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Drum circle to raise funds for African women

Alison Surridge, a drumming master trained by Djembe African nationals, is running a drumming circle at Lizzie May’s African fundraising night at Cambridge Hall at 7pm on Saturday 5 October, opposite ESK in Cambridge Road in Hastings.

Posted 22:38 Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alex Ntung Alison Surridge Esther Ntang Rachel Lever

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

Farewell Katherine Little

We are saddened to announce the death of artist, Katherine Little, who was a Hastings’ resident for a couple of decades. Katherine died suddenly in December 2017: it appears that Katherine’s heart stopped due to undiagnosed heart disease – and we hope sincerely that she died peacefully in her sleep, free of suffering, anticipating another day. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 12:59 Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 In: Hastings People Tags: Birte Little Katherine Little Kenneth Little Margaret Littlejohn Rachel Lever

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

Brexit’s con-trick is a poorly camouflaged power-bid on behalf of the ultra right

In a hard-hitting contribution to the EU referendum debate In campaigner Rachel Lever explores the not-so-hidden agenda of the forces of Out.

Posted 16:35 Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 In: Politics Tags: BBC Boris Johnson Brexit EU Jo Cox John Major Michael Gove Neil Hamilton nhs Nigel Farage Paul Mason Rachel Lever Thatcher ukip

IN-Crowd argues Left’s case for staying in EU

Various elements of the Left in Hastings have joined forces to set up The IN-Crowd, under whose banner they will campaign together for Britain to stay in the European Union. Rachel Lever describes the politics behind its formation and gives details of a public meeting on Friday 3 June.

Posted 19:27 Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 In: Politics Tags: Brexit IN-Crowd labour Michael Ford Momentum Rachel Lever solidarity

Trident: weapon of mass destruction

This is the second of a pair of articles looking at what Trident is, what it is said to be for and what some of its supporters candidly think of its uses. The first (see link below) asked if Trident was any use for defence? This second part shows how, beyond the big powers’ nuclear club, the rest of the world is now moving towards making nuclear weapons as illegal as other weapons of mass destruction, thereby making investment in them a very poor bet. Rachel Lever writes.

Posted 11:16 Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 In: Campaigns Tags: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament CND Hastings Against War Kofi Annan major-gerneral Patrick Cordingley Rachel Lever The Nuclear Non=Proliferation Treaty The United Nations trident US Defence Secretary Ash Carter

Trident – the case against renewal

As the Trident debate hots up, Rachel Lever here puts the case against renewal in the first of a two-part piece. Meanwhile Hastings Against War is to hold an open discussion on the subject on Sunday 21 February at the Observer Building (see below for details).  

Posted 20:36 Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Ash Carter cyber attack David Cameron Des Browne hacking Hastings Against War Jeremy Corbyn Ken Livingstone Nancy Soderberg NATO Newsnight Philip Hammond Rachel Lever renewal of Trident trident UK Foreign Secretary underwater drones US Defence Science Board US Defence Secretary
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