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The draft plan for the harbour development

Hastings Harbour – surprise proposal

Many people in Hastings Old Town and beyond were taken aback by the seemingly undemocratic and sudden way the proposal for a very large Marina on Rock a Nore was recently sprung upon them. HOT’s Chandra Masoliver summarises some of the key aspects of the feasibility study related to this proposal, which was voted for by Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex County Council at a meeting at Aquila House on Monday 11 September 2017.

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Books v. handbags

Now summer is over and the nights are drawing in, what better way to spend your evenings than curling up in a chair and exploring the world through the pages of a book? Esme Needham meets Lee Humphries – Hastings’ newest purveyor of words on paper.

Posted 10:20 Monday, Sep 25, 2017 In: Shops & Things Tags: , , , , , , ,
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The Big Sleep free music event

TONIGHT! Friday 22 September 2017. Feel like listening to some free music and checking out The Carbon City, probably under construction as I write this, in preparation for this evening’s Big Sleep, raising funds for and awareness of homelessness – on the increase – and the invaluable work the people at The Seaview Project offer the local community. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 16:17 Friday, Sep 22, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: , ,
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In this article, which is in two parts, HOT’s Sean O’Shea describes the struggle for power and control between different factions within Momentum in the past year, and the evolution of the local Hastings’ Momentum group. It’s a drama of great expectations and enduring disappointments, and raises the question: what’s left of the Left?

Penny Beale (Jnr) in taxi.

Hastings Fringe Charity Fundraiser for The Penny Beale Memorial Fund

The Hastings Fringe Festival is holding a charity fundraising evening of performance for The Penny Beale Memorial Fund on Sunday 24 September at The Beacon in Hastings. Performances start at 7pm and include comedy, poetry, performance art, music and songs,

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One by one

By Bronwen Griffiths, local writer, artist, photographer and performer.

Posted 12:17 Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: ,
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Zoom Arts portrait exhibition

Zoom Arts is holding its September exhibition at the Stade Hall, Rock-A-Nore Road from Thursday 21 September until Sunday 1 October. There is a private view open to the public on Wednesday 20 September from 7 til 9 pm, with special guests, The Duelling Badgers. Susan Cleland writes.

Shroud material by Emily Johns

Wood, ink and paper…

Are you interested in discovering what creative ink-on-wood images would emerge onto your pieces of paper?A ten week ‘Introduction To Wood Engraving’ course with ‘artist, writer and pen chewer’, Emily Johns will be held at Sussex Coast College, Station Plaza on Tuesdays, starting 19 September. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 15:44 Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 In: Arts News Tags: , , , , , ,
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