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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 reading

Celebrate Easter with music and art at the Stade!

Now in its third year, the Hastings Easter Festival is a vibrant music and arts festival to celebrate Easter on the Stade Open Space and Hall. HOT’s Vanessa Alves the delights that await.

Posted 15:30 Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Art children Easter Echo family FastPrint Design and Print Free Galactus Jack Gourmet Burgers Guvna B Hastings Hastings Easter festival Heavenly Hastings art workshop Narnia Pestalozzi International Village Trust poetry Southside Wrappers The Bridge Centre the Stade Triple O

Local group provides support for child abuse victims

The One Voice Foundation is a new local organisation that has been set up to provide support, advice and guidance for survivors of childhood abuse from those who have experienced it themselves. Vanessa Alves reports.

Posted 21:31 Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: Amber Rudd Barry Manilow One Voice children East Sussex Hastings safety and prevention sexual abuse surviving childhood sexual abuse The one Voice Foundation

Superheroes are coming to the 4th Birthday Party of Holy Trinity Hastings (HTH) on this coming Sunday 4 November, writes HOT’s Vanessa Alves.

Posted 11:34 Monday, Oct 29, 2018 In: One Long Party Tags: activities birthday party children church community faith Free free event Hastings Holy Trinity Hastings Party Super Heroes Vanessa Alves youth

He saw, he swam, he cone-quered

A few days ago, William The Cone-queror, aka William Stevens, he of the famous ice-cream bicycle who literally peddles his wares (Di Paulo’s ice cream from Bexhill) along our seafront promenade and at local events, achieved his goal of swimming from Royal Sovereign Lighthouse to St Leonards’ beach by Azur. All in the name of charitable goodWill, raising money for The Seaview Project and FSN. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks him some questions about himself and his successful but exhausting mission.

Posted 18:18 Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 In: Hastings People Tags: Andy Francis Annie Whelan children Dick Hogg FSN HSL Sailing Club Hugh Ashford Illuminated Bike Ride The Lions Club The Seaview Project The Sovereign Lighthouse The Time To Shine Project William Stevens William The Cone-querer
Alan Davies Life Is Pain tour

Alan Davies, star of Jonathon Creek and amiable sidekick to Stephen Fry on QI, comes to the White Rock Theatre later this month.  HOT’s Zelly Restorick spoke to him about his return to the stand-up comedy circuit with his tour, ‘Life Is Pain’.

Posted 12:28 Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 In: Performance Tags: Alan Davies children fame Life Is Pain stand-up comedy White Rock Theatre
Forest Schools

Natural learning

Forest Schools offer children and adults a wonderful opportunity “to learn about nature and science by being there in person, not via books”, explained Martin Felstead of Sussex Wildlife Trust to HOT’s Zelly Restorick. She decided to find out more about the significant difference this outdoor learning project is making to the lives of some local children and adults.

Posted 12:57 Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 In: Green Times Tags: children Education Futures Trust Forest Schools increased confidence Ken Giles Kim Richards Martin Felstead Mary Dawson outdoors play positive experience Sussex Wildlife Trust
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