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A Hastings Trolleybus

Back when Hastings had the longest trolleybus line in the UK

Trolleybuses, electric buses which draw their power from overhead lines, might look like artefacts, relics from a bygone age of public transportation. But with climate anxiety looming large over today’s diesel-guzzling world, the environmentally friendly trolly bus has made something of a come back, appearing in cities, like Lecce in Italy , keen to curb their carbon footprint.

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SNOW - SEDLESCOMBE'09/01/10'STUCK IN NEW ENGLAND LANE

Flashing back to the 2010 cold snap

Though new year weather forecasts are relatively mild, with snow only really expected in parts of Scotland, the story could not have been more different at the start of 2010, when Hastings and the rest of the Sussex area got off to a truly frosty start to the new decade.

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