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White Rock Fountain Project

Redesign of the White Rock Fountain

Hastings Borough Council has successfully secured funding from the Coastal Communities Fund to rejuvenate the area known as the White Rock Fountain on Hastings seafront (located between The Source and the Pier).

Imagine Nation/Turner House Launch. Turner House, 6 Pevensey Road TN38 0JZ

Imagine Nation needs you!

Love running? Want to get fit? Imagine Nation is a local book gifting charity looking for runners to take part in the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon. Help them raise money to fund more books for pre-school children living in Hastings and St Leonard’s.

Posted 08:40 Monday, Nov 20, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: ,
Scene of the landslide, which began in Rocklands caravan park - behind the fence - and ran down into the Country Park.

Country Park legal showdown

Several years on,  information on the landslides in Hastings Country Park and Rocklands Caravan Park in 2013/14 is still hard to obtain. Hastings Borough Council is appealing against a formal decision by the Information Commissioner’s Office that it should disclose a geotechnical report. What’s going on? Bernard McGinley reports on the latest legal turns.

The site for  the Michael Tyler Furniture factory in North Queensway Innovation Park.

First units for business park but still no jobs

Limited construction may be about to begin at Sea Change Sussex’s North Queensway Innovation Park, but according to Combe Haven Defenders, there is still no sign of the 865 jobs claimed for it. Nick Terdre reports.

© Danny Mooney

Round One to the Save the Post Office campaign

On Tuesday last, a Post Office Ltd representative broke the news to St Leonards Crown Post Office staff that plans for their workplace have changed. Mr Muttiah, the ‘preferred franchisee’ to take on the franchise and buy the building, had chosen not to go ahead with the deal. Erica Smith of the Save the St Leonards Post Office campaign tells us more about the latest state of play.

Remembrance Day photo : Hastings Against War

‘Non-violence – A Style of Politics for Peace’

Does violence perpetuate violence? asks HOT’s Zelly Restorick. Has the use of violence taught you anything? Is violence a necessary element within human beings? An over-active attribute in some members of our human race? Physical violence? Mental and emotional violence? Is violence the only way? Non-rhetorical questions. Genuinely and sincerely asked.

My Label My Life

My Label, My Life

Come and meet author, Dr Bruce Venter, who will be sharing his story about life with paranoid schizophrenia and signing copies of his book, My Label, My Life: Mental Illness: How I escaped the straightjacket of serious mental illness on Tuesday 5 December at 6pm at Printed Matter Bookshop, 185 Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1RG. Lee Humphries writes.

Make Votes Matter street stall in London (photo: MVM).

Make Votes Matter’s first meeting in Hastings

Make Votes Matter, the campaigning body for proportional representation, is holding a public meeting in Hastings on Thursday 16 November with the aim of establishing a local group. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:18 Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 In: Politics Tags: , , , ,
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