Arts

Brimming with Life

A rainforest has appeared in St Leonard’s. Artist Lawrence Hosannah tells HIP about the town’s newest mural My brother Aaron Hosannah and I were commissioned to create a large-scale mural in the Kings road passageway that connects London Road to…
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News

Hastings Greenway Group

Hastings Greenway Group continue to put pressure on East Sussex County Council (ESCC) following its diversion of funding intended for walking and cycling projects to bail out two over-budget road schemes.  “This has caused widespread dismay and anger in Hastings…
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Politics

Captive Market

By Graham Street In the last decade all but one of Hastings’ schools has been converted into an academy. The policy of local authority (LA) governed schools turning into state funded but privately controlled ones was initiated by the Labour…
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News

Duty Of Care

By Rebecca Whippy On 10 July families of special needs and disabled children protested outside County Hall in Lewes with regard to the threatened closure by East Sussex County Council (ESCC) of after-school, holiday and overnight provision facilities. These have…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Secret Hastings & St Leonards By Tina Brown  REVIEW BY TIM BARTON Now here’s a fun little book – unearthing details of smuggling, former famous residents, groovy little places like the Mortuary House, and much more. Passionate historian Tina Brown…
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News

Armed Defence

Dave Young admires the current works to boost the Harbour Arm  New technology is helping work on the Hastings harbour arm, needed for flood protection, to be completed to plan and on schedule. A combination of GSM and specialist software…
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