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Root 2016 celebrates Battle of Hastings

This year – 2016 – is the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Hastings attitude is celebrate while you can – why wait

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Prunella Clough at the Jerwood

It is always fascinating to see the journey an artist has travelled during their lifetime. Some continue to mine the same theme, others turn somersaults,

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Be part of it: Hastings Fringe call out for short films

Calling all filmmakers. Do you have an original short you’d like to showcase as part of the Hastings Fringe

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Peter Chowney, second from left, at the launch of a new edition of the Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (photo: HBC).

Peter Chowney responds to council critics

Rocklands, the Country Park, Sea Change projects – Hastings Borough Council’s handling of such planning and development issues spawn regular critical contributions to HOT’s

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The gates swing back and the pier is open again!

The gates swing back and the pier is open again!

The pier is back in business!

Today Hastings pier re-opened to the public following a £15 million process of restoration. It was a ‘soft’ opening, with the celebrations reserved for late May, by which time the first events – open-air film screenings – will have taken place. Nick Terdre reports. Continue reading…


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Gardening talk boosts fund-raising for greenhouse restoration project

The project to restore the 1930s greenhouse in Alexandra Park took another step forward when a talk by gardening expert Fergus Garrett raised

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Javad learning to play the guitar given to him by friends.

Save Javad from deportation

The local people who have created this petition for the Home Office are totally genuine and trustworthy. Sonia Plato, a recently retired CEO, Sousan Lari, a

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Rocklands: an inspector listens

This is a long article, but it needs to be to thoroughly cover all the details – and it’s also necessary, as so many of our

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An Opportunity not to be missed…

Last Friday (29 April) was your opportunity to meet Will Volley, author of The Opportunity,  a graphic novel set in Hastings. He was ‘in

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Zoom Arts marks 10th anniversary with Stade Hall exhibition

Zoom Arts, which prides itself on being “non-selective and open to everyone to exhibit their artwork, promoting themselves within the community

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Feet on the pier at last!

April 27 2016: the opening of the pier. After snow the day before, the sky in the morning was bright, bright blue. HOT’s Lauris

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Student protest

Hands off Hastings now!

Over the last few weeks, members of the Students’ Union, Unison and UCU, along with students and members of the community have been working to get

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Diaries

Dear Hastings diary…

People have always kept diaries. The earliest known ones date back to the second half of the second century AD. Some diaries are kept for years, others

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Gwyneth Herbert Hometown Gig

Gwyneth Herbert plays the Kino-Teatr, Norman Rd on Friday May 13, her first proper gig in St Leonards since moving down here two years ago. She

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