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Local group provides support for child abuse victims

The One Voice Foundation is a new local organisation that has been set up to provide support, advice and guidance for survivors of childhood abuse from those who have experienced it themselves. Vanessa Alves reports.

Stage 3 involves youngsters with global issues

This Saturday 30 March, 1-2pm, the Stage 3 theatre company, part of People’s Palace Projects, are bringing their award-winning and self-titled performance to the White Rock theatre. Immediately following will be a free workshop for ages 12-18 to discuss concerning issues in a fun and interactive fashion. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Eminent music critic to write for HOT

HOT’s coverage of classical music in Hastings will be significantly improved with the addition of music critic Dr Brian Hick to our roster of writers. As well as allowing us to republish pieces from the Lark Reviews website which he set up, Brian will also write original articles for us, covering matters such as Barefoot Opera’s people’s opera project, Bloom Britannia.

Join the greenway walk from the Conquest this Saturday!

Now that spring has officially arrived, a new season of travelling the Hastings Greenway kicks off this Saturday. Brush the mud off your walking boots, oil your bike and join members of Hastings Greenway Group as they continue their campaign for safe, vehicle-free and environmentally friendly routes around town. Nick Terdre reports, images from Hastings Greenway Group (HGG).

Feast of Fiddles 2019 tour hits Hastings!

To celebrate their silver jubilee, the Feast of Fiddles, ‘Britain’s fiddling supergroup’ (as described by Radio 2’s Mark Radcliffe) are embarking on a UK tour and will make a stop in Hastings, this Saturday 30 March at St Mary in the Castle. HOT’s Jordan Dixon spoke to the group’s founder Hugh Crabtree to learn more about them.

Posted 20:46 Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: , , , ,

Talk on universal basic income

The concept of a universal basic income is very much at the forefront of political thought these days. Now Hastings Green Party and Printed Matter Bookshop have combined forces to bring an acknowledged expert to town to talk on the topic. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:04 In: Politics

Local film screenings raise funds for Seaview

In a effort to raise funds for local homeless charity Seaview, Hastings resident Stephen Brogan has organised monthly film screenings at The Pig’s Palace, White Rock. After a popular showing last month of the Quentin Crisp biopic, 

Yet another date for pier reopening – Monday 1 April

After much toing and froing, a new date for reopening Hastings pier has finally been set – Monday 1 April. In the face of criticism from local MP Amber Rudd and council leader Peter Chowney, pier owner Sheikh Abid Gulzar has issued a defence of his management of the pier. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Cliff van Coevorden.

Posted 19:57 Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 In: Grassroots
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