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Are you a traditional Labour supporter who switched your vote  in December’s general election

Posted 14:05 Monday, Feb 24, 2020 In: Politics Tags: Coastal Action election focus group labour Nick Terdre

Liberal Democrats and Greens move into campaigning mode

As a frustrated prime minister Boris Johnson threatens to force a general election, local parties are moving into campaigning mode. The Liberal Democrats have circulated a flyer and upped the publicity over their anti Brexit stance, while the Green Party, which has its eye on next May’s local elections rather than the forthcoming general election, are bringing their local MEP to town next week. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:06 Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 In: Politics Tags: Alex Phillips Coastal Action election Green New Deal Green Party Julia Hilton Liberal Democrats Nick Perry Nick Terdre Peter Chowney

Fair cop: “Woman, 53” political graffiti verdict

In the early hours of the Wednesday before the general election, a woman of 53 walked around Hastings writing political messages across the town using a set of wipe-clean blackboard pens. Within a relatively short period of time she had ‘chalked up’ 50 messages, before a passer-by spotted her writing on the shiny tiled walls of the Jerwood Gallery and reported her to the police. She was arrested whilst she was contemplating writing on the pub blackboards outside the London Trader. HOT’s Erica Smith went to court to find out more.

Posted 18:04 Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: 53 election graffiti Hastings Jerwood Gallery Katherine Douglas Labour party political woman

A totally alternative election night

As both politicians and impressarios know, things never go according to plan. Back in February, Blurt and Near Jazz Experience were set to share the stage at Kino-Teatr. Unfortunately Ted Milton – the man behind Blurt since 1979 – was ill and the gig was postponed until 8 June. Then Theresa May announced a general election. Erica Smith finds out how to escape election madness into a whole new world of musical madness.

Posted 11:53 Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: 8 June Bedders Blurt election Hastings Kino-Teatr Madness Mark Bedford Simon Charterton St Leonards Terry Edwards What's On

Parliament or prison for our MP?

HOT’s Chris Coverdale, an anti-war activist and stickler for the law, believes Britain’s politicians and voters should take the country’s international undertakings on refraining from waging war seriously. Here he examines local MP Amber Rudd’s relevant voting record and asks whether we should re-elect Ms Rudd or send her and her colleagues to prison.

Posted 09:58 Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Afghanistan Amber Rudd Chris Coverdale election Iraq Nuremberg Syria UNESCO war

When electioneering gets edgy

HOT’s Erica Smith investigates the police investigating general election practices.

Posted 17:42 Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Amber Rudd Conservative criminal damage election electoral commission Evict Amber Rudd fraud graffiti labour Peter Chowney police political Terri Lock

Thursday 4 May: vote, vote, vote…

Brenda from Bristol might have nailed the mood of the nation with her reaction to the news of the General Election – but don’t let that stop you from using your vote in the East Sussex County Council elections this Thursday, 4 May. Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm. If you are on the electoral register, you don’t need to take your polling card with you, but you will need to give your name and address details. HOT’s Erica Smith takes a look at who is standing where.

Posted 08:43 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 In: Politics Tags: democracy East Sussex County Council election Hastings St Leonards Thursday 4 May vote
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Election ponderings

With the election fast approaching, I am puzzled that economic issues continue to be the priority and dominate the headlines rather than environmental matters. IF what we are being told is true regarding the state of this planet, vital resources and humanity’s future, then it seems to be a form of insanity not to make them a priority.

Posted 16:02 Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 In: Election 2015 Tags: economy election environment Zelly Restorick
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