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RNLI Hastings beach Photo: Hamish Fenton

RNLI lifeguards on Hastings beaches

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution will provide lifeguards on Hastings beaches 

Posted 16:22 Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: , , , ,
Gary Blakeley.

Fairport celebrate their 50th at Folk Fest

One of the major music events of the year is upon us – Hastings Folk Fest, six days of all kinds of folk at various venues around town, with Fairport Convention as the headline act. The organisers explain what lies in store.

Still from the film, Alike.

Alike

Beautiful. Tender. Sensitive. Sincere. Tear-inducing. Smile-creating. Alike, a short animation film directed by Daniel Martínez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez. For all you creatives out there, wherever you may be. Hang on to your colour with all your heart and soul. Discovered on the Collective Evolution website and posted by HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 21:14 Friday, Apr 28, 2017 In: Film Tags: , , ,
Image from http://lifestyle.allwomenstalk.com

Creative Industries Federation manifesto

In the light of the call for a general election, Richard de Pesando, via Hastings Creatives Media Network, passed on this link to the Creative Industries Federation cross-party manifesto, highlighting the role and needs of the creative industries in the UK, suggesting that it’s worth a read. Knowing that Hastings and St Leonards is populated by many a talented creative, HOT’s Zelly Restorick asked him if she could share his words and the link with you. It’s not a long or complicated read – see what you think.

Renewable energy sources (Image from Mrs Gretchen Whelan)

Governance volunteers needed for 1066 Energy

1066 Energy is the campaign for local energy in Hastings and Rother. This really is a fantastic initiative for our area; some local people have been working on this vision for many years, but now it’s rapidly taking shape and needs volunteers.

Battle Ramblers

1066 Walking Festival

The 1066 Walking Festival will take place from Saturday 13 May to Sunday 21 May across 1066 Country. Organised by Visit 1066 Country Marketing in partnership with Active Hastings and Rother, the 1066 Walking Festival offers nine days of guided urban and country walks to suit all abilities. Tracey Hobden, HBC communications manager, writes.

Posted 14:38 In: Home Ground Tags:
Alice Wheeldon (source unknown)

Women Resist War

As the centenary of the 1914 – 1918 war continues, a fascinating night is in store in South Terrace with talks on women who resisted the First World War. John Enefer writes.

The Sound Waves Choir in 60s mode

Good Vibrations

Earlier this month Sound Waves Community Choir were singing in the Sussex Studio at the White Rock Theatre as part of Beatles Day. Now they are back with their very own tribute to the swinging sixties: ‘Good Vibrations’. Debbie Warren writes.

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