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HVA’s Volunteer Week (1-7 June) initiatives

On Wednesday 6 June, Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA) will be in Hastings town centre talking to people about volunteering and encouraging them to spare a little of their time to make a huge difference in the local community. On Friday 8 June, HVA will be in St Leonards town centre. Alternatively, if you can’t get to these locations and you want to volunteer or find out more about available opportunities, you can always contact HVA at their base or via their website. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 17:35 Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: , , ,
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The great gender debate

Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) is coming to Hastings on 20 June. This is part of a series of meetings about reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA 2004) that WPUK has been invited to organise by local groups concerned about the lack of consultation by the government and political parties. Posted by Kay Green on behalf of Woman’s Place UK.

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Weathering the storms and storming Prague

Three theatre companies from Hastings storm the Prague Fringe Festival. Local playwright and staunch local theatre advocate, John Knowles writes.

Lifeguards with Cllr Kim Forward

RNLI partnership with HBC

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, who provide the ‘gold standard’ of lifesaving at sea, has been appointed by Hastings Borough Council to operate the Hastings beach lifeguard service for three years – to 2020 – after a successful pilot last year.

Posted 23:15 Monday, Jun 4, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: , ,
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1066 Cycling Festival

 The 1066 Cycling Festival is a FREE two day festival celebrating everything cycling. Now in its third year, the festival will take place on Saturday 9 June in Hastings and Sunday 10 June in Bexhill.

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Seaview Project receives prestigious GSK Impact Award

Huge and hearty congratulations to the team at Seaview Project for winning – and recently being presented with – the prestigious GSK Impact Award ‘for improving the quality of life for homeless and insecurely housed people in Hastings and St Leonards’. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

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Hastings residents shine on cancer awareness

Earlier in May, around fifty local residents participated in a night time lantern parade between Ore Community Centre and Downs Farm Community Centre, including the Mayor of Hastings, Councillor Judy Rogers. The event was organised by Hastings and Rother Community Cancer Awareness Project to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer and involve local people in sharing the message. Chris Cooper writes.

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Mrs Pankhurst’s voluptuous purple feather

Printed Matter Bookshop in Hastings has invited local writer, Tessa Boase to give a talk on her new book, Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather : Fashion, Fury and Feminism – Women’s Fight for Change. Owner Lee Humphries writes.

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