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Sally-Ann Hart wins Hastings & Rye seat for the Tories

In the end this was an election dominated by Brexit, in Hastings & Rye as elsewhere across the country, and the Conservative candidate Sally-Ann Hart was elected to Parliament with an ample majority. Nick Terdre reports.

Poll points to narrow win for Tories in Hastings & Rye

The Conservatives are heading for a narrow victory over Labour in Hastings & Rye according to the latest YouGov poll, while the Liberal Democrats look to be suffering a serious squeeze. Nick Terdre reports.

Crime detectives in fiction are, in the main, universally flawed: booze, womanising, personality disorders are rife. And those are the men. There is also a strong posse of women detectives with their own issues and another one is joining the throng; Elvira Slate. She is sassy, stylish, a criminal, bright and living in 1940s jazz age and time of the glamorous Hollywood super stardom. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths met up with Helen Jacey, Elvira’s creator to talk about her and the wonderful noir world of sleuthdom.

Independent Crosland lays out his concerns, including 5G

Independent candidate Paul Crosland has laid out the concerns that persuaded him to stand in the general election in a leaflet delivered around the constituency. Three main matters – the rollout of 5G, grassroots environmentalism and breaking the mould of UK politics – dominate his platform. Nick Terdre provides a brief resume.

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Hart in hot water at hustings while Corbyn pays a visit

As the general election campaign enters its final phase, Tory candidate Sally-Ann Hart has found herself in hot water over her apparent support for a suggestion that disabled people should be paid less than the minimum wage. Meanwhile Labour’s Peter Chowney has had party leader Jeremy Corbyn and actor Steve Coogan in town supporting his campaign. The Lib Dems blame government policies for the high rate of small business failures in the last three years. Nick Terdre reports.

Old Movies Saved My Life poster

Old Movies Saved My Life

Remember the days before we forgot the true meaning of Christmas – like watching Gone with The Wind after too much pudding? Comedian Mel Byron does, says Annie Waite.

O’Higgins and Luft play Monk and Trane at Jazz Hastings

An established giant of the UK Jazz scene and a young ‘firebrand’ will be coming together at the next Jazz Hastings session on Tuesday 17 December playing numbers from their new CD. Julian Norridge provides the background.

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

A book for Christmas? (plus literary events from 10 Dec 2019)

Go on! Get a glass of wine and put your feet up. Thriller or quiz or something to read to the kids? Whether you ‘re looking for a challenge, some comfort or a complete escape, Angela J. Phillip offers some suggestions.

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