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Alastair Hendy

Alastair Hendy the man behind the new/old Home Store

Alastair Hendy likes old. He has restyled, refurbished a Tudor house into a home  and a Georgian building into a spanking new, creaky very brown, old fashioned Home Store. As Hendy was preparing to open his immaculately styled Old Town Hastings Tudor house for Christmas HOT reporter, Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went to find out more about the man behind the shop and his styled parallel universe.

Posted 19:56 Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: A G Hendy & Co Home Store Alastair Hendy Hastings Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
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Ask and it May be Given! –  Central St Leonards Ward Community First Grants

Applications are invited for the second round of the Central St Leonards Ward

Posted 07:04 Saturday, Dec 1, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Central St Leonards Community Development Foundation grants Hastings Vlountary Action HVA volunteering
Ian Dury and Jemima

‘Hallo Sausages’, The Lyrics of Ian Dury

In the year he would have celebrated his 70th Birthday, Jemima Dury, daughter of musician Ian Dury, has published a book of 160 of her father’s song lyrics.  Titled ‘Hallo Sausages’, the first and only words written for his autobiography, the book also includes a personal history of his life, a spectrum of personal photos and illustrations, some of the original manuscripts, memorabilia and a CD.  HOT’s Zelly Restorick met with Hastings resident, Jemima Dury, to talk about the book and memories of her father.

Posted 14:03 Friday, Nov 30, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Hallo Sausages Jemima Dury Kilburn and The High Roads lyrics musicians punk Reasns To Be Cheerful rock and roll Sex And Drugs And Rick And Roll The Lyrics of Ian Dury
Rupert Ducker and Jane Caley

Front Row goes Opera: a back stage view

HOT Street Style correspondent Bevali Francis reviews the Front Row fashion show from a behind the scenes perspective…

Posted 09:46 Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Bevali Francis Freya Von Strapp Front Row . Katherine wallinger Gary Craig Leida nassir-Pour Peter Quinell Tara Deighton
View up Upper Park Road, Hastings

Moving to Hastings: a review of venues, gigs and the town from the perspective of a Londoner

Deciding to move down to Hastings was perhaps the biggest leap Dean J. Moore has taken in his life. HOT’s newest journalist writes about his first week in his new home town…

Posted 15:50 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: beautiful scenery Hastings JD Bar King Size Slim
Barcelona Boomerang cyclists

Barcelona Boomerang!

The challenge? A charity cycle ride from Hastings to Barcelona – and back – in eight days. Five cyclists. Two thousand plus miles. All weather conditions. Altitudes as high as 2000 metres above sea level. Temperatures as low as 2°. Why? To raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and funds for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust. HOT’s Zelly Restorick was there to see the cyclists start their journey.

Posted 16:59 Saturday, Sep 22, 2012 In: Hastings People
Portrait of Milo

Fitting tribute to up-to-the-minute artist

There is one more week to visit a remarkable exhibition at Baker Mamanova Gallery in Norman Road, St Leonards. Erica Smith explains why it’s too good to miss.

Posted 09:23 Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Artist Diane Hoskins i-Pad St Leonards

Hot reporter Joe Fearn expected a discussion on offensive literature to turn into heated debate, but talk of banned books with shoppers and staff in Waterstones in Priory Shopping Centre in

Posted 11:37 Tuesday, May 29, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: books bottle alley brian harding censorship
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