SLIDESHOW: Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings

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Hundreds of people descended on the town centre today (Saturday) in protest against government cuts and austerity.

Hastings Solidarity, as part of an ongoing campaign by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, held the demonstration, starting from Hastings Pier and marching to the town centre. People then assembled outside Sports Direct.

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151202001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151202001

More than 280 pledged to attend the march, voicing their support on the organisation’s Facebook page ahead of today’s demonstration.

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151449001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151449001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151405001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151405001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151332001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151332001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151235001

Demonstrators march against cuts and austerity in Hastings town centre SUS-150530-151235001