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Bananas the focus of Fairtrade Fortnight

If you see human bananas cavorting around the town centres in Bexhill or Hastings this week, don’t be alarmed – they’re part of the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for banana producers to be paid a fair price by British supermarkets. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:05 Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: bananas Bexhill High Christine Ward Coop Fairtrade Frances Winterborn Greg Barker Jack Doherty Nick Terdre Sainsbury's St Mary Magdalene primary school

Advice clinics offer help with energy issues

Ready advice on how to keep your home warm and your energy bills under control is available during Energy Month at a series of clinics organised by local community groups for both individuals and voluntary organisations in Hastings and Rother. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:57 Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Big Energy Savings Network East Sussex Winter Home Check Service East Sussex Winter Warmth Energise Sussex Coast Energy Month Energy Saving Trust Hastings Voluntary Action Home Heat Helpline Horizons Community Learning Jack Doherty Nick Terdre Richard Watson Rother Voluntary Action

Steering Hastings to Fairtrade status

A steering committee has been established to lead Hastings and St Leonards’ charge towards becoming a Fairtrade town. The mobilisation of Fairtrade forces in the town should be reflected in higher participation in next year’s, Fairtrade Fortnight, which will have a campaigning focus on bananas. HOT’s Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 19:22 Friday, Nov 29, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Anna Misterska Azur Coop Fairtrade Jack Doherty Lord Brett McLean Mayor Alan Roberts Nick Terdre Rosemary Goring

Fairtrade meeting aims at local lift-off

The Fairtrade gathering at Azur this Wednesday at 7.30pm is aimed at providing lift-off for Hastings and St Leonards to become a Fairtrade Town. Nick Terdre previews the evening.

Posted 18:52 Monday, Nov 11, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Anna Misterka Bexhill Fairtrade committee Christine Ward Fairtrade Jack Doherty Lord Brett McLean Mayor Alan Roberts Mayor Frances Winterborn Shared Interest Traidcraft
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Is Hastings ready to become a Fairtrade Town?

Interested in Hastings and St Leonards becoming a Fairtrade Town? Want to find out more about Fairtrade and what it means and who’s involved locally? Then make a note in your diary to attend an informal gathering at Azur on St Leonards’ seafront at 7.30pm on 13 November, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, where there’ll be speakers, stalls, networking and light refreshments – all Fairtrade, of course.

Posted 19:17 Monday, Oct 14, 2013 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Azur Bexhill on Sea Fairtrade Town Fairtrade Fairtrade Foundation Jack Doherty Zelly Restorick
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