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Surviving Christmas offers free meals, vouchers and hampers for those who need them (photo: Surviving Christmas).

Charities step up to provide Christmas cheer

As government progressively shrinks the welfare state, it is increasingly left to the voluntary sector to tackle the ensuing social problems. Again this year it is charities which will step into the gap to provide some Christmas cheer for families and individuals deprived of the resources to do it for themselves. Nick Terdre reports.

The noise issue was first raised in The Stinger's July/August edition.

The noise issue: an update

Live music venues across the country are under threat from noise regulations, as some venues in Hastings know only too well. A campaign to persuade the government to amend legislation so that all parties can co-exist in peace is now under way, as Andy Gunton reports in the latest issue of The Stinger. HOT reprints the article with their kind permission.

Drew Copus

Metamorphosis

St. Leonards based street artist Drew Copus’ first solo show, Metamorphosis is showing now at The Dragon Bar, 71 George Street TN34 3EE

The Shapes flyer 2014 Union Bar gig

Shapes of things to come

It’s hard to miss artist Ben Browton around town. These days, he is sometimes known as Agent Orange, the persona behind the TOXIC project. He has also been Sister Bendy on Eurotrash, and a member of a tranny punk band called Candy Darling. But back in the heady days of punk, Ben was the singer with a legendary band called The Shapes. They have reformed and are currently touring the country on the You’ll Do Yourself A Mischief tour, which ends at The Union Bar on Saturday 14 June. HOT’s Erica Smith gets the back-story, and advises us to get along because this might be the last ever opportunity to see The Shapes on stage…

Paul main

The Stinger has arrived, and HOT is happy to mark the launch of Hastings’ free, independent, local music magazine by reprinting an article from the inaugural issue – with their kind permission, of course. The Union Bar: A meeting of musical minds

The Stinger has arrived, and HOT is happy to mark the launch of Hastings’ free, independent, local music magazine by reprinting an article from the inaugural issue – with their kind permission, of course.

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