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Seaford Musical Theatre Juniors, winners of the 2014 SPARK award.

SPARK calls for award nominations

SPARK, the network for young’s people’s organisations in East Sussex, is inviting member groups to apply for one of its 2016 awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in May, for which the main sponsor is the East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. Nick Terdre reports.

Receptionists at a work placement

Apprenticeships

Our third story in Get a Life looks at the apprenticeship opportunities available within the Hastings and St Leonards area. This week we look closely at apprenticeship subjects such as Hairdressing, Mechanical Engineering and Retail Management etc. Jessica Parker discusses the options available.

HFS' headquarters in Dorset Place.

Hastings Furniture Service: the first 25 years

Hastings Furniture Service has been making its presence felt in town for 25 years – its mission is to provide affordable furniture and electrical goods to low-income families. Among its other activities it provides training in relevant skills such as furniture restoration for the unemployed and unqualified, and opportunities for volunteers to make a worthwhile contribution. Comedian Mark Thomas is also part of the story, as chief executive Naomi Ridley explained to Nick Terdre.

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