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Hastings community creates food safety net for residents in need

Hastings Voluntary Action recently released the following press release applauding the efforts of a number of local community groups, who have united in order to feed those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted 10:38 Thursday, May 28, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: community Hastings Emergency Food Response Group Hastings Voluntary Action heart

Meet Rachael Perrin from Soundcastle

Soundcastle is a Hastings-based creative music-making social enterprise which supports the development of wellbeing, confidence and resilience in communities. On Friday 20 March Soundcastle will be running an “Innovation through Improvisation” workshop at the AltPitch festival’s The Platform one-day conference. HOT’s Erica Smith asked director Rachael Perrin to tell us more about what Soundcastle offers.

Posted 18:53 Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: AltPitch Anastasia Witts Business communities community digital technology enterprise music musicians Perrin Rachael Rachael Perrin Soundcastle technology

Can Hastings create a local food network?

On Saturday 22 February,  from 12 -2pm, a discussion is being held over the possibility of creating a local food work in Hastings. It takes place at All Saints Hall, All Saints St and immediately follows on from the Hastings Green Party AGM, but is open to all of any political persuasion and none. All local food and growing groups are invited to share their knowledge and expertise. Vanessa Alves reports on food redistribution in Hastings.

Posted 19:00 Monday, Feb 17, 2020 In: Home Ground Tags: community Dom's Food Mission food food network food partnership food redistribution Hastings Home Ground PeaPod Veg surplus food network

St Leonards Festival through the eyes of JJ Waller

JJ Waller continues his documentation of life in St Leonards and Hastings with a visit to this year’s St Leonards Festival.

Posted 16:43 Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 In: One Long Party Tags: 18 hours community JJ Waller St Leonards St Leonards Festival 2019

From Hastings to the Congo

Hastings people were moved by a heart-warming carol-singing fundraiser for vulnerable girls in remote African plateau writes HOT’s  Vanessa Alves.

Posted 14:47 Friday, Jan 25, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Alex Ntung carol singing charity community Democratic replublic of Congo DRC education fund raising Hastings hygiene kits LOAF period poverty Richard Keep teachers

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

A visit to Ore Community Centre

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Posted 13:11 Tuesday, May 29, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: community ESCC Free food event Hastings health hub Ore Community Centre Ore Library Ore Village school toddler group volunteers What's on in Hastings

Concrete Soldiers: free film screening and discussion

When it comes to issues like gentrification and social cleansing, it is a good idea to learn from past experience to help stop it happening again. HOT’s Erica Smith talks to Rossana Leal from Heart of Hastings about a film which explores the housing crisis which is being screened at The Bridge Community Centre on Saturday 14 April.

Posted 19:20 Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 In: Film Tags: BUD Team community Concrete Soldiers empowerment Failed by the State gentrification Grenfell Hastings Heart of Hastings Nikita Woolfe Ore Valley Rossana Leal Social cleansing
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