After a period of indecision, the proposed site on Dudley Road has now been scrapped. The reason behind the decision has not been explained by either the government, the council or the contractor. For more details and comment, see The Argus article on their website.
Good news – our bid for lottery funding for a new skate park is through to the next stage. So, we are one step closer to £49,000. I am waiting for written confirmation and information as to what is required – probably another long, more detailed application form to be completed! Liz Lee Community Development Read more
Community Chest Hollingdean Development Trust has £13, 000 to fund activities for young people. Projects have to be aimed at children and young people between the ages of 10 and 19 who live in the Hollingdean area. The fund is open to individuals and groups. For more information please contact: Liz Lee, Community Development Worker, Read more
There has been a proposal to establish a Bail Hostel in Dudley Road. It is due to open in three weeks. The residents are opposed to the Hostel and have put together a leaflet (PDF file) with more information and explaining their objections. There is a public meeting at Hertford Infants & Nursery School on Read more
I have put the Hollingdean skate park project forward for community cashback money (this is money which has been seized by the police and put back into the community). It all comes down to votes! So follow this link to the Cashback site. When you get to the site, click on the Have Your Say Read more
The skate park is looking neglected again. There was a council sign taped to the south ramp saying – among other things – that the equipment is inspected for safety on a regular basis. Given the amount of rubbish around, it doesn’t look like the council is taken the facility seriously. Let’s hope things change Read more