East Sussex presents some of the most damning mental health related statistics across the entire country. Nearly 15% of adults living in the borough of Hastings are known to be suffering from depression at this time. This comes as no surprise when the latest figures show that Hastings is the most deprived borough in East Sussex, and is host to the seven most deprived wards in East Sussex.
Komedia turned into a Mini Malaysia, as 200 Malaysian students gathered there for the Brighton Malaysian Festival.
The binge drinking culture is continuing to thrive, leading to severe health problems for our future generation, but universities are attempting to tackle the tough subject.
Local shoppers are becoming increasingly interested in what pop-up shops have to offer. However despite the economic growth opportunities the market is bringing to Hastings, many shoppers are struggling to be attracted to what the stalls have to offer, leaving them no choice but to stick to the high-street stores.
Bank holiday Monday saw the final day of the Jack in the Green festival and the May Day run which is a gathering of motorcyclists in Hastings.