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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.

Posted 20:46 Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd MP CCGs Hastings nhs NHS in crisis Peter Chowney Save the Walk-In centre Walk-in Centre

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.

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.

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.

Posted 20:26 Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Divest East Sussex DLWP East Sussex County Council Erica Smith Gabriel Carlyle Simon Elford Stewart Drew

Why I joined the Extinction Rebellion

from Extinction Rebellion (XR) Rye writes about what catalysed him to join the XR movement and how it has helped him to overcome his climate change disavowal.

Posted 21:11 Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Extinction Rebellion Extinction Rebellion Hastings and St Leonards Mike Pepler NVDA XR Rye

Strandliner: cleaner beaches, cleaner seas

Andy Dinsdale, initiator of Strandliner, would like to say a huge thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who have been able to give their time and energy for the clean ups and recordings.

Posted 20:50 In: Campaigns Tags: Andy Dinsdale Strandliners

Burn ‘clean’ and improve air quality

Residents who burn wood or other solid fuels to heat their homes will be encouraged to cut down their use or switch to less polluting alternatives under a project running across Sussex. A message delivered on behalf of Sussex Air.

Posted 10:11 Friday, Jun 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: air pollution clean air Clean Burn Sussex Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs Nadeem Shad

Invite to remembrance of Al Nakba in Hastings Mosque

In an event jointly organised with Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Hastings’ Mosque in Mercatoria invites all members of the community to join them this Sunday, 16 June, to commemorate Al Nakba, when Palestinians were expelled or fled their homes. Kate Colley, chair of HRPSC, explains.

Posted 18:48 Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Dr Khader Gill Knight Hastings Mosque Imad Bourghli Kate Colley Palestine Solidarity Campaign
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