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Hastings residents deemed “unhappy” by nationwide survey

Published on by Saffron Alexander (author)

Survey by Centre for cities (photo: )

Survey by Centre for cities

A survey created by the Centre for Cities has branded Hastings the unhappiest urban city in Great Britain

Home office wants to ban teenagers from smartphones

Published on by Aakash Nath (author)

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The government is considering preventing young teenagers from owning smartphones because of “sexting.” They believe it’s a form of cyber bullying

Hastings Pier needs support from local investors

Published on by Deep Shrestha (author)

Construction worker replacing the column  (photo: Deep)

Construction worker replacing the column

Hastings Pier Charity is appealing for local investors to buy its community shares. It has already raised two hundred thousand pounds and need to collect the total of five hundred thousand pounds by 5th of April. The born again pier is set to re-open in spring 2015.

“Children could be deterred from reading” Teachers Fear

Published on by Lauren Troup (author)

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Children categorised as able-readers could be discouraged from their natural reading abilities because of phonetic teaching in schools, academics fear

Hastings residents face potential tax rises and social care cuts

Published on by Bridey Swarbrick (author)

Hastings Borough Council  (photo: UoB)

Hastings Borough Council

East Sussex County Council will meet tomorrow to decide on a potential rise in Council tax