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Maya Evans (centre back) at a refugee camp in Kabul, December 2011

Local peace activist jailed for Afghan war protest

On Wednesday 29 February at Hastings Magistrates Court, a local peace activist who recently returned from a trip to Afghanistan was sentenced

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Posted 12:19 Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012 In: Campaigns

Convent future under debate

Opponents of the proposed redevelopment of the convent site in Magdalen Road, St Leonards, have called a meeting to be held in the White Rock Hotel

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Posted 09:24 Saturday, Feb 4, 2012 In: Campaigns,Home Ground Tags:

Happiness for Hastings!

A new group has formed to promote happiness throughout the town… Hastings Happy Crew formed in July this year, inspired by the launch of the national ‘Action

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Posted 18:03 Sunday, Jan 22, 2012 In: Campaigns
The Hastings libraries, the current children's library and the main library in Claremont

A new library at last!

Fantastic news was announced this week by East Sussex County Council. They have purchased 12 Claremont, the property next door to  the existing library. This

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Posted 19:01 Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012 In: Campaigns

Hastings Anti-cuts campaigners call rally and march to support pension cut strikes.

On Wednesday 30 November, the main teaching, civil service and local government unions are due to strike against 

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Posted 10:11 Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 In: Campaigns Tags:

Mayor on peace duty

Mayor Kim Forward and Deputy Mayor Alan Roberts visited Grosvenor House Care Home to mark the International Day of Peace on 21 September. As members of

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Posted 15:42 Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011 In: Campaigns

A wet and wonky welcome

A wet and windy start for the inaugural meeting of the Wonky WI – but if you thought this may have been a damp squib

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Posted 14:09 Thursday, Sep 8, 2011 In: Campaigns

Hiroshima remembered

Local anti-war activists Hastings Against War were delighted when up to 100 people gathered in Alexandra Park to commemorate Hiroshima Day recently, writes John Enefer. Hiroshima Day on

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Posted 19:14 Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 In: Campaigns
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