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How to take a Covid-19 test

HOT’s Erica Smith recently drove to Brighton and Hove Albion football ground in order to take a Covid-19 test. She thought it might be useful to others to share her experience.

Posted 19:44 Thursday, May 28, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: , , , , , ,

Hastings Green Party demands end to local pesticide spraying

Petition launched against ‘probably carcinogenic’ pesticide being used in the town. 

Posted 16:47 In: Nature Tags:

Museum call out for freelancers

The team at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery (HMAG) is launching their second callout for freelancers to help support #HastingsDigitalMuseum. Hastings Digital Museum runs across Hastings Museum & Art Gallery’s social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  

Global Conversations

Composer & Opus Theatre founder, Polo Piatti and star pianist & Opus patron, Oliver Poole will be sharing their thoughts in this crucial time for the arts with three very special guests: Classic Brit Award Nominee singer Carly Paoli, ‘EMMA For Peace’ founder Paolo Petrocelli and conductor & impresario Gianluca Marciano.

The Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas: 4

The Common Treasury of Adaptable Ideas. Imagining life beyond lockdown. Our weekly community conversation on Isolation Station Hastings.

St Leonards Festival head-piece at Hastings Arts Forum

Local stained glass artist Alan Wright has recently installed this beautiful Marine Court head-piece in the window of Hastings Arts Forum on Marina in St Leonards. The carnival mask/head-piece was made for St Leonards Festival carnival parade in 2007 – for the first carnival parade which was in the second year of St Leonards Festival. Below, Alan tells us more about the head-piece.

Posted 12:29 In: Festivals Tags: ,

Hastings community creates food safety net for residents in need

Hastings Voluntary Action recently released the following press release applauding the efforts of a number of local community groups, who have united in order to feed those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Testing facilities improve but testing statistics still confuse

Life for key workers living locally who need testing for coronavirus has been made easier by the opening of a drive-through testing centre in Bexhill. Meanwhile the government is to provide funding to local authorities as it prepares to move into test-and-trace operations. However, the true testing capacity appears to a lot less than the government claims. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:22 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: , , , , ,
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