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Coastal Currents reinvents itself whilst celebrating success through adversity

Coastal Currents is a well established local arts festival with an impressive track record – Stella Keen interviewed director Tina Morris on the difficulties faced in this ‘year of the plague’ and her plans for the future.

Posted 18:16 Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: Anna Thomson coastal currents 2020 Digital Open Studios Dirty Old Gallery Isolation Station Hastings Joe Fawcett Malcolm Glover Mark French Peter Quinnell Russell Jacobs Tina Morris university of brighton

£1m awarded for Hastings initial Town Deal projects

The four projects submitted by Hastings Town Deal board for accelerated funding have all received government approval, winning the town a much needed shot of investment. Report by Nick Terdre, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 18:57 Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 In: Local News Tags: Carole Dixon Kim Forward Nick Terdre Rose Cottage Russell Jacobs Town Deal

Joint buying scheme offers residents reduced cost solar panel installation

Residents interested in investigating the cost of installing solar panels on their rooftops are invited to register for the Solar Together Sussex scheme which is supported by Hastings Borough Council and other councils across Sussex. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 18:55 In: Energy Tags: Energise Sussex Coast iChoosr Maya Evans Nick Terdre Richard Watson Russell Jacobs solar Solar Together Sussex

Hastings bar reopens after Covid closure

One of the three Hastings bars forced to shut after a customer contracted Covid-19 reopened this week. With new cases being regularly confirmed in the town, the council has urged citizens to follow official guidance. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 08:13 Sunday, Sep 13, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Bat and Bee Dragon bar Kim Forward Nick Terdre Robbie Smith Russell Jacobs

Collision with parked cars leaves man seriously injured

HOT photographer Russell Jacobs happened by the pier last night in time to catch the aftermath of a bad traffic accident in which a man was seriously injured. According to the police, the occupants of the damaged car are believed to have been in an argument with the occupants of another car before the incident.

Posted 17:13 Thursday, Aug 13, 2020 In: Local News Tags: Russell Jacobs Sussex Police

Pier proves a welcome saviour for live music in Hastings

The lockdown months have necessarily been a barren time for live music in Hastings, so Darren Johnson is pleased to celebrate the return of live performances on the pier with John Bownas, who played a key role in bringing it about. Photos By Russell Jacobs.

Posted 20:41 Sunday, Aug 9, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Darrren Johnson Emma Joliffe John Bownas pier Russell Jacobs

£2 bn to fund “revolutionary” cycling and walking plan

The government has announced an ambitious plan for encouraging cycling and walking which could be truly transformative if the rhetoric translates into reality. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Russell Jacobs.

Despite Israel lobby’s efforts, Tonge delivers clear message

Despite an extensive campaign of intimidation, abuse and vitriol by the pro Israel lobby, Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign succeeded in holding its planned talk by Jenny Tonge on Israel’s apartheid state – a victory, as HPSC says, for freedom of speech. The group’s Laurie Holden reports on the meeting, and describes the strenuous efforts which preceded it to overcome the attempts to disrupt it by the faceless defenders of an unacceptable Israel. Photos by Russell Jacobs.

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