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Gory story gets the glory!

A group of Hastings’ best and brightest young writers recently lent their budding expertise to judge a series of crime stories written by their adult contemporaries. The Hastings Young Writers group sent this report.

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Stage 3 involves youngsters with global issues

This Saturday 30 March, 1-2pm, the Stage 3 theatre company, part of People’s Palace Projects, are bringing their award-winning and self-titled performance to the White Rock theatre. Immediately following will be a free workshop for ages 12-18 to discuss concerning issues in a fun and interactive fashion. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

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.

Hastings Young Writers meet at White Rock Hotel.

New group for young writers

Aspiring young writers who would enjoy meeting and working with like-minded young folk are invited to join a new group. Hastings Young Writers set out their stall.

Creative Space

Summer Club Jungle is a Go!

Holy Trinity Hastings’ Summer Club Jungle is a popular week-long summer club event for children aged 5-11 held at Holy Trinity Church in Robertson Street. From Monday 13 August to Friday 17 August, 10am-3pm with snack, cold drinks and lunch provided, it’s a great chance for kids to have a break from us parents! My eldest will be attending and he is excited by all that is on offer, writes

Cllr. Nigel Sinden, Anne Scott and Marylin Saklatval posing with University of Hawaii students

Hastings Hawaiian connection

Students from the University of Hawaii recently paid a visit to Hastings. They were in England to study archives relating to an education programme instigated by King Kalakaua. The Mayor of Hastings, Cllr Nigel Sinden, along with Friends of Hastings Cemetery members Anne Scott and Marylin Saklatval, were on hand to greet them on arrival, later accompanying them to visit the grave of Dr Matthew Everard Puakahakoililanimanuia Makalua, who is buried at Hastings Cemetery.

Dv8 student

Help needed – and offered!

Dv8’s mission is to be the bridge between work and education through high quality, employer led training that inspires, empowers and connects people, providing opportunities to progress in learning and work.

Posted 08:47 Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 In: Young People Tags:
Ellie Symonds, new scout ambassador.

Volunteers needed to swell scout ranks further

The scouting movement in East Sussex is riding along on the crest of a wave, as the old scout song has it – but even though the number of volunteers has reached a record level, still more are needed to enable the large numbers of would-be recruits to join. Nick Terdre reports.

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