We asked the people of Hastings their thoughts on the increase.
The project will see twenty students share their experiences of discrimination during their time at university.
Hastings has been named one of 12 opportunity areas in a government scheme designed to help disadvantaged children reach their goals
Pro-EU campaigners ask MP’s to vote against triggering Article 50, which starts process for UK to leave EU.
Brighton Dome opens the doors to its new ticket office today (Jan 17).