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A LIGHT AHEAD?

Hope could still be on the horizon for the future financial prospects of the Hastings fishing fleet and others like it following a series of meetings around the country. Emma Harwood reports New Under Ten Fishermen’s Association chair Paul Joy says…
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Who Needs It Most?

County Council surveys the consequences of its cuts in social provision The Discretionary East Sussex Support Scheme (DESSS) is funded by the County Council (ESCC) and delegated to local social enterprises and charities to administer.  It has in recent years…
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West Marina

HIP has learnt that bids to Hastings Borough Council (HBC) for the development of West Marina  -  the site of the former Lido bathing pool at the western end of the seafront  -  have in recent days been narrowed to…
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Amber Warning

“Stand with us or we’re finished” say Hastings fishermen. Emma Harwood reports The Hastings fishing community is challenging MP Amber Rudd to oppose concessions to fishing rights made by the government’s Brexit transition deal, which they say has sold them…
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AUTOMATA ON THE PIER

A season of events on Hastings Pier kicks off with an extraordinary interactive exhibition of automata, including mechanical toys and other inventions. Hastings Pier, 14 Mar 2018-15 Apr 2018 REVIEW BY Colin Gibson Hastings Pier and community arts company Culture Shift have…
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