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Trevor Jones, classical guitarist, teacher, ex-rock singer

Trevor Jones talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about his life, music, sport and, in a second article, his ideas about where Britain is heading.

Posted 13:48 Monday, Jun 8, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Jack in the Green Sydenham School Trevor Jones

Passed or failed? Ten watercolours

The Coronavirus Pandemic was a test which I failed – and I succeeded. I failed: I drank too much wine, did not clean my flat from top to bottom, did not catch up with my reading, did not practise yoga, nor sort out surplus clothing for the charity shops. Artist and writer Maureen Connett tells us what she did do in lockdown.

Posted 13:16 Friday, Jun 5, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: A E Housman poems Alexandra Park Chris Cormack Hastings International C loveliest of trees

Making Caring Visible this Carers Week

Local charity Care for the Carers is highlighting the role of unpaid carers this June.  A week of recognition for carers is coming up to raise awareness of carers, the challenges they face and their vital role looking after people who couldn’t manage without their care. 

Posted 12:34 Monday, Jun 1, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Care for the Carers Make caring visible

Latest news from Hastings Voluntary Action

News and updates and useful information from Hastings Voluntary Action.

Posted 06:35 Sunday, May 31, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Hastings Voluntary Action

Patricia ‘Paddy’ Stephenson: public benefactor

With an admirable spirit, she fought for local improvements, and saved Robsack Wood for future generations.  Bernard McGinley remembers an intrepid fighter and friend.

Posted 14:01 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Development Management Plan Fern Road Hollox Malmesbury House Paddy Stephenson Peter Chowney planning Robsack

Holy Trinity Hastings launch Alpha course online

Holy Trinity Hastings (HTH) will be running the Alpha course through the video format Zoom starting next Wednesday 6 May at 7.30pm, writes

Posted 17:19 Sunday, May 3, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: covid-19 Hastings holy trinity church online online community

Home-less: an essay by Harry Tryphonos

Harry Tryphonos wrote a previous article for HOT about homelessness. Here he explores this issue further, based on his experiences in Hastings. 

Posted 07:06 Friday, Apr 17, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Harry Tryphonos

Local woman shortlisted for upcycling award

A Hastings woman is one of ten shortlisted finalists in a nationwide upcycling competition. The winner will be decided by public vote and announced on 6 April. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:05 Friday, Apr 3, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Anne Pearce Ryobi upcycling
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