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Celebrate outside the Walk-in Centre at 11am this Saturday!

Hastings has moved closer to keeping its walk-in medical centre at Station Plaza – after a vigorous campaign by local people, Labour Party members and union activists. HOT’s Erica Smith is happy to share the news and invites you to gather in front of the Walk-in Centre at 11am THIS Saturday (17 August) for a last group hug outside this valuable resource.

Posted 20:46 Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd MP CCGs Hastings nhs NHS in crisis Peter Chowney Save the Walk-In centre Walk-in Centre

Age Gap Tax protest: noon on Thursday 9 May outside Amber Rudd’s constituency office

From 15 May 2019, couples where one person is over State Pension age while the other is under that age won’t be able to claim Pension Credit or pension-age Housing Benefit. Instead, both people will need to reach State Pension age before they can claim Pension Credit or Housing Benefit. David Hannam from the 38 Degrees pressure group explains why this is such an important issue.

Posted 13:18 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: 38 Degrees Age Gap Tax Amber Rudd MP protest

Responding to the Windrush generation ‘crisis’

Alex Ntung is a former refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Hastings was his home from the year 2000 until he moved to Canterbury in 2015. He is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. He has occupied various roles and responsibilities in the area of community cohesion, and he is a co-founder of Education 4 Diversity charity. He is also the father of two children, both British-born (in the Conquest Hospital). Here, he writes about Windrush from his perspective.

Posted 10:11 Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: 1971 Immigration Act Alex Ntung Amber Rudd MP British Citizenship Canterbury Christ Church University David Lammy MP Education 4 Diversity Home Office Home Office Task Force More Secretary Amber Rudd The Empire Windrush Theresa May Windrush

Why Ore library is important

On Saturday morning, people gathered together to protest against the threatened closure of Ore library. As a life-long library user, HOT’s Zelly Restorick went along to add her presence to the campaign.

Posted 15:28 Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd MP library closure Ore Library Pat Dowling Peter Chowney Save Ore Library Zelly Restorick

Unauthorised developments at caravan park exercise minds at protest group’s meeting

The Save Ecclesbourne Glen group had its annual general meeting last Sunday (15 November), and explained its work to concerned local people. The retrospective planning case on solar panels is part of a much bigger picture. Will the Bunker really be demolished next spring?  Can the situation get worse? Bernard McGinley observed.

Don’t count yourself out!

James Bacon (above, far left) is a local lad and a recent politics graduate from the University of Bristol. This Easter he launched a campaign to encourage more young people to use their right to vote. Below he explains why he believes that voting is the key to unlocking the door to a better future, where we all have a say in the decisions which affect our lives.

Posted 17:52 Saturday, May 17, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd MP Conservative Cross-party support Don’t Count Yourself Out election 2015 James Bacon labour Solomon Curtis vote youth

Seven-way tie at chess tournament

Hastings International Chess Congress ended at the weekend in an unprecedented seven-way tie. Since it began in 1895, this premier event has put Hastings firmly on the world chess map. Nick Terdre savoured the atmosphere at Horntye Park Sports Complex.

Posted 14:41 Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 In: Sport Tags: Amber Rudd MP Callum Brewster Carl Strugnell Con Power Cristina-Adela Foisor Francis Rayner Hastings International Chess Congress Jahongir Vakhidov Jeremy Birch Jovica Radovanovic Justin Sarkar Lennox Louis Mark Hebden Matthew Wadsworth Mayor Alan Roberts Mihaela-Veronica Foisor Mikheil Mchedishvili Ovidiu-Doru Foisor Petr Marusenko Qun Ma Sophie Milliet Vitali Klitschko Zhen Yu Cyrus Low

Moment of truth for Archery Ground scheme

Gladedale’s new application to redevelop the Archery Ground in St Leonards comes before the planning committee on Wednesday 6 November, this time with the backing of the Save The Archery Ground group. If it is approved, as seems likely, work on the site is expected to start early next year. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:29 Sunday, Nov 3, 2013 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd MP Archery Ground Avant Homes Gladedale Hastings Badger Protection Society Karen Phillips Marcus Beale Nick Boles MP Patrick Glass Quarry Hill Freeholders Save The Archery Ground STAG
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