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Secret garden plan

Award leads to ‘secret garden’

Hastings-based support charity Education Futures Trust (EFT) were recently given a boost when they were chosen by Sussex Lund to receive an award.  The funds have been allocated to a new project at The Firs with plans to create a ‘secret garden’ for local families to enjoy. 

Posted 06:06 Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 In: Green Times Tags: , , , ,
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Spook-a-Thon in the castle to support sexual abuse charity

The One Voice Foundation, a newly formed charity set up to support victims of childhood sexual abuse, is holding a Halloween Spook-a-Thon in Hastings Castle to raise funds. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 14:28 Monday, Oct 29, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: , ,
HFS's Thrift Fest

Thrift Fest success

Approx 1,000 people attended and participated in Thrift Fest, the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Hastings Furniture Service on 22 September 2018 at the Hastings Centre. Thrift Fest gathered the local groups, clubs and organisations that are helping people live active, rich, creative, fulfilled lives without costing the earth to provide a day of activities for local families.

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Hastings women take on Everest challenge

Zahra Rose Alazaibi, along with her friend Natalie Hassan, is shortly off to climb Everest in a sponsored expedition on behalf of the Rohingya refugees. Nick Terdre reports.

Super Hero Costume Party at HTH

Superheroes are coming to the 4th Birthday Party of Holy Trinity Hastings (HTH) on this coming Sunday 4 November, writes HOT’s Vanessa Alves.

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Erica says: “Do something!”

HOT’s Erica Smith has been a stalwart of this town for many many years, creating, encouraging, campaigning, initiating, catalysing, inputting and participating – all from a place of sincere love and genuine passion for this town that’s been her home, work and play location for nearly two decades. HOT colleague, Zelly Restorick, speaks to Erica about the exhibition and series of events, Protest and Thrive at Hastings Arts Forum.

Winner of the HTH inspired catergory

HTH’s Great Bake-Off

Holy Trinity Hastings (HTH) held its own Bake-Off  on Sunday 7 October with local master bakers as part of the 11.15am informal service, with its café, live music and kids’ groups, writes HOT’s Vanessa Alves

Posted 18:21 Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 In: Hastings Life Tags: , , , , , , ,
Aleister Crowley

Was Crowley the “Wickedest Man in the World”?

Why has no Blue Plaque been awarded to Aleister Crowley – self-styled “The Beast 666”? Perhaps we may understand why when we hear that the popular press described this charismatic character as “The Wickedest Man in the World”. Gilly Metcalfe writes.

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