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Underachievement

Local resident, ex-language teacher and inventor, Bruce Nicol, writes about his experience of the classroom, underachieving students, his concerns for the future and his initiatives for change.

Posted 07:32 Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags: ,
From last year's festival (photo: HBC).

In celebration of cycling

50-mile ride

Posted 21:35 Friday, Jun 16, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags:
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Looking At Trees

Looking at Trees through gentle walks. Discover local trees, woods and parks through short walks with the arboriculturalist/artist, Jim Roseveare and the Workers’ Educational Association.

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Alexandra Park hosts Mini Chelsea Fringe

A new gardening festival makes its debut in Hastings this weekend when the Mini Chelsea Fringe – the alternative garden festival – is held in Alexandra Park on Sunday. Also part of the event is a talk on parks on Friday evening. Nick Terdre reports, photos by Colin Foy.

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Women Resist War

At the Quaker Meeting House on 2 May, there was an event themed around women who resisted the First World War, shining a light on those women who aren’t widely known yet, whose stories form part of the wider history of the war. John Enefer writes.

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To be hopeful…

At the end of last year, a postcard with words by Howard Zinn was delivered anonymously and unexpectedly through the postbox of HOT’s Chandra Masoliver, who then sent it on to HOT’s Zelly Restorick, who now shares the words with you here. Words which seem especially relevant at this time. 

Posted 11:04 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags: , ,
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Women Resist War

As the centenary of the 1914 – 1918 war continues, a fascinating night is in store in South Terrace with talks on women who resisted the First World War. John Enefer writes.

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Feeling stressed? Come and talk to Davina!

Reality show host Davina McCall is to front a new studio show tackling modern-day dilemmas we all face – and Hastings is considered fertile ground for finding participants. Nick Terdre reports.

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