Politics

Youth Vote

Hastings Youth Council has launched a campaign to encourage young people to vote by signing up to the electoral register. They will be visiting local colleges and the university with council officers to sign up young people. Deputy leader of…
Read More...
Politics

Alfie’s Hope

Alfie Dingley is a 6-year-old boy who suffers a rare form of epilepsy, PCDH19, which causes regular and severe seizures. After having limited success with pharmaceutical steroid-based treatments in the UK, Alfie’s parents travelled to Holland where Alfie received cannabis-based…
Read More...
Politics

Time’s Up

Julia Andrews-Clifford Austerity cuts have hit women’s refuges hard. In 2016 sixty per cent of women who approached a refuge for help were turned away. On average, two women in England and Wales are killed by their current or former…
Read More...
Opinion

The Brexit Debate

Previously we pointed out that the very regions that voted most strongly for Brexit stand to be the worst off as a result. And Hastings is not immune. Now two HIP readers contribute their views on the unwelcome consequences of leaving…
Read More...