TDC appoint Linda Saltwell as new Chief Executive

“We are pleased to announce that as from the 1st June 2014, our newly appointed Trust for Developing Communities Chief Executive will be Linda Saltwell. Linda will initially be taking some time to induct into this new role and the staff and trustees wish her all the best.” Robert Brown MBE, TDC Chair of Trustees

The Big Dish Out 2014

The TDC’s Community Workers with Young People have been working furiously over the last few months, supporting a group of local teenagers from Moulsecoomb, Bevendean and Coldean to plan the Big Dish Out 2014.  The group, aged from 14 to 19, have been guided through the process of setting up a participatory commissioning process for … Read more

Dementia Awareness Event

 Joanna Hill and Sue Sayers are leading on a Clinical Commissioning Group funded project to help the Community & Voluntary Sector become more Dementia friendly. Thursday 27th March saw representatives from community groups and voluntary organisations with an interest in this topic come together at a participatory event. After a selection of speakers and an … Read more

‘From Downs to Sea’ at Brighton Museum’s art gallery

The Trust for Developing Communities’ partnership with Brighton & Hove Museums on a community-curator’s project called ‘Select’, came to fruition on Friday 4th April when a new exhibition ‘From Downs to Sea’ opened in Brighton Museum’s art gallery. TDC’s community development worker Clare Hopkins, has spent the last year supporting people in Portslade and West … Read more

Purple People Kitchen, Portslade

We have supported Food Banks in partnership with Fareshare, in three areas of the city. Purple People Kitchen is based in Portslade and has expanded into a café and catering.

‘The Food Bank helps me out at a time when I am finding it hard to pay my bills. I hope that in six months I will be able to look after myself. I like coming to have a chat and something to eat.’

From Downs to Sea

An exhibition resulting from the Community Curators project supported by TDC and in partnership with Brighton & Hove Museums, which involved the residents of Portslade and West Hove selecting works of art from the Arts Council Collection.

The project….‘enabled a small group of people to experience something entirely new and life-changing’
Wendy, Portslade resident

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