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At the meeting: Peter Meech, left, Mole Meade, Clive Gross, Helen and Kay Avery-Stallion.

Sign up to save St Leonards post office!

Things are looking up in central St Leonards, with lots of new businesses opening their doors in London Road, Kings Road and Norman Road. But the area will take a big step backwards if the Post Office is allowed to implement its plan to close the Crown post office in London Road. If the local community wants to save it, it needs to organise fast. Nick Terdre reports. Photos courtesy of Roberts Photographic.

Schoolkids in Bexhill calling for fair prices for banana producers during Fairtrade Fortnight.

Bananas the focus of Fairtrade Fortnight

If you see human bananas cavorting around the town centres in Bexhill or Hastings this week, don’t be alarmed – they’re part of the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for banana producers to be paid a fair price by British supermarkets. Nick Terdre reports.

Mobilising for Fairtrade: from left, Lord Brett McLean, Anna Misterska, Mayor Alan Roberts and Jack Doherty (photo: Lesley Shareif).

Steering Hastings to Fairtrade status

A steering committee has been established to lead Hastings and St Leonards’ charge towards becoming a Fairtrade town. The mobilisation of Fairtrade forces in the town should be reflected in higher participation in next year’s, Fairtrade Fortnight, which will have a campaigning focus on bananas. HOT’s Nick Terdre reports.

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