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Hastings Film Fringe interview with Shingetsu director Paul Schoolman and actor Alice Krige

Ahead of the world public premiere of Shingetsu, a 90-minute drama which will be screened alongside

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Preparing the air pollution monitoring equipment (photo: main).

Petition launched to halt road construction due to excessive air pollution levels

Combe Haven Defenders have launched a petition calling for construction of Sea Change Sussex’s Queensway Gateway Road to

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Re-enacting the pilgrimage to Hastings Castle: one way of celebrating 1066.

Grassroots 1066 events gather momentum

As the date of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in mid October draws near, HOT is learning of more grassroots events to

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The English Cemetery, Marcus Harvey, 2016 © Marcus Harvey and Vigo Gallery

Marcus Harvey at the Jerwood

The Chapman Brothers exhibited at the Jerwood in 2014 and are now followed by another YBA (Young British Artist): Marcus Harvey. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went

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Rachael and Michael Linton, creations of the Medieval Mosaic.

Rachael and Michael Linton and part of the Medieval Mosaic.

Battle of Hastings mosaic goes on display

A marvellous recreation of the Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Battle of Hastings has gone on display at St Mary in the Castle, after being transported halfway round the world from New Zealand. The recreation, a steel mosaic, also includes historical sections missing from the famous tapestry. Nick Terdre went to view it. Photos by Tracy Hobden, Hastings Borough Council.
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Looking down Archery Ground to the villas of Archery Terrace at the south end.

Early 2017 start to Archery Ground construction

Following approval for the changes it requested to the Archery Ground planning permission, developer Gemselect says it expects to be ready to start

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New life for smuggled Siberian stories

Political prisoners, intrepid smugglers and a boy’s coming of age in a magical and monumental landscape – writer Sara Harris explores the context for

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Public meeting on Monday 22 August to discuss revised plans for the Observer Building

The public consultation period for the revised plans for the Observer Building is soon to close,

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Belgian Brass Band 02

Big, brassy, Belgian and set for Saturday Stade

The Stade Saturday season continues this weekend with a not-to-be-missed appearance by De Verenigde Vrienden Melden Orchestra, a brass band from Hastings’s twin

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Christina Macadam's Lotus

Zoom Arts extends its reach

Multiples of exhibitions on offer from Zoom Arts, the local group of artists who exhibit here and roundabouts. Great to see the spectrum of artwork

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Archery Ground in early August (photo: Nick Terdre).

Archery Ground developers get their way

Cabinet ministers and others agree that the Archery Ground in St Leonards-on-Sea is part of a site of national importance. Hastings Borough Council is

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the Bunker: from no-no to go-go, courtesy of HBC's planners.

The Bunker: planning chief provides handy advice on how to turn refusal into approval

Many questions remain as to how the notorious ‘Bunker’ in Rocklands caravan park was fast-tracked from

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Labour Party Leadership Election 2016

HOT’s Sean O’Shea consulted with some local Labour Party members, who are also HOT readers, regarding the coming Labour Party Leadership Election. He agreed to

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Miro at the zoo © Lee Miller Archives, England 2016. All rights reserved. www.leemiller.co.uk

Miro’s magical animals

Hastings, in many ways, is spoilt for choice for culture that is on the doorstep: amazing gardens as well as artists’ and writers’ houses open to the

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