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Subculture Vulture

Hastings has traditionally welcomed those who march to the beat of a different drum. This may be why, historically, subcultures have thrived here. There is an unyielding spirit of rebelliousness that stretches all the way back to days of smugglers…
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News

Why So Low?

East Sussex Health and Overview Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) is investigating why Hastings and Rother areas have comparatively low levels of ; “There are some things here that don’t make normal sense when you consider the impact of coronavirus on deprived…
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Sitting Out

Hastings Borough Council has removed benches from the town centre in Wellington Place with the aim of “reclaiming space” from drunks and ; Local traders have generally applauded the move, but many shoppers and other pedestrians who regularly use the…
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Literature

HIP READ

New graphic novel on Mugsborough The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists in words & pictures By Scarlet and Sophie Rickard Published by SelfMadeHero, Paperback, 352 pages. RRP £  REVIEW BY PETE DONOHUE A graphic adaptation of Robert Tressell’s classic semi-autobiographical novel of…
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