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Delivery/collection of food during Covid-19

In these bizarre, uncertain times we hear extraordinary tales about community. Both good and bad. At HOT we tend to lean towards the best in Hastings and St Leonards where there is a lot of good nature, humour and a very definite sense of community. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths has put together a list of some of the food outlets and shops that are at present delivering or have produce ready for collection so you can eat healthily, collect your goods and stay safe.

Posted 16:21 Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Brewing Brothers at Imperial Good on Greens Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Marina Fountain Sussex Fruits The Beacon Tommy's Pizzaria

Poets and singers in joint celebration of Atatürk

As part of a series of themed events around “The Challenge of Change”, and an 80th anniversary celebration  of Jemal Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey, Hastings Philharmonic Chamber Choir will join poets from the Hastings Stanza group at The Beacon in St Mary’s Terrace on Tuesday 30 April at 7.30 pm for an evening of entertainment in song and verse, writes Chris Cormack.

Posted 16:30 Monday, Apr 29, 2019 In: Performance Tags: Atatürk Challenge of Change chamber choir Hastings Philharmonic hastings stanza The Beacon

Transition Town news

Transition Town Hastings (TTH) is part of the national network of Transition Towns, a local non-political group of volunteers formed to respond to climate change and over-dependence on fossil fuels, campaigning for sustainable living and community participation, knowledge sharing and awareness raising. Here’s their latest news update about events happening locally.

Posted 08:58 Thursday, May 3, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: Abby Nicol Anna Locke bohemia walled garden Energise Sussex Coast Green Drinks Interreg North West Europe Ore Valley Greenway Pea Pod Veg SHINE Sustainability Week Sustainable Food Trust The Beacon The Big Lunch Transition Town Hastings

Do you speak seagull?

I am so happy to post this article by Alex Lockwood, writes Zelly Restorick. When I read his words, submitted to HOT by Transition Town Hastings, I felt immediate rapport and resonance – and that warm reassuring feeling that emerges when we know we are not alone in our way of seeing the world.

Posted 20:08 Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 In: Literature Tags: Amitav Ghosh and Language Brighton's ONCA Centre for Ecology and the Arts climate change David Goulson Donald Turner Environmental Protection Agency Rachel Carson Silent Spring the Anthropocene The Beacon The Great Derangement The Pig in Thin Air Transition Town Hastings

Hastings Fringe Charity Fundraiser for The Penny Beale Memorial Fund

The Hastings Fringe Festival is holding a charity fundraising evening of performance for The Penny Beale Memorial Fund on Sunday 24 September at The Beacon in Hastings. Performances start at 7pm and include comedy, poetry, performance art, music and songs,

Posted 15:25 Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 In: Performance Tags: charity charity event Comedy domestic abuse Domestic Violence England Freedom Programme fundraiser Hastings Hastings Fringe Home-Start East Sussex Miranda Gavin music performance art poetry songs St Leonards The Beacon The Penny Beale Memorial Fund

Sustainability advisor backs 1066 Local Energy

Imagination, creativity and innovation. Intrinsic elements for our shared future. And elements encapsulated deep in the heart of 1066 Local Energy’s vision for Hastings and St Leonards on Sea for clean electricity generation. Alan Simpson, advisor on sustainability to the Shadow Cabinet and committed renewable clean energy advocate was the main speaker at a pre-launch gathering held at The Beacon, adding his enthusiastic support to the evolution of locally owned, lower priced energy production where the money generated would stay within the local community. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Hastings Fringe supports two local charities with special evening performances

Hastings Fringe Festival announces two fundraising evenings of performance to raise awareness of The Sara Lee Trust (Thursday 14 September at The Albion), and The Penny Beale Memorial Fund (Sunday 24 September at The Beacon) as part of its events taking place throughout September. Miranda Gavin writes.

Chelsea Flower Fringe to Hastings

A festival of flowers, gardens and gardening will spread its roots to Hastings next month (May), when the Chelsea Fringe arrives in town with a day in Alexandra Park and a talk from author, Travis Elborough. Report by Lynda Foy, photos by Colin Foy.

Posted 22:18 Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: A Walk In The Park Alexandra Park Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Chelsea Fringe Linda Foy The Beacon Travis Elborough
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