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Friends make bold request to run the pier

While extending the Crowdfunding period, the Friends of Hastings Pier have made a bold request to the administrators to be allowed to run the pier during the second half of the year. Nick Terdre reports.

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HVA’s Volunteer Week (1-7 June) initiatives

On Wednesday 6 June, Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA) will be in Hastings town centre talking to people about volunteering and encouraging them to spare a little of their time to make a huge difference in the local community. On Friday 8 June, HVA will be in St Leonards town centre. Alternatively, if you can’t get to these locations and you want to volunteer or find out more about available opportunities, you can always contact HVA at their base or via their website. Zelly Restorick writes.

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The great gender debate

Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) is coming to Hastings on 20 June. This is part of a series of meetings about reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA 2004) that WPUK has been invited to organise by local groups concerned about the lack of consultation by the government and political parties. Posted by Kay Green on behalf of Woman’s Place UK.

Lifeguards with Cllr Kim Forward

RNLI partnership with HBC

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, who provide the ‘gold standard’ of lifesaving at sea, has been appointed by Hastings Borough Council to operate the Hastings beach lifeguard service for three years – to 2020 – after a successful pilot last year.

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Seaview Project receives prestigious GSK Impact Award

Huge and hearty congratulations to the team at Seaview Project for winning – and recently being presented with – the prestigious GSK Impact Award ‘for improving the quality of life for homeless and insecurely housed people in Hastings and St Leonards’. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

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Hastings residents shine on cancer awareness

Earlier in May, around fifty local residents participated in a night time lantern parade between Ore Community Centre and Downs Farm Community Centre, including the Mayor of Hastings, Councillor Judy Rogers. The event was organised by Hastings and Rother Community Cancer Awareness Project to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer and involve local people in sharing the message. Chris Cooper writes.

Photo: Jim Breeds.

£100,000 still needed to save the pier!

The final push to persuade the administrators that the Friends of Hastings Pier can muster the financial support to run the pier is under way – the fund-raising effort is being ratcheted up to maximum to secure backing of £500,000 by the end of the month – 9pm on Thursday 31 May to be precise. HOT’s Nick Terdre (also one of the Friends) reports.

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A visit to Ore Community Centre

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