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Solar Panels in the Country Park – ecology or politics? III

Hastings Borough Council (HBC) passed a resolution at the Cabinet meeting on 7 January to spend up to £80,000 investigating whether to install three solar farms, two in Hastings Country Park and one in Upper Wilting Farm in Crowhurst. In this third interview HOT’s Chandra Masoliver asks Kay Green, publisher, bookseller and blogger, her opinion of this proposal, and the public’s reaction to it. Kay is a active member of the local Labour Party, currently helping to set up the Labour Women’s Forum to increase the party’s involvement with local and community-based campaigns.

The great gender debate

Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) is coming to Hastings on 20 June. This is part of a series of meetings about reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (GRA 2004) that WPUK has been invited to organise by local groups concerned about the lack of consultation by the government and political parties. Posted by Kay Green on behalf of Woman’s Place UK.

Posted 15:14 Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Gender Recognition Act Kay Green Kristina Harrison Megan Dobney Women's Place UK

Turbulent Spinsters

Ann Kramer’s latest book, Turbulent Spinsters, is the story of local women who fought for the right to vote. Ann is a prolific writer and has joined forces with Kay Green at Earlyworks Press – both Hastings residents – to publish this book about local social history; a fascinating read for anyone who wants to know how local women contributed to this nationwide campaign and what happened to them on their journey. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asks Ann about Turbulent Spinsters and her passion for writing and research.

Posted 04:20 Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 In: Literature Tags: ann kramer Barbara Bodichon BOOKBUSTER Circady Gregory Dorothy Levitt Earlyworks Press Emily Johns Erica Smith Hastings Pictorial Advertiser Kay Green Lilian Hicks Mary Allen Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst Mrs Ronninger Muriel Matters Printed Matter Bookshop The Keep Violet Tillard Waterstones Women's Freedom League Women's Voice WSPU

Wood and Fire

Wood and Fire, a short story by HOT’s Chandra Masoliver and one of the stories included in Earlyworks Press new anthology of competition winners, Sorcery of Smog

Posted 06:05 Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 In: Literature Tags: Chandra Masoliver Earlyworks Press John Phillips Kay Green Michael Noble Wood and Fire

Earlyworks Press launches new anthology

Locally run publishing group Earlyworks Press is about to launch their latest book of competition winners’ short stories, The Sorcery of Smog. Earlyworks produces anthologies of poetry and fiction by writers who have been successful in their competitions, as well as work by members of their club and their associates. Open to all, the competitions attract work of a high standard from across the English-speaking world. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asked Kay Green about Earlyworks origins and her vision.

Posted 14:59 Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 In: Literature Tags: Andrew Hook Earlyworks Press Electric Press Jung's People Kay Green

Southern Rail or RMT – who cares?

Last month Sandra went to support the RMT strikers at Hastings station for the first time. As a wheelchair user, she’s very worried about the Driver-Only-Operated train policy, because she can foresee that if trains can be operated by the driver alone, the chances are that the role of the guard/conductor/second person on the train will be eroded in favour of profits. Here Sandra tells her heartwarming story for you in the face of adverse travel circumstances.

Posted 16:52 Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 In: Campaigns Tags: Brighton DJ Maxwell Dog AID DPAC Hastings Hove Kay Green rail strike railworkers Southern rail

Not Here, Not Us

Earlier this month, Bronwen Griffiths published her book of short stories and flash fiction, Not Here, Not Us, about Syrian refugees and the situation in Syria. HOT’s Zelly Restorick asked Bronwen about her interest in the conflict, her support for the refugees, the organisations she’s involved with, her inspiration for writing the book and how we can find out more about the crisis. 

Posted 18:19 Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 In: Literature Tags: A bird in the house Bronwen Griffiths Earlyworks Kay Green Not Here Not Us Samar Yazbek Syria Solidarity UK Women Now For Development
Bookbuster performance

Local independent bookshop needs support

Independent book shops are gems, standing out from – and up against – competition from the book selling chain stores. Tim Barton is a committed book lover and book seller, supporting local writers, performers and artists. In need of refurbishment and expansion into new areas – like a cafe for visitors – Tim is keen to raise some financial support to manifest the vision he has for Bookbuster. HOT’s Zelly Restorick helps spread the word.

Posted 21:34 Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: BOOKBUSTER Bronwen Griffiths Crowdfunding Earlyworks Press Eleanor Lynn Jamie Tarrant Kay Green Kim Stallwood No Middle Man Otti Albeitz Oudolin Paul Dayrell Rufus Stone Thad Skews Tim Barton Zelly Restorick Zeug!
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