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Saunders Park People – Festival Fundraiser

6th May

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 Read more

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Plant seed swap and AGM

Growing Hollingdean Plant and Seed Swap

19th Feb

Over the past year the activities of Growing Hollingdean have put on a healthy spurt of growth. The group have been busily engaging volunteers from across the neighbourhood in tree planting and pruning, litter picking and composting. The annual Growing Hollingdean plant and seedling swap is on Saturday 19th March, 10 am – 12pm at Read more

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Recycle your old tech

New electronic gadgets? Recycle your old ones

26th Dec

If you are getting any new tech or electrical goods this Christmas, make sure they are disposed of properly.  If you have old tech, download contact Tech-Takeback – you can download the ZeroNet app at and get items collected from your home for free – they take phones, laptops etc – those which can be Read more

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Creative writing about the Downs – one week to take part

22nd Mar

Feeling creative? Loving Spring on the Downs? There’s still time to Chalk up your thoughts on the downs by entering the  ‘Chalk It Up’ creative writing project being run by Brighton Downs Alliance. Around the city 12,000 acres of down land belongs to the people of Brighton and Hove, and  the alliance want to hear Read more

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cyclist and pedestrians using shared use space

Have your say on city travel

8th Mar

Brighton and Hove City Council are consulting on proposals designed to support active, inclusive and sustainable travel. They are seeking views from everyone in the city. There are specific proposals for changes located on: Western Road Preston Circus to Patcham Roundabout (A23) Old Shoreham Road (A270) (both new and existing temporary changes) Seafront (A259) (both Read more

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electric vehicle charging point Hollingdean

Survey on Electric Car Club for Brighton

12th Jan

Electric Brighton are undertaking a survey to help understand the demand for an electric car club in Brighton and Hove. Feedback from the survey will help in identifying areas of the city where car club vehicles would most benefit members and inform discussions on the plans with Brighton and Hove City Council. Electric Brighton is Read more

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small electrical items that can be collected

Free collection of old electricals

12th Nov

Brighton & Hove now has a new free service for doorstep collection of unwanted small electrical items.  Residents can book online through an app for doorstep collection of gadgets including laptops, mobiles and small appliances. The service has a target of collecting 10,000 unwanted items and providing at least 500 reused electricals to residents within Read more

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