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Craig and Luke at work on the roof.

Temporary roof lets greenhouse work continue

The restoration of the greenhouse in Alexandra Park is now able to continue in all weathers thanks to temporary roofing provided by a local scaffolder. 

Image sourced from: 'I know my place': Hospital middle managers have their say/ 21 Jan 2104 by David Buchanan.

‘Let’s Talk About Class’

Milan Rai, local activist, writer, trainer and peace advocate, is running a workshop, Let’s Talk About Class, this Saturday at the Friends’ Meeting House. Hot on the heels of his inspirational trip to the States to train with Betsy Leondar-Wright, a founding board member and founding trainer of Class Action, his inter-active workshop will be ideal if you’re interested in exploring the concept of class, social justice, equality and transition. Zelly Restorick reports.

World War One newspaper - scans of the Sussex Daily news from Saturday, August 1 1914

Wartime newspapers mark anniversary of WW1

A fresh batch of First World War newspapers has been published online to mark the second anniversary of a project commemorating East Sussex’s role in the conflict. 

Education Futures Trust, winner of the SPARK 2016 award for special recognition.

Achievements of young people’s groups recognised at SPARK awards ceremony

SPARK, the network for young people’s organisations in East Sussex, last week held its annual awards evening, with groups in Hastings and its environs well represented among the prize-winners. Nick Terdre reports.

The horses at the Brownbread sanctuary

Horse rescue centre needs your support!

Brownbread Horse Rescue runs on the untiring devotion and love energy of Dinty and Tony Smith – owners of the horse (pony and donkey) sanctuary –  and their volunteers and donors, who help keep this equine safe haven in existence. And now, here’s a call-out for some extra helping hands.  Zelly Restorick writes. 

Fergus Garrett in the gardens at Great Dixter.

Fergus Garrett helps greenhouse project to grow

If you are interested in learning the secrets of cultivating a successful cottage garden, take the chance to bid for a study day with gardening expert Fergus Garrett when he gives a talk on behalf of the Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group next month. Lynda Foy reports.

The mayor, Cllr Bruce Dowling, flanked by Emma Dell, Sara Lee Trust's area retail manager, left, and

Mayor opens new Sara Lee shop in Ore

With the aid of the mayor, Sara Lee Trust has opened a new charity shop which establishes its presence in Ore. Volunteers are still wanted to help staff the new outlet. Nick Terdre reports.

Seaford Musical Theatre Juniors, winners of the 2014 SPARK award.

SPARK calls for award nominations

SPARK, the network for young’s people’s organisations in East Sussex, is inviting member groups to apply for one of its 2016 awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in May, for which the main sponsor is the East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. Nick Terdre reports.

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