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The Big Lunch : An Eden Project initiative

The Big Lunch 2018!

The Big Lunch is an event introduced by The Eden Project in 2009 and takes place nationwide, designed to improve the happiness and wellbeing of people all over the UK by helping to build more resilient and better connected communities. This chimes exactly with the goals of Transition Town Hastings (TTH), who invite you to join them for their Big Lunch in Hastings on 3 June. Zelly Restorick writes.

Hastings Green Party members collecting signatures for food waste petition

Council urged to start food waste recycling

Hastings Green Party has launched a Change petition calling for Hastings Borough Council to add food waste to their list of collectible and recyclable materials. Why? The move would cut down on the amount of waste material sent to landfill, reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with landfilled food waste, provide a useful source of compost and potentially – via anaerobic digestion – a source of energy, plus reduce mess on our streets caused by gulls tearing open rubbish bags containing food. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Rock House Photo Karen Simnett

Rock House rocks!

An experimental, collaborative, creative, affordable mixed-use building: Rock House in the centre of Hastings offers both residential and working space, aiming to “disrupt the usual gentrification story by making it possible for people who ‘scrape a living’ – but contribute so much to the area – to continue living and working here”. Karen Simnett writes.

Delicious produce from the Community Garden at St Leonards Warrior Square Station

Community Garden Open Day and Food Celebration!

This Sunday, 9 October, 12-3pm at the Transition Town Community Garden, St Leonards Warrior Square station, the Transition Town Hastings (TTH) team invites you to share some of their harvest and celebrate their transformative endeavours. Karen Simnett from TTH writes.

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