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Ore Library

Protest against Ore Library closure

On Saturday 28th October supporters of the Save Ore Library campaign will gather at the Ore Community Centre cafe, 455 Old London Road TH35 5BH at 10:30am. Around 11:00 they will walk the short distance to Ore Library with placards, banners and books for a photoshoot. All are very welcome.

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Goosed! by RVT

Goosed!

If brazen and bawdy is your thing and you love pantomime, then this year’s artistic offering from The Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Goosed!, will be perfect for you. A tale of clubs, greed and golden ‘eggs’.

Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean

Help clean the beach on Sunday!

Surfers Against Sewage, the beach cleaning movement, are holding their Autumn Beach Clean on Sunday 29 October. “We will be cleaning the stretch of beach running from Glyne Gap, back towards Hastings. You are invited to take action with thousands of volunteers nationally to help remove and recycle as many tonnes of marine plastic as possible, in order to create plastic free coastlines.” A message from Colin Derbyshire who’s organising this year’s event. Zelly Restorick writes.

Maya Evans and Henrietta Cullinan

Nonviolence: a style of politics for peace

Hastings Against War will be hosting a talk from Henrietta Cullinan, a London Catholic Worker, who’s recently back from Afghanistan and will speak about her experiences and Pope Francis’s teachings on peace and non-violence. Rona Drennan writes.

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Benjamin Zephaniah comes to Hastings Storytelling Festival 2017

One of the UK’s best loved poets, Benjamin Zephaniah, is to appear at the Hastings Storytelling Festival in November. Benjamin Zephaniah and The Revolutionary Minds have added an extra date onto their UK tour especially to accommodate the festival and will perform at the White Rock Theatre on Saturday 11 November at 7.30pm. Naomi Robinson writes.

Agafya Lykova

Hastings film night showcases Siberian recluse

“The only thing from the outside world that had really intruded into Agafya’s otherwise pristine forest was loads of fallen space junk amongst the trees”, says Rebecca E Marshall about the surroundings of an extraordinary recluse called Agafya Lykova, who at the age of 73 lives alone in the Siberian Taiga. Marshall,

Erica Smith (holding giant envelope) being interviewed by BBC South Today.

When local communities make national noise…

HOT’s Erica Smith gives a personal view about the Save St Leonards Crown Post Office campaign’s meeting last Saturday.

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Noise levels rise over post office sell-off plan

The noise around Post Office Ltd’s plans to franchise the St Leonards Crown PO hit new heights at a meeting called by the campaign to save it. The meeting brought together all the interested parties, including the MP, council leader and a Post Office Ltd representative, who reported that no decision had yet been taken on the proposed franchise. HOT reporter Nick Terdre, also a campaign supporter, reports.

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