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St Leonards-based social enterprise Coastal Action is currently researching a major project on social change and gentrification in the town and is looking for help from local people happy to talk about their experience of what is happening where they are, as Chris Connelly explains.

Posted 19:28 Wednesday, May 23, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: Chris Connelly Coastal Action focus groups gentrification James Prentice St Leonards

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

JJ Waller reviews St Leonards Festival in pictures and words

Friend of HOT and photographer JJ Waller has been photographing St Leonards for over a decade. The photos here document his experience of the St Leonards Festival events – and the Jeremy Corbyn rally – last Saturday.

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