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SATURDAY! 22 May! In Hastings: ‘massive rally in support of Palestinian rights’

Hastings is expecting its largest ever demonstration for the Palestinian cause tomorrow [Saturday 22 May], according to the Hastings & Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign. 

Swan Inn disaster memorial service on Sunday

A service of remembrance will be held this Sunday in memory of the 16 people killed on the same date in 1943 when the Swan Inn in Hastings Old Town took a direct hit, writes the Rev Paul Hunt.

Majority reduced, but Tories remain in control of ESCC

Liberal Democrat hopes of taking control at County Hall at the head of a coalition of anti Tory parties did not materialise, though the Tories failed to benefit from the surge their party experienced elsewhere, losing two seats. Meanwhile the Greens prospered, winning four seats, while Labour gained two seats beyond the Hastings border. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 15:37 Thursday, May 20, 2021 In: Politics Tags: , , , , , , , ,

HBC resumes face-to-face meetings

With the annual and full council meetings which take place on Wednesday, Hastings Borough Council is returning to face-to-face meetings. New faces will be present and some old ones missing, and committee memberships will have to be amended, including the Cabinet. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 09:56 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 In: Local Government Tags: , , , , , , ,

TONIGHT! Monday 17 May: SEMAPHORE!

Calling lovely folk of Hastings and St Leonards! Lovers of the boundless creativity and collaboration in the town! TONIGHT! MSL presents SEMAPHORE, set on Hastings seafront.

Posted 14:43 Monday, May 17, 2021 In: Performance

Local panoramic seascapes in black and white

Jeremy Llewellyn-Jones was all ready to hang his exhibition last year at Hastings Arts Forum when Covid locked everything down. Now slightly revised, and with fingers crossed, it is ready to open. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was intrigued to know more about his amazing seascapes taken at Pett Level, east Hastings, and Polzeath, Cornwall.

Posted 19:51 Thursday, May 13, 2021 In: Photography Tags: , ,

Petition launched against Priti Patel’s first-past-the-post plan

People in Hastings are being urged to support Make Votes Matter’s petition against Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to impose the first-past-the-post system for mayoral and police and crime commissioner elections. Nick Terdre reports.

Break your lockdown blues with a FREE course at Southwater Community Centre

Hastings Access to Venues and Events (HAVE) are running four weeks of free classes starting on Tues 18 May, at the new HAVE Hub in Southwater Community Centre, Stainsby Street, St Leonards-on-Sea.

Posted 21:28 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 In: Local News
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