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Why I joined the Extinction Rebellion

from Extinction Rebellion (XR) Rye writes about what catalysed him to join the XR movement and how it has helped him to overcome his climate change disavowal.

Posted 21:11 Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Extinction Rebellion Extinction Rebellion Hastings and St Leonards Mike Pepler NVDA XR Rye
Image: Strandliners

Strandliner: cleaner beaches, cleaner seas

Andy Dinsdale, initiator of Strandliner, would like to say a huge thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who have been able to give their time and energy for the clean ups and recordings.

Posted 20:50 In: Campaigns Tags: Andy Dinsdale Strandliners
Image Sussex Air

Burn ‘clean’ and improve air quality

Residents who burn wood or other solid fuels to heat their homes will be encouraged to cut down their use or switch to less polluting alternatives under a project running across Sussex. A message delivered on behalf of Sussex Air.

Posted 10:11 Friday, Jun 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: air pollution clean air Clean Burn Sussex Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs Nadeem Shad
Dr Khader speaking at a PSC event in Hastings in 2014.

Invite to remembrance of Al Nakba in Hastings Mosque

In an event jointly organised with Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Hastings’ Mosque in Mercatoria invites all members of the community to join them this Sunday, 16 June, to commemorate Al Nakba, when Palestinians were expelled or fled their homes. Kate Colley, chair of HRPSC, explains.

Posted 18:48 Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Dr Khader Gill Knight Hastings Mosque Imad Bourghli Kate Colley Palestine Solidarity Campaign
On the pier Photo Mark Hutchinson

Local Extinction Rebellion: clarification!

Talking to a friend this morning, it became clear to HOT’s Zelly Restorick, that some local people have a false impression of what it means to be part of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement – and what it means to be part of the group created specifically to Hastings and St Leonards. 

From the start of a previous Country Park walk.

Greenway Group walk the Country Park this weekend

Hastings Greenway Group is on the move this weekend, walking the Country Park route. You are cordially invited to join them at the top of the East Hill lift at 2.30pm on Saturday for a stroll to Fairlight. Nick Terdre lays out the ground. Photos by HGG.

Posted 17:45 Friday, May 31, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Country Park Greenway Tony Polain
Festival By The Lake 2018. Ashburnham Place, East Sussex UK. Fundraiser for Hastings Supports Refugees. Celebrating "Hastings Community of Sanctuary".

Festival By The Lake 2019

Top jazz musicians, Sarah Jane Morris and Gwyneth Herbert are headlining at this year’s Festival by the Lake on Sunday 23 June, 12-8pm, in the beautiful surroundings of Ashburnham Place, near Battle, East Sussex.

Posted 17:12 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 In: Campaigns
Hastings and St Leonards have declared a climate emergency

Climate Action meeting: All welcome!

Hastings council declared a climate emergency earlier this year. The question is: what next? This will be discussed on Thursday 30 May at Jackson Place, Hastings Voluntary Action, hosted by Friends of the Earth. All welcome. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

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