Grim news from Freetown – How can we help?

August 16, 2017

Everyone will have seen pictures of the terrible floods and landslip in Freetown. At least 400 deaths are reported, with many more left homeless.  Although the landslip has not directly […]

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July 24, 2017

A couple of dozen of us meet at St Paul’s School (thank you, Richard White and the Governors!) for a very pleasant wine-tasting evening on Saturday. The immensely knowledgeable Ted […]

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Two great fundraisers for the Link

July 18, 2016

Fundraising can also be fun!  Friends of Hastings SL have run two events recently which involved raising money and having a good time. Jo Avery organised another of her ‘cheese […]

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Our own Eddie Izzard!

April 2, 2016

Local businessman Dain Jensen (and one of the Link’s three Patrons) is about to brave the desert heat to raise funds for our Twin Town, Hastings in Sierra Leone. Dain, […]

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Celebrating the good news about Ebola

November 9, 2015

Christine, Richard and Edwin were invited to join a Celebration group in London on Saturday 7th rejoicing over the WHO announcement that after 42 days SL was Ebola free. They […]

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Jeremy Birch

May 11, 2015

All friends of the Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link will have been deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jeremy Birch. Jeremy played a key role in the Link’s […]

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Thanks from Health Centre Manager

February 7, 2013

Sallu Lansana, the Health Centre manager in Hastings SL, has written to confirm that the latest shipment of equipment and supplies for the health centre has been carefully distributed. He […]

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