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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 felt it was such a real, well written and heartfelt piece that we should publish it here.

Posted 13:28 Monday, Apr 24, 2017 In: Literature Tags: , ,
INDECENCY-Cruikshank

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 for this prime town centre site.

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 that little matter hindered Prime Minister Theresa May from winning a large majority in Parliament this week for a snap general election to be held on 8 June. Nor did her U-turn faze Hastings’ politicians, who are raring for the fight. Nick Terdre reports.

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 (BUT) Day on Sunday 23 April to publicise such matters and consider how we can achieve better public transport. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 09:54 Friday, Apr 21, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , , ,
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 in Alexandra Park and a talk from author, Travis Elborough. Report by Lynda Foy, photos by Colin Foy.

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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.

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 Castle. ‘Untitled (Miss.Ms.Other)’ is an exploration of the artist’s connection with strong female icons – and his evolving understanding of what it means to be a woman. Zelly Restorick reports.

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Much to see, make and do at Fairlight Hall

Fairlight Hall, just outside Hastings to the east, is a magnificent

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