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Letter: Restore part of our heritage

Having tried for a number of years to get the powers that be to restore to the people of Hastings, part of their heritage (so far to no avail),

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Harold Place. Photo: Google Street Maps

Letter: Waste of money to demolish loos

I am sure your readers will be as incredulous as I am to learn that Labour Cabinet members have pushed through a plan this week to spend £105,000 to demolish the Harold Place toilets.

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Letter: Don’t buy any more shops

Letter: Don’t buy any more shops

In a recent Observer column Cllr. Peter Chowney, the leader of Hastings Borough Council, spoke about the difficulties that councils are having making the books balance, and went on to describe how his council was generating new income.

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Letter: Give bus drivers our experience

I have been a wheelchair user on the buses in Hastings for a few months now. I have experienced some lovely helpful drivers but also a lot of drivers who are rude.

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An aerial view of Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Letter: Let’s thank those who saved Hastings pier

I feel compelled to write and admonish all those who have happily criticised, both verbally and in print, those hardworking people who fought for and saved our pier from total destruction.

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Letter: Ore Library closure is sadly necessary

The closure of Ore Library is a sad but necessary effort by East Sussex County Council to reduce its expenditure in line with its income.

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An aerial view of Hastings Pier. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Letter: Sale of Hastings pier is embarrassing

The news has reported that Hastings Pier is to be put up for sale [Tuesday 20/2/18].

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Health news

Letter: Remember NHS staff are up against it

I was one of those people who needed to be cared for in hospital during the New Year.

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Letter: Why are cyclists treated badly?

Letter: Why are cyclists treated badly?

Could someone please explain why cyclists are treated as the lowest species in the food chain?

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Letter: Why give priority to car owners?

We are young women who do not earn enough even to consider owning a car.

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Letter: Bus services will deteriorate

On Thursday, February 1, I travelled on the 2.03pm 99 bus from Eastbourne to Hastings and I noticed that it left on time.

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Letter: Dismay over St Leonards Marina parking

I am writing to you to express my concern about the parking situation on the Marina in St Leonards.

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Letter: Helping homeless veterans in Hastings and Rother

Letter: Helping homeless veterans in Hastings and Rother

During 2017 SSAFA, The Armed Forces Charity, covering Hastings and Rother, managed to support 12 veterans, who were homeless, find and settle them into accommodation in Hastings and Bexhill.

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Letter: Worst county for potholes

Letter: Worst county for potholes

Just returned from an approximate 700-mile round trip to Wales, and interestingly I don’t think I saw – or, more importantly, hit – one pothole. Oh hang on, tell a lie, I had to get out of Sussex!

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Letter: Exemplary treatment at Hastings Conquest Hospital

Over the last couple of years I have had two courses of chemotherapy at the Judy Beard Day Centre at the Conquest Hospital which was featured on January 26 in your article about the installation of a bell for patients to ring to mark the end of a course of treatment.

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Letter: Hastings green spaces under threat

Letter: Hastings green spaces under threat

I am perhaps, one of the few who are pleased that the “huge state-of-the-art” sports complex has suffered a major setback.

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Letter: Bexhill Road bus lanes - ‘a waste of money’

Letter: Bexhill Road bus lanes - ‘a waste of money’

I felt I had to write in support of those opposing the Bexhill Road bus lanes.

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Letter: Only one destination for Bayeux Tapestry

Letter: Only one destination for Bayeux Tapestry

It isn’t called the Battle of London, WC1, the site of the British Museum, and it isn’t called the Battle of Battle even if it was battled at Battle – which is doubtful considering that no-one has ever found any of the two million human bones – 10,000 dead, each made up of 200 bones – that littered the ground when the fight was over.

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Letter: Pedestrians at risk from cyclists

Letter: Pedestrians at risk from cyclists

It’s not often I put pen to paper or finger to keyboard in this modern age but after taking my wife to bingo, I could not help but notice the antics of a local cyclist without lights this evening.

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Letter: Memories of Braybrooke in Hastings

Ion Castro’s nostalgia article, that took a look back at the Braybrooke Road area of Hastings, brought back memories for me, especially the 1940s photo of the area around Hastings Grammar School, an educational establishment that had its own, possibly unique, way of doing things.

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