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Why Ore library is important

On Saturday morning, people gathered together to protest against the threatened closure of Ore library. As a life-long library user, HOT’s Zelly Restorick went along to add her presence to the campaign.

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Greens call for food waste collection

Hastings’ Green Party is challenging the Council’s waste strategy, specifically the lack of a domestic food waste collection service. This comes  

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WASPIs lobby Rudd over unfair pension legislation

WASPI stands for Women Against State Pension Inequality, and the local chapter of the WASPI Campaign were outside last Friday’s Seniors’ Fair, waiting to get their message across to Amber Rudd MP. Local WASPI, Gill Sutton, shares her experience of the day.

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Protest against Ore Library closure

On Saturday 28th October supporters of the Save Ore Library campaign will gather at the Ore Community Centre cafe, 455 Old London Road TH35 5BH at 10:30am. Around 11:00 they will walk the short distance to Ore Library with placards, banners and books for a photoshoot. All are very welcome.

Posted 10:53 Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: , ,
Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean

Help clean the beach on Sunday!

Surfers Against Sewage, the beach cleaning movement, are holding their Autumn Beach Clean on Sunday 29 October. “We will be cleaning the stretch of beach running from Glyne Gap, back towards Hastings. You are invited to take action with thousands of volunteers nationally to help remove and recycle as many tonnes of marine plastic as possible, in order to create plastic free coastlines.” A message from Colin Derbyshire who’s organising this year’s event. Zelly Restorick writes.

Erica Smith (holding giant envelope) being interviewed by BBC South Today.

When local communities make national noise…

HOT’s Erica Smith gives a personal view about the Save St Leonards Crown Post Office campaign’s meeting last Saturday.

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Noise levels rise over post office sell-off plan

The noise around Post Office Ltd’s plans to franchise the St Leonards Crown PO hit new heights at a meeting called by the campaign to save it. The meeting brought together all the interested parties, including the MP, council leader and a Post Office Ltd representative, who reported that no decision had yet been taken on the proposed franchise. HOT reporter Nick Terdre, also a campaign supporter, reports.

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Decision imminent on St Leonards Crown Post Office: Public Meeting this Saturday, 21 October

The campaign to Save St Leonards’ Crown Post Office is one-year old next month. The final decision on its future is imminent. A Public Meeting has been arranged by campaigners for this coming Saturday, 21 October, to bring residents up-to-date with developments and to seek views on the next steps. Rosie Brocklehurst writes.

Posted 23:24 Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: , , ,
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