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Young Electrics host ‘mystery’ screenings at Electric Palace

Meet the ‘Young Electrics’, a new group of 10 young people from around the Hastings area who convene at the Electric Palace cinema in Hastings Old Town to learn about film programming, explains Annie Waite.

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Launch of The West Street Chronicle

This weekend, a street party will be held in West Street in Hastings Old Town, to celebrate the launch of The West Street Chronicle: a free printed publication which aims to detail and memorialise the scarcely mentioned history of West Street. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

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Hastings harbour proposal : Electoral impact?

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver talks with Chris Hurrell, local campaigner and Labour Party member, about the Hastings harbour proposal, his experience of dealing with Hastings Borough Council (HBC), democracy and the recent borough elections.

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Hastings Harbour: local Green Party’s view: ‘No Marina Here’

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver interviews Julia Hilton and Andrea Needham, Green Party Old Town councillor candidates, about democracy, the implications of the harbour proposal, and the petition they have launched. 

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Sir Quentin first artist patron of Jerwood 

 

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Hastings Old Town wins Ramblers Association vote!

HOT recently posted an article about the Ramblers Association search for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood, ‘an urban area that is well designed for going about everyday life on foot’, urging you to vote for Hastings Old Town. And now we’ve learnt that Hastings Old Town has scooped the award. Well done to everyone who found the time to vote! Another well deserved accolade for our town. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Vote Hastings for Ramblers’ prize

Help Hastings Old Town walk off with Ramblers’ prize. Hastings Old Town is in the running (walking?!) to win the very first Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award, launched by the Ramblers on Monday 26 February. It is one of ten areas to make it to the final public vote in the new award, which celebrates the places that put urban walkers first.

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Hastings is NOT cool – OFFICIAL

The Times has devoted double-page spreads in their T2 supplement this week to a series of ‘Top 20’ places to live in this country. On Tuesday they ranked the ‘coolest places to live in Britain.’ Toby Sargent, our man with the quinoa on artisan bread sandwich, collarless shirt, high-waisted trousers and DH Lawrence beard is furious to discover that Hastings and St Leonards did not make the cut.

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