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How time flies!

The original time period for A Town Explores A Book 2020 was a three-week period over the Easter holidays. However, because Covid-19 precautions have currently put a stop to any outdoor art installations or public events, the festival span has been extended until the end of July. HOT’s Erica Smith gives an update of the different ways that H.G.Wells’ The Time Machine is being celebrated throughout May.

Posted 10:41 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: , , ,

Holy Trinity Hastings launch Alpha course online

Holy Trinity Hastings (HTH) will be running the Alpha course through the video format Zoom starting next Wednesday 6 May at 7.30pm, writes

Patients who survived

The first patient has been discharged from Conquest’s Baird Ward following successful treatment for Covid-19 using a novel type of non-invasive ventilation. Other survivors of the virus have been discharged from East Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust hospitals. Nick Terdre reports.

Coronavirus statistical update: UK heads towards highest death toll in Europe

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Latest figures show that the UK is heading towards the highest death toll in Europe.

Posted 21:42 Friday, May 1, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: , , , ,

Despite government grants, HBC is still under the cosh

The government this week announced a second tranche of funding worth £1.6 billion to help councils cope with the extra costs caused by the coronavirus. Hastings Borough Council says the allocation is well below what it really needs. Nick Terdre reports.

Film festival supports NHS

The Trash Cannes 5 Day Film Challenge returns after a 4-year hiatus. Make a 3-minute masterpiece indoors in 5 days, and help support the NHS! You don’t need to be a filmmaker to do this – all you need is imagination and basic skills with some form of digital video creation technology. Keith Rodway writes.

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