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Help Active Hastings bag a grant

Hastings Borough Council’s Active Hastings team is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Winter Wonderland at the Pocket Park, Hughenden Road, Hastings SUS-181001-125131001

Walking in a Hastings Winter Wonderland

The Pocket Park, Hughenden Road, Hastings got the local community well and truly into the festive spirit last December with a free Winter Wonderland Christmas Fair.

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Shop re-opens in the St Nick of time for Christmas sales

St Michael’s Hospice re-opened its newly refurbished shop in Battle High Street just in the St Nick of time for Christmas shoppers to pick up some festive bargains on Thursday, December 7.

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Morning for 
seniors in 
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Free Coffee Morning for seniors in local area

There’s an opportunity for over 50’s who are fed up with the cold, rainy month of January to get out to a friendly free event and meet new friends.

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Rosana Gurka Tracey Hills and Alison Hitchman who took on the  Walk 1000 Miles in 2017 challenge to raise funds for The Brain Tumour Charity SUS-181001-142635001

Friends walk 1,000 miles to raise cash for charity close to their hearts

Three local residents spent most of last year striding out to raise funds for charity by taking part in an epic 1000 mile walking challenge.

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Bluebell Ridge resident Jasper is looking for a loving home SUS-181001-162244001

Appeal for runners to support charity

Bluebell Ridge Cat Rehoming Centre, Chown’s Hill, Hastings is appealing for runners and supporters to take part in the Hastings Half Marathon on Sunday, March 18 and help raise much needed funds for the charity.

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Community Fundraiser Amber Woodward  is presented with a cheque by Sue McGavin at the end of their Charity of the Year Partnership with the Sedlescombe Ladies Golf Club. SUS-180116-100024001

Sedlescombe Ladies Golf competition raises funds for Alzheimer’s

Sedlescombe Golf Club’s Ladies took the challenge of raising vital funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. Their Lady Captain for 2017, Sue McGavin chose dementia East Sussex as her topic for the charity of the year. Following a nine hole Stableford competition, played in sunny conditions following overnight rain, Sue presented a cheque and cash totalling £1,334.50 to Alzheimer’s Society. Sue said: “It’s great to think that we have raised funds to help support people to live well with dementia. The Sedlescombe ladies have been very supportive in helping to raise money for this charity. So many families are affected by this devastating condition; we look forward to further research into a cure.”

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Help local charities and take part in friendly quiz

Teams of up to six people are invited to take part in a friendly charity quiz organised to be held at the Little Common Community Centre on Friday, March 2, 6.30pm for 7pm start.

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St Michael's Hospice, St Leonards on Sea. SUS-160215-160209001

‘Hay, it’s good to see you Janet!’

A St Michael’s Hospice in-patient received a very special visit from a four-legged friend who wanted to check for himself that she was in a stable condition.

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Local artist ‘honoured and humbled’ to receive award

A local artist has received a special award for his creativity and dedicated volunteering roles within the community.

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Runners are needed to raise funds for charity

Hastings based charity Education Futures Trust (EFT) are appealing for runners to take the Hastings Half Marathon challenge and help raise vital funds.

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Will you take the ‘3 in 1 Challenge’?

A local charity is appealing for daredevils to support their cause and take part in a unique 3 in 1 Challenge.

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Appeal for artists to donate to cat charity’s exhibition

Bluebell Ridge Cat Rehoming Centre, Hastings is appealing to local artists to donate a piece of their work to their first fundraising art exhibition.

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King’s church indoor boot fair

The next charity indoor boot fair at Kings church/Hastings Centre, The Ridge (opposite Conquest Hospital) will be held on Saturday, January 13, 9-12noon.

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Get set for the Hastings’ Dolly Dash

Calling all runners, New Year’s resolution fitness fans and those willing to embark on a challenge for a good cause and join the Hastings Half Marathon Dolly Dash.

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Active Hastings kick starts the New Year Fun Family Fitness day at Summerfields

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Sara Lee Trust van driver Ben Welch and staff from  247 Transport Solutions SUS-180201-095513001

The Sara Lee Trust thanks local companies Collections & deliveries van has free make-over

Local charity, the Sara Lee Trust gave its collections & deliveries van a make-over thanks to the help and support of two local companies. The Trust’s Retail Manager, Emma Dell said: “Our van is always out and about in the community supporting our Charity Retail operations. It is important for it to look professional and to communicate clear messages about the work of the Trust and how people can get involved. We are so pleased that 247 Transport Solutions funded the rebranding, with ABC signs providing the fitting free of charge.”

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Chairman of East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust David Clayton-Smith presents the Hastings Health Visiting team with their NHS Trust award. SUS-171219-094613001

Health visiting team receive award for dedicated support of families

The Hastings Health Visiting team have won an NHS Trust staff award for their dedication and support of families in the local area.

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Canine lovers would be barking mad not to help dog charity transform lives

Local dog sitters, Barking Mad, Hastings are asking fellow dog lovers to join them in helping to change lives.

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Actors from Starlight Childrens Foundation with  youngster at Conquest hospital SUS-171213-160306001

Panto brings festive cheer to young patients

A national charity has given a pantomime performance of Cinderella to children and young people on Kipling Children’s Ward at the Conquest Hospital

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