There has been a change of time for the official opening of the new Hollingdean skatepark on Sunday 1st July as part of T in the Park. The new Mayor of Brighton & Hove – Bill Randall – will open the skatepark at 11:30am.
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The new Hollingdean skatepark is on schedule to open on Sunday 1st July at the T in the Park Festival. The festival runs from 11.00am to 4.00pm with the official opening of the skatepark at 1.00pm. If you’re on Facebook, check out the Hollingdean Skatepark group page for photos and comments.
It’s been a long time coming but at last the new skate park in Hollingdean Park, Lynchet Close, is happening! The contract has been awarded to Bendcrete. Last week some of the skaters met with them to approve final changes, although there is very little change from the original design. Bendcrete will liaise with the Read more
Brighton & Hove is celebrating as the city council’s bid for a £2.2 million Lottery grant to restore The Level has been granted. The money comes from the Funds’ joint Parks for People scheme. More information on the council’s website. As part of the overall restoration of The Level, Freestyle Skateparks have been appointed to Read more
Sunday 10th July 11.00am to 4.00pm This year’s festival promises to be a great one – we have again teamed up with Active for Life and TAKEPART Local who have a whole host of new activities lined up including: (more…)
The new skate park for Hollingdean is nearly here! Hollingdean Development Trust (HDT) is hosting an exhibition at the Community Centre in Thompson Road. It will take place on 17th January 3.00pm to 6.00pm. (more…)
News from Liz Lee (Community Development Worker) – Just to let you know we have been successful in our bid to Community Spaces for £49,999 for the skatepark. There is a meeting next Tuesday 17 August at 6.00pm at the Community Centre when the person who has been commissioned to do the drawings will meet Read more
Good news from Liz Lee– she received a letter today (29 June) to say that the skate park project has been awarded £14,800 from the Youth Capital Fund. The letter says “we were very impressed with the hard work that you put in to make the bid”, so well done Luke, Max and James. The Read more
The application to Community Spaces for£50,000 towards for a new skatepark in Hollingdean will be sent off on 29 May. We won’t hear if we have been successful for two to three months. At the end of April four young people, Luke, James, Max and Giuseppe got together to write an application to the Youth Read more
As previously reported, Hollingdean skate park is outdated and has been subject to vandalism. A common criticism is that it is ‘too out of the way’ and some of the skaters, especially younger ones, don’t feel safe. Your views are important and you are invited to fill in a short questionnaire (attached – Word version Read more