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Give some Love to Saunders Park on Saturday

13th Feb

Volunteer to ‘Love Your Local Park’ this Valentines week and support Saunders Park Edible Garden on Saturday 16th Feb. The garden is looked after by a group of regular volunteers, and extra help is needed to  plant an edible hedgerow in the community garden. Volunteering is a great opportunity to get outside and active at Read more

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Free Women’s History Course Starts Sat 16th February

10th Feb

A free 12 week course considering the  inequalities between women and men starts at the Council’s Learning Resource Centre at Hollingdean Depot next Saturday, 16th February. Focussing on local history, it will begin by exploring inequalities between women and men today and ask, has this always been the case? If they wish, participants will be Read more

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Forest Garden seeks friends for essential funding

7th Feb

Moulscoomb Forest Garden, based in Hollingdean, next ot Moulsecoomb Station, is a charity providing outdoor education and activity. Work days are a melting pot where helpers can include people with learning difficulties, students and youngsters in care working to achieve qualifications. The charity runs on a shoestring, and  thanks to school budget cuts, the education Read more

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Hands on Science for Half Term

5th Feb

With half term (16 – 24 Feb) approaching fast, Brighton Science Festival has launched its programme of events. There’s a wide range of activities – including free drop in events – looking at everything from sea weed to forensic science and technology based activities. Activities on offer give kids and parents the opportunity to get Read more

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Peer Support for Parents of Teens

4th Feb

Livestock (Mothers Uncovered) are running  ‘Teen Years’ sessions– an evening peer support group for parents of older children, particularly teenagers. There are three standalone sessions – the first was on 30th Jan – with further sessions on 6th Feb and 13th Feb. (A further set runs in March) The sessoins provide a safe space to Read more

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Lynchet Close Parking Consultation – deadline 8th Feb

20th Jan

Brighton and Hove CC are consulting on whether double yellow lines put in place on Lynchet Close during building work – should become permanent.  The lines are outside the Children’s Centre, and newly built Salehurst Close. They were originally put in place to enable the building of Salehurst Close. A plan of where the double Read more

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Education and inequality – free FUB course

19th Jan

A free 4-week course examining the role of education and schooling in social inequality is running in Hollingdean over four Saturdays from January 26th. The course, run by Free University Brighton is at the Council’s Learning Resource Centre at the City Clean Depot, Upper Hollingdean Road, Brighton BN1 7GA (entrance opposite the Hollingbury Pub). It Read more

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