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Only two weeks to save Hastings Pier!

The pier is now up for sale to a commercial buyer: the last time this happened it was left to decay and was eventually abandoned. Erica Smith reminds us to show our support for keeping the pier run by the community.

Posted 17:15 Tuesday, May 15, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , ,
Neptune's Lair - one of the ideas for new activities on the pier which was presented at the public meeting (photo: Sid Saunders).

Pier friends’ bank holiday fundraising stymied

The Friends of Hastings Pier have been given more time to demonstrate their ability to fund their bid but plans to use one of the kiosks on the pier as a base for publicising the fundraising campaign over the bank holiday weekend have been rejected. Nick Terdre reports.

The pier on the day it reopened in April 2016. Friends of Hastings Pier's attempts to keep it in community hands now hang in the balance.

Do-or-die time for the pier

The Friends of Hastings Pier (FoHP) have been told they need to prove their ability to raise at least £1 million by next Tuesday to remain in the bidding race. It’s do-or-die time for keeping the pier in community hands. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:04 Friday, Apr 20, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: , ,
Ben and Sam enjoying the Automata Exhibition at the Hastings Pier

Automata on the Pier: a visit

HOT’s Vanessa Alves received an email from a friend telling her there was an Automata exhibition on at Hastings Pier and suggested it would be great for her boys. Here she writes up her experience of this fascinating exhibition.

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).

Pier of the Year according to the National Piers Society.

New prize and new business plan for the pier

Hastings Pier has been awarded the Royal Institute of British Architecture’s prestigious Stirling prize, the latest in a long line of awards. Despite widespread recognition, however, the pier is having a tough time finding a sustainable financial model. Now a new business plan has been prepared which will shortly be presented to stakeholders. Nick Terdre reports.

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