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Posted 14:11 Monday, Sep 16, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: ,
Global Climate Strike

Global Strike: 20 September

In allegiance with the Youth Strike for Climate Change, from 20-27 September, you are invited to participate in the Global Climate Strike.

Hastings Quakers display their banner (photo: Hastings Quakers).

Hastings Quakers arrested as arms fair set-up delayed

Hastings Quakers were among a large number of protesters arrested during a day of non violent action against one of the world’s largest arms fairs in London,as the local group report.

Demonstration outside defence supplier General Dynamics in Hastings on the occasion of DSEI 2011.

Hastings Quakers to challenge world’s biggest arms fair

Hastings Quakers will be taking part in a week of action next week to oppose the Defence and Security Equipment International arms fair which is due to take place on 10-13 September in London. Here they explain what they will be doing and why.

Posted 16:21 Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: , , , ,
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Celebrate outside the Walk-in Centre at 11am this Saturday!

Hastings has moved closer to keeping its walk-in medical centre at Station Plaza – after a vigorous campaign by local people, Labour Party members and union activists. HOT’s Erica Smith is happy to share the news and invites you to gather in front of the Walk-in Centre at 11am THIS Saturday (17 August) for a last group hug outside this valuable resource.

Council leader Peter Chowney speaks to the Lift the Ban motion at the full council meeting.

Pro refugee campaigns backed by HBC and the public

Hastings Borough Council has signed up to the Lift the Ban campaign to allow asylum-seekers to work after six months if their asylum claim is still undecided. Meanwhile the fifth annual Refugee Tales event took place this month with ample public support and the presence of several Labour councillors. Nick Terdre reports.

From Hiroshima Day commemoration 2018 (photo: HAW).

Hiroshima Day ceremony in Alexandra Park on 6 August

Hastings Against War will hold its annual commemoration of those who lost their lives in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 with a ceremony at the boating lake in Alexandra Park on Tuesday 6 August. Nick Terdre reports.

Divest East Sussex campaigners say "Fossil Fuel ain't Cool!"

Anti-Fossil Fuel campaign on the home stretch

Last Saturday, Divest East Sussex campaigners took their message to Bexhill as part of the Swinging Sixties event on the seafront. HOT’s Erica Smith donned her glad rags and picked up her protest placard.

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