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A new watercolours exhibition at Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill promises to add A Splash of Colour to the local area. Part of the gallery’s programme of ‘Mediums’ exhibitions running throughout 2017, this exhibition explores another fine art practice widely used by professional and amateur artists. Written by gallery owner,

Rock A Nore traffic gridlock

Rock A Nore gridlock

Due to the traffic gridlock at Rock A Nore at times of high volume of visitors or residents, Kev Hill has started a petition on Change, to be sent to MP Amber Rudd, highlighting the issue and requesting help from ESCC. Zelly Restorick writes.

The Writers' Bloc by Unmasked Theatre

The Writers’ Bloc

Soviet Russia, 1937. To deflect public attention away from his deadly purges, Joseph Stalin commissions a great book to be written. Five great writers are placed in a room with an infinite supply of vodka, cigarettes and fear. For each writer it is their last chance, and every word is loaded.

About to walk the walk - photocall at Ore station.

Joining forces for sustainable transport

Sustainable Transport Day last Saturday proved a worthwhile venture, bringing together various groups of people with an interest in transport questions and highlighting the authorities’ failure to implement the Hastings Walking and Cycling Strategy which was agreed in 2014. Nick Terdre reports.

Knowing what's going on in our town is vital to our local democracy.

What’s the buzz in Hastings?

Our liberal democracy expects and indeed needs its citizens to be well-informed. Compared with the abundance of news on the national stage, however, we are less well served at the  local level. Nick Terdre reports on the Local News Matters campaign.

The Crow House

Great new acts at Battle Street Festival

Sunshine is forecast this Saturday for April’s Streets of Battle street arts festival. For a second month the festival brings free street performances for the whole family with two brand new shows.

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 growing success of their community project on Sunday, 21 May, when they use their annual open day to host Fringe events. Lynda Foy reports.

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 behind the music and why he is excited about playing the De La Warr Pavilion on Saturday 13 May.

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