Meet this Year’s Community Champions: Jane Hunter

From TDC’s Anke Thurm Jane has been active in her community for years and years – running her local tenant and residents’ association in East Moulsecoomb, connecting her community members and neighbours with each other and working with local groups and services. Since the start of the pandemic, she has gone from collecting donations for … Read more

Learning Coffee Making Skills at a Probarista Class.

Earlier this month, our MESH and Community Learning projects offered participants the chance to take Probarista training at One Church. MESH provides training and employment advice and opportunities to people from ethnically diverse backgrounds in Brighton and Hove, and this training was a great opportunity to learn a useful skill. In these classes, MESH Members learned from expert trainers … Read more

Our Work with the Albanian Community in Brighton and Hove

The Vision of the Project Strengthen Albanians pride and belonging and build aspirations of our younger members. Improve integration in Brighton & Hove community and remove barriers to accessing services Reduce discrimination and improve understanding of Albanian culture in Brighton & Hove community. From our Community Engagement Worker,  Sonila Deda In some ways it was … Read more

Tackling the Isolation of Older People in Our Community

From Sue Sayers, our Ageing Well Project Manager “A wonderful lady who lives in Woodingdean gave me a Christmas card containing the following poem that she had written. (Included here with her permission).”

Meet the BMWs 🚴‍♀️

The Brighton Multicultural Women’s Cycle Club began in June 2021 as our MESH project was looking for fun outdoor activities that could be made Covid safe. A cycling club in Preston Park was set up with support from Bricycles, Sustrans, Brighton Bike Hub and Brighton Bike Share. Our group of multicultural women included migrants and … Read more

Craven Vale’s Annual Wassail Returns

The Craven Vale Community Centre were delighted to be able to hold their annual Wassail after last year’s Covid-19 disruptions. They hosted their own version of this ancient tradition last Saturday to bless their orchard of 70 fruit trees scattered around the estate.  Wassaliling is a pagan ceremony where groups of people gather to bless … Read more

TDC Win Award for Partnership Working at Children and Young People Now Awards

  TDC has won the Partnership Award at the Children and Young People Now Awards 2001 for our Project Brighton Streets. Brighton Streets is a citywide, coordinated detached (street-based) youth work programme led by TDC and delivered by TDC, The Hangleton & Knoll Project and Tarner Community Project. The programme is funded by the Brighton & Hove Violence Reduction Partnership and … Read more

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