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Anna Bachene is back at Zoom Arts gallery

Zoom Arts welcomes back mixed media collage artist Anna Bachène to its Warrior Square Station gallery for another exciting and vibrant exhibition. This showcases her new original and affordable work with an exciting shift in colour, as Zoom explains.

Posted 12:06 Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: , ,
Pets as well as people were innocent victims of war, as Hilda Kean documents in her book.

Pets sacrificed in unknown tragedy of World War Two

Kim Stallwood reviews local author Hilda Kean’s book revealing the unknown tragedy that befell hundreds of thousands of British pets when World War Two broke out.

Posted 11:06 In: History Tags: , , , ,
Terry Seabrook and Peter Fraize (photo: Jazz Hastings).

Fraize and Seabrook on tour at Jazz Hastings

Saxophonist Peter Fraize and keyboard player Terry Seabrook, already well-known to Sussex jazz fans, are appearing at Jazz Hastings’ July gig as one of the first dates on their new UK tour. Julian Norridge reports.

Hastings pier has been closed pending its transfer to new - private - ownership.

FoHP still looking forward after pier sale

When it came last week, the news fell like a bombshell – Hastings pier had been sold to the owner of Eastbourne pier, Abid Gulzar. Despite the massive efforts of the local community, the Friends of Hastings Pier’s bid had been rejected. The Friends, however, are not going away – they intend to continue working to secure the best future for the pier, and are seeking an early meeting with the new owner. Nick Terdre reports.

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Windrush scandal exposes Home Office truths

The furore over the hostile treatment of the Windrush generation by the Home Office, and the subsequent resignation of local MP Amber Rudd as Home Secretary, has revealed a brutal government attitude towards immigrants which has aroused widespread repugnance. Further light is thrown on the matter in this first of a two-part report by Felicity Laurence, convener of the Hastings Community of Sanctuary, whose varied work on the ground with refugees over many years has given her plentiful insight into what it means to be at the sharp end of Home Office practice.

Posted 19:58 Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 In: Politics
Greenway supporters prepare to take the Ore Valley route (photo: Sid Saunders).

Greenway adherents to tackle western leg

It’s Hastings Greenway Group’s mid summer walk this Saturday, from Silverhill to the western end of the proposed Hastings network. Meanwhile, East Sussex County Council have confirmed that construction of the greenway route through Alexandra Park is due to start next year. Nick Terdre reports.

Heathrow: expansion plans will scupper UK's climate change commitmentrs, say Greens (photo: Panhard/Wikimedia Creative Commons).

Greens call on Labour to oppose third runway

MURAD, photo portrait by Giles Duley

Giles Duley: inspiring action and change

On 4th and 5th July, internationally renowned documentary photographer, Giles Duley, will be presenting his stories and images in his hometown for the first time, as part of a supper club at St Mary’s in the Castle. Duley has been working tirelessly, and with an unparalleled commitment in the face of grave danger, to reveal the simple humanity of those enduring conflict across the globe. His portraits of people who have been caught up in the chaos of war are profoundly personal, and take us deep into their stories and the reality of our shared human state. Felicity Laurence and Dan Matthews of Hastings Community of Sanctuary write.

Posted 09:37 Friday, Jun 15, 2018 In: Photography
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