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Craftivist Enterprise

Craftivists is a partnership between Culture Shift and Hastings Furniture Service (HFS), to support vulnerable adults in the Hastings and Rother area to make and sell craft products through Craftivists, a new craft shop managed by HFS, in Kings Road, St Leonards. The project brought together three organisations working with people with learning disabilities and…

Exploring careers creatively with Hastings Direct

Year 10 students from Rye College, St Leonards Academy, ARK William Parker Academy, and Helenswood Academy attended a Creative Café at ARK William Parker Academy on 4 December 2013. Hastings Direct fielded a range of professionals to inspire the young people with information about future careers.  Professional areas included community liaison, HR, management, finance, underwriting,…

Bridge the Gap at Hailsham Community College

Chandlers Hailsham engaged students from Hailsham Community College to launch their Motability Scheme, which enables disabled people and their carers to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair, using their Government funded mobility allowance.  Working with Steve Nock from SCS Marketing, students investigated ways of promoting the scheme, including a pop-up event at Sainsburys…

Bridge the Gap at Ratton School

Students from Ratton School conducted in-depth research into provisional licences for Hastings Direct.  The students used a variety of methods to collect the data, including emailing other insurance companies, analysing statistics, conducting a market research survey at the local sixth form college, finding quotes online and looking at comparison online sites.  The students collated the…