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Warrior Square and Carisbrooke surgeries

A major fire at Marlborough House in St Leonard’s-on-Sea on Sunday 28 July means that two GP surgeries based at the site will be unable to treat patients there for the immediate future. Here is information provided by the local NHS for patients.

Posted 15:57 Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: , , ,
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Sunday at the Sanctuary

On Sunday 11 August, Barby Keel Animal Sanctuary hosts their annual Open Day. From noon til five, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, you can visit all the animals and birds who’ve been offered a safe haven by Barby Keel and her hard-working team of mainly volunteers, have some lunch, play the tombola, visit the various stalls and generally support a very worthy local cause.

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Bathers beware

Bathers and walkers alike are being urged not to ignore the ‘Danger’ signs at the eastern end of Rock-a-Nore Road, according to an urgent warning issued Wednesday July 24 by Hastings Borough Council.

Posted 14:53 Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,
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New Archery Ground design to be unveiled

Gladedale’s revised scheme for the Archery Ground is ready for submission to the planning department, but will first be put on display to the public this Saturday in the Assembly Rooms in St Leonards, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 21:40 Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,

Fishing boats and seagulls, Hull and Hastings

HOT reporter Joe Fearn lived in Hull from 1990 to 1993 when studying philosophy at Hull University. He has recently moved back to Hull after four years in both St Leonards and Hastings. Here Joe compares life in North Humberside then and now, and also compares Hull to life in East Sussex.

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Havelock Place – building the next stage

Construction has started on the next step in the regeneration of  Hastings town centre

In 1066 Old Hastings appears to have been at Wilting.

Hastings Burgh is missing link, says Austin

Martin White’s identification of the Old Hastings Burgh or fort at Upper Wilting provides an important missing link establishing the location of Hastings at Bulverhythe at the time of the Norman invasion, says Nick Austin, who has called on local MP Amber Rudd to help save the site from being bulldozed before a proper investigation can take place. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:35 Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , , ,
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Bulldozing history?

According to Crowhurstian Martin White, a valuable historical site is about to be bulldozed in the next few days as part of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road development, reports HOT’s

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