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Heathrow: expansion plans will scupper UK's climate change commitmentrs, say Greens (photo: Panhard/Wikimedia Creative Commons).

Greens call on Labour to oppose third runway

Local democracy suffers when a council is dominated by a single party, as in Hastings, the author maintains.

How would Tressell vote on 3 May?

How would Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, vote in the forthcoming local elections? More than a century after his death, Tressell’s legacy is disputed among those who call themselves socialists. Former Labour Party member Michael Madden wonders how he would find today’s 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.

Local Labour hopes to get a boost from the Corbyn effect at May's local elections. Here the Labour leader speaks in Warrior Square in July (photo: Hastings & Rye Labour Party).

Labour candidates prepare to make a stand

The Labour Party has selected all its candidates bar one for the elections to Hastings Borough Council in May. Following a series of minor boundary changes in several wards, councillor posts will be contested in all 16 of the town’s wards.  Nick Terdre reports.

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In this article, which is in two parts, HOT’s Sean O’Shea describes the struggle for power and control between different factions within Momentum in the past year, and the evolution of the local Hastings’ Momentum group. It’s a drama of great expectations and enduring disappointments, and raises the question: what’s left of the Left?

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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists  comes to life

A local group focussing on community-led regeneration have enlisted help from Liverpool to bring a stage version of one time local resident Robert Tressell’s book, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, to life in one of Hastings newest performance spaces, The Opus Theatre in Cambridge Road. Community Organiser at 

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JJ Waller reviews St Leonards Festival in pictures and words

Friend of HOT and photographer JJ Waller has been photographing St Leonards for over a decade. The photos here document his experience of the St Leonards Festival events – and the Jeremy Corbyn rally – last Saturday.

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Who’s reigning on the Parade?

This morning – the day of the St Leonards Festival – at 9.30, the streets of St Lens were stirring. The Kings Road market was nearly up and ready for action, whilst dismayed dog walkers clustered around Warrior Square staring at barriers and white vans which blocked their normal promenade paths. “It’s all gone arty farty and political,” I heard one woman say to her companion, HOT’s Erica Smith writes.

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