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Caroline Lucas to launch local Greens’ election campaign

Caroline Lucas, the Green Party MP, will return to Hastings in late March to launch the party’s local election campaign in which the Greens will stand candidates in all wards. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:35 Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 In: Politics Tags: Caroline Lucas Green Party Julia Hilton Kim Forward Labour party Old Hastings

Greens look to carry forward local election boost to EU poll

The Green Party is hoping the wave of support it enjoyed in the local elections will carry over to next week’s poll for the European Parliament. Their lead candidate for the South East will visit Hastings and St Leonards on Sunday. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 In: Politics Tags: Caroline Lucas Chris Williams Greens Nick Terdre

Hastings remains a Labour stronghold

Thursday’s election saw Labour tightening its grip on the local council as it increased its number of councillors to 24. The Tories held onto the remainding eight seats, leaving other opposition parties out in the cold, though the Greens came tantalisingly close to taking a seat off Labour. Nick Terdre reports.

The Hammer Blow: author talk

The Hammer Blow: How 10 Women Disarmed A War Plane, a book written by local resident, mother and peace and environmental campaigner, Andrea Needham, was published earlier this year. The book describes her experience of disarming a Hawk warplane that was bound for illegally- occupied East Timor, threatening the lives of civilians. On Thursday 15 December Andrea gives a talk about her experience at the White Rock Hotel. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

The Hammer Blow by Andrea Needham (Cover design Erica Smith)

The Hammer Blow book launch

The Hammer Blow, a book written by local resident, mother and peace and environmental campaigner, Andrea Needham, describing her experience of disarming a Hawk warplane, is being launched later this month. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 09:48 Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 In: Literature Tags: Andrea Needham Caroline Lucas East Timor Erica Smith The Hammer Blow
Recipe for disaster

A fracking recipe for disaster

Hastings based activists attended energy minister and local MP, Amber Rudd’s final surgery before the UN Climate Talks, declaring her policies ‘A Fracking Recipe For Disaster’. Here’s the report from ‘Don’t Frack With Sussex’ on their visit.

Posted 08:02 Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 In: Energy Wise Tags: A Ruddy Recipe For Disaster Amber Rudd Beccy Caroline Lucas Chief UN Scientist Jacqueline McGlade Department of Energy and Climate Change Don't Frack With Sussex fossil fuels fracking gas fired power stations Janey Moffatt Mike Laloë nuclear power solar power industry Start Being Green Stop Backing Fracking UN Climate Talks
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Claiming the space

Hot’s Sean O’Shea interviews Clare Walton, Political Organiser, Red Pepper Magazine regarding their recent interactive evening (Sunday 27th September 2015) held at the BMECP Centre (Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership) Brighton.

Posted 10:02 Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 In: Politics,SOS Tags: Calias Caroline Lucas Clive Lewis MP Red Pepper Communities for Corbyn Corbyn Grassroots Green Party Mc Donnell Momentum Progressive change
The Times' report of the women's acquittal and Andrea's hammer.

Hammer blow against genocide

Local resident, mother and peace and environmental campaigner, Andrea Needham, is putting the finishing touches to her book, The Hammer Blow. Coming up on 29 January 2016 is the 20th anniversary of the action, in which four women disarmed a Hawk warplane bound for Indonesia, to stop it being used in illegally-occupied East Timor. After six months in prison awaiting trial, they were acquitted of all charges. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 14:09 Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Ali Alatas Andrea Needham Caroline Lucas Centre for Creative Non Violence climate change East Timor environment peace activism Peace News The Hammer Blow Zelly Restorick
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