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Big Lunch makes big splash in St Leonards

The Big Lunch was top of the menu last Sunday, with two separate events in St Leonards. A big fan and never one to turn down the chance for good food and good cheer, HOT’s Chris Connelley helped to host the Christ Church edition and explains the recipe. Down below James Bacon reports on the fare at Sonrise Church.

Posted 16:49 Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 In: Grassroots

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly?

Central St Leonards is currently the focus of a lot of positive activities but there are still many aspects of the area in need of urgent attention. Local voluntary group Gensing and Central St Leonards Community Forum (GCSL) are hosting a public meeting this Saturday morning at the Magnet Centre to explore the issues, writes GCSL’s chair, Richard Hull.

Posted 10:05 Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 In: Grassroots

SPARK sets out its stall

Working with young people in a voluntary or community group? Specialist help and advice is available from SPARK, who invite interested parties to see what they have to offer this week. Chris Connelley reports.

Posted 15:02 Monday, Nov 18, 2013 In: Grassroots Tags: Chris Connelley Lisa Coupal RSPCA Mallydams Wood SPARK young people youth

Solomon Curtis elected youngest Vice Chair of global youth voice organisation.

Solomon is not only the youngest member of the HOT team, but has achieved an outstanding election success – and we offer him our heartiest congratulations!

Posted 09:31 Friday, Sep 6, 2013 In: Grassroots Tags: British Youth Council Hastings political process politics St Leonards young people

Renewing the Seven Streets

A new approach to community

Posted 11:49 Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 In: Grassroots Tags: community development HBC Local Space Peoples Health Trust Seven Streets St Leonards Street representatives

The Coastal Communities Fund is a new source of grants for the economic regeneration of ailing seaside towns such as Hastings and St Leonards. The minimum size for bids to the fund is £50,000 and voluntary groups, charities and social enterprises are being encouraged to apply for a wide range of potential projects, including small-scale sustainable transport improvements and creating new workspaces to grow the local economy.

Posted 14:15 Friday, Feb 24, 2012 In: Grassroots Tags: Grass Roots

MANDY McDERMOTT writes about the Hastings & Rother Voluntary Assn. for the Blind

Posted 22:16 Thursday, Mar 18, 2010 In: Grassroots Tags: Campaigns Grass Roots

Hastings Freecycle

Posted 11:32 Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 In: Grassroots Tags: Grass Roots recycling
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