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A student building a hay wall

Six local primary schools are taking part in the Model School competition and if you would like to see how they get on all the models will be on display in Alexandra Park on Saturday 23 June at the Pathway to Construction event.

Posted 11:09 Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 In: Green Times
Bluebell Woods

The Big Dig – a community archaeology project

An exciting community archaeology project will reveal the fascinating history of Brede High Woods with iron and charcoal workings thought to date back as far as 600BC, writes Christopher Cormack.

Posted 21:24 Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 In: 1067 & All That
Hastings fishing boat ready to go up to London to visit the Queen

Hastings Jubilee boat launch

HOT reporter Joe Fearn was invited to witness the send off of one of the Hastings fishing fleet’s boats for its journey to London to join in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant.

Posted 12:41 Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012 In: 1067 & All That Tags:
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Will Hastings & St Leonards become a model for combining the mitigation of climate change with encouraging economic growth and development? A significant challenge being faced head on by a new international partnership called Answers to the Carbon Economy (ACE). This collaborative research and development project held its launch conference in St Leonards on Thursday 31 May as Richard Hull reports.

OD's Pink Minx with the lucky Bingo winner who got FREE TICKETS to the Seaside Special!

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A watercolour drawing of Red Valerian

The Weeds of St Leonards: Number 1 – Red Valerian

At this time of year it is hard to ignore the giant pink clouds of Valerian which fringe the seven streets area of St Leonards. The seeds of this sun and sea-loving plant nestle into the cracks in walls and thrive in the limey mortar, producing numerous raspberry pink plumed flowers.

Tom O'Brien, author of Down Bottle Alley

Hot reporter Joe Fearn expected a discussion on offensive literature to turn into heated debate, but talk of banned books with shoppers and staff in Waterstones in Priory Shopping Centre in

Posted 11:37 Tuesday, May 29, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: , , ,
Found blue budgerigar

Far from home tweet home?

Gemma Buxton woke up this morning all of a flutter. She couldn’t work out what was in the room with her until she put on her glasses and realised a budgerigar had flown through the window.

Posted 18:39 Monday, May 21, 2012 In: Hastings People
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