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Well-attended vigil attests to town’s solidarity with Muslims

A large crowd gathered outside Hastings Mosque on Friday to show solidarity with our Muslim fellow citizens in the wake of the murderous assaults on mosques in New Zealand the week before. Nick Terdre reports.

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Farewell Katherine Little

We are saddened to announce the death of artist, Katherine Little, who was a Hastings’ resident for a couple of decades. Katherine died suddenly in December 2017: it appears that Katherine’s heart stopped due to undiagnosed heart disease – and we hope sincerely that she died peacefully in her sleep, free of suffering, anticipating another day. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Donated work by Michael Davis.

Fund-raising sale of art

A sale of art will take place on Saturday 18th in aid of Hastings Supports Refugees and the local Labour Party’s Good Ruddance fighting fund. Rachel Lever, one of the moving forces behind the initiative, writes in praise of the sale of art as fund-raiser.

Brexit’s con-trick is a poorly camouflaged power-bid on behalf of the ultra right

In a hard-hitting contribution to the EU referendum debate In campaigner Rachel Lever explores the not-so-hidden agenda of the forces of Out.

Labour supporters in favour of staying.

IN-Crowd argues Left’s case for staying in EU

Various elements of the Left in Hastings have joined forces to set up The IN-Crowd, under whose banner they will campaign together for Britain to stay in the European Union. Rachel Lever describes the politics behind its formation and gives details of a public meeting on Friday 3 June.

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No Trident Replacement

Trident: weapon of mass destruction

This is the second of a pair of articles looking at what Trident is, what it is said to be for and what some of its supporters candidly think of its uses. The first (see link below) asked if Trident was any use for defence? This second part shows how, beyond the big powers’ nuclear club, the rest of the world is now moving towards making nuclear weapons as illegal as other weapons of mass destruction, thereby making investment in them a very poor bet. Rachel Lever writes.

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Trident – the case against renewal

As the Trident debate hots up, Rachel Lever here puts the case against renewal in the first of a two-part piece. Meanwhile Hastings Against War is to hold an open discussion on the subject on Sunday 21 February at the Observer Building (see below for details).  

The SEGS CSP plant in California (photo: US Land Management Bureau).

A well-kept secret: the alternative solar energy technology

With the UN Climate Talks taking place in Paris and our attention on the future and energy production, sustainable alternatives are much needed. Rachel Lever writes about one development that offers an innovative energy-wise solution.

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