Post-Brexit Fishery Uncertainty

Tweet Nearly one year after Brexit Hastings fishermen share their concerns for the industry’s unsolved issues and uncertain future. “Whoever gets shot…deserves to” cites a wooden sign with an unsettling Edward D Teach hand-painted portrait hanging with two rusted hooks outside a fisherman’s hut is Hastings’s Rock-a-Nore. The strip of land – trapped between the beach and the old town’s West Hill – where local fishermen sell the product of their nights in the sea, is nearly deserted under a late March Saturday morning precarious grey sky which mirrors the…

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The life of Hastings Pier kiosks; how the seasons effect their business

Tweet For the owners of the kiosks on Hastings Pier, business is very different between the months of winter and summer, as Ryan Taylor investigates for Overtime Online. Food and drink, clothing and retail, for only 14 kiosks on the pier, there is huge variety of things on offer to the public. Having been told that it is only compulsory to open from June until the end of August, the current opening times of the huts is entirely up to their owners. Watch the video below as I spoke to…

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Hastings Kickboxing Academy: One size hits all

Tweet Combat sport is the latest craze in the active community. Used as a method to keep fit, meet new people and release stress, kickboxing is on the rise. Despite the soar in popularity, kickboxing clubs in England and Wales are few and far between. Just 12 clubs in the South East are registered with the British Kickboxing Council. Hastings Kickboxing Academy is a hidden gem of the Hastings community. HKA offer countless benefits alongside top facilities and friendly faces. George French started kickboxing for a hobby and now boasts…

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