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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.

HBC's full council debates the climate emergency motion under the chairmanship of Mayor Nigel Sinden.

Climate motion passed by HBC, but Greens disappointed

Hastings now has a climate emergency policy, following the unanimous approval given by the full council last week. A Tory amendment was voted down, and the Greens, who started the climate emergency ball rolling, declared themselves disappointed with the policy. Nick Terdre reports.

Dany Louise canvassing with james Bacon in last May's local elections. Both were elected.

Councillor resigns from Labour over antisemitism concerns

Cllr Dany Louise this week resigned from the Labour Party, citing a “huge rise of antisemitism amongst the Party membership.” However she says she will remain a local councillor sitting as an independent. Nick Terdre reports.

Leonardo Gagliano, General Manager and Jessica Lawrence at Hilton Maidstone present the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People Grant to Tony Dart, CEO of Seeing Ear and Luda Vanina-Dart.

1,000 books for young people with visual impairments

£6,540 has been awarded by DM Thomas Foundation for Young People to help provide 1,000 books adapted for young people with visual impairments to the National Accessible Library run by Seeing Ear. The foundation reports.

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The Jerwood, and arts teaching at school, need a rethink

Tony Harrison,  a retired teacher, is less than enchanted with the Jerwood Gallery which he feels enshrines elitist values – though the break-up with the Jerwood Foundation offers a chance for a change of direction. HOT welcomes other points of view on this topical matter.

Posted 20:48 Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 In: Point of View Tags: ,
Practising English on the West Hill. English lessons for young refugees in East Sussex are safe for another year.

EAL service for school-age refugees reprieved

Following a change of mind by maintained secondary schools, the English as an Additional Language (EAL) service provided to schools by East Sussex County Council has been saved – at least for a year. The news has been widely welcomed, as Nick Terdre reports.

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