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The disputed footpath looking towards the sea - not part of the amusement park to the left, according to the council.

Council refuses Old Town footpath bid

Hastings Borough council has turned down the Flamingo amusement park owner’s second attempt to take control of a disputed footpath on the Stade. Local residents and politicians welcomed the news. Nick Terdre reports.

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 posts and the various committees were elected, though portfolio holders were almost unchanged. Nick Terdre lists the names.

Hollington: Maya Evans and Paul Barnett point out the holes in the corroding Tory infrastructure

Confessions of a rookie Labour Party member

“I blame a cocktail of right wing media coverage, Ukelele Dave and a well-timed nudge by Kay Green.” HOT’s Erica Smith takes a partisan look at the local elections.

The Bunker - blot on the Country Park landscape and on the council's reputation (photo: Bernard McGinley).

Much to debate at SEG’s AGM

There will be much to chew over when the Save Ecclesbourne Glen group holds its annual general meeting (AGM) in late February – the owners’ successful appeal against the demolition of the Bunker, the battle to have it effectively screened from the Country Park and the other conditions set by the planning inspector complied with. Nick Terdre reports.

Hastings - town with a history.

A Tribute to Hastings 2016

By Bruce Nicol

Posted 18:32 Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 In: Poetry Tags: , ,
Jessamy receiving her certificate

Facing her fear for charity!

Jessamy Ingamells, a Year 6 pupil from Guesting Bradshaw CE Primary School, recently embarked on a sponsored challenge for Pestalozzi International Village Trust. Not only did she raise an incredible £100, but also faced her fear in holding a snake for 20 minutes. Hannah Nice reports from Pestalozzi.

It's not the winning, it's the taking part (photo: Russell Jacobs).

Kenyans take first places but everyone’s a winner in the Hastings Half Marathon

The 32nd Hastings Half Marathon took place on Sunday, with Kenyan runners taking first place among both men and women. Despite the overcast skies and chill air, it proved a great success, not least in numbers, attracting just under 3,500 participants. Nick Terdre reports.

Team Pestalozzi celebrate finishing last year's half marathon, when they raised £4,000. This year they're aiming for £6,000.

On your marks for the Hastings Half Marathon!

It’s a sure sign that spring is here when the Hastings Half Marathon comes around – and it’s coming around this Sunday, 20 March. It’s not too late to sign up and join more than 3,000 others enjoying a run round Hastings for worthy motives. Nick Terdre reports.

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