Equity and local economy
Divest East Sussex is an umbrella group of organisations campaigning to divest the East Sussex Pension Fund from fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Its current members are: Fossil Free Hastings, Climate Forest Row and Keep It In the Ground Lewes. Supporters include Divest Sussex and the Brighton Climate Action Network. It is one of a […]
Range of veg from Stonelynk when in season. Fresh food・Great selection・Knowledgeable staff Local shop, lovely fresh fruit, veg, plants etc and tremendous value!
Rock House is a showcase scheme, blending living, working and community space for both local people and newcomers to Hastings. The space fosters creative enterprise, has generated jobs and self-employment, and is continually contributing to the changing image and reality of Hastings as a place to visit, live and work.
Poverty just loves to destroy lives. It breaks families apart, isolates people from friends and family, shatters confidence and drives many to think that suicide is the only way out. UK poverty is real, with millions locked in its miserable grip. We’re not prepared to sit back and let it wreak havoc across our nation. […]
Women’s Voice is a non-profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), run by women for women in Hastings & St Leonards. Women’s Voice seeks to: empower all local women, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexuality or ability encourage respect and awareness amongst all cultures and beliefs promote gender equality support equal opportunities for all women
We are a free to access, volunteer run, weekly community bicycle workshop. We provide access to skills, advice, recycled spare parts, and tools. Bike workshop open every Wednesday 6pm – 8pm
We’re a plastic-free refill shop at 35 King’s Rd, open Wednesday – Sunday. Save your empties, everything can be wonderfilled! Opening Hours Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 Thursday 10:00 – 19:00 Friday 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 https://www.instagram.com/wonderfill.st.leonards/
Centre that offers horticultural training for adults with wide spectrum of learning difficulties – producing plants and garden produce for sale. Offers community gardening
Roebuck Centre The Roebuck Centre offers a variety of workshops both developmental and leisure based. A majority of individuals with high functioning autism and Asperger syndrome require some level of support throughout their lives. Without specialist support, further education and employment opportunities are likely to be out of reach for most of the individuals we […]
Fresh fish has been landed from the Stade in Hastings Old Town for over one thousand years. Hastings has the largest beach-launched fleet in Europe and fishermen use sustainable practices such as adapting their nets and fishing patterns to the fish that are in the local area and using safe fishing methods to help maintain […]
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We are building on past community efforts to create a vibrant space in West Marina for visitors, local people and business owners.
The Bohemia Walled Garden Association was formed in 2009 in order to bring the Victorian Walled Garden in Summerfields back into active use for horticulture and associated educational and cultural activities. The Management Committee submits its annual report and financial statement for the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) for each year ending 31st December. The garden is owned […]
Harbor Designs started out life in 2006 as a social enterprise called Hastings and Bexhill Wood Recycling. We began by rescuing and recycling all types of wood and taking unskilled trainee craftsmen from a number of government-funded schemes. Today our workshop is in Hastings and we continue to rescue and reclaim wood to produce our […]
The Hastings FLAG is a highly representative body of individuals and organisations drawn from the fisheries, public, private and community sectors. The Hastings FLAG is one of six local FLAG’s in England which were recently awarded £800,000 as part of the EU’s European Maritime Fisheries Fund which was administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) […]
The Heart of Hastings Community Land Trust is a Community Benefit Society with a strong asset lock, so that means it’s all about long term community ownership. We operate in White Rock and Ore Valley. Our long term goals are to create affordable homes, spaces and opportunity. As a community land trust we ensure that our assets […]
We transform difficult and derelict buildings into capped-rent homes and workspaces. We create affordable space for living, working, learning, leisure and community action. We squeeze our projects for maximum social impact for local people through life-changing opportunities (jobs, homes, enterprise support, training, social networks) and through place-shaping opportunities (influencing and making real changes in the […]
Love Hastings is a not-for-profit business working on behalf of the levy payers to improve the town centre for residents, visitors and businesses in Hastings and manage the BID. The aims are to reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the town, provide a voice and support for town centre businesses and lever in more […]
The West St Leonards Forum has been created by local people, is a new initiative to bring together different local community interests and people to deal with the needs and challenges of our neighbourhood. We aim to tackle the area’s social, economic and physical issues and one way we can do this is by being […]