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Front cover of Imagine That!

Imagine That!

This year marks the Platinum Anniversary of the Hastings Writers’ Group. Yes, that’s 70 years! As part of their celebrations, they decided to publish a children’s anthology to support local charities and encourage the authors of the future. Amanda Giles from the Anthology Team writes.

Learning the WEA way.

Don’t be put off if you haven’t got the dosh

Albert and Frances Mansbridge founded the Workers Education Association in 1903 with the objective of providing education to the labouring classes in an attempt to raise their quality of life. Over 100 years later the WEA organises from 7,500 to 10,000 non-vocational, low-cost courses a year for working and low-income people, though it is primarily open to whoever wants to learn. Christine Alford went to find out.

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