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The environment and quality of our lives

The theme of Hastings Voluntary Action’s next community network gathering will be the environment: ‘How can improving the environment benefit our health and quality of life?” Please spread the word. Julia Hilton writes.

Posted 12:05 Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 In: Grassroots
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TLC needed for community garden

Transition Town Hastings (TTH) volunteers have created a beautiful community garden at St Leonards Warrior Square Station for everyone to enjoy and to feel able to help themselves to the produce. However, they really could do with some more help in maintaining and nurturing the garden!

Posted 09:44 In: Home Ground Tags:

Strandliners release October newsletter

‘Cleaner Rivers, Cleaner Seas’ is the motto of local volunteer-driven company Strandliners CIC who have issued their latest newsletter, detailing their recent efforts to keep our local beaches and rivers clean and highlighting some upcoming events. HOT’s Jordan Dixon

Posted 17:50 Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 In: The HOT Planet Tags: ,
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Michael Madden: thoughts on visual art, politics and the planet (2)

Michael Madden: painter, sculptor, restorer, environmental campaigner and Hastings resident, talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about his life, work, the Labour Party and the state of the planet. 

Posted 17:16 In: Hastings People Tags:
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Conversations without words

This Saturday sees the opening of a one-month long visual conversation between four artists. Erica Smith visited Solaris gallery in Norman Road, St Leonards to listen to the pictures talk.

Labour Party members canvassing for a new job centre in Rye (photo: CLT).

New job centre for Rye under study, says DWP

Labour’s campaign to get a job centre reopened in Rye has gained a lot of local support though it has yet to persuade the authorities, though the DWP confirms that studies are under way. Nick Terdre reports.

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Join a community venture: make a difference

£400,000 share offer is now open. Energise South Society is a community benefit society that intends to install solar PV on schools and community buildings in the Hastings area, raising the funds needed through a public share offer. Tracey Heaword writes.

Posted 17:05 In: Energy Wise
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Last chance to see Hastings Tapestry

This weekend is your last chance to see the immersive exhibition showcasing the ‘Hastings Tapestry’, which has been commissioned for the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Dominika Hicks writes.

Posted 16:44 In: Arts News
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