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Miko Peled: the general’s son who went from Israeli insider to government critic

Who better to tell the world about the state of Israel today than someone whose father served as a general in the 1967 war? Laurie Holden of the Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign writes.

Posted 14:12 Monday, Sep 30, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Palestinian Solidarity Campaign

Car Free Day and beyond: What next?

Following the Car Free Day, part of the Sustainability on Sea Festival, Transition Town Hastings and Hastings Urban Design Group invite you to attend a workshop:

Benefit for Palestine raises £1,000

The recent ‘Come Dine For Palestine’ benefit at the Concordia Hall raised much needed funds for the British charity Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). Laurie Holden of the Hastings and Rye branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) reports on the event.

Posted 08:19 Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Medical Aid for Palestinians Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Access for all?

Penny Pepper and others in the town are serious about accessibility and inclusivity in Hastings and St Leonards. Recently she wrote about the importance of event organisers considering wheelchair users, people who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, those who experience chronic fatigue, ill health and pain issues, and those with mental health issues and sensory impairments.

Posted 16:09 Monday, Sep 23, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Disability Rights Inclusivity penny pepper

Colombia Day


Posted 14:11 Monday, Sep 16, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Colombia Day Hastings and District Trades Union Council

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.

Posted 23:47 Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Extinction Rebellion Jeremy Leggett William Parker school.

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.

Posted 19:02 Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Oliver Robertson Quakers

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: Defence and Security Equipment John Lynes No Faith in War Quakers Sadiq Khan
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