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Photo by MaryBeth Haas of Miward Road

Food poverty in Hastings and St. Leonards: a snapshot

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A song round the campfire with Sound Waves.

Christmas concert ends Sound Waves’ busy year

Sound Waves Community choir present their Christmas concert next Friday, 15 December, round the theme of the 12 Days of Christmas. It’s the culmination of a busy year, as musical director Debbie Warren explains.

Sound Waves Community Choir perform at last year's Seaview carol concert.

Carol concert coming as Seaview’s work goes on

As Seaview prepares for its Christmas carol concert, the annual general meeting has learnt how the charity continues to find a way to provide a vital service to homeless and vulnerable people despite reduced government funding. Report by Nick Terdre, photos by John Stiles.

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Tackling housing and homelessness in Hastings

The government’s relentless imposition of austerity naturally hits the worst-off hardest. Given the drastic shortage of social and affordable housing, finding and keeping a place to live has become a problem for many in Hastings. Peter Chowney, leader of Hastings Borough Council, told Nick Terdre how it is tackling problems of housing and homelessness in difficult circumstances.

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From Wildfell Hall to The Palace

The innovative theatre company Hallucinating Angels put Paula Yates in a big black dress and sexed up the De La Warr Pavilion, took you for a spin in the limo on their wedding day, invited you to share your shoe story in their pop up shop and chat about love in their tent. If you missed all that you can still experience Wildfell – a performance and film inspired by The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte.

Getting in the mood: members of the Seaview Choir with Andy T King.

Elvis takes the stage for Seaview Choir

A memorable evening is in store next Saturday, 18 March, when Elvis impersonator Andy T King gives a concert in aid of the Seaview Project’s choir. Nick Terdre reports.

The Seaview choir provides the carol concert finale.

Seaview choir caps successful concert

Seaview’s hugely enjoyable carol concert in St John the Evangelist Church last Saturday was supported by Sound Waves Community Choir and a cappella group, Now and Then and ended with a performance by Seaview’s own choir. The event proved a successful fundraiser, bringing in donations of £774 from a record crowd, estimated at 200 plus. The tally for the Big Sleep in September is still under way, but has so far reached more than £25,000. As public funding dwindles, Seaview is increasingly reliant on its own resources to raise the vital funds for its invaluable work with homeless, vulnerable and distressed people. Nick Terdre writes. Photos by John Stiles.

Sound Waves perform at the Big Sing for St Michael's Hospice.

Sound Waves at the heart of the community

It’s been quite a year for Sound Waves Community Choir since Debbie Warren was appointed as resident musical director – following a period with

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