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Emily Mitchell on the South Downs

Fund raising challenge: Race To The Stones

Education Futures Trust (EFT) volunteer, Emily Mitchell (19), has taken on the epic challenge, Race To The Stones, in July in a quest to raise funds for the Hastings based charity.

Posted 19:35 Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: ,
Image: Planeta.com

World Listening Day 2019

You are invited to participate in World Listening Day 2019, an annual global event held every 18 July. 

Posted 19:23 In: Nature
SOS 2019

Be part of Sustainability on Sea 2019

The time has come for businesses and local groups to get involved with our eco-friendly festival: Sustainability on Sea. 

Posted 08:41 Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 In: Green Times Tags: , ,
Short-snouted seahorse. Copyright Joelle GUYOT.

Added protection for Hastings’ marine life

In July 2018, Erica Smith and Nick Terdre wrote for HOT about the consultation for deciding on future Marine Conservation Zone designations. The designation in question, named Beachy Head East, has now been confirmed as of 31 May 2019. The area stretches from Eastbourne to Hastings Pier, going out into the Channel just beyond the Sovereign lighthouse – an excellent local spot for divers. Anton Hack of Biodiversity Hastings writes.

Posted 10:43 Friday, Jun 14, 2019 In: Nature
Photo A Jobson

East Hill Greenway walk to Fire Hills

Last Saturday, (1 June) local resident and artist, Amanda Jobson, walked the Hastings Greenway route through the East Hills. Here’s her account of the experience. 

Posted 17:31 Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 In: Nature
Beccy McCray

‘When The Oak Spoke’

‘When The Oak Spoke’ is a socially engaged art commission led by local visual artist, Beccy McCray for Wadhurst Culture: a community arts charity in Wadhurst in East Sussex. This year-long project reveals invisible forms of woodland communication and gives trees a voice – especially the oak, an important symbol of Wadhurst. 

The Big Lunch 2019

The Big Lunch 2019! You’re invited!

The Big Lunch – the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours – is happening on 2 June in Warrior Square Gardens (or indoor if it rains). And you’re invited.

Eric at the end of last year's walk.

Eric’s pier walk to raise funds for Conquest Hospital Radio

For the third time Eric Peckham is undertaking a sponsored walk from Eastbourne pier to Hastings pier to raise money for Conquest Hospital Radio, on which he is a presenter. Nick Terdre listened in on his plan.

Posted 11:38 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: , ,
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