Delicious food and positive messages to NHS workers

Maha food for NHS workers

For the next few weeks, we’ll continue to share uplifting stories about some of the wonderful initiatives and ideas that have come about as community heroes across Brighton & Hove take action to look after one another throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. As news of the pandemic began to spread and the government took action to … Read more

Anna is cooking! – and improving English skills along the way

MESH Brighton

As highlighted in our post earlier this week, people from minority ethnic backgrounds have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic due to a number of factors and barriers. Our MESH programme addresses the inequality caused by the communication barrier by improving access to language learning opportunities. Cicely Lloyd works on this programme which we … Read more

Overcoming the language barrier for Bangladeshi women

Over the last few months it’s been incredible to witness how the people of Brighton & Hove have adapted to the Covid-19 crisis. The many groups, organisations and individuals we work with across the city were already dealing with significant inequalities which have only intensified as the crisis has unfolded. These community champions are now … Read more

Summer activities 2020

Are you aged 11-18 and live in Whitehawk, Bristol Estate, Manor, Woodingdean, Saltdean or Rottingdean?  Join our youth team for some activities this summer. Get in touch with Caroline Vitta 07481 896892 or [email protected] for more details. 

A tribute to Barry Hulyer

TDC is very sad to be sharing the news that our founder, friend and community development legend Barry Hulyer died earlier this month. Barry set up TDC from scratch in 2000, with the aim of sharing values driven, empowering community development work across our city. His creation has gone on to thrive as an impactful … Read more

Solidarity and celebration this Refugee Week

  Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees, this year it takes place between 15th and 21st June. At TDC we are proud to support Brighton’s refugee community and this week we come together with them in celebration and solidarity. We deliver a range of services to Brighton’s … Read more

Volunteers’ Week 2020 – Thank you!

  The week of June 1st – 7th marks Volunteers’ Week – that time of the year when we give a huge thank you and a big shout out in recognition of the huge impact our amazing volunteers make. We simply couldn’t do what we do without them, and their contribution has become even more … Read more

Volunteers’ Week 2020 – “We couldn’t exist without them” 

By Kirsty Walker, Director of Neighbourhood projects In February this year, we celebrated some of our fantastic volunteers by giving “Community Champions” awards to inspirational individuals whose hard work giving back to their community makes a huge positive difference to people’s lives. At practically every TDC AGM (and there’ve been a few now), somebody highlights … Read more

New COVID-19 website for Brighton and Hove

Covid Brighton Hove

TDC has partnered with Community Works to launch a new online coronavirus help directory, providing trusted information on COVID-19 to residents of Brighton & Hove. COVID Brighton & Hove is a new central resource which will be updated daily with the latest welfare advice, support offers, public health advice and all the vital rapidly changing … Read more

Brighton & Hove services come together to tackle youth violence

Organisations from across the public and voluntary sector in Brighton & Hove are coming together to tackle Serious Youth Violence. TDC will be hosting a conference at The Grand Hotel, Brighton on Wednesday 11th March to create innovative responses to youth violence and it is hoped that this event will kick start a coordinated and … Read more

Tackling Inequality in Brighton & Hove – TDC in 2020

The Trust for Developing Communities is a charity tackling inequality in Brighton and Hove through community-led solutions. We do this by delivering youth work, research and training, and community development work across the city. Our vision is for Brighton & Hove to become a city of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, where all our communities thrive. … Read more

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