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We are all in St Leonards but some of us are looking at the stars…

HOT’s Erica Smith tracked down the multi-talented Bradford Gross to ask him some questions about Space, brogues, and why on earth is he here in St Leonards with a pop-up Planetarium on Thursday 5 April?

Posted 12:31 Friday, Mar 30, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Brad Gross Comedy compere drummer drums Hastings Java Bus music Planetarium Science Centre St Leonards stargazing Sussex The Lucky Ones

Gull: “No comment”

A rescue by Hastings fire-fighters was watched by HOT reporter Joe Fearn

Posted 09:20 Monday, Mar 26, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: Gull rescue

Digging out the truth about women spies

Digging out the truth about women spies

Posted 10:44 Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 In: Hastings People

Charity for Kids, Hastings’ newly established registered charity, is ready for every challenge in its drive to provide for the disadvantaged and poorly children in the Hastings area. So much so that they have started training for one of the ultimate endurance tests, swimming the English Channel – and back – in a 2-way relay, writes Graham Hodgson.

Posted 18:08 Friday, Feb 17, 2012 In: Hastings People

Last July the ‘anti-terrorist focus desk’ of the City of Westminster police issued a call for members of the public to report any sightings of anarchists immediately. “Anarchism is a political philosophy which considers the state undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful, and instead promotes a stateless society, or anarchy,” they explained, though how that stance made them terrorists or enemies of society was not explained. The move drew such widespread criticism that the police withdrew it (though now it’s the Occupy movement which the Met is branding as terrorist). HOT decided to find out for itself, sending

Posted 10:51 Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 In: Hastings People

Grasping an existential nettle

Grasping an existential nettle

Posted 17:56 Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012 In: Hastings People Tags: supplement

The Rainbow Alliance list tells you what’s worth coming out for!

If you are part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rainbow and want to find out more events in the area, I recommend signing up to the Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance (HRRA) email list. They send out regular What’s On events listings. In order to get on the mailing list, send a request to Pam at writes Erica Smith…

Posted 15:46 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 In: Hastings People
Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender rainbow logo for TubRa

LGBT Hastings

Every now and again, the Hastings Queer Community get together to create a memorable Big Night Out – amongst others, we’ve had Queer on the Pier, Juicy, Another Planet and now a new night at the Tubman. Plus, in the background, Hastings and Rother Rainbow Alliance continue to organise social events and meet to discuss all aspects of being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. Erica Smith explores the scene…

Posted 20:51 Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 In: Hastings People Tags: supplement
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