OA Stories - Alastair Fairley

OA Stories - Alastair Fairley

With a background in Community action and community service stemming back to his days at Dulwich College Alastair Fairley OA (1971-1976) talks to Trevor Llewelyn in the next episode of OA Stories about his current project as co-founder of the Hastings HEART Mutual Aid Group.

HEART (Hastings Emergency Action Response Team) was started with a colleague in March 2020 to help support local residents in coping with Covid-19, the organisation has grown to become one of the largest Mutual Aid Groups in the country, fostering a significant army of 1000+ volunteers with some 3200 supporters on its Facebook Group, providing practical help, support and advice for the community.

The group are now focusing on a post Covid response looking at how they can keep supporting the community as we begin to emerge from the Covid lockdown.

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