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Hastings United Football Club helps to get kids reading

On Wednesday 29 January Hastings United Football club launched their book corner offering free children’s books as part of a new campaign, ‘Read Your Way’, aimed at improving reading levels in children and young people in Hastings.

Posted 14:06 Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 In: Young People Tags: campaign children families free books Get Hastings Reading Hastings Hastings Football club Mayor of Hastings players. reading corner Read Your Way reading

Hands Up project puts young Palestinians in touch with the outside world

Educational opportunities for young Palestinians are limited, with school resources scarce and drastic restrictions imposed on their society as a whole. But thanks to modern communications, the enterprise of volunteers and their own willing efforts, Palestinian schoolchildren now enjoy a creative interchange with young people around the world, allowing both sides to gain important insights into each others’ lives. Hastings-based teacher Adrian Underhill explains how the Hands Up project came about and its transformative effects on the lives of young Palestinians.

Posted 09:45 Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 In: Young People Tags: Adrian Underhill ELTon award Gaza Hands Up! Palestine Remote Theatre West Bank

My trip with the children of the Hands Up Project

Adrian Underhill, who recounts in a separate article how the Hands Up Project has put young Palestinians in touch with their counterparts elsewhere in the world, describes his trip earlier this year accompanying a group of 15 Gazan schoolchildren through Israel to the West Bank to present their Hands Up productions to new audiences.

Posted 09:45 In: Young People Tags: Adrian Underhill Bethlehem Freedom Theatre Gaza Hands Up! Israel Jenin Melissa Scott Palestine Palestine National Theatre Walt King West Bank

New campaign wants you to drop everything and read!

Drop everything and read! That’s the message from the National Literacy Trust, who want as many as possible in the town to stop what they are doing at 2pm today, Friday 12 July, and spend 10 minutes reading. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:32 Friday, Jul 12, 2019 In: Young People Tags: AF Harrold Chris Smith Drop everything And Read Get Hastings Reading Graeme Quinnell Greg james National Literacy Trust

“WHAT DO WE WANT?” “CLIMATE ACTION!”

“WHAT DO WE WANT?”, shouts Leo. “CLIMATE ACTION!” shouts back the passionate crowd. “WHEN DO WE WANT IT?” “NOW!” HOT’s Zelly Restorick wholeheartedly marched alongside the peaceful Youth Strike 4 Climate.

Posted 16:28 Friday, Jun 28, 2019 In: Young People

This Friday! Youth Strike 4 Climate

This coming Friday (24 May 2019), Youth Strike 4 Climate in Hastings and St Leonards have organised another action for Climate Justice. Your presence and support are urgently needed. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 10:54 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 In: Young People Tags: UK Student Climate Network

Gory story gets the glory!

A group of Hastings’ best and brightest young writers recently lent their budding expertise to judge a series of crime stories written by their adult contemporaries. The Hastings Young Writers group sent this report.

Posted 17:30 Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 In: Young People Tags: Pegasus books

Stage 3 involves youngsters with global issues

This Saturday 30 March, 1-2pm, the Stage 3 theatre company, part of People’s Palace Projects, are bringing their award-winning and self-titled performance to the White Rock theatre. Immediately following will be a free workshop for ages 12-18 to discuss concerning issues in a fun and interactive fashion. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Posted 17:39 Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 In: Young People Tags: Global Issues migration Peoples Palace Projects Queen Mary University Social issues Stage 3 White Rock workshop
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