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Interested in what happens to our recycled materials?

Transition Town Hastings have booked a visit to Hollingdean Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) on Friday 14 July from 10am. The presentation and tour take about two hours to complete. MRF sorts and bulks household waste from all over East Sussex. Then it’s transported onwards to recycling, recovery and disposal facilities.

Posted 09:07 Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Hollingdean Materials Recovery Facility MRF Transition Town Hastings Veolia

Public Space Protection Orders in Hastings

New measures to make Hastings a better place to live. Public Space Protection Orders (‘PSPOs’) come into effect in Hastings on Monday 12 June, to help combat anti-social behaviour and improve dog control in the town.

Posted 17:54 Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: anti-social behaviour PSPO Pub;ic Space protection Orders

Political ponderings

Some thoughts on the current electoral and political system and our priorities. Written by HOT’s Zelly Restorick, who wonders if her words will resonate for you?

Posted 06:25 Monday, Jun 5, 2017 In: Home Ground

Transition Town news

This Sunday (4 June) Transition Town Hastings are hosting ‘A Day To Clear Your Shed and Clear Your Head’. 11:00–15:00 at St Leonards Warrior Square railway station.

Craig Sams, the greenest man in Britain (2)

In the second part of her interview with Craig Sams, HOT’s Chandra Masoliver asks him about his grandfather’s arrival in the USA from Syria, his father’s career, and how his family background has influenced the several businesses and initiatives he has launched.

Posted 10:04 Thursday, May 18, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Abood Saba Hajjal Biochar Bsoame Chandra Masoliver CHECO Contemporary Historical Examination of Current Operations Craig Sams Ghassanids Green and Black’s Organic Chocolate Grunt Free Press Hajjal Josephine Fairley Kenneth Sams Rolloplanes Saba Sabeans Seed Syria The Journal of Organic Living UFO Sam Wellington Square Natural Health Centre Yeman

Seaview’s Bag of Help appeal

The Tesco Bags of Help appeal for the Seaview Project in St Leonards on Sea is now live in all local Tesco stores in Battle, Hastings and St Leonards. If you shop at Tesco, please consider placing a token for Seaview to support their activities work.

Posted 16:20 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Annie Whelan Tesco Bags of Help The Seaview Project

Craig Sams: the Greenest Man in Britain (1)

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver interviews author and entrepreneur, Craig Sams who has been described as ‘the greenest man in Britain’. They talk about the genesis of the sixties counterculture, his use of LSD and his involvement with macrobiotics, health and the Soil Association, a UK based charity which developed the world’s first organic certification system.

Posted 16:04 In: Home Ground Tags: Chandra Masoliver Craig Sams Greg Sams LSD Monsanto The Agricultural Act The Soil Association Timothy Leary

1066 Cycling Festival

Now in its second year, the 1066 Cycling Festival is a FREE two day festival celebrating everything cycling. The festival will run over the weekend of 17 and 18 June at two venues in Hastings and Bexhill.

Posted 07:27 In: Home Ground Tags: Active Hastings Active Rother Bike Bomb Classic Cycle Club CycleSafe Handsome Bicycles LaDynamo Funky bike band Nutritional Fit Pav Bryan Cycle Coaching The Source Park
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