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Construction on the Archery Ground is proceeding apace. This was the scene in July.

Archery Ground changes approved

Affordable housing provision in Hastings has taken a knock with the approval by the planning committee of an application to slash the quota on the Archery Ground development. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 09:01 Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,
The amusement park owner plans to build a new footpath alongside the boating lake.

Right to pathway being walked all over

The public footpath through the Stade amusement park is under threat. What will the Foreshore Trust do? What does the Council think?  Bernard McGinley takes a stroll down it, while he still can.

Queensbury House, Hastings

Destruction and robbery at Queensbury House

Hard to comprehend, but Queensbury House, home to many charities and not-for-profit organisations was broken into, vandalised and a lot of valuable, valued and necessary equipment stolen. Not that these actions would be okay in any circumstances, but in this case, whoever carried out this mindless vandalism can have no conscience and must have been pretty desperate, as they targeted young people, artists  musicians and the homeless. Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 20:34 Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 In: Campaigns
Flooding early this year on the Bulverhythe rec lower tier. The Environment Agency currently rates the flood risk as too high for housing development.

HBC proposes Bulverhythe housing project while United mull Hollington move

While the proposed Combe Valley Sports Village on the Bulverhythe recreation ground has died a death, Hastings Borough Council is pushing ahead with plans for a large housing estate on the site. Meanwhile Hastings United is looking at developing a new football ground in Hollington. Nick Terdre reports.

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A Mental Health Journey By ‘Divergent’

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Posted 23:33 Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 In: Health Matters
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Catalysing economic change

Join the movement to create a fairer, more thoughtful economic system. Word is spreading that an alternative, local financial system is entirely possible: it’s already happening in other parts of this country and around the globe, so why not here? HOT’s Zelly Restorick encourages your active involvement and participation – and to not underestimate your individual personal power to change things for the better. 

From the West Hill

Can Hastings show global community its value?

Hastings is at the centre of a richly historic area, with a heritage of enormous potential, worthy of conservation. Does it have what it takes to become a UNESCO World Heritage Centre?

Posted 11:18 In: Grassroots
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Walk-in Centre campaign gets Swish!

Saturday’s ‘get-together’ outside the Walk-in Centre at Station Plaza was the third and biggest of the campaign’s well-mannered protests so far. Over 70 people gathered outside the Walk-in Centre and shared their experiences of using the facility and why it was important that it remain in the town centre.

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