Launch of the Brighton & Hove Dementia Action Alliance

On Thursday 9th March, 100 delegates attended the launch of the Dementia Action Alliance Brighton & Hove. Organised by Age UK Brighton & Hove with its partners TDC, the Carers Centre and Engage and Create, the movement is asking groups across the city for their pledge to become dementia aware and help support people with dementia along with their carers and families.

From volunteer to trustee

At our AGM last October we welcomed a number of new trustees to the TDC board.    Often working behind the scenes, the trustees play an important part in our organisation. They ensure we have a clear strategy, keep a check on our finances and activities, support our staff team and take overall legal responsibility … Read more…

Protect Youth Services – Latest TV interview

TDC’s Youth Team Project manager Adam Muirhead recently appeared on Latest TV talking about the proposed cuts to Youth Services. Watch the entire interview here:   Read what else TDC’s youth team are saying about the cuts:  Eva Baker on The importance of youth work, and why we should fight to protect it.  Lewin Kjaer talks … Read more…

Reaching the boundaries

Last Autumn, Lewin Kjaer joined our youth team as a youth activities worker. Since then, he has been working in youth centres in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Brighton & Hove. Following the recent threats to youth funding, Lewin felt compelled to write this heartfelt piece about the difficulties young people face today, the … Read more…

Cutting youth services now will cost the city more in the future

For every £1 we spend on youth work in the city, TDC, as part of the Youth Collective, calculate a saving to Brighton and Hove Council of £5.56 further down the line. Young kids who are being bullied; struggling with eating disorders; battling mental health issues; suffering abuse at home; dropping out of school; thinking about … Read more…

Black History Month: Family Fun Day – Terry Adams TDC’s BME Community Development Worker

Black History Month: Family Fun Day For the past 30 years in the UK, October has been designated Black History Month (BHM). This has traditionally     been a time in which people of black African and Caribbean heritage stage events and hold activities highlighting the historical, cultural and social contributions made by black people to the … Read more…

EAT WELL, KEEP WELL – Sue Sayers, TDC Senior Community and Participation Worker

The Pavilion Surgery, based at Old Steine, held a free drop-in healthy eating event on Wednesday 19th October at Dorset   Gardens Methodist Church (off St James’ Street, Kemp Town) organised by their Patient Participation Group. With information and advice from fully-qualified nutritionists on diet and weight management, there was also a cookery demo by The … Read more…