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Susan Ormerod collecton of pots

Susan Ormerod has gone potty at Solaris

It is always worth keeping a watchful eye on the exhibitions at Solaris Gallery in Norman Road as they usually put on thought-provoking shows. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was intrigued by the latest show of artist Susan Ormerod’s work, when she saw the gallery invitation — both by the title I’ll take it in red and the image of a solitary pot simply credited as Pots (green) 2020.

Posted 20:06 Tuesday, May 31, 2022 In: Photography Tags: , , ,

Post natal singing with Nightingale Music

Nightingale Music, Danielle Gagnon‘s post natal singing group caught the eye of HOT’s Zelly Restorick, who wanted to know more about what happens and how it is beneficial for the mums and babies. Here she asks Danielle some questions and hopes the article will help spread the word about this invaluable activity for both new mums and their babies.

Posted 11:07 Monday, May 30, 2022 In: Music & Sound Tags: , ,

Red Green alliance gets go-ahead, but not all are happy

After a delay of one week, Hastings Borough Council’s Full Council finally met last week to decide how the new body, in no party’s overall control, would be organised. Chris Connelley takes the political temperature after frantic negotiations secured a shared approach.

Posted 21:22 Sunday, May 29, 2022 In: Local Government Tags: , ,

5G planning application on Rye Road

An application has been submitted to Hastings Borough Council for an ’18 metre 5G phase 8 monopole combined with wraparound cabinet at the base, additional ancillary equipment cabinets and associated ancillary works on the grass verge fronting 29 Rye Road, Hastings’ by Winchelsea Road and Montgomery Road, just north of the car wash. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks you to consider objecting to the application and offers some advice from 5G Free Hastings.

Posted 17:32 Saturday, May 28, 2022 In: Campaigns Tags: , ,

Get Started! with Active Arts

The return of the much loved Active Arts & Friends variety show marks a much needed boost for the spirits of the Hastings and Bexhill Mencap Artists, who after two years of Covid enforced cancellations are making a welcome return to the De La Warr Pavilion stage on the 6 July.

Posted 08:25 Friday, May 27, 2022 In: Community Arts Tags: , ,

Nana Tsiboe, RIP

On Tuesday morning one of Hastings great men passed away. Percussionist Nana Tsiboe was born in Ghana. As a boy, he visited the United States with his family at the height of the civil rights movement in the ’60s and met Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. For over thirty years Hastings was his home. Erica Smith pays tribute to a talented and well-loved man.

Posted 21:56 Wednesday, May 25, 2022 In: Hastings People

Care for the Carers raises £1,365 on Bluebell Walk

Care for the Carers was delighted to be invited to run the Arlington Bluebell Walk for the first time on Monday 16 May. The charity supports anyone looking after a relative or friend in East Sussex. 

ICO orders disclosure of Town Deal proposals

Local residents should finally get a sight of all the proposals submitted in the Town Deal call for ideas last year following the ICO’s decision requiring Hastings Borough Council to publish the list it has determinedly kept under wraps. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:40 In: Local Economy Tags: , , ,
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