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Sally-Ann Hart’s claims of “illegal migrants” contested

Hastings and Rye MP Sally-Ann Hart is concerned about refugees crossing the Channel in small boats and making landfall along the south-east coast. Having written to the home secretary about the matter, she has now tabled a question for the home secretary who is due to make an appearance in the Commons on Monday 8 June. Nick Terdre reports.

Relief over safe arrival of cross-channel refugees

Local refugee support organisations have expressed relief that several dozen people who last week made landfall in Hastings and Winchelsea after crossing the Channel in small boats arrived safely and without serious injury. Nick Terdre reports.

See the film about four women who challenged the electoral status quo in the US

Hastings and Rother Refugee Buddy Project is to screen Knock Down The House, an inspiring documentary about four women who challenged the electoral status quo in the US, changing the face of American politics. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:40 Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Doc Society Knock Down The House Migrants Organise Nick Terdre Promote the Migrant Vote Refugee Buddy Project

Hastings woman recognised for work with refugees

Hastings resident Rossana Leal’s work with refugees has been recognised with an award from UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and Migrants Organise at the WOW Festival in London. Alex Kempton, media and communications lead for Hastings Community of Sanctuary, reports from the event. Photos by Beth Crosland.

Posted 10:57 Monday, Mar 18, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Alex Kempton Hastings Community of Sanctuary Jude Kelly Laura Padoan Refugee Buddy Project Rossana Leal Samira Ahmed UNICEF WOW Festival
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