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Change of Hart?

Local campaigners press Hastings MP on Nationality Bill amendments This Friday 11 March the campaign group Hastings Community of Sanctuary (HCoS) will hand to Hastings & Rye MP Sally-Ann Hart a petition signed by over a thousand of her constituents.…
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City of Sanctuary

In 2017 Hastings Borough Council resolved to become a City of Sanctuary in response to an initiative launched by a local community group Hastings Supports Refugees (HSR), which had been founded by Jane Grimshaw two years ; HSR was initially…
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Boat People

Political Clashes over Peril at Sea Well over a thousand people – men, women, children and babies – have crossed the English Channel from France on small boats during the past few weeks. Politicians refer to them as migrants. Supportive…
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Hastings Community of Sanctuary joins new national coalition to build a fairer asylum system

Felicity Laurence and Pal Luthra from the HCOS Campaigns Team explore an alternative to the government’s new plans for refugees 14th-20th June was Refugee Week. Never has it been so pressing to focus upon our fellow human beings fleeing persecution,…
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