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Launch of The West Street Chronicle

This weekend, a street party will be held in West Street in Hastings Old Town, to celebrate the launch of The West Street Chronicle: a free printed publication which aims to detail and memorialise the scarcely mentioned history of West Street. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

West Street Dog

Illuminating West Street: A Winter Salon

Following a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the West Street Community Group will be supporting a year-long project researching, sharing and celebrating the history of West Street in Hastings Old Town. Xaverine Bates found out more.

West Street, Old Town: the council's planning committee has given the go-ahead for new buildings on the site to the left, ignoring the detrimental effect these will have on the privacy and daylight available to the properties across the narrow street, which is just 3.6 metres wide.

Please don’t mention the width of West Street

Do you know where West Street is? It is a narrow road sandwiched between George Street and East Parade in Hastings Old Town, an area where the buildings are mostly listed. Planning decisions should take into account the circumstances of the locale, a reasonable person might suppose. In West Street this has proved not to be the case, to the detriment of local residents, whose attempts to have the situation corrected have been ignored. Richard Price reports.

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