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Old Movies Saved My Life

Remember the days before we forgot the true meaning of Christmas – like watching Gone with The Wind after too much pudding? Comedian Mel Byron does, says Annie Waite.

Posted 08:55 Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 In: Film Tags: Annie Waite Christmas cinema classic film Comedy Electric Palace electric palace cinema Gone with the Wind Hastings It's A Wonderful Life live comedy Old Town Shop Around the Corner

Hastings ushers in June with jazz and blues festival

Hastings Jazz and Blues Festival takes place this weekend, with a main programme on the Stade supplemented by acts in a number of Old Town pubs. This is the first of this year’s programme of Stade Saturday events. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 13:53 Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 In: Festivals Tags: Hastings Jazz and Blues Festival Hastings Winkle Club Old Town the Stade

The clarity the Foreshore Trust owes the public is missing

The Foreshore Trust continues to say nothing about the future of foreshore assets, as the Stade pathway application continues. The proposal seeks to reroute the footpath and give land to the amusement park. Bernard McGinley takes another look at a case lacking in defenders.

Posted 20:05 Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 In: Home Ground Tags: Amusement Park Bernard McGinley Charity Commissioners Charity Committee Coastal Users Group conservation area fairground Foreshore Trust HBC Old Town PDR planning planning committee Stade

Right to pathway being walked all over

The public footpath through the Stade amusement park is under threat. What will the Foreshore Trust do? What does the Council think?  Bernard McGinley takes a stroll down it, while he still can.

Posted 09:28 Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: 1893 Bernard McGinley Coastal Users Group ESCC foreshore Foreshore Trust Inspectorate Old Town planning planning committee right of way

HBC planners back amusement park changes

Council planning officers have recommended acceptance of the application for “extensions and refurbishments” of the sea-front amusement park in the Old Town when it comes before the planning committee next Wednesday. If planning permission is granted, a new footpath will replace the one running between the amusement park and the boating lake. Nick Terdre reports.

Second bid for control of Old Town footpath

Following a second attempt by the Flamingo amusement park owner to secure control over the footpath running between the park and the boating lake, Old Town residents and representatives are looking to the Foreshore Trust to help their cause but look likely to be disappointed. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:29 Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Flamingo Amusement Park Foreshore Trust Old Hastings Preservation Society Old Town

Hastings Old Town walks away with the prize

Hastings Old Town was presented with the first ever Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award on Wednesday 16 May after winning a public vote to find the very best urban area for going about everyday life on foot. Erica Smith put on her walking boots and strode over to find out more.

Posted 19:41 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 In: Green Times Tags: Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood Award Old Town Ramblers Association

Hastings remains a Labour stronghold

Thursday’s election saw Labour tightening its grip on the local council as it increased its number of councillors to 24. The Tories held onto the remainding eight seats, leaving other opposition parties out in the cold, though the Greens came tantalisingly close to taking a seat off Labour. Nick Terdre reports.

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