Community journalism

Community-run newspaper launches crowdfunder to celebrate 50th issue

The Hastings Independent Press (HIP) is a free, not-for-profit, fortnightly newspaper run mainly by volunteers – and they’ve just published their 50th issue. Having run for two years on a shoestring, they’re now raising the bar with a crowdfunding campaign, aiming…
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Reviews

Burnt Supper

Rebel Rebel/Don’t Tell Me Truth Hurts On the way home today, I told M that something sad had happened, that a man called David Bowie has died. He was mildly interested. I explained that he's the man who sings the…
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Food & Drink

Hungry Minds

A couple of years ago, I watched an episode of “Child Genius”, on which a 9 year old was mercilessly boasting about his brilliance, after sailing through a particularly difficult MENSA test, his crowing also included the demise of the…
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