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Technology helps to bring back a Hastings landmark

The monthly lunch club aimed at supporting businesses and community groups hosted by Lord Brett McLean and held at the Azur recently introduced a new artwork exploring memory, decay and changes of a seaside town using augmented reality (AR).

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Local firm is offering free boiler to charity

Local firm Southern Energy Solutions Ltd are offer a free boiler, complete with fitting to a local charity which is need of one.

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VIDEO: New owner discusses plans for Hastings Pier

The new owner of Hastings Pier Sheikh Abid Gulzar said the popular landmark will reopen on Friday – a week after he completed his purchase.

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Hastings house prices risen by more than 250 per cent since 2000

Hastings and St Leonards is one of 19 areas in the UK which has seen house prices increase by more than 250 per cent since the start of the century.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

National Piers Society welcomes sale of Hastings Pier

The National Piers Society said it ‘welcomes’ a decision made by administrators to sell Hastings Pier to a private entrepreneur.

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Heritage Lottery Fund issues statement after Hastings Pier sale

The Heritage Lottery Fund said the decision to sell Hastings Pier to Sheikh Abid Gulzar was the ‘best way’ to protect the popular landmark.

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Train delays between Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hastings due to trespassers on railway

Passengers are currently facing disruption on trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

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Amber Rudd at Hastings Pier

Amber Rudd calls for meeting over Hastings Pier sale

Hastings’ MP has called for a meeting to address the community’s concerns over the sale of Hastings Pier.

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Hastings council leader ‘disappointed and angry’ at pier sale

The leader of Hastings council has said he is ‘disappointed and angry’ at the decision to sell Hastings Pier to a private entrepreneur.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Community group ‘sad and shocked’ by Hastings Pier sale

The group which has been campaigning to keep Hastings Pier in the community’s hands has spoken out after it was sold yesterday to a private investor.

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Abid Gulzar the owner of Eastbourne pier (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Eastbourne Pier owner calls for positivity over Hastings Pier purchase

The new owner of Hastings Pier is calling for positivity after yesterday’s purchase.

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Abid Gulzar the owner of Eastbourne pier (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Why Hastings Pier was sold to Abid Gulzar

Hastings Pier has officially been sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar after ‘careful assessment’, according to the joint administrators behind the sale.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Council bittersweet after Hastings Pier sale

Hastings Borough Council said it was ‘disappointed’ other bidders of Hastings Pier were not given more time to develop their plans before the popular landmark was sold.

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GATCOM chairman speaks of achievements as retirement announced

Dr John Godfrey is stepping away from his work at Gatwick at a time when the airport ‘is in very good shape’.

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People's Pier protest. Photo by Frank Copper

PICTURES: Community group vows ‘it is not over yet’ in Hastings Pier sale

A community group seeking to keep Hastings Pier in public ownership vowed ‘it is not over yet’ as hundreds turned out to protest after rumours it had been sold to a private company.

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Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Rumour of Hastings Pier sale sparks protest gig

Employees of Hastings Pier will be holding a protest after rumours surfaced claiming the popular landmark will be sold to Sheikh Abid Gulzar from Eastbourne Pier.

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New Optician at Tesco helps to raise awareness of Glaucoma condition.

As the UK marks National Glaucoma Awareness Week local people at risk of the sight-stealing condition are benefiting from a new ‘Vision Express at Tesco’

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Bus lanes work to start on busy St Leonards road

Drivers could face disruption from next week as work begins to build bus lanes in St Leonards.

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Priory Meadow shopping centre, Hastings

River Island confirms Priory Meadow closure date

River Island has announced the date it will cease trading at the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, in Hastings.

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COUNTY NEWS: 'Cereal and doodle cafe' opens in Sussex

They've been popping up in London over the last few years, but now a cereal cafe has opened its doors in Sussex.

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