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More hold-ups for HoH’s Ore Valley housing scheme

Sea Space’s decision to ‘market-test’ the Ore Valley site on which Heart of Hastings plans an enviromentally friendly and affordable housing project creates further headaches for the community land trust. Nick Terdre reports.

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Guided nature walks

Anton Hack from Heart of Hastings has organised more woodland walks in Ore Valley, involving specialists on the field of trees, herbs, foraging and birds. As you’ll see from David Young’s photos from the last walk, the area is beautiful, yet another of the hidden natural areas in this area. 

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Heart of Hastings seeks housing partner

There is good news and not-so-good news for the Heart of Hastings management team to report to shareholders and supporters about the Ore Valley housing scheme at its annual general meeting next Saturday: on the one hand it can apply for government funding made available for community-led housing projects, and on the other, at the council’s request it has to find a partner to assist in implementing the project. Nick Terdre reports. All images from Heart of Hastings.

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Concrete Soldiers: free film screening and discussion

When it comes to issues like gentrification and social cleansing, it is a good idea to learn from past experience to help stop it happening again. HOT’s Erica Smith talks to Rossana Leal from Heart of Hastings about a film which explores the housing crisis which is being screened at The Bridge Community Centre on Saturday 14 April.

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Ore Community Land Trust news

Ore Community Land Trust (OCLT) is devoted to saving and enhancing green space in the Upper Ore Valley. Tony Polain, chair of OCLT, contacted HOT with news of their AGM report and latest plans. Zelly Restorick writes.

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Heart of Hastings wants to ‘Woo’ you!

So far, there has been Warm Up Ore Valley, Power Up Ore Valley, Spice Up Ore Valley, Speak Up Ore Valley, and now… Spook Up Ore Valley! This Saturday, 28 October, Rossana Leal and the BUD Team invite you to an enchanted afternoon/evening celebrating Samhain / Hallowe’en at the Old Power Station site in Ore Valley. Erica Smith lights her pumpkin lantern and sets off to find out more.

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Collaboration

Two Hastings charities – Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust and Project Art Works – have declared an alliance based on ‘shared values and overlapping goals’. Susie Tinker, trustee of Heart of Hastings writes.

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“Oi! SeaSpace / SeaChange / HBRL / whatever your name is: this land is our land”

Last Saturday saw a forgotten patch of land in Ore Valley become the centre of attention for the first time since the Broomgrove power station burned down 17 years ago. HOT’s Erica Smith was a volunteer steward. In between directing cars to the College car park, her thoughts turned to SeaSpace, SeaChange and the Great Battle for Neighbourhood Renewal. Scroll to the bottom of this article to find out how you can show your support for this brilliant community-led regeneration project.

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