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Anne Scott

Hastings Harbour proposal: Anne Scott and Peter Chowney offer differing views

Anne Scott, Chair of Old Hastings Preservation Society, gives HOT’s Chandra Masoliver her views on the Hastings Harbour proposal, raising important questions about local democracy and the relationship between the local council, the county council, the developers and ourselves, the electorate. Following this, Chandra continues her ongoing dialogue with Peter Chowney, leader of the council, about the harbour development.

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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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First play at new Opus Theatre

Tania Charman a local community activist and board member of the Heart of Hastings (HOH) Community Land Trust has arranged for the Liverpool Theatre Group, Costal Productions to perform

John Knowles in Bottle Alley

Closer, concrete cancer and a colossus

Bumped into HOT’s John Knowles at Stuart Griffith’s ‘CLOSER’ private view at Sussex Coast College, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick and discovered some interesting news about the town and a new meaning to a well-used word. 

Robert Tressell

Hastings celebrates Tressell

The work of Robert Tressell, author of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, was celebrated at a one-day festival held at the University of Brighton Campus in Priory Square, Hastings on Saturday the 13th July 2013.  Local author Leigh Kennedy went along to enjoy the event and review it for HOT.

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