Hastings Commons is a community-led approach to transforming the unique area around the old Observer Building in the White Rock neighbourhood of central Hastings. It’s a collection of buildings and spaces brought from dereliction into use for homes, workspace, leisure and learning, and it’s also a way of acting together for the common good (‘commoning’)....
Office space to rent in Rock House! An exciting opportunity has arisen to rent a large office space in the fabulous Rock House (49-51 Cambridge Road).
We are releasing a new journal called Reflections! This is part research journal to help inform our projects and gauge their success, and part reflective log to assess our experience running different projects. The focus of this pilot issue is on the Kickstart employment programme.
Great news for young people in Hastings today as Hastings Commons secures a large Youth Investment Fund grant. Funded by the UK Government, the Youth Investment Fund (YIF) is a commitment to young people to transform and ‘level up’ the out-of-school youth sector. The funding will support enable youth work and facilities that can transform health, wellbeing, skills, and opportunities for young people.
Opening today (22 March), a major new outdoor exhibition called Picturing High Streets tells the stories behind our shopfronts. See photos outside Rock House and Holden & Co.
Local people are invited to share their thoughts on the intended uses of two Hastings Commons owned historic buildings on the 25th March.