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Global Justice protest local links to US child detention

Activists from Global Justice Bexhill and Hastings have stated their intention to protest on Friday 23 November at 9am outside the offices of Hastings firm, General Dynamics UK on Castleham Road, St Leonards over the role of its parent company in the detention of refugee children in the United States, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A letter has gone from the local group  to the CEO/ Managing Director requesting a meeting to discuss their concerns. 

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The rapid return of long-shore drift

HOT received an impassioned plea from Banksy fan, Tony May, pointing out that whilst Banksy’s iconic image had been dug out from the pebbly beach earlier this year, last weekend’s storms have filled in the hollow that had been scooped out.

Posted 17:22 Friday, Nov 16, 2018 In: Home Ground
The Hastings Pantry

Hastings Food Hub and Pantry

The ability of local families to adequately feed themselves was the priority concern at a recent meeting of 15 local community organisations.  The Hastings Food Hub network are dynamic in their efforts to ensure that individuals and families on low incomes are able to access all household essentials that many of us take for granted. 

Carers' Rights Day

Carers’ Rights Day 2018

Are you a carer? Do you know your rights? Care for the Carers is getting ready for Carers’ Rights Day 2018, a national campaign taking place on Friday 30 November which will bring organisations together to help carers in their local community know their rights.

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Watch this space!

On Monday the White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures offer of £1.25 million for the old Observer Building was accepted. If all goes to plan, by 21 December this year, the OB will have an exciting new future. HOT’s Erica Smith caught up with Beth Woolf from Jericho Road who has been busy working with White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures, buying the Hastings Observer building. 

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Nature, disconnection and depression

Depression is on the increase. Around the globe, more than a million people commit suicide every year. Is this a very human, very real and honest response to what is happening around the planet and our disconnection from the natural world on which we all rely? HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

SEAP: Support Empower Advocate Provide

Advocacy Training: personal and free

seAp is offering a free advocacy training session for people supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, physical and mental health illnesses at the Royal Victoria Hotel on 13 November, 10.30am – 2.30pm. Registration with tea and coffee 10.15am – 10.30am. Light lunch provided.

Posted 13:46 Monday, Nov 5, 2018 In: Health Matters Tags: , ,
Last year's Christmas Fair

A Christmas Fair full of festive fun!

Local charity, The Sara Lee Trust will be holding their annual Christmas Fair on Saturday 17 November at St John the Evangelist Church in St Leonards

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