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  • East Sussex brewery wins major beer awards

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    Long Man Brewery, based in Litlington, East Sussex, has won six major honours at this year’s World Beer Awards, including the ‘World’s Best Beer’ for its Old Man premium bitter for the second time. Three beers from the Long Man range have won a combined six awards in the Taste category, ...
  • Video: Special service held to remember Her Majesty the Queen in Hailsham

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    Hailsham held a special service of remembrance on Sunday 18th September following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Councillors, veterans and hundreds of residents took part in the ceremony which heard from the Town’s Mayor, Reverend, Town Crier and Poet Laurie Wilkinson. It was a chance to witness the lighting ...
  • How you can remember Queen Elizabeth in Hailsham this weekend and Bank Holiday

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    A number of events are taking place over the coming days to allow residents to pay their respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As we approach the bank holiday, shoppers in the High Street and Vicarage Field will be able to sign the Town Council Book of Condolence at ...
  • 10 year-old girl hit by car in Hailsham

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    Emergency services were called to Hailsham recently after a young girl was hit by a car as children left school. It happened around 3:45pm on Monday (12 September) on Battle Road. The Air Ambulance was called to the scene and landed in the nearby Community College fields. The pedestrian, a ...
  • Service of Commemoration to take place in Hailsham

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    Hailsham Parish Church is inviting residents to a special ceremony this weekend to celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II. It will take place on Sunday 18 September at 3.30pm at the Parish Church, just off the High Street, and is an opportunity for thanksgiving to God for the life ...
  • Video: Residents flock to Kings Proclamation in Hailsham

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    Hundreds of residents turned up to witness the town’s official Proclamation of King Charles III. The event took place at 4pm today (Sunday 11 September), and the town’s War Memorial, to read the Proclamation and announce the new King, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday at Balmoral. ...
  • Here’s when Wealden will proclaim the next sovereign in Hailsham

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    Following the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Wealden District Council has announced the Proclamation of the new King. It’ll take place on Sunday 11th September in Hailsham Town Centre where the road is expected to be closed for the ceremony. After the Proclamation has been read by the High ...
  • Ceremony takes place in Hailsham to honour Queen Elizabeth

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    Councillors and officers attended a short service this morning (9th September) to lay wreaths at the town’s memorial. Representatives from Wealden District Council, Hailsham Town Council and the Royal British Legion Hailsham branch took a few moments to remember and honour The Queen following her sudden death yesterday. Residents in ...
  • Hailsham Tributes pour in for Queen Elizabeth

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    Wealden District Council “It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The Councillors and Officers of Wealden District Council are deeply saddened and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.” Hailsham Town Council Chairman “It is with ...
  • Book of condolence announced in Hailsham following death of Queen

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    A book of condolence has been set up by Wealden District Council to allow members of the public to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth who died today (September 8th). It has been set up in the reception area of the offices in Vicarage Lane, Hailsham and is available for the ...