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Great new acts at Battle Street Festival

Sunshine is forecast this Saturday for April’s Streets of Battle street arts festival. The festival brings a second month of free street performances for

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Photo Colin Foy

Secret walled garden

Visitors can discover the secrets of a hidden garden when the international Chelsea Fringe Festival comes to Hastings in May. Members of the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) will celebrate the

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Photo by John Marsh and Thom Kofoed

Lauren by Thom Kofoed

This piece of writing is part of Thom Kofoed’s exhibition in the crypt at St Mary in the Castle, ‘untitled (Miss. Ms. Other)’. HOT’s Chandra Masoliver

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Maximo Park © Steve Gullick

Maximum impact from Maximo Park

Alternative popsters Maximo Park have just released their blistering new album ‘Risk To Exist’. HOT’s Erica Smith talked to vocalist Paul Smith about the motivation

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The meeting between local groups and ESCC included visits to locations along the proposed route of the Ore Valley Greenway.

The meeting between local groups and ESCC included visits to locations along the proposed route of the Ore Valley Greenway.

Day of action to build public support for safe walking and cycling routes this Saturday

Safe and convenient solutions for pedestrians and cyclists to get around town will be in focus in a day of action on Saturday 22 April, not least the Walking and Cycling Strategy adopted by Hastings Borough Council three years ago but still awaiting implementation. Nick Terdre reports. Continue reading…

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Pensioners make their views known.

‘Putting the public back into transport’

Against the backdrop of the continuing disruption to rail travel due to the industrial dispute affecting Southern, trades unions have organised Big Up Transport

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From the hustings in 2015: far left, Nick Perry of the LibDems, on his right the Tories' Amber Rudd, and second from left, Labour's Sarah Owen.

Local politicians prepare for electoral battle

She said she wouldn’t, then she did. In the end political calculation looks to have won out over sticking to one’s word. Not that

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INDECENCY-Cruikshank

Pissing against the wind

HOT’s Sean O’Shea reflects on the closure of the Harold Place public toilet, discusses some of the political issues at stake and imagines an alternative future

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Alexandra Park, May 2015

Chelsea Flower Fringe to Hastings

A festival of flowers, gardens and gardening will spread its roots to Hastings next month (May), when the Chelsea Fringe arrives in town with a day

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Fairlight vegetables web

Much to see, make and do at Fairlight Hall

Fairlight Hall, just outside Hastings to the east, is a magnificent gothic building surrounded by beautifully maintained woodland and

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Thom Kofoed Photo ZR

‘Untitled (Miss.Ms.Other)’

Opening this Saturday: Hastings born and bred multi-media artist, Thom Kofoed, is holding a solo exhibition of his latest work in the Crypt at St Mary in the

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Photo: http://coordstudenti.blogspot.com

When will we learn…?

…that our mental health and physical health systems are intrinsically inter-linked and inter-connected – and are not separate, as our UK health provider suggests by having

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Terry and Javad

Request for help for Javad

A few months ago, HOT reported on Javad’s case (see links below) – a young autistic man from Iran who is seeking safe asylum here

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Ellie Symonds, new scout ambassador.

Volunteers needed to swell scout ranks further

The scouting movement in East Sussex is riding along on the crest of a wave, as the old scout song has it –

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