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Tackling housing and homelessness in Hastings

The government’s relentless imposition of austerity naturally hits the worst-off hardest. Given the drastic shortage of social and affordable housing, finding and keeping a place to live has become a problem for many in Hastings. Peter Chowney, leader of Hastings Borough Council, told Nick Terdre how it is tackling problems of housing and homelessness in difficult circumstances.

Posted 16:35 Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Amicus Horizon benefit sanctions Hastings Borough Council homelessness housing housing company Margaret Thatcher Nick Terdre Orbit Homes Peter Chowney Seaview selective licensing Snowflake Universal Credit

EU grant for improving housing conditions

Hastings has been awarded a second European Union grant to help improve housing conditions in the town, this time in St Leonards. The first project, Climate Active Neighbourhood, was approved earlier this year for the Ore Valley area.

Posted 19:15 Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Amicus Horizon Cllr Kim Forward Energise Sussex Coast Hastings Borough Council Interreg 2 Seas Programme SHINE Sustainable Houses in Inclusive Neighbourhoods
Community energy group members from Hastings, Rye, Eastbourne and Lewes who will be there to help at the Hastings Big Happy Energy Day

Don’t miss Hastings Big Happy Energy Day!

Energise Sussex Coast is helping people to cut their energy bills and save up to £200 in the process – and for the Big Happy Energy Day at Sussex Coast College on Wednesday 17 February, residents of Hastings are invited to bring their energy and water bills for checking, get tips on how to make their homes cosier and get help with grants to stay warmer, healthier and safer. The event will be dedicated to the memory of Jeremy Birch, leader of Hastings Borough Council until his untimely death in 2015. Richard Watson writes.

Posted 10:07 Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 In: Energy Wise Tags: Active Hastings Amicus Horizon Citizens Advice Bureau East Sussex Fire Service Energise Sussex Coast Jeremy Birch National Energy Action. NHS Foundation Trust Osborne Energy Richard Watson Southern Water Steps East Sussex Coast College Sussex Community Development Association

Combating dementia with music-making

Music is a vital lifeline to dementia sufferers whose cruel illness cuts them off from the rest of the world in many ways. This philosophy is the driving force behind the work of Dementia Support East Sussex as they prepare for their second public concert on Saturday. Cliff Slack, chair of the group, talks to Nick Terdre.

Posted 13:14 Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: Amicus Horizon Bexhill Christchurch Blacklands Cliff Slack Community Foundation of Surrey dementia Dementia Support East Sussex Hastings and Rother Credit Union Isabel Blackman Centre Nick Terdre Olwen Sidley Silver Linings
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