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Saunders Park People – Festival Fundraiser

Saunders Park
Saunders Park People, a new group working to revitalise Saunders Park, have launched a fundraiser to support a summer festival. The group of local residents and small business owners aim to:
1. Make Saunders Park a hub for the local community by providing an accessible and well-maintained outdoor space that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities.

2. Make Saunders Park a hub for wildlife and the environment by encouraging more biodiversity, planting, gardening, recycling and reuse

3. Encourage more ownership, funding, and use of the park by engaging with local businesses, resident associations, and the council.
The group expect a lot of their work will be funded via in-kind donations and partnerships with local people and organisations, however need £1000 to cover the stuff they can’t beg or borrow!
To help develop this community space you can donate here

Hollingdean play area upgrade – have your say by May 27th

Hollingdean play park

Brighton and Hove City Council are seeking views to help identify potential improvements to Hollingdean play park.

The area is one of 7 playground refrubishments planned by Brighton and Hove City Council by March 2023, and BHCC are seeking views to help identify potential improvements,  and the equipment Hollingdean residents would like in the park.

By working together and taking account of  feedback, they are planning to ensure the play area is as entertaining, exciting and inclusive as possible.

All residents, including parents, carers, children and young people, can help by identifying potential improvements, helping shape the play area for all. Why not take a walk up to the play park and consider how you think it could be improved?

Make sure your views are heard by completing the online Play Area Consultation.

It’s really simple to do – select Hollingdean playground from the list at the start of the survey. This round of consultation is open until Friday 27 May 2022.

Improvements in Hollingdean are being funded by the Housing Revenue Account.

Existing equipment and surfaces within the play area will also be inspected to ensure they are safe and any that do not meet the required safety standards will be removed.

Once consultations have closed all feedback will be carefully considered to help shape how we move forward to improve the play spaces within the city.

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