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Arts

Body Count

HUGH SULLIVAN reviews The Duke’s Theatre Company production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at Fairlight Hall. Down at the Capulet family crypt in Verona which doubles as Friar Laurence’s cell, the pile of bodies is mounting. Tybalt’s corpse has been…
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News

Councillors Clash over Harrow Lane Housing plans: “Ghetto”, “Nimbyism” & “Panama accounts”

Labour and Conservative councillors traded insults at a full (and live) meeting of Hastings Borough Council last week as they debated the council’s plans to build 200 new homes on the site of Harrow Lane playing fields. Leader of the…
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Guardians of the Night

Council, Police debate conditions for reopening town nightlife As national government prepares to relax Covid regulations to allow the resumption of indoor hospitality without social distancing from 19th July, two licensing committees of Hastings Borough Council have been debating the…
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“Fuller Must Fall”

Anti-racist campaigners seek biography ‘rewrite’ 1066 Country’s official website for tourism and travel information describes Fuller’s Follies, bizarre brick and stone structures erected in and around the village of Brightling outside Battle, as “testaments to the eccentricity of John ‘Mad…
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Sport

CRICKET

The Finch Factor 12th June:Hastings & St Leonards Priory 250-8; Haywards Heath 224-9 19th June:Brighton & Hove 181; Hastings & St Leonards Priory 104 The Hastings side remains with only one Premier League victory this summer after contrasting games over the…
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