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Festival 15 at Hastings Arts Forum

From 2 May to 13 May, Hastings Arts Forum will be celebrating 15 years of its seafront existence, with an exhibition of 24 artists and performances and talks featuring Colden Drystone, Matt Wates and Man in the Moon Theatre, plus a panel talk about Hastings as an arts hub for the South East. 

Photo by MaryBeth Haas of Miward Road

Food poverty in Hastings and St. Leonards: a snapshot

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Green Party canvassing 2018

Transport poverty in Hastings can be changed

Road planning in our town denies access to many residents. Those who do not have a car and rely on pedestrian routes, buses or bike routes are definitely getting a poor deal in Hastings. Transport poverty exists in our community and goes unrecognised. Green Party candidate for Tressell, Catherine Taylor writes.

HOT Style: Meet Jo

HOT Style: Meet Jo

Alex Mvuka Ntung looks at Windrush from a personal perspective

Responding to the Windrush generation ‘crisis’

Alex Ntung is a former refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Hastings was his home from the year 2000 until he moved to Canterbury in 2015. He is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. He has occupied various roles and responsibilities in the area of community cohesion, and he is a co-founder of Education 4 Diversity charity. He is also the father of two children, both British-born (in the Conquest Hospital). Here, he writes about Windrush from his perspective.

Libby by Bev Francis

HOT Style: Meet Libby

Spotted at the Sunday Flea Market in the Palace, White Rock, Hastings.

Born To Be: encouraging more diversity in universities

Born To Be

A new higher education initiative launching in Hastings – Born To Be – will dispel university myths and support families. Hastings has been chosen as the launch town of a brand new university initiative asking local parents to sign up to receive a free University Taster Pack.

The pier on the day it reopened in April 2016. Friends of Hastings Pier's attempts to keep it in community hands now hang in the balance.

Do-or-die time for the pier

The Friends of Hastings Pier (FoHP) have been told they need to prove their ability to raise at least £1 million by next Tuesday to remain in the bidding race. It’s do-or-die time for keeping the pier in community hands. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:04 Friday, Apr 20, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: , ,
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