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Seaforth Highlanders
Seaforth Highlanders in Alexandra Park
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The photographs that make up this Then and Now image were taken at the Bandstand, Alexandra Park, Hastings...
Canadian Medal Presentation
Canadian Presentation (Part 2)
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Following on from the last post, Canadian Presentation 2 shows the winners of two Distinguished Conduct Medals and six Military Medals
Canadian Presentation
Canadian Presentation (Part 1)
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This then and now image shows Canadian soldiers during a medal presentation in Warrior Square, St Leonards.
Rush for Potatoes
A Rush for Potatoes
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Whilst the availability of food during WW1 was never as high as during peacetime, the ramping up of German submarine activity in 1917 started to make a real impact...
Trinity Street
A Rest on Trinity Street
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A number of men in khaki taking a rest in a quiet corner of Holy Trinity church, Trinity Street, Hastings.
View from the West Hill
The View from the West Hill
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The West Hill in Hastings is an open space that separates the Old Town with the town centre. As well as the castle and smugglers caves, the hill was once the site of a windmill and used for farming.
Bottle Alley
Bottle Alley
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Bottle Alley is the 480 meter long lower deck of Hastings Promenade that runs between the Pier and Warrior Square. It was built in the 1930's by Sidney Little the 'Concrete King' of the South Coast.
Cliff End
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Cliff End at Fairlight marks the point where Pett Level starts. On the beach, below the cliffs, you can see millions of years of geological and natural history all within the same area.

Birds on a Wire

March 12, 2016

I liked this view of birds on a wire. The telephone pole and wires created interesting angles in the frame. It was taken at Winchelsea Harbour.

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Cloud Formations

March 4, 2016

Several hefty cloud formations moved across Sussex earlier this week. These were patchy however and blue skies appeared in between the showers…

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Battle of Britain Memorial

February 27, 2016

The Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent was built in 1993. The site is built on the White Cliffs and commands excellent views over the Channel and Folkestone…

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Workout near the Royal Victoria Hotel

February 19, 2016

The image shows a group of soldiers who are convalescing in Hastings being trained by instructors opposite the Royal Victoria Hotel, St Leonards…

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Storm Imogen

February 13, 2016

I didn’t have time to get down to the harbour arm to witness Storm Imogen smashing against it. Instead I briefly stopped down by Azure and took some photos down there.

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High Street, Hastings Old Town

February 7, 2016

As per tradition the Mayor and Hastings Corporation attended Divine Service at St Clements Church in the Old Town on Sunday 12th November 1916, the first Sunday after Mayor Making…

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Emmanuel Boy Scouts

February 1, 2016

The original photograph used for this Now and Then was taken from the Hastings & St Leonards Pictorial Advertiser dated…

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Military March Out

January 22, 2016

Troops march along Queens Road, Hastings during a grand military march out on 23rd December 1914. It is not clear which regiment is shown…

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New Zealand Flag Winners

January 15, 2016

On 1st October 1914 at the Christ Church Girls School, St Leonards, the New Zealand Flag was unfurled by the Rector, the Reverend G W Douglas. It was originally presented by children of…

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The Flooded Rother

January 8, 2016

The recent heavy rain has been too much for the river Rother, which has overflowed its banks. These photographs were taken near Wittersham, Kent…

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