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‘GONE’: arrived, and left, the Pier

On Saturday 11 July, Extinction Rebellion Hastings and St Leonards (XRHSL) temporarily installed 1,200 pairs of children’s shoes on Hastings Pier, in a performance installation entitled GONE. Erica Smith went to witness the fleeting installation.

Posted 09:16 Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 In: Campaigns Tags: climate change Donna Ford Extinction Rebellion Hastings La Pethick Lauris Morgan-Griffiths pier St Leonards XR

XR perform climate change action on Hastings Pier

On Saturday morning, 11 July, Extinction Rebellion Hastings and St Leonards will temporarily install 1,000 pairs of children’s shoes on Hastings Pier, in a performance installation entitled GONE. Erica Smith checks in with XR’s Felix Lozano to find out more about the installation.

Posted 20:42 Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 In: Campaigns Tags: action children's shoes climate change Gone Hastings pier St Leonards XR

Committee revolt gives Christ Church its solar panels

When unstoppable utility meets administrative fixity, something’s got to give. Bernard McGinley, who also took the photos, looks at the Planning Committee’s recent decision to approve the installation of solar panels on the roof of a listed church in Ore against the advice of planners.

Posted 12:25 Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexander Dick Gough Bernard McGinley Christ Church Ore climate change climate emergency Energise Sussex Coast energy Global warming solar panels

Council encourages residents to take part in ‘No Mow May’

In a bid to help tackle climate change Hastings Borough Council is encouraging residents to do their part by not doing anything at all! Though many have time on their hands and the weather currently on their side, the council has issued a release hoping that residents will neglect their lawns for this month in order to support pollinating insects and do their part for the environment.

Posted 10:51 Thursday, May 21, 2020 In: The HOT Planet Tags: climate change Every Flower Counts Hastings Borough Council No Mow May Plantlife

Post-Covid reboot needed to orient town towards climate change objectives?

Now that the council’s climate change strategy is in the public domain, the voices omitted from helping to form it can be heard. Chris Lewcock, former chair of Hastings Urban Design Group, local government town planner and lecturer in the built environment, wonders whether, when we are past the Covid-19 crisis, a Hastings reboot conference open to all could help us put the climate emergency centre-stage. Below, the Green Party’s Julia Hilton calls for concrete goals and localist action.

Posted 15:33 Friday, May 15, 2020 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Chris Lewcock climate change HBC Julia Hilton Maya Evans Town Board

Two crises with the same cause

Comparing HM Government’s handling of two crises – coronavirus and climate change – leads Michael Madden, Hastings resident, environmental campaigner and painter, to some interesting conclusions.

Posted 17:47 Sunday, Apr 5, 2020 In: Point of View Tags: climate change coronavirus free market Gaia Greta Thunberg James Lovelock Michael Madden nature Thatcher

A Billion Ways climate change musical to open at Kino-Teatr

A brand new musical on climate change starts a three-day run at the Kino-Teatr on 14 November, featuring an impressive cast of local talent. Katy Weitz explains how A Billion Ways was created. Photos by Peter Mould.

Posted 20:03 Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Billion Ways Chloe Thompson climate change Joanna Roffey Katy Weitz Lisa Harmer-Pope peter mould Peter O'Donnell Rachel McCarron Rob Hill Robin Hayter Sally Holloway

Hastings Green party launches petition to declare a climate emergency

The Hastings and Rye Green party recently issued the following press release.

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