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Paul and Alison make an entrance

A New Year’s Eve revolution for St Leonards

HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths asks all those questions we are all too afraid to ask about the Outrageous Decadence Party – like – what is it? … and just exactly HOW Outrageous and HOW Decadent can it be – and WHY is it revolting? OD’s Bev Francis and Erica Smith get a grilling and toe the Party Line…

Old Town photos by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Wishing you a HOTalicious Christmas!

All of us at Hastings Online Times (HOT) wish you and yours a wonderful, winterful Christmas, however – and wherever – you are celebrating. We send you sincere wishes for a thoroughly enjoyable, peaceful festive break filled with love and laughter.

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Hastings budget cuts amongst worst in country

Hastings Online Times has been sent the following press release from Head of Communications and Marketing at Hastings Borough Council, Kevin Boorman, regarding cuts to the council’s budget made by government and their puppeteers. Remember, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, we mustn’t blame this Christmas time messenger, delivering such bad tidings of great annoy.

The cast of Christmas

Around and about: Christmas!

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THE  STAG

Posted 14:32 Monday, Dec 22, 2014 In: Poetry Tags: ,
Town Scene by Zelly Restorick

Light of other days

In a series of word pictures Sean O’Shea takes us on a journey back in time to his own townland as seen, heard and smelt by a child in the middle of the last century. In these short extracts he describes the people, a fair day, the school, a strange sight on the river bank and an Irish wake. The tale is beautifully illustrated by HOT’S Zelly Restorick.

Posted 15:26 Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 In: SOS Tags: , , , , , ,
Surviving Christmas offers free meals, vouchers and hampers for those who need them (photo: Surviving Christmas).

Charities step up to provide Christmas cheer

As government progressively shrinks the welfare state, it is increasingly left to the voluntary sector to tackle the ensuing social problems. Again this year it is charities which will step into the gap to provide some Christmas cheer for families and individuals deprived of the resources to do it for themselves. Nick Terdre reports.

Hollington Valley SNCI. The proposed road would run through the middle of this picture

Significant and adverse impact on wildlife site

A report written by the Environment and Natural Resources Manager for Hastings Borough Council has raised serious concerns about the impact of the proposed Queensway Gateway road on the Hollington Valley Site of Nature Conservation Importance.

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