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The meeting place at the Cafe Grande Rue da Pera - scene of passionate but friendly philosophical debate (photo: Hanik Blackman).

Philosophy and coffee – and more – on the menu at Grand Rue de Pera cafe and shop

Among the varied programme of events at the Grand Rue De Pera shop and cafe on Queen’s Road is the Philosophy Coffee Club. Hanik Blackman has been along for a taste of the debate (not to mention the coffee) and reports back.

Sound Waves Community Choir perform at last year's Seaview carol concert.

Carol concert coming as Seaview’s work goes on

As Seaview prepares for its Christmas carol concert, the annual general meeting has learnt how the charity continues to find a way to provide a vital service to homeless and vulnerable people despite reduced government funding. Report by Nick Terdre, photos by John Stiles.

Peace Pledge Union

White poppies  for peace

Years ago, I bought 100 white peace poppies to give away. I offered one to a man, who refused, telling me of his active military war-time past and his allegiance to the red poppy. However, the white poppy isn’t in competition with, the enemy of, somehow against or anti the red poppy. That’s the whole point. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Summer magic on the pier

Among a full programme of entertainment for families and kids on Hastings Pier during the summer holidays, there will be magic courtesy of local prestidigitator Laurie Temple.

Posted 12:10 Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags: , , , , , ,
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Underachievement

Local resident, ex-language teacher and inventor, Bruce Nicol, writes about his experience of the classroom, underachieving students, his concerns for the future and his initiatives for change.

Posted 07:32 Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags: ,
From last year's festival (photo: HBC).

In celebration of cycling

50-mile ride

Posted 21:35 Friday, Jun 16, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags:
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Looking At Trees

Looking at Trees through gentle walks. Discover local trees, woods and parks through short walks with the arboriculturalist/artist, Jim Roseveare and the Workers’ Educational Association.

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Alexandra Park hosts Mini Chelsea Fringe

A new gardening festival makes its debut in Hastings this weekend when the Mini Chelsea Fringe – the alternative garden festival – is held in Alexandra Park on Sunday. Also part of the event is a talk on parks on Friday evening. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Colin Foy.

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