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The Big Lunch 2018!

The Big Lunch is an event introduced by The Eden Project in 2009 and takes place nationwide, designed to improve the happiness and wellbeing of people all over the UK by helping to build more resilient and better connected communities. This chimes exactly with the goals of Transition Town Hastings (TTH), who invite you to join them for their Big Lunch in Hastings on 3 June. Zelly Restorick writes.

Council urged to start food waste recycling

Hastings Green Party has launched a Change petition calling for Hastings Borough Council to add food waste to their list of collectible and recyclable materials. Why? The move would cut down on the amount of waste material sent to landfill, reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with landfilled food waste, provide a useful source of compost and potentially – via anaerobic digestion – a source of energy, plus reduce mess on our streets caused by gulls tearing open rubbish bags containing food. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 17:41 Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016 In: Energy Wise Tags: anaerobic digestion food waste collection and recycling Hastings Green Party Judy Scott Karen Simnett Love Food Hate Waste The Waste And Resources Action Programme Transition Town Hastings WRAP

Rock House rocks!

An experimental, collaborative, creative, affordable mixed-use building: Rock House in the centre of Hastings offers both residential and working space, aiming to “disrupt the usual gentrification story by making it possible for people who ‘scrape a living’ – but contribute so much to the area – to continue living and working here”. Karen Simnett writes.

Posted 15:08 Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: FJ Parson Observer Printworks Friends of Rock House Ground Control Karen Simnett Meanwhile Space CIC Opus Energy Rock House White Rock Neighbourhood Ventures White Rock Trust

Community Garden Open Day and Food Celebration!

This Sunday, 9 October, 12-3pm at the Transition Town Community Garden, St Leonards Warrior Square station, the Transition Town Hastings (TTH) team invites you to share some of their harvest and celebrate their transformative endeavours. Karen Simnett from TTH writes.

Posted 12:25 Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: community garden Global Climate Change Week Karen Simnett St Leonards Warrior Square Station Transition Town Hastings
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