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Hastings begins to open up

Hastings took an important step towards reopening on Saturday as step three of the government’s relaxation of lockdown restrictions came into effect. The council issued a cautious welcome but was pleased to see the West Hill Lift back in operation. New support measures for local businesses were announced by the government today. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 09:46 Thursday, Jul 9, 2020 In: Shops & Things Tags: Colin Fitzgerald covid-19 Kevin Boorman lockdown Nick Terdre Nigel Sinden Rishi Sunak Sally-Ann Hart West Hill Lift

Hastings Easter Festival Online

Posted 07:42 Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 In: Festivals Tags: covid-19 Darren Maylem Easter Feed'em Foodbank Hastings Inderpaul Sandhu music Nigel Sinden St Leonards Steve Waller Unique Creation

Panchanathan wins, but chess congress faces having to find new venue

Hastings International Chess Congress went well under its new sponsor, with the added bonus of a clear winner in the Masters – India’s Magesh Chandran Panchanathan. But a shadow hangs over its future as it faces the prospect of having to find a new venue for future editions. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Brendan O’Gorman.

Posted 10:24 Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 In: Sport Tags: Chris Ward David Howell Gergely Kantor Hastings International Chess Congress Jack Rudd John Ashworth Mate Bagi Nick Terdre Nigel Sinden Panchanathan Richard Bates Sengupta Simon Williams Stany Vaishali van den Doel

Festive times in St Leonards at the Garden of Delights

This weekend sees St Leonards’ other festival – the Garden of Delights in St Leonards Gardens. As usual there will be a pulsating programme of entertainment and a fine collection of stalls providing food and refreshments, as well as community and faith groups publicising their activities. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:40 Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 In: Festivals Tags: Chinese Dancers Chris and Viv Cinque Ports Lindy Hoppers Garden of Delights Hastings Intercultural Organisation Interfaith Forum Kerala Community Dancers Nick Terdre Nicola Rodmill Nigel Sinden Oksana and Paul Party Wizard

Pro refugee campaigns backed by HBC and the public

Hastings Borough Council has signed up to the Lift the Ban campaign to allow asylum-seekers to work after six months if their asylum claim is still undecided. Meanwhile the fifth annual Refugee Tales event took place this month with ample public support and the presence of several Labour councillors. Nick Terdre reports.

Well-attended vigil attests to town’s solidarity with Muslims

A large crowd gathered outside Hastings Mosque on Friday to show solidarity with our Muslim fellow citizens in the wake of the murderous assaults on mosques in New Zealand the week before. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 07:29 Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Hastings Community of Sanctuary Imam Sheikh Ismail Yusuf Jane Grimshaw mosque Muslims Nick Terdre Nigel Sinden Rachel Lever

Six-way tie for chess trophy

Six players shared first place in the Masters tournament at Hastings International Chess Congress, after a draw dashed Danny Gormally’s hopes of running out sole winner. Meanwhile the Horntye trustees have confirmed that the venue will remain available for the town’s prestigious chess event for the indefinite future. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Matthew Carr.

Posted 13:35 Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 In: Sport Tags: Alexander Cherniaev Chris Ward David Howell Hastings Borough Council Hastings International Chess Congress Horntye Jacob Boswell Jonah Willow Koen Leenhouts Martin Petrov Mason Woodhams Nigel Sinden Oleg Korneev PU Midhun Wayne Bradshaw

Great news for 1066 Local Energy campaign

After long negotiations and discussions, the directors of Ore Campus of East Sussex College Hastings have said ‘Yes’ to the installation of solar panels on their roof. Fantastic news, marking the first big success of the 1066 Local Energy Campaign. HOT’s Zelly Restorick spoke to Richard Watson of Energise Sussex Coast, one of the partner organisations involved in the project.

Posted 13:35 Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 In: Energy Wise Tags: 1066 Local Energy 1066 Local Energy Campaign Amber Rudd Energise Sussex Coast Green Great Britain Heart of Hastings Nigel Sinden Optivo Ore Campus Peter Chowney Richard Watson Scotia Gas Networks UK Power Networks video
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