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Hastings Against War holds remembrance ceremony

On Saturday 9 November Hastings Against War (HAW) held its annual remembrance for all victims of war at the war memorial in Alexandra Park. Local people, including council leader Peter Chowney, gathered to remember the victims, military and civilian alike, before a wreath of white poppies was laid at the memorial. HAW’s John Enefer reports.

Posted 17:05 Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Against War Jen Painter John Enefer Lorna Vahey Peace Pledge Union Peter Chowney poppies Rona Drennan Women’s Co-operative Guild

Busy year for Women’s Voice

2019 has been a busy year for Women’s Voice. Thanks to a grant from the Tampon Tax Fund, via Sussex Community Foundation, the group has been running a project entitled Finding Our Voices. And as this project draws to a close, Women’s Voice has received another grant, this time from Rosa, the UK Fund for Girls and Women, to run a trailblazing programme that will make it easier for migrant and refugee women to access health provision. Ann Kramer, chair of Women’s Voice, explains what’s been going on.

Posted 11:49 Friday, Sep 6, 2019 In: Grassroots Tags: Active Hastings ann kramer Eggtooth Finding Our Voices Ground Control Kitchen Lorna Vahey Rosa Rossana Leal Women on the Frontline Women's Voice

Fund-raising sale of art

A sale of art will take place on Saturday 18th in aid of Hastings Supports Refugees and the local Labour Party’s Good Ruddance fighting fund. Rachel Lever, one of the moving forces behind the initiative, writes in praise of the sale of art as fund-raiser.

Posted 19:39 Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Adrienne Hunter Billy Childish Danny Mooney Gill Streeter Good Ruddance Hastings Supports Refugees Jane Marriner John Knowles. Ken Townsend Labour party Linda King Lorna Vahey Rachel Lever sale of art
Ann Kramer and her book Conscientious Objectors Of The Second World War

Conscientious writing

A new book by respected local author and historian, Ann Kramer, on the topic of conscientious objectors in WWII will be launched in early November. HOT’s Zelly Restorick met with her to speak about the book and her reasons for writing it.

Posted 19:44 Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 In: Literature Tags: ann kramer Conscientious Objectors Of The Second World War Eric Farley Lorna Vahey Refusing To Fight Susannah Farley Green William Elliot Zelly Restorick
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