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Coastal Currents reinvents itself whilst celebrating success through adversity

Coastal Currents is a well established local arts festival with an impressive track record – Stella Keen interviewed director Tina Morris on the difficulties faced in this ‘year of the plague’ and her plans for the future.

Posted 18:16 Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 In: Arts News Tags: Anna Thomson coastal currents 2020 Digital Open Studios Dirty Old Gallery Isolation Station Hastings Joe Fawcett Malcolm Glover Mark French Peter Quinnell Russell Jacobs Tina Morris university of brighton

DWP ups sticks in favour of the town centre

The Department for Work and Pensions’ branch at Ashdown House is to move to the town centre, occupying offices in Sea Change Sussex’s Havelock Place and the University of Brighton’s Lacuna Place. The move will help Sea Change repay the loan with which it developed Havelock Place. Nick Terdre reports.

Heritage forum on 1066 and town development

This year’s heritage forum, to be held on Wednesday 12 October, will look at the relationship between the Battle of Hastings and the town’s later development as a coastal resort, as co-organisers the University of Brighton and Hastings Museum & Art Gallery explain.

Posted 11:05 Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: 66 Objects Battle of Hastings Civic Society for Hastings and St Leonards Hastings Museum & Art Gallery heritage forum Old Hastings university of brighton

Concerns aired about Observer Building plan

Concerns about the proposed development of the Observer Building in central Hastings were aired at a public meeting on Monday, with former local councillor Godfrey Daniel providing advice on how objections should be framed. The period for submitting comments has been extended to 9 September. Nick Terdre listened in.

Posted 10:34 Friday, Aug 26, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Basement Endeavours Flint Group Godfrey Daniel Jeff Kirby Jess Steele Land Registry Meanwhile Space Nick Terdre Observer building Printworks Richard Upton Rock House university of brighton White Rock Trust

Campus survives but new sustainable model will be developed, says University of Brighton

Hastings campus is not sustainable in the longer term, the University of Brighton has concluded. It will now seek to develop a “new model” of higher education provision in the town, in conjunction with Sussex Coast College Hastings. But a withdrawal from the town, as local politicians had feared, is not envisaged. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:03 Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd Nick Terdre Paul Barnett Peter Chowney Sarah Owen Sussex Coast College university of brighton university of Hastings

Robert Tressell talk rescheduled

Ian Hernon, political journalist, deputy editor of Tribune and author of the new biography Robert Tressell: A Life in Hell, will be at the university to speak about his new book. 

Posted 09:09 Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 In: Literature Tags: Hastings Exchange Robert Tressell university of brighton

Making it all stack up

When Jeff Kirby came to Hastings for the first time last November to see the Observer Building ‘in order to help out a friend’, the rain was lashing horizontally and he stood opposite the building and shook his head. “My friend had bought the building and asked me to help him make it work. Nothing attracted me to the building – my first thought was to ring up my friend and tell him the best thing he could do was walk away.” HOT’s Erica Smith listens to how his attitude changed.

Posted 21:00 Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: Bartlett School of Architecture Dawn Dublin English Heritage Erika Holland Flint Group HASSELL holy trinity church Jeff Kirby Observer building STOMP student accommodation Sussex Coast College university of brighton

Marshlink and other rail issues in the spotlight

The Marshlink line ends the year on a high, with regular Sunday services returning to Three Oaks and Winchelsea as from 13 December. The news was released by Kevin Boorman, chair of the Marshlink line community rail partnership. Meanwhile MP Amber Rudd is campaigning on three rail fronts. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:22 Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd Captain Pugwash Department for Transport Govia Thameslink Railway high-speed rail Kevin Boorman Marshlink Nick Terdre Southern rail university of brighton Unizone
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