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Observe the Observer!

Restored building set for viewings, leases offered from August After nearly three years of renovation works the Observer Building on Cambridge Road will begin to reopen in August this year. Hastings Commons Ventures (HCV), hitherto known as White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures,…
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Become a lifeguard Last year RNLI lifeguards, who cover 177 beaches across the UK and Channel Islands, protected an estimated 20 million visitors. Now the charity wants to hear from potential lifesavers to help keep people safe this year while…
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Pier engineers vindicated at tribunal – but how will £68,000 awards be collected?

After a tortuous legal process, the former pier engineers Peter Wheeler and Daisy Hill have succeeded in legal claims for constructive dismissal brought against Lions Hastings Pier Limited, the company which Sheikh Abid Gulzar formed to take over operation of…
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Arts

Who is your Queen?

By Helen Murphy and Nick Pelling Celebrating the royal family can be a bit divisive. We are not all monarchists, so the Jubilee may bring some people out in republican hives. However, Tara Reddy from ‘Art in The Park’ and…
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Arts

HIP LIST NEWS

Silverhill Press Book and Zine Launch Event Local independent publishers Silverhill Press have launched new art books by Julian Anderson, Malcolm Glover, Rod Morris, Stuart Griffiths, Peter Quinnell, Ian Land, Paul Thomas, and the book of 14 Months of Solitude. …
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Sport

Water sports

Sailing club offers taster day Hastings & St Leonards Sailing Club will be holding a water sports taster day on Saturday 28 May. It’s an opportunity for people of all ages to come down to the club, located beneath the…
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Arts

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Hastings Town Centre Heritage Trail Published by Hastings & St Leonards Society, 2022, pamphlet, rrp £4Available at Bookbuster, 39 Queens Road Review by Tim Barton Sometimes Hastings New Town seems to get a raw deal, with the Old Town and…
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