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See the film about four women who challenged the electoral status quo in the US

Hastings and Rother Refugee Buddy Project is to screen Knock Down The House, an inspiring documentary about four women who challenged the electoral status quo in the US, changing the face of American politics. Nick Terdre reports.

Wheels, and a grant, will help energy advice group reach residents in remoter parts

Energise Sussex Coast’s winter energy advice service has resumed. And with the aid of an Energy Caravan the group will be extending its service to out-of-town areas. Nick Terdre reports.

Beyond the waves by Colin Bateman

‘Beyond the Waves’ by Colin Bateman – a new mystery novel set in Rye Harbour (plus literary events from 19 Nov 2019)

Locally based author and former journalist, Colin Bateman talks to Angela J. Phillip about his process as a writer and his latest book Beyond the Waves. The new novel is inspired by real events and Tom Kidd, a part-time journalist (and the hero of his previous novel) gets involved in unravelling the story of the hidden past in order to solve crimes that are being reported in the present.

Council declines to help clarify ‘tax for terrorism’ claim

Anti-war activist Chris Coverdale wants to query the legality of paying taxes, including council tax, which are used in part to fund military activities – according to a Supreme Court ruling, the government’s military activities may be classifiable as terrorism, and could therefore fall foul of laws outlawing fundraising for terrorist purposes. He has tried, without success, to enlist the help of Hastings Borough Council in clarifying whether paying council tax makes us all potential criminals. Nick Terdre reports.

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Hang In There. Published by Uncollected Press 2019

John D. Robinson, poet and creator of Holy & Intoxicated Publications UK

John D. Robinson author of the recently published ‘Hang in There’ talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about seven of his poems, and ways they come from his life.

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People’s Vote endorsement boosts Labour candidate

Labour has received a boost with an endorsement for its candidate Peter Chowney from the People’s Vote campaign, which calls on Remainers to vote tactically. The move is a setback for the Liberal Democrats. Nick Terdre reports.

Hastings Herring Fair returns next weekend!

The Hastings Herring Fair is set to return for an eighth year this November 23-24 on the Stade open space. The event will be free to enter and will serve a variety of delectable local fish dishes, as well as offering food and drink stalls and live bands. Festival organiser Stella Landau talks about what to expect in the following press release.

Ore Valley site to be sold to Gemselect, Heart of Hastings “bitterly disappointed”

Sea Space has decided to sell the Ore Valley site to Gemselect, which is looking at a possible development of 66-75 dwellings. The decision means an end to Heart of Hastings’ dream of a community-based development. Nick Terdre reports.

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