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1,000 books for young people with visual impairments

£6,540 has been awarded by DM Thomas Foundation for Young People to help provide 1,000 books adapted for young people with visual impairments to the National Accessible Library run by Seeing Ear. The foundation reports.

Posted 12:58 Monday, Feb 18, 2019 In: Young People Tags: books DM Thomas Foundation for Young People Hastings Hilton Maidstone National Accessible Library physical disability print blindness reading for pleasure Seeing Ear Tony Dart visual impairment young people

Too Many Tomorrows

Local writer, Gary Laker writes candidly about his addiction to alcohol and his life in recovery in his book, Too Many Tomorrows. Gary sat down with HOT’s

Posted 15:29 Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 In: New writing Tags: "Too Many Tomorrows" alcoholism Amanda Giles BOOKBUSTER books Gary Laker Literature local writing

Lauren Child to speak at this year’s Storytelling Festival in Hastings

The well known children’s book author and new Children’s Laureate Lauren Child will be speaking at the Hastings Storytelling Festival this year. HOT’s youngest journalist, teenager Esme Needham, sent her some questions about her books and the importance of reading and writing for children and young people.

Posted 16:03 Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 In: Literature Tags: books Charlie and Lola children's books Children's Laureate Clarice Bean Esme Needham Hastings Storytelling Festival Ruby Redfort White Rock Theatre

Books v. handbags

Now summer is over and the nights are drawing in, what better way to spend your evenings than curling up in a chair and exploring the world through the pages of a book? Esme Needham meets Lee Humphries – Hastings’ newest purveyor of words on paper.

Posted 10:20 Monday, Sep 25, 2017 In: Shops & Things Tags: books Hastings Lee Humphries political Queens Road radical

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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