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Books for kids project gets a boost thanks to runners

Local book-gifting charity Imagine Nation has launched its second project thanks to funds raised by Hastings half marathon runners earlier this year.

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Young chef’s stir it up at Rotary competition

Aspiring young chef’s from throughout the region whipped up a storm, competing for a place in the Senlac Rotary Club’s Young Chef 2017 competition.

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Mingyur Paldon

Help give the gift of education this Christmas

Local charity Pestalozzi is appealing for help to raise thousands of pounds to enable it to continue it’s work by taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017.

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Hard hitting drama helps to raise road safety awareness

Year 10 students at Ark William Parker Academy had their awareness raised when they watched ‘The Passenger’ a powerful and thought-provoking performance about road safety.

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Over 1,000 people attend to see what Sussex Coast College offers

Sussex Coast College Hastings welcomed prospective students to the college last Thursday evening to get a taste of college life.

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The winning schools of the ‘crazy’ maths class opportunity at Hastings Adventure Golf have been announced.

The winning schools of the ‘crazy’ maths class opportunity at Hastings Adventure Golf have been announced.

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Headteachers off to Downing Street

Headteachers off to Downing Street

And they're off...
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Robsack remembers School creates amazing Poppy Day art display

Eve Martin, Vice Chair of Hastings and St Leonards Royal British Legion joined pupils at Robsack Primary for a recent assembly.

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Philip Hammond

Heads to appeal to Chancellor for cash

Headteachers from 25 counties will be heading to Downing Street to appeal to the Chancellor to put more money into the education system.

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Youth visit to Parliament

Youth visit to Parliament

Members of Hastings Youth Council (HYC) met Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education at the Department for Education in London on Wednesday, November 1.

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Ark William Parker students get Streetwise

Theatrical production teaches students how to be streetwise

Students at Ark William Parker Academy, Hastings were given the opportunity to learn more about road safety during an annual theatrical production at the school.

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East Sussex County Council's 'Get a Grip' campaign, urging parents to ensure their children attend school every day

School attendance campaign labelled ‘condescending’

An ‘insulting and condescending’ campaign to improve school attendance in East Sussex should be withdrawn, according to a petition signed by more than 6,000 people.

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Head of School Natalie Shuttleworth with some of the pupils at Torfield School

Delight as special school gets ‘outstanding’ in all categories

A special school has been rated ‘outstanding’ in every category by Ofsted inspectors.

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One of the county council's posters trying to discourage parents from taking children out of school

East Sussex parents hit with hefty fines over children’s school attendance

Sixteen parents in East Sussex have been taken to court for failing to ensure their children regularly attend school.

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Protesters against the closure of Ore Library. Photo by Alan Roberts

Residents unite to protest proposed closure of Ore Library

Residents gathered with placards, banners and books to protest the proposed closure of Ore Library yesterday (Saturday).

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Bexhill 6th Form College Open Evening

Check out college at Open Evening

Bexhill 6th Form College welcomed prospective new students to its first open evening of the year for the September 2018 entry to the College.

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Ark William Parker Academy students,  High Sheriff, Maureen and Major General John Moore-Bick CBE, Deputy Lieutenant at the Citizenship Ceremony

Ark William Parker students observe Citizenship Ceremony and meet dignitaries at Hastings Town Hall

Students from Ark William Parker Academy were invited to observe a citizenship ceremony at Hastings Town Hall.

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Sussex Coast College

Public consultation on plans to merge two colleges

Sussex Coast College Hastings and Sussex Downs College have announced their intention to merge to form a Sussex-wide college group, with effect from March 2018.

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Calvert Church, Hastings, CAP Life Skills launch October 2017

Learn some tricks of living life well and for less at church’s free course

People on low incomes in Hastings are set to benefit from a free local church course that teaches the tricks of living well for less.

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Teachers from Hastings Sierra Leone join local teachers on Hastings pier

Teachers from Twin Town ‘greatly appreciate friendship between us’

Teachers from Hastings Twin Town in Sierra Leone arrived in the town on Hastings Day (October 14) to get a taste of life as a local teacher.

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