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Find out how you can stitch for change with Janey Moffatt

With Refugee Week – “the UK’s largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees and promoting understanding of why people seek sanctuary” – approaching next week, Janey Moffatt, crafter-in-chief of the Craftimation Factory, writes about a project she is working on, together with Chilean textile artist Jimena Pardo of Bordando por la Memoria, for the Refugee Buddy Project. She also gives details of an exciting Zoom session coming up on Friday.

Posted 21:26 Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 In: Community Arts Tags: arpillera Jane Grimshaw Janey Moffatt Refugee Week Stitch for Change

Well-attended vigil attests to town’s solidarity with Muslims

A large crowd gathered outside Hastings Mosque on Friday to show solidarity with our Muslim fellow citizens in the wake of the murderous assaults on mosques in New Zealand the week before. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 07:29 Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Hastings Community of Sanctuary Imam Sheikh Ismail Yusuf Jane Grimshaw mosque Muslims Nick Terdre Nigel Sinden Rachel Lever

Help needed for Calais refugees

Urgent items are needed for refugees in Calais who are caught between the British and the French authorities. A contentious issue.  However, if you would like to help those caught up in the fray, please read on, as local support is being generated and supplies are desperately needed. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 17:03 Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Felicity Laurence Hastings Supports Refugees Jane Grimshaw

Candles lit for people of Aleppo

On Saturday (16 December) over 100 people attended a vigil for Aleppo the Stade Open Space. The event was organised by Hastings Supports Refugees to remember the victims of the terrible war in Syria and to send out a message that here in Hastings people are thinking of them. Jamie Osborn from Hastings Supports Refugees writes.

Posted 08:28 Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Bronwen Griffiths Doctors in Syria UK Action For Refugees Hastings Supports Refugees Jamie Osborn Jane Grimshaw Stand With Aleppo Syria
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