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Arts

BOOK REVIEW

Rhode Island Red By Charlotte Carter Republished by Baskerville, 2022Crime fiction, Paperback £ Review by Dave Young If ever there was an underrated literary heroine it is Nanette Hayes, the crime solving, jazz playing, Paris-loving, black American woman at the…
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End of the line?

To the horror of enthusiasts and holiday makers alike, Britain’s heritage railways, steam museums and traction engine rallies are facing a possibly terminal shortage of their essential fuel: coal. The last working dry steam UK coal mine, in Wales, is…
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Lightning strike

Full fibre broadband is coming to town. Since the 1990s when the internet first became commonplace in UK homes and workplaces, web technology has consistently developed faster than the services supporting it. Beginning with rickety dial-up connections reliant on the…
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Keep on dancing

How Hastings School of Contemporary Dance survived tough times.  The pandemic hit small businesses hard, particularly those in the arts sector. Fortunately one at least has responded to a succession of unprecedented challenges with imagination and innovation and is emerging…
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