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Pop-up shops in Hastings set to bring a new experience to local shoppers

Published on by Megan Bilsby (author)

Pop-up Shops (photo: Megan Bilsby)

Pop-up Shops

Local shoppers are becoming increasingly interested in what pop-up shops have to offer. However despite the economic growth opportunities the market is bringing to Hastings, many shoppers are struggling to be attracted to what the stalls have to offer, leaving them no choice but to stick to the high-street stores.

Day of tradition marred by the smell of oil and the sound of engines

Published on by Oscar Pelling (author), Frank Cooper (photographer), Sarah Hannant (photographer), Kerry Davies (photographer)

Man dressed as a dear to celebrate jack in the green (photo: © Sara Hannant)

Man dressed as a dear to celebrate jack in the green

Bank holiday Monday saw the final day of the Jack in the Green festival and the May Day run which is a gathering of motorcyclists in Hastings.

HASTINGS PIER BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE BY WINNING FIRM

Published on by Crystalle Cox (author)

The Peoples Pier: fourteen months after start of construction. (photo: )

The Peoples Pier: fourteen months after start of construction.

Local pier is being designed by leading architecture firm.

VICTIMS OF UNEMPLOYMENT:'THE MAN BEHIND THE GUITAR'

Published on by Jonaqline Addai (writer), Jonaqline Addai (photographer)

THE BUSKING LIFE (photo: ADDAI JONAQLINE)

THE BUSKING LIFE

Many are the people who lost their homes, jobs and dreams, after the 2007 financial crisis. We see some of them seated on our concrete floors begging or busking for a penny. But what are the stories behind these faces?

Hastings Pier to be opened this year

Published on by Brendan Husebo (author)

Hastings Pier (photo: UoB archive)

Hastings Pier

The People's Pier open date to be confirmed in March