhibitions

The Bourne, Old Town, Hastings, TN34 3AY, Admin: Tony Smith, (01424) 424848. Income goes entirely to the Brown Bread Horse Rescue Centre.

Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society

The Fishmarket, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, Steve Peak/Paul Joy (01424) 722322. Fax 722322.

Hastings and District Geological Society

Ken Brooks, 50 Alfred Road, Hastings, (01424) 426459. Adults meet Priory Centre every 4th Sunday at 2.30pm. Junior Section meet every four weeks on Saturday 2pm - details (01424) 426459. Activities include fossil hunting field trips, making dinosaur models etc.

Hastings & District Model Flying Club

Contact Mr White (01424) 224503.

Hastings Old Town Carnival Association

Sec: Mrs Muggridge, (01424) 431472.

Hastings-Bethune Twinning Association

Secretary: Vivienne Bond.

Hastings-Dordrecht Sports Exchange

Chairman: Colin Hyland (01424) 438786

Hastings-Dordrecht Friendship Association

Twinning Officer, Mr Robin Gray, (01424) 781130.

Hastings Needlecraft Group

Meets on the 4th Thursday of every month except for August, at 7.30 at the Taplin Centre, Upper Maze Hill. Contact Pat Wright 01424 439563 for details.


Chairman: Nigel Barry (01424) 852200.

Hastings-Schwerte Friendship Association

Chairman: Reg Wood (01424) 447173.

Hastings and East Sussex Philatelic Society

Membership sec (01424) 427016. Public relations officer (01424) 423151.

Hastings & Rother Family Friends

c/o Glyne Gap School, Hastings Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN40 2PU, (01424) 210231, contact Jean Scotcher. Helping to share the care of a special child.

Good Companions Social Club

for over 55s, 33 Martyns Way, Bexhill, TN40 2SE, Mrs. Percival (01424) 216319.

Hastings and Rother Family History Society

Sec. Miss C. Hayward, (01424) 422139.

Hastings and Rother Junior Chamber

Adrian Rogerson (president). For business and professional men and women 18 to 40 years. Meetings held at The Cinque Ports Hotel, Bohemia Road, Hastings.

Hastings and Rother T.U.C.

Nigel Bolton, 18 Pinewood Way, St Leonards TN38 9RR, (01424) 850677.

Hastings and St Leonards Lifeboat Society

Mrs. June Potts, 2 Marlow Drive, St Leonards, TN37 7JF (01424) 751177.

Jutsu Kai Karate Factory

409 Battle Road, St Leonards. Contact Jane Dash (01424) 712420.

Lions Club of Hastings

Secretary, Valerie Vint. Telephone 01424 830658.

Hastings MG Club

Meet at the Netherfield Arms, Netherfield. Every third Thursday of the month at 8pm. Contact Nigel Melbert (secretary).
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Hastings and East Sussex Natural History Society

Andrew Warrington (Hon Sec). Tel: 01424 814417.

Hastings Motorcycle Action Group

Mr D. Sykes, (01424) 812047. Part of national group formed to fight unjust legislation against motorcycle riders, and meets socially alternate Wednesdays at The Carlisle, at 8.30pm.

Hastings and St Leonards Rotaract Club

Meetings first and third Tuesday each month, at Cinque Ports Hotel, Bohemia, Hastings. For young people 18-30 who enjoy fundraising, community work, sports and social events.

Hastings Senior Men's Forum

Meetings every Tuesday 2pm to 4pm at St Matthews Church Hall, Silverhill. October to April, slideshows, talks etc. Contact Rodney Stapley, (01424) 421769.

Hastings Shipwreck Heritage Association

Shipwreck Heritage Centre, Rock-a-Nore, Hastings, TN34 3EW. Charitable organisation protecting nautical heritage and supporting education and conservation.

Hastings Tramways Club

Our club aims to restore two surviving 1905 Hastings tramcars, currently stored at Staplecross Shrub Centre. We're keen to hear from those interested in trams or anyone willing to volunteer skills or time to help restore them. Contact Roy on 01424 751798.
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Hastings Trolleybus Restoration Group

104 Milward Road, Hastings, contact Pete Lyons, (01424) 444390.

Hastings Trust and Resource Centre

35 Robertson Street, Hastings, TN34 1HT, Fax No (01424) 434206. Christine Goldschmidt, Director, (01424) 446373/440909.

Hastings and Bexhill Welsh Society

Mrs Atherden, (01424) 441208.

Here and Now

Free local environmental magazine, quarterly issue. Various local outlets or postal delivery with subscription. Contact Kevin Carias (01424) 715496.

Hollington Community Centre

Mr. P. Shoesmith, 329 Battle Road, St Leonards, (01424) 852911/ 852165. Short mat bowls, table tennis, play school, bar, judo, archery. Thursday afternoons Senior citizens.

Roadrunners Motorcycle Club

(formerly Honda Owners Club), contact Steve Baker, 169 Ashburnham Road, Hastings, TN35 5LL, (01424) 713035.

Ironlatch Ladies' Club

Mrs. Joan Davies, (01424) 423601.

