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Big Green Fair on Sunday brings fitting end to sustainability festival

After a hectic nine days of activities and events, including Hastings’ first car-free day, the Sustainability on Sea festival culminates this Sunday with the Big Green Fair on the Stade. Nick Terdre reports.

HFS launches mobile training

With the support of Sussex Freemasons, Hastings Furniture Services has set up a mobile workshop to take training opportunities to people unable to come to them, as the charity reports.

Posted 17:51 Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: Hastings Furniture Service HFS Masonic Charitable Foundation Mike Harris Naomi Ridley Sussex Freemasons Workshop on Wheels

Surviving Christmas in top gear

This week the Surviving Christmas charity is in top gear, with a focus on packing and delivering hampers across Hastings and Rother ahead of opening its doors on Christmas and Boxing days to provide festive hospitality to those who would otherwise miss out. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Surviving Christmas.

Thrift Fest success

Approx 1,000 people attended and participated in Thrift Fest, the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Hastings Furniture Service on 22 September 2018 at the Hastings Centre. Thrift Fest gathered the local groups, clubs and organisations that are helping people live active, rich, creative, fulfilled lives without costing the earth to provide a day of activities for local families.

Posted 14:09 Monday, Oct 29, 2018 In: Green Times Tags: Em Frankish Law Hastings Furniture Service HFS Kings Church Mosaic Malarky

Shopkeepers of the World

Art installations in charity shops across St Leonards and Bexhill as part of Coastal Currents till 30 Sept. 

Posted 11:53 Monday, Sep 24, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: Hastings Furniture Service Noëmi Lakmier Quiet Down There The Fabric of the World

Mark Thomas and friends support HFS

Stand-up comedian, political activist and journalist, Mark Thomas is the patron of local furniture charity, Hastings and Other Furniture Service (HFS). On 25 May, he’ll be appearing at The De La War Pavilion alongside a number of fellow comedians – Daniel Kitson, Bridget Christie, Robin Ince, Shazia Mirza, Jonny & the Baptists and Tiernan Douieb – in a comedy benefit gig. 

Posted 08:22 Sunday, May 20, 2018 In: Comedy Tags: Hastings Furniture Service Jonny & the Baptists Mark Thomas Robin Ince

It’s all systems go for Christmas charities

Christmas is a busy time for charities working with homeless people and families short of the resources to provide for themselves at the toughest time of the year. This is especially true for those charities with a Christmas focus, such as Surviving Christmas, which will be providing its usual seasonal hospitality. Another event has been arranged at the YMCA. Nick Terdre (himself a Surviving Christmas volunteer) reports. Photos by Surviving Christmas.

Posted 18:44 Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags: Child Support Agency Dom's Food Mission Fair Share Hastings Furniture Service HSBC Martin Hyland Morrison's Paul Tablord Saico Sainsbury's Salvation Army Soul Express Sue Evans Surviving Christmas Sussex Coast College Tesco Walker's restaurant Xtrax

Hastings Burlesque supports Hastings Furniture Service with debut show

Hastings and Rother Furniture Service (HFS) is delighted to announce that all proceeds from Hastings Burlesque’s debut show at the White Rock Theatre are to be donated to the local furniture charity.

Posted 18:42 Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 In: Hastings People Tags: Alotta Piernas Battle of Burlesque burlesque Cariad Cwtch Hastings Furniture Service HFS Izzy Crouch Primrose Pepper
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