REVIEW: Playback @ De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

Tweet A new interactive exhibition supporting young filmmakers launches at Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion. Playback is an interactive and itinerant short films exhibition hosting the works of filmmakers aged 16-24 from all over England. Over 200 films have been accurately selected – many of them are award-winning – and include an exciting variety of genres including documentaries, drama, comedy, animation and music among others. The peculiarity of the short films is, although their unique and authentic nature, their focus on contemporary underground culture and counterculture. Films include current topics…

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Council to end East Sussex Diving ahead of the renovation of Eastbourne’s Sovereign centre

East Sussex’s only dive pool is set to close following Eastbourne Borough Council plan to replace the Sovereign centre.

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Southern’s standards plummet south

Tweet   RMT’s (Rail, Maritime and Transport) ongoing strikes through October and December on Southern rail’s service, are damaging public trust with the company. Plans to scrap train guards and replace them with ‘Driver Only Operated Trains’(DOOT) have been met with fierce opposition by the RMT union. Govia Thameslink Railways (GTR) the operating company of ‘Southern’, propose to disband the position of the safety critical conductor. The union claims that by ending the ‘driver conductor operation’ passenger safety is at risk, in particular disabled passengers. However, Southern argue that 15…

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