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Wallemi pine

Rare new tree for Alexandra Park

A wollemi pine, an historic tree, has been planted in Alexandra Park in Hastings, a green space that is renowned for its collection of trees, both rare and common. Over 2000 trees of about 400 different kinds (including forms and cultivars) grow in the park, and there are more in the adjacent woods.

Posted 13:43 Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 In: Nature Tags: , ,
Hastings Storytelling Festival 2019

Storytelling Festival: packed programme for all

The 5 – 11 November is all about storytelling, as Hastings Storytelling Festival returns with a packed programme of storytelling across town for children, families and adults. Naomi Robinson writes.

Shane is an aspiring animator - photo by Claudine Eccleston

HOT Style: Meet Shane and Elif

Spotted strolling down Alexandra lower park, Hastings. Shane and Elif: ‘smart, comfortable and mash-up style.’ HOT Style-Seeker Claudine Eccleston reports.

Floating lanterns from last year's Hiroshima Day event in Hastings

Hiroshima Day commemoration 2018

Hastings Against War will commemorate those who lost their lives in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 with a ceremony at the boating lake in Alexandra Park on Monday August 6th. An estimated 185,000 people perished after US airforce planes bombed the cities, dying as a result of the initial blast, due to fires sparked by the bombs and as a result of radiation-sickness caused by the explosions. John  Enefer writes.

Greenway supporters prepare to take the Ore Valley route (photo: Sid Saunders).

Greenway adherents to tackle western leg

It’s Hastings Greenway Group’s mid summer walk this Saturday, from Silverhill to the western end of the proposed Hastings network. Meanwhile, East Sussex County Council have confirmed that construction of the greenway route through Alexandra Park is due to start next year. Nick Terdre reports.

Greenway enthusiasts get ready for a stroll in the Country Park.

Walking and cycling funding cut draws protest

Hastings Greenway Group (HGG) has delivered a strong protest against East Sussex County Council’s decision to halve the budget for a package of walking and cycling routes in order to provide more money for road building, the latest in a series of walking and cycling commitments which have failed to materialise. Meanwhile the group has arranged a walk along the Ore Valley stretch of the proposed greenway route. Nick Terdre reports.

Green Party canvassing 2018

Transport poverty in Hastings can be changed

Road planning in our town denies access to many residents. Those who do not have a car and rely on pedestrian routes, buses or bike routes are definitely getting a poor deal in Hastings. Transport poverty exists in our community and goes unrecognised. Green Party candidate for Tressell, Catherine Taylor writes.

ARTCLUB_EASTER18

Kids’ Klimt workshop in the park

There are still a few spaces remaining for next Wednesday’s Art In The Park Klimt inspired workshop for children aged 8+. An fun morning inspired by the beautifully artwork of Gustav Klimt. The workshop is run by Suzan Aral & Lisa Punter.

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