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The Ocean Symposium 2018 and Marine Exhibition

Ocean Symposium 2018 and Marine Exhibition

Your ocean needs YOU!

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Come on in, the water is – officially – lovely

Some of you may remember horror stories in the press a year ago, predicting that Hastings was set to fail new and tougher EU regulations on bathing water quality. Toby Sargent reports on whether the prophets of doom were proved right, or if Southern Water rose to the challenge.

Community energy group members from Hastings, Rye, Eastbourne and Lewes who will be there to help at the Hastings Big Happy Energy Day

Don’t miss Hastings Big Happy Energy Day!

Energise Sussex Coast is helping people to cut their energy bills and save up to £200 in the process – and for the Big Happy Energy Day at Sussex Coast College on Wednesday 17 February, residents of Hastings are invited to bring their energy and water bills for checking, get tips on how to make their homes cosier and get help with grants to stay warmer, healthier and safer. The event will be dedicated to the memory of Jeremy Birch, leader of Hastings Borough Council until his untimely death in 2015. Richard Watson writes.

At Priory Meadow with Bruce the Sewer Monster

Helping Hastings tackle sewer blockages

Fun Day

Al Quds student Tareq Ahram, accompanied by Gill Knight, meets Mayor Alan Roberts.

Harsh realities of life for Palestinian students

Did you suffer much in your student days? Most of us, if we use that word at all, would bring to mind hangovers, affairs of the heart or problems with flat-sharers. But for Tareq Ahram and his fellow students at Al Quds university on the east side of Jerusalem, the suffering is of a quite different order, as he related to the first public meeting of Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 5 February. PSC member Rachel Lever reports.

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Clean Seas Please!

In two years time, more stringent European standards will be applied to the quality of our bathing water and, based on current measurements, there’s a chance swimming in the sea at Hastings might be banned. However, all is not lost, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, there’s still time for us to make our part of the coast a place to happily and healthily enjoy the beach and sea. 

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