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

New skate ramps for Moulsecoomb

This Autumn half-term our youth team brought residents of Moulsecoomb together to build a set of skate ramps for the area. Planning meetings took place throughout October then work sessions were held on each day of the half-term break. The group was made up of young people, youth workers, local residents and the skilled handypeople … 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

Stanmer Park Restoration Project Memory Days

Stanmer Park Restoration Project

As part of the Stanmer Park Restoration Project a number of Oral History Memory days are taking place this October providing a chance for people to come along to share past and present memories of Stanmer Park. People are being asked to bring along treasured photos and other memorabilia to share and TDC are pleased … 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

Community learning event at Moulsecoomb Hall

On 21st March 2019 at Moulsecoomb Hall TDC brought together Varndean college, Fabrica, The Workers Educational Association (WEA), the Friends Centre with a number of local community groups to offer tasters and information on community learning available in Moulsecoomb & Bevendean. Many of these providers had been operating from The Bridge before it closed and this … Read more

SkateJam at Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre

By Caroline Vitta, Community Worker with Young People and Anke Thurm, Community Development Worker in Moulsecoomb, Bates Estate & Bevendean.  On Saturday 26th January the Moulsecoomb Skatepark group, TDC and the BHCC Skatepark Development Team partnered up to run a SkateJam at Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre. The skate team brought several ramps over from their mobile skate … Read more

A visit to Look Sussex Youth Club

By Elle Hartle, Digital Marketing apprentice.  Look Sussex is a charity for blind and visually impaired children and young people up to the age of 18. The charity aims to create a safe space and hosts a youth club every Wednesday at the 67 Centre in Moulsecoomb for a creative, fun and relaxed session where … Read more

Pizza Making at the Bevy – Older People’s Festival comes to Moulsecoomb

By Anke Thurm, Community Development worker for Moulsecoomb, Bevendean & Bates Estate.On Monday