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Free talks to help the elderly keep safe and healthy

Across April and May, four free educational talks will take place in Hastings, St Leonards, Bexhill and Rother, designed to help older people lead healthy and active lives, while also teaching them about self-care and the effects of ageing. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

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Local group provides support for child abuse victims

The One Voice Foundation is a new local organisation that has been set up to provide support, advice and guidance for survivors of childhood abuse from those who have experienced it themselves. Vanessa Alves reports.

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Relaxed mornings at the Jerwood for those with autism

In conjunction with Aspens, which specialises in autism support, Jerwood Gallery is launching a new programme of Relaxed Mornings for people with autism spectrum conditions. The gallery’s Katie Lineker reports.

CFTC Director of Services, Jo Egan receiving prize from Tesco Community Champion, Coo Buckley (right) and colleague Kim Smith (left).

Carers charity wins Tesco prize

As part of Tescos Bags of Help, Hailsham appeal, local charity Care for the Carers recently received a first prize of £4000. The award will contribute to their efforts in supporting and raising awareness for unpaid carers across East Sussex. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Nine Hulks raised £4,000 for the A-T Society in the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon.

Wanted: 100 Hulks to take on half marathon challenge

As the Hastings Half Marathon approaches on Sunday 24 March, the call has gone out for 100 runners dressed as the Incredible Hulk to help raise awareness of and funds for the A-T (Ataxia-Telangiectasia) Society, which has been supporting five-year-old Winston Pemberton-Powell since he was diagnosed with A-T in 2015. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:19 Monday, Feb 25, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: , , ,
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The Sara Lee Trust partners with Look Good Feel Better charity

For over 20 years, Look Good Feel Better have dedicated themselves to assisting those dealing with the visible side-effects of cancer treatments. The Sara Lee Trust are now looking to bring LGFB’s incredible efforts to Hastings and Rother, and are seeking volunteers to assist with their cause, writes Jordan Dixon

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Sara Lee Trust celebrates Hastings and Rother Therapy Month

After a successful launch last year, the Sara Trust Lee Trust are once again looking forward to their Hastings and Rother Therapy Month this March. Looking to repeat their previous success, the Trust are seeking therapists and counsellors to volunteer their services in a bid to promote the positive impact therapy and counselling can have one’s mental health and well-being, writes Jordan Dixon.

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The Labour Party has uncovered damning evidence that the proposed shake-up of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) services in Hastings will make it less, not more, safe for patients. As opposition to the “unjustified” move mounts among doctors in Hastings and Eastbourne, Labour Party member Rick Dillon shares his concerns.

Posted 12:11 Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: , , , , ,
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