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Pilot Field Buzzes for Adams By Nick Pelling  A huge snaking crowd of cheerful Hastings United supporters made their way to Pilot Field to pay tribute to their club captain, Sam Adams, on his testimonial evening on 27th July. It…
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Arts

HIP POETRY READ

Swallowing Paregoric Babies By Pete Donohue Published by Uncollected Press (ML, USA)158 pp. $15 from publisher or £ from Amazon UKAlso available from local bookshops (signed) Review by Nick Pelling It is sometimes thought, wrongly, that poetry is a polite…
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Sport

FOOTBALL

Billy Wood still a Soul Man By Nick Pelling At a recent AGM of the Hastings United Independent Supporters Club, the CEO of Hastings United, Billy Wood, held a fascinating question-and-answer session. Perhaps inevitably, the key questions were about the…
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Sport

FOOTBALL

Back On Track With The 1066 Specials By Nick Pelling As we all know, things have been opening up again. But, as the noise of supposed normality kicks in, it’s worth shining a light on a club that deserves to…
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Arts

HIP READ

The Rare Metals War By Guillaume PitronPublished by Scribe, paperback 288pp, RRP £   Review by Nick Pelling In the future we will all glide silently in our self-driving electric cars and step out into the renewable sun and breathe…
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Sport

FOOTBALL

United in Transition By Nick Pelling Hastings United Women and Girls team have won the Sussex County Womens Football League in their first season of existence. A thrilling 4-3 victory over nearest rivals Montpelier Villa at Pilot Field earlier this…
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News

Frenzy for Flats

By Nick Pelling  Behind the Covid quietness of the streets of Hastings, a noisy clamour for flats is developing. Demand is flying ahead of supply. The consequence: rents and prices are moving sharply upwards. Whether that’s good or bad news…
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