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Hastings' new mayor, Cllr Nigel Sinden, left, shakes hands with his deputy, Cllr James Bacon.

Sinden mayor as HBC makes new appointments

It was a case of musical chairs at the annual meeting of Hastings Borough Council last week, as new holders of the mayoral

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In better days: Amber Rudd campaigning in Hastings in 2015.

Sudden halt to Rudd’s meteoric rise

Local MP Amber Rudd’s resignation as Home Secretary brings her hitherto meteoric rise to the top of British politics to a sudden halt. While

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Making war history

For 15 years, local peace activist and anti-war campaigner, Chris Coverdale has dedicated his life to getting local and central government to obey and enforce the laws

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Calais Children: A Case To Answer

At the January Hastings Debates, Clare Moseley, founder of Care4Calais, spoke about the current desperate situation on the ground for refugees in Calais. Professor

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Picture Credit Laurie Holden

Flying kites instead of drones

On Sunday 18 March, kites flew on Hastings seafront as part of the Fly Kites Not Drones campaign, an international action launched by the Afghan

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Members and supporters of Hastings PSC gathered in the town centre last week to show solidarity with imprisoned schoolgirl Ahed Tamini (photo: Laurie Holden).

PSC vigil for jailed schoolgirl Ahed Tamimi

News of the imprisonment of Palestinian schoolgirl Ahed Tamimi in an Israeli military jail has sparked international outrage. Laurie Holden of the Hastings

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Chowney to stand against Rudd again

Council leader Peter Chowney has been reselected to stand for Labour in the next general election. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Roberts Photographic.

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The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme

HOT wanted to spread the word about this grant scheme, aware of so many active and empowering women’s groups in Hastings. The Women’s Vote

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