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Hastings and St Leonards Seniors' Forum

Events and More

Local Government Consultations

Date added: 17th October 2017

To see any consultations being conducted by Hastings Borough Council click here

East Sussex County Council have various consultations running - for details click here

The Isabel Blackman Centre

Date added: 31st March 2017

The Isabel Blackman Centre offer services including Health and Wellbeing Activities, Support coping with Dementia, physical or learning disability, support with long-term conditions and Personal Care. For further details click here

Another Day out by coach

Date added: 17th April 2018

Our Day out on 14 June is sold out so we are running another on 12 July. Visiting Middle Farm near Lewes, the delightful village of Alfriston and taking in surrounding Sussex countryside. The cost is only £5.00 for members and it's first come, first served, as numbers are limited. Please complete and return the tear-off slip from the Spring Newsletter (or download one here) together with a cheque for £5 for each passenger either to our office or hand it to a committee member at a forum coffee morning.

East Sussex Interactive Bus Map

Date added: 2nd November 2017

For Interactive Bus Map showing list of routes and links to timetables click here


Date added: 18th April 2018

RITZY Friday afternoon parties from 23 March to 25 May are being put on by “Duckie” for Hastings' over 60s. It promises spectacular cabaret and classic afternoon tea - all for a fiver!

“Swanky senior citizens, elegant elders and glamorous golden girls” are being invited to parties which will be held at St John the Evangelist Hall Brittany Road St Leonards.

To book you can call 07848 831 290 or email

The posh club parties are supported by funding from the Arts Council.


Date added: 31st March 2017

If you have a Twitter account you can get updates about Stagecoach bus services here

ESCC proposed cuts to Adult Social Care

Date added: 16th April 2018

ESCC has a consultation in respect of proposed cuts to Adult Social Care services that closes on April 25th. More details are available here


Date added: 10th October 2017

If you are aware of any events which you think may be of interest to our members please email details to

Coffee Mornings (Free) at the Friends Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings 10.30-12:00

  • 24 April
  • 29 May

    Train Service Disruptions

    Date added: 2nd February 2018

    Buses replace trains -
    between Hastings and Ashford International on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April
    between Haywards Heath and Seaford / Eastbourne on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April

    From 20 to 28 October this year and from 16 to 24 February 2019, no trains will run between Three Bridges and Brighton or between Three Bridges and Lewes in Sussex. These closures will allow the upgrade of a stretch of railway that is responsible for more delays to passengers than any other section in the south east of England.
    Transport User Voice - February 2018

    quiz afternoon

    Date added: 2nd April 2018

    We will be having another quiz on Friday May 25 at the Friends Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings at 2 p.m. Free refreshments!

    Free Talk About Scams

    Date added: 21st March 2018

    2 pm Friday, April 27, at the Friends Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings A talk by a different speaker than at last year’s event about other ways in which crooks are targeting older people. Free tea/coffee & cakes/biscuits. An event not to be missed!

    MEETINGS IN 2018

    Date added: 25th November 2017

    For dates of meetings of the Forum in 2018 Click here