The Avenue gets an orchard

Tree Planting - The Avenue Brighton

After years of planning and campaigning, local residents of Bevendean and Moulsecoomb have planted a small orchard of a dozen apple & pear trees on the upper part of the Avenue green for the community to care for, maintain and enjoy. The two planting days this rainy January were attended by more than 40 brave … Read more

Planning for Real for a potential new neighbourhood hub in Moulsecoomb       

Planning for Real Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

Moulsecoomb & Bevendean residents and those who work or use services in the area were welcome to join a series of Planning for Real consultation exercises to have their say and share their ideas for a potential new neighbourhood hub and council housing development in Moulsecoomb. A model of the Hodshrove Lane area, where the … Read more

Moulsecoomb & Bevendean Open Spaces Survey

Green spaces Moulsecoomb & Bevendean

Together with Local Wild Spaces, a collaboration of local outdoor community groups, we are asking residents about their favourite open and green spaces, how they access them and what needs improving. If you live in the Moulsecoomb & Bevendean area, please let us know what you think about your local spaces by completing the survey … Read more

Bevendean Summer Fayre on Farm Green Park

By Anke Thurm, Community Development Worker for Moulsecoomb, Bevendean and Bates Estate. This year the community of Lower Bevendean celebrated their neighbourhood by putting on a traditional summer fair, which was organised by Friends of Farm Green, Friends of BevFest and Action in Bevendean Community. Held on a nice summer’s day on 13th July, it … Read more

Local Wild Spaces: Bevendean & Moulsecoomb Nature Trail

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Nature Trail

Residents of Moulsecoomb and Bevendean have launched a new project to establish a nature trail which links the accessible green spaces in Bevendean and Moulsecoomb, such as woodlands, meadows, parks and orchards. This project is a collaboration between Fernee Forest Club, Friends of Moulsecoomb Woods and Friends of Farm Green. The aim is to encourage … Read more

Moulsecoomb & Bevendean Neighbourhood Action Plan (NAP)

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Neighbourhood Action Plan

Moulsecoomb & Bevendean launched its Neighbourhood Action Plan on 8th August with community members from across the ward joining councillors and services to hear about their local priorities. There are three key themes in the NAP – ·       Community Spaces, Safety & Environment ·       Health & wellbeing ·       Activity, Learning & Employment This launch meeting looked at the first … Read more

BevFest 2018

Bevfest 2018 Bevendean Community Development Brighton TDC

Bevendean’s community festival BevFest took place this year on Saturday 7th July.  The Friends of BevFest committee worked for months to bring together musical acts, food and drink stalls and the local community groups and services to create a truly wonderful family and community festival on the Playing Field in Lower Bevendean. Despite the hot … Read more

Summer Holiday Programme for Moulsecoomb, Bevendean and Coldean out now!

Brighton summer holiday activities

The summer holidays are approaching fast and our Summer Holiday Activity Programme for 11- 16 year olds is out now!  The programmes/booking forms can be collected from the 67 Centre, St Georges Hall or Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre and our youth team are busy trying to try to get them distributed to more pick up points … Read more

East Brighton Community Grants Drop-in

On Tuesday 24th April TDC attended a Community Grants drop-in hosted by East Brighton Trust at Brighton’s community pub The Bevy. Aimed at local people wanting to make a positive difference in their community, the event offered free advice and support with a variety of organisations in attendance. Attendees had the opportunity to talk to … Read more

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Community Connections

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean Neighbourhood action plan

On Wednesday 8th November, TDC hosted a Community Connections event at Moulsecoomb Hall where local people were invited along to talk to various organisations about the future of Moulsecoomb, Bevendean and Bates Estate. Different zones were set up to encourage local residents to connect with local services as well as getting involved and having their … Read more

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