The next meeting of Eastbourne Local History Society will take place on Tuesday July 2 at 7pm at St Andrews Church Hall Seaside, behind the Arlington Arms. Doors open at 6.45pm .The group welcomes back Alan Wenham who is known as an informative and entertaining speaker.
The steam train, operated by Steam Dreams, ran from London Victoria to Eastbourne via Redhill and Haywards Heath behind ex-LMS ‘Black 5’ steam loco No.44871, before traveling to Hastings hauled by Class 33/2 Diesel loco No.33207 ‘Jim Martin’.
Since Ireland’s interval performance of Riverdance in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest captivated the vast majority of the world, Irish dancing along with traditional music has become more popular than ever before, writes Annemarie Field.
If you’ve outgrown the ordinary and long to escape sun-bathed Brits enjoying all-day breakfasts this summer, why not follow the Catalan crowd with Oliver’s Travels and experience the unsung delights of Spain’s sweeping Costa Brava coastline.
A fox cub sleeping amongst the roses and a fluffy cygnet are amongst this week’s crop of Eastbourne Herald reader’s pictures, as well as an unintentionally arty shot of the Dakotas’ D-Day flypast, a heron at Hampden Park and the Seven Sisters from Birling Gap.
A lasting memorial to acknowledge the Eastbourne Pier fire in 2014 and the response from the community in the aftermath is still very much on the agenda – despite it approaching the fifth anniversary of the blaze and nothing installed so far.