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Lifeboat heroes acclaimed at council meeting

The crew of the Hastings lifeboat which launched in Sunday’s storm in search of a surfer were acclaimed for their bravery ahead of the meeting of the full council on Wednesday, as HBC Communications report. Photos by Kevin Boorman.

Posted 18:31 Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Andy Doe Ashley White Billy Sutton Chowney HBC Mark Tewkesbury Mike Eustace RNLI Storm Ciara Tim Walsh

Inspirational Song Written and Performed by Young Adult Carers

The Time to Shine Project is releasing a song written and performed by young adult carers for Young Carers’ Awareness Day on Thursday 30

Posted 11:37 Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 In: Hastings People Tags: Time To Shine Project Young Adult Carers

Seaview’s Christmas Carol Concert

You are invited to Seaview’s classic carol concert, one of the highlights of our local festive season. Seaview supports people with complex needs who find themselves living on the edges of our society. All donations collected will go direct to Seaview’s services. Photos of last year’s carol concert by John Stiles.

Posted 11:44 Monday, Dec 2, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Seaview

ABOB’s Michelin inspired pop up lunch!

The charity, A Band of Brothers (ABOB), a burgeoning local community group, is putting on a special meal for the wider community, that includes your lovely selves. A pop up lunch event on Saturday 7 December 2019 at Home Ground Kitchen (HGK) between 12 and 3pm. ABOB mentor, Neil Brown writes.

Posted 07:00 In: Hastings People Tags:

Putting the case for drones

Drones are not everyone’s cup of tea, and can attract fierce criticism – drone rage – as expressed in HOT’s pages last year. Drone enthusiast Nick Emmons thinks much of this is misplaced, as he explains. Via his drone, he has also supplied some fascinating aerial shots of Hastings Country Park.

Posted 20:35 Thursday, Nov 28, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: CAA Drones Nick Emmons privacy

Remembering Jeremy Birch

Louise Carlyle, partner of  the late council leader Jeremy Birch, who died suddenly in 2014, is putting together a memorial book celebrating his life, and calls for contributions from those who knew him.

Posted 18:27 Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Jeremy Birch
Michael Madden

Michael Madden: thoughts on visual art, politics and the planet (4)

Michael Madden: painter, sculptor, restorer, environmental campaigner and Hastings resident, talks with HOT’s Chandra Masoliver about art – the last in a series of four interviews.

Posted 15:48 Monday, Nov 25, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Boticelli Michael Madden Pablo Picasso Rembrant Rodin roland jarvis Van Gogh Vermeer

Come to Daisy’s Food Bank Party this Friday!

This Friday, 22 November, a little girl called Daisy is hosting a party in All Saints Church Hall, Sidley. There will be a visit from a Princess, a disco, dancing, drinks and snack – but this isn’t a birthday party – it’s a fundraiser for Bexhill Foodbank. HOT’s Erica Smith went to meet the amazing little girl who has organised this special event.

Posted 20:26 Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Bexhill Daisy's Foodbank Party Food Bank Foodbank Hastings Natalie Williams Sidley Trussell Trust Universal Credit
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