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Come to Daisy’s Food Bank Party this Friday!

This Friday, 22 November, a little girl called Daisy is hosting a party in All Saints Church Hall, Sidley. There will be a visit from a Princess, a disco, dancing, drinks and snack – but this isn’t a birthday party – it’s a fundraiser for Bexhill Foodbank. HOT’s Erica Smith went to meet the amazing little girl who has organised this special event.

Posted 20:26 Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 In: Hastings People Tags: Bexhill Daisy's Foodbank Party Food Bank Foodbank Hastings Natalie Williams Sidley Trussell Trust Universal Credit

New dementia singing clubs across East Sussex

Dementia Support East Sussex, which promotes communal singing as a tool for helping dementia sufferers break through their isolation, has extended its activities with the formation of several new clubs across the region. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 06:01 Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 In: Health Matters Tags: Bexhill Cliff Slack Dementia Support East Sussex Ditchling Fleur Sayers Heathfield Lewes Nick Terdre Sidley Suzanne Cheal

Combating dementia with music-making

Music is a vital lifeline to dementia sufferers whose cruel illness cuts them off from the rest of the world in many ways. This philosophy is the driving force behind the work of Dementia Support East Sussex as they prepare for their second public concert on Saturday. Cliff Slack, chair of the group, talks to Nick Terdre.

Posted 13:14 Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: Amicus Horizon Bexhill Christchurch Blacklands Cliff Slack Community Foundation of Surrey dementia Dementia Support East Sussex Hastings and Rother Credit Union Isabel Blackman Centre Nick Terdre Olwen Sidley Silver Linings

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 Bound: Paul Simon in Sussex

In this article reprinted with the kind permission of The Stinger, Stuart Huggett recalls Paul Simon’s visit to Bexhill as a budding but unknown folk singer back in the 1960s.

Posted 14:29 Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 In: Music & Sound Tags: Bexhill Bexhill Observer Columbia Davy Graham De La Warr Pavilion Garfunkel Geoff Speed Ian Russell Kathy Chitty Martin Carthy Ralph McTell Rob Edwards Shirley Collins Sidley Stuart Huggett The Stinger Tom & Jerry Widnes
Knocking your head against a brickwall

The sound of heads knocking against brick walls

In response to the planning permission application for The Gateway Road, one of the link roads to the Bexhill Hastings link road, I took the initiative to go and speak to local residents, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, to ask how they feel about the current and long-term development programme of roads, housing and business centres.

Posted 14:36 Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Amber Rudd Bexhill Hastings Link Road ESCC Gregory Barker Minister for Climate Change Hastings Borough Council Pebsham Lane Rother and District Borough Council Sidley Zelly Restorick

Toeing the line…

On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April, anti-Link Road protestors marched to the Department for Transport (DfT) to demand the full DfT report on the Link Road was made available to the public. HOT’s Erica Smith put her cards on the table and joined ‘Operation Disclosure’ to search for the uncensored DfT report.

Sea Change Sussex design

Link road to the link road

Sea Change Sussex are inviting members of the public to their ‘Open Afternoon’ meetings in Sidley to find out more about the proposals to construct a road from the planned Bexhill Link Road to Wrestwood Road to open up access to a new business development site to the east of Sidley, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 22:53 In: Home Ground Tags: Bexhill Hastings Link Road Sea Change Sussex Sidley Sidley Baptist Church Zelly Restorick
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