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Petitions and fake news

The day after the election, a petition entitled ‘Ruddy manipulation to Stop’ was started on the 38 Degrees website seeking to have the election result in Hastings referred to the Electoral Commission, questioning the number of recounts and trust in the proceedings. This petition was later withdrawn. 

Posted 12:37 Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: 38 Degrees Amber Rudd Eileen Masters Peter Chowney

Tories take three Hastings seats off Labour

Hastings Conservatives did well in yesterday’s county council elections, taking three Hastings seats off Labour – both parties now hold four each in the town. Neither the LibDems nor the Greens threatened to win a seat. Nick Terdre reports.

Hometown entertainment from writers’ group

If you like stories set in, and drawing on the history of, your hometown, Seawords is the book for you. The theme for this year’s anthology from Hastings Writers’Group, on the 950th anniversary of that famous battle and the year when the pier was restored to us, is – Hastings. Nick Terdre has read (most of ) it.

Posted 10:27 Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 In: Literature Tags: Animal Writes Beatrix Potter Catherine Cookson Charles Dickens Eileen Masters grey owl Hastings Pier Charity Hastings Writers’ Group Lewis Carroll National Association of Writers’ Groups Nick Terdre Seawords

Aid worker in another world

When Eileen Masters volunteered to sort out accounting problems at Oxfam’s Kabul office in 1992, she didn’t know just what she would be letting herself in for. Her five-month stint in Afghanistan is described in graphic detail in her memoir, A Dangerous Place To Picnic. Nick Terdre met her to find out more.

Posted 20:26 Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 In: Hastings People Tags: Afghanistan Dilliebooks Eileen Masters Hastings Writers’ Group Mazar-i-Sharif Nafisa Nick Terdre Oxfam Peshawar Woolworth's Zia
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