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From Seaview's carol concert last year.

Seaview’s Christmas Carol Concert

You are invited to Seaview’s classic carol concert, one of the highlights of our local festive season. Seaview supports people with complex needs who find themselves living on the edges of our society. All donations collected will go direct to Seaview’s services. Photos of last year’s carol concert by John Stiles.

Posted 11:44 Monday, Dec 2, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Seaview
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ABOB’s Michelin inspired pop up lunch!

The charity, A Band of Brothers (ABOB), a burgeoning local community group, is putting on a special meal for the wider community, that includes your lovely selves. A pop up lunch event on Saturday 7 December 2019 at Home Ground Kitchen (HGK) between 12 and 3pm. ABOB mentor, Neil Brown writes.

Posted 07:00 In: Hastings People Tags:
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Putting the case for drones

Drones are not everyone’s cup of tea, and can attract fierce criticism – drone rage – as expressed in HOT’s pages last year. Drone enthusiast Nick Emmons thinks much of this is misplaced, as he explains. Via his drone, he has also supplied some fascinating aerial shots of Hastings Country Park.

Posted 20:35 Thursday, Nov 28, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: CAA Drones Nick Emmons privacy
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Remembering Jeremy Birch

Louise Carlyle, partner of  the late council leader Jeremy Birch, who died suddenly in 2014, is putting together a memorial book celebrating his life, and calls for contributions from those who knew him.

Posted 18:27 Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Jeremy Birch
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Michael Madden: thoughts on visual art, politics and the planet (4)

Michael Madden: painter, sculptor, restorer, environmental campaigner and Hastings resident, talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about art – the last in a series of four interviews.

Posted 15:48 Monday, Nov 25, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Boticelli Michael Madden Pablo Picasso Rembrant Rodin roland jarvis Van Gogh Vermeer

Come to Daisy’s Food Bank Party this Friday!

This Friday, 22 November, a little girl called Daisy is hosting a party in All Saints Church Hall, Sidley. There will be a visit from a Princess, a disco, dancing, drinks and snack – but this isn’t a birthday party – it’s a fundraiser for Bexhill Foodbank. HOT’s Erica Smith went to meet the amazing little girl who has organised this special event.

Posted 20:26 Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Bexhill Daisy's Foodbank Party Food Bank Foodbank Hastings Natalie Williams Sidley Trussell Trust Universal Credit

Beard Shave fundraiser for Violet

The fundraiser is on behalf of little local resident, Violet, who has a rare genetic condition. The last fundraising event – a sponsored head shave – raised over £1000 and the family and friends would really like the next one – a sponsored beard shave, taking place on 23 November 23 – to do the same. Sarah Corrie writes on behalf of Violet and her supporters.

Posted 20:05 Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 In: Hastings People
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Michael Madden: thoughts on the current environmental crisis (3)

Michael Madden: painter, sculptor, restorer, environmental campaigner and Hastings resident, talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about the planet, the environmental crisis, the big corporations and human nature.

Posted 16:12 Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: environmental crisis Global warming Michael Madden
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