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It’s all systems go for Christmas charities

Christmas is a busy time for charities working with homeless people and families short of the resources to provide for themselves at the toughest time of the year. This is especially true for those charities with a Christmas focus, such as Surviving Christmas, which will be providing its usual seasonal hospitality. Another event has been arranged at the YMCA. Nick Terdre (himself a Surviving Christmas volunteer) reports. Photos by Surviving Christmas.

Posted 18:44 Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 In: Grassroots Tags: Child Support Agency Dom's Food Mission Fair Share Hastings Furniture Service HSBC Martin Hyland Morrison's Paul Tablord Saico Sainsbury's Salvation Army Soul Express Sue Evans Surviving Christmas Sussex Coast College Tesco Walker's restaurant Xtrax

Season’s greetings from Surviving Christmas

Surviving Christmas is putting the final touches to its annual arrangements to bring seasonal cheer to those who are homeless or, for whatever reason, are unable to provide an enjoyable Christmas for themselves and their families. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Surviving Christmas.

Posted 13:15 Monday, Dec 19, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Caroline Bendell Crusader Vehicle Hire East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service Martin Hyland Nick Terdre Sainsbury's Salvation Army Centre Surviving Christmas Sussex Coast College Xtrax

Christmas cheer for all in Hastings!

Christmas arrangements are in hand to provide seasonal cheer to those who would otherwise miss out due to tough economic or personal circumstances. Leading the way is Surviving Christmas, which pays tribute to the generosity of people and companies in supporting its work. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:08 Friday, Dec 18, 2015 In: Grassroots Tags: Adam Newington Gizmo building hampers Kings Church Martin Hyland Max Scard Nick Terdre Northiam Open Christmas Sainsbury's Salvation Army Staplehurst Surviving Christmas Sussex Coast College volunteers Xtrax

Bexhill Fairtraders in action at Lidl

Bexhill Fairtrade group welcome Lidl’s decision to introduce the living wage, but want the company to boost its commitment to fairly traded products. They have been in touch with both the management and those who shop there, as they report below.

Posted 14:37 Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Aldi bananas Bexhill Fairtrade Co-op Jack Doherty Lidl local farmers milk producers Neil Woodroffe Ros Woodroffe Sainsbury's Sidley

Bexhill recertified as Fairtrade town

Bexhill has successfully retained its status as a Fairtrade Town, as more local enterprises make a commitment to using fairly traded products. A demanding action plan has been approved to keep the Fairtrade ball rolling. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:53 Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Bexhill Bexhill Academy Bexhill Fairtrade committee Cllr Maurice Watson Coffee in Style Fairtrade Foundation Huw Merriman Jack Doherty Malawi Nick Terdre Our Lady's Sidley Church Rother District Council Sainsbury's St Martha's Church St Mary Magdalene's Church St Mary Magdalene's School St Peter and St Paul's school St Richard’s School St Stephen's Church The Coop Tony Leonard

Bananas the focus of Fairtrade Fortnight

If you see human bananas cavorting around the town centres in Bexhill or Hastings this week, don’t be alarmed – they’re part of the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for banana producers to be paid a fair price by British supermarkets. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:05 Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: bananas Bexhill High Christine Ward Coop Fairtrade Frances Winterborn Greg Barker Jack Doherty Nick Terdre Sainsbury's St Mary Magdalene primary school
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