The League of Friends of the Conquest Hospital

Mr. Ken Clarke (01424) 772471.

Meeting Point Arts and Crafts Group

Unitarian Church, South Terrace, Hastings, contact Miss M. Burbage (01424) 812094. Social afternoon for Arts and Crafts meets fourth Tuesday of each month.

Men of Kent and Kentish Men

East Sussex branch, Mr P. Sheldrake, 291 St Helen's Road, Hastings, TN34 2NB (01424) 424007.

Monday Club OAP Club

contact 2 Barley Avenue, Hastings, TN35 5HS; D.H. Ellis (01424) 435649.

NARPO - National Association Retired Police Officers

Quarterly meetings at Hastings Police Station, social activities, outings, shows etc.

Open University Student Association

Hastings and St Leonards, contact Sec. Beryl Lovatt (01424) 444176, support and social evenings for OU students.

Ore Flower Club

Christ Church Hall, Old London Road, Ore, Hastings, contact Chairperson (01424) 813680 meets first Tuesday of month.

Ore Community Association

Mrs R. Waddell, 455 Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5BH, (01424) 432719. Weekly activities, e.g. yoga, Darby and Joan, Dog Handling and many more - ring for details.

Parachute Regimental Association

Royal Air Force Association Club, Wellington Square, meets 2nd Monday each month at 7.30pm.

Past Rotarians Club of Hastings and Rother

Dr. David Dewhurst, sec. (01797) 226336. Meet first Tuesday each month at Beauport Park Country Hotel, St Leonards, 10.30 am to noon.

Past Rotarians Club

Geoff Brooks, Cherry Garth, Westaway Drive, Bexhill (01424) 214345.

New Riviera Group

Visual Arts Group benefiting Hastings Artists and the community with continuous exhibitions at 40 Marina, Colonnade, St Leonards. Contact John Allaway (01424) 712349.

Road Runners Motorcycle Club

meets The Smugglers, Pevensey, first Wednesday of the month 8pm. Contact Steve Baker (01424) 713035.

Rotary Club of Senlac

Meet weekly in Cooden Beach Hotel. Raising funding to give to charities and individuals. Big events including Bodium Classic Car Show and Jazz Picnic. Young Chef Competition and Youth leadership courses. Contact Peter Cocker.

Rotary Club of St Leonards-on-Sea

Local business and professional people promoting humanitarian service and supporting local charities.

Rotary Club of Hastings

Mr. M. Stewart, (01424) 716544.

R.A.S.C. / R.C.T.

Association Royal Air Force Association Club
Wellington Square, Hastings. Meet last Monday every month except Bank holidays (then held week before), at 7.30pm. Vice Chairman: George Gray, Sec: S. Gray, (01424) 436437.

RAF Association

Hastings and St Leonards Mr. R. Humphryes, (01424) 430250, Roundel Club, 26 Wellington Square, Hastings TN34 1PN.

Royal Air Forces Association

C. Dixon, Sec, (01424) 220069, Branch HQ The Albatross Club, 15 Marina Arcade, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1JS. Club (01424) 212916, office 220114. Ex-Service members' club.

Royal Artillery Association

Bexhill Branch meets 11am first Thursday in the month at Royal British Legion, London Road, Bexhill. Sec. L.A.W. Rashbrook (01424) 843433.

Royal Artillery Association

Hastings & St Leonards Branch meet 2nd Tuesday in month. RAFA Club, Wellington Square, Hastings. Sec W. Balderstone (01424) 445682.

The Royal British Legion

Hastings and St Leonards Branch Mr Ben Smith, chairman, (01424) 420092.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Mr. W.H. Hampshire (01424) 214515.

Hastings & St Leonards RSPB Members' Group

contact R.M. Adams (01424) 439699.

The Shipwreck Heritage Association

Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings, TN34 3DW, Robert Page, 24 Martineau Lane, Hastings, TN35 5DS (01424) 813327.

Soroptimist International

Mrs. Jill Green (01424) 432381.

St John Ambulance Fellowship

for retired and ex members. For further information contact Mr Watson, 143 Turkey Road, Bexhill, (01424) 218685.

The Salvation Army Over Sixty Friendship Club

Oxford Road, Scout Hut, Hollington, Tuesday 2-3pm, contact Captain Paul Wilson (01424) 426894.
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St Rapahel Club for the Physically Disabled

Acharity club for disabled. Meets Wednesdays, also outings. Helpers urgently needed. Contact Mrs. A. Dickerson (01424) 852664.

Strange Phenomena Investigations

Are you interested in ghosts, poltergeists, UFOs, and other aspects of strange phenomena? Public lectures and meetings to be held in Hastings during 2008. Contact Malcolm on 07949 178835, or write to SPI, Flat 5, Unicorn House, Croft Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3HE.

Transcendental Meditation

Lee Moor, (T.M. teacher, Sec) 3 Dell Close, St Leonards, TN38 0YS, (01424) 437618. A very easy effective relaxation technique.

West Hill Community Centre

Mrs Geering, Croft Road, Hastings. (01424) 431616. Bingo, clubs, hall.

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