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Local Charity Calls For Donations For Their Auction of Hope. 

Posted 13:54 Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags:
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The Hastings Refugee Buddy Project

A refugee who arrived in the UK in the 1970s has recently founded a Buddy project for the Syrian families arriving in Hastings through the Government’s Syrian Resettlement Project (SRP). A team of Buddies is now working closely with the council SRP caseworker. Rossana Leal’s inspiration comes from her own experience as a refugee child and she tells us about why it is a project so close to her heart.

Ji-Hyang Gwak, one of the unlucky entrants eliminated in the first round.

Piano contestants chosen for second round

It’s Day 3 of Stage One of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, and for all HOT correspondent Heidi de Winter’s enthusiasm for the event, she is finding one work which is popular with contestants hard to take. At the end of the day 21 candidates are chosen to advance to Stage Two. Photos by Bob Mazzer.

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Guitar star John Etheridge hits Hastings

Renowned guitarist John Etheridge, who will be appearing at the monthly Jazz Hastings session on Tuesday 6 March, has long been held in the highest regard by his fellow musicians, as Julian Norridge explains.

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ESCC switches funds to cover road overruns

Costs for two Sea Change Sussex road-building projects have increased, leading East Sussex County Council to switch funds from other projects to cover the overruns. In one case, Combe Haven Defenders note, monies will be taken from a walking and cycling fund to help finance the increase. Nick Terdre reports.

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Opening chords are played in piano competition

“If you build it, they will come”. We are not talking about a baseball field in Iowa, but the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition at the White Rock Theatre. They’ve built it, and you should come, says HOT correspondent Heidi de Winter after her first taste of this year’s piano extravaganza. Photos by Bob Mazzer.

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America Ground and  White Rock entrepreneurs to benefit from council’s improved WiFi network

HOT has been informed by Hastings Borough Council that they’re launching a publicity campaign for both residents and visitors: an invitation to (re)discover White Rock and the America Ground and to use the improved WiFi network.

Posted 19:23 Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: , , ,
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Singing the praises of our town

Residents of Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill are invited to take part in a new music project inspired by our lives on the South Coast. Janet Hodgson explains why she wants you to join the throng and the song.

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