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Hastings bar reopens after Covid closure

One of the three Hastings bars forced to shut after a customer contracted Covid-19 reopened this week. With new cases being regularly confirmed in the town, the council has urged citizens to follow official guidance. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 08:13 Sunday, Sep 13, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Bat and Bee Dragon bar Kim Forward Nick Terdre Robbie Smith Russell Jacobs

Collision with parked cars leaves man seriously injured

HOT photographer Russell Jacobs happened by the pier last night in time to catch the aftermath of a bad traffic accident in which a man was seriously injured. According to the police, the occupants of the damaged car are believed to have been in an argument with the occupants of another car before the incident.

Posted 17:13 Thursday, Aug 13, 2020 In: Local News Tags: Russell Jacobs Sussex Police

Pier proves a welcome saviour for live music in Hastings

The lockdown months have necessarily been a barren time for live music in Hastings, so Darren Johnson is pleased to celebrate the return of live performances on the pier with John Bownas, who played a key role in bringing it about. Photos By Russell Jacobs.

Posted 20:41 Sunday, Aug 9, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Darrren Johnson Emma Joliffe John Bownas pier Russell Jacobs

£2 bn to fund “revolutionary” cycling and walking plan

The government has announced an ambitious plan for encouraging cycling and walking which could be truly transformative if the rhetoric translates into reality. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Russell Jacobs.

Despite Israel lobby’s efforts, Tonge delivers clear message

Despite an extensive campaign of intimidation, abuse and vitriol by the pro Israel lobby, Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign succeeded in holding its planned talk by Jenny Tonge on Israel’s apartheid state – a victory, as HPSC says, for freedom of speech. The group’s Laurie Holden reports on the meeting, and describes the strenuous efforts which preceded it to overcome the attempts to disrupt it by the faceless defenders of an unacceptable Israel. Photos by Russell Jacobs.

Come and support the pier!

Supporters of the pier are invited to a community gathering on Saturday morning to “demonstrate that we love Hastings Pier!”The event follows on the announcement that the pier will be closed until March for repair work. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 11:57 Friday, Jan 11, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Friends of Hastings Pier Nick Terdre pier Russell Jacobs

Sgt Pepper top of the bill at Beatles Day

It’s Beatles Day at White Rock Theatre this Sunday so it must be spring! There’s a special anniversary this year – it’s 50 years since the phenomenal Sgt Pepper album was launched on an unsuspecting world. Nick Terdre remembers it well. Photos by Russell Jacobs of the 2016 event.

Posted 12:08 Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: As Is Now Beatles Day Black Sheep Charlie's Angels Claire Hamill Conquest Choir Cool Ukes Cushty Doghouse Geri and the Attrix Gypsy John and the Cinque Ports Lindy Hoppers Hall & Blokes Ukulele Band Hastings Gospel Soul Choir Katie Louise Wren Kayleigh Ann Band Keren Keeler-Moore Macmillan Cancer Support Mighty Sounds Mike Hatchard Nick Terdre Pete Prescott Rick Pentecost Roger Carey Russell Jacobs Savoy Truffles Sgt Pepper Sharon Selens Sound Waves The Three of Us Vocal Explosion

Hastings Half Marathon ready for the off

The 33rd Hastings Half Marathon will be run this Sunday, 19 March. It’s shaping up well, with local runners looking well-set to challenge for the top places, race director Eric Hardwick of Hastings Lions tells Nick Terdre. Photos from the 2016 race by Russell Jacobs.

Posted 21:10 Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 In: Sport Tags: 1066 Pipes & Drums Azur Dolly Parton Garry Foster half marathon Hastings Premier Chauffeurs Jeff Pyrah Karen Murdoch Kieran Booker Macmillan Cancer Nick Terdre Pestalozzi Rhys Boorman RNLI Russell Jacobs St Michael’s Hospice Way to Hastings
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