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The Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas: 4

The Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas. Imagining life beyond lockdown. Our weekly community conversation on Isolation Station Hastings.

Posted 13:27 Thursday, May 28, 2020 In: Grassroots Tags: The Common Treasury of Ideas

Headway East Sussex launches fundraiser challenge

Since the coronavirus struck, many charities have been deprived of their main source of income – fundraising through public events such as the London Marathon, which was due to be held today. One such is Headway East Sussex, which supports survivors of brain injuries. Now they have got together with other charities in the same boat to launch the 2.6 Challenge to raise funds, as they explain.

Posted 20:16 Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 In: Grassroots Tags: 2.6 Challenge Headway East Sussex Jenny Musgrove London Marathon Michael Gaughan

Strandliners: Cleaner Rivers, Cleaner Seas

Everyone at Strandliners sends best wishes and good health to all at these strange and uncertain times. They are in the process of creating some new methods of sharing news, activities and support for all, including those who may not be able to access the outdoors as usual. Andy Dinsdale writes.

Posted 15:16 Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020 In: Grassroots,Nature Tags: Strandliners

Grassroots initiative to identify what West St Leonards community really wants

Prompted by what are widely seen as inappropriate council plans for the old bathing pool site in West Marina, the West St Leonards community is now seeking to organise itself to have a greater say in what happens in its area. These efforts are being headed by the West St Leonards Forum, on whose behalf Bryan Fisher has issued this press release.

Surviving the Streets’ invite to Christmas cheer at the YMCA

Once again Surviving the Streets UK will be opening the doors of the YMCA over the Christmas period to provide some seasonal cheer to the growing number of local residents marginalised by poverty. Co-founder James Robinson brings Nick Terdre up to date with the charity’s activities.

Posted 13:35 Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Asda Christmas homelessness Jeremy Corbyn More Radio poverty Tesco

The environment and quality of our lives

The theme of Hastings Voluntary Action’s next community network gathering will be the environment: ‘How can improving the environment benefit our health and quality of life?” Please spread the word. Julia Hilton writes.

Posted 12:05 Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 In: Grassroots

Can you spare some of your free time?

Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA) would like to encourage more people to volunteer, and they have found that people often don’t know what opportunities are available or how to get involved. 

Posted 16:18 Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 In: Grassroots

Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas: Event 2

A year of events to introduce inspiring community business ideas from

Posted 08:40 Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas
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