HVA training

HVA is facilitating several training sessions over the next few weeks, most are free for HVA member organisations. Topics include funding, volunteer policies and equalities monitoring. For more details visit or call HVA.

Colourful & thrilling FREE theatrical event (ghost-stories) on behalf of Hastings Food Bank

A free theatrical event for everyone! Suitable for early teens and all ages upwards, in spacious modern venue with disabled access and hearing-loop. Of particular interest to visually impaired people. Senior citizens - please come. People of all belief systems welcome. Stories are by Kipling, M R James, and Ambrose Bierce.


Commissioning Grants Prospectus

East Sussex County Council and the local NHS have launched this year's Commissioning Grants Prospectus, which is now available from

This year's Outcomes include:

Could you be a Protector for the Foreshore Trust?

Hastings Borough Council are seeking to appoint a new Protector for the Hastings and St Leonards Foreshore Charitable Trust.

For more information visit:


Job vacancy: FLAG Development Officer

Hastings Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) has been allocated funding from the European Fisheries Fund which is targeted at making the local Hastings fishing industry and associated communities more sustainable.  The Classroom on the Coast is the Flagship project and is an exciting opportunity to develop a unique facility and to create a successful and sustainable enterprise.  This post will appeal to individuals who are self-motivated, with a strong desire to get things done and to make a difference.  Good communication, marketing and management skills essential.  The salary level for th