Tag Archives | volunteering

Chair of FHBW steps down

2nd Jun

John Higgs recently stood down from chairing the Friends of Hollingbury & Burstead Woods group after 9 years due to ill health. He joined the group in 1996 so has been a member for 19 years. John previously worked for the Forestry Commission so has a wealth of knowledge about trees and woodland management.  He has Read more

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Community gardens in Brighton & Hove

13th Mar

There are over 70 community gardens in Brighton & Hove where thousands of people volunteer each year. These include the Moulsecoomb Forest Garden & Wildlife Project and the Preston Park demonstration garden.  Find out what they get up to and how to get involved. More information & advice at http://www.bhfood.org.uk/volunteer.

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Let’s make Hollingdean even better

23rd Feb

Hollingdean Development Trust is an enthusiastic group of volunteers and trustees who are keen to improve things in the Hollingdean area. They oversee and support a number of local projects and HDT runs the Hollingdean Community Centre. The board of trustees meet up every six weeks or so and HDT’s administrator keeps things going day-to-day. HDT works Read more

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Climate Change workshops

13th Aug

Volunteers wanted Brighton and Hove 1010 and Brighton Peace & Environment Centre are looking for volunteers to take part in a series of free workshops that help people and communities adapt to the challenges posed by the changing climate. They are offering six free evening workshops in Hollingdean for 8-12 people over 10 weeks from Read more

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Lucky Dip update

10th Jun

The  Lucky Dip Midsummer Fayre is fast approaching and it is shaping up to be a good one. The provisional programme is now available to view or download as a PDF – lots going on plus about 30 stalls. Can you help? The Fayre has been organised by a small group of extremely enthusiastic residents – Read more

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