All aboard the Santa Bus

  This year, TDC is honoured to have been chosen by Brighton & Hove Buses as one of the official Santa Bus charities. Since November, the Santa Bus has been travelling to different neighbourhoods in the city bringing festive joy and fundraising for Martletts Hospice and 10 other local charities:  The MND Association provides care, support and … Read more

Our team highlights 2019

It’s been a busy year at TDC, with so much activity within the communities we work with and lots of new projects to get stuck into. We asked our team for their highlights of the year and this is what they said… Then, after you’ve heard from our team, please scroll to the bottom of … Read more

Stories of our MESH service users

This year, TDC partnered with Friends Centre and Voices in Exile to deliver the Migrant ESOL Support Hub (known as MESH) – a service supporting migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The programme involves working with people one-to-one, focusing on access to ESOL learning plus signposting and referral to other support services and volunteer opportunities across … Read more

Ageing Well in Woodingdean

As part of this year’s Ageing Well Festival (formerly known as the Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival) we held a special event at Woodingdean Community Centre – this offered local people the chance to meet like-minded people, enjoy some refreshments together and to learn about what’s on in Woodingdean. Here’s what Sue Sayers, our … Read more

The Curiosity Club comes to Brighton

The Trust for Developing Communities, along with Brighton’s ONCA and MakerClub are delighted to have been awarded support by Curiosity (co-funded by Children In Need and Wellcome Trust) to run Curiosity Club, a three year science engagement project with young people in East Brighton, starting in autumn 2019.  TDC Director Athol Halle says, “The aim … Read more

East Brighton CCG event

TDC is commissioned by the Clinical Commissioning Group to conduct health consultations with the BME communities in Brighton with the aim to gather feedback about using health services in Brighton. On the 25th of September our TDC BME Engagement Worker Sayanti organised a health consultation for East Brighton residents held at the Whitehawk Inn. The … Read more

Green Spaces Survey in Moulsecoomb & Bevendean

Over the summer we’ve been asking residents of Moulsecoomb and Bevendean about green and open spaces in the area. Working together with Local Wild Spaces, a collaboration of local outdoor community groups, we asked residents about their favourite open and green spaces, how they access them and what they thought needed improving. The purpose was … Read more

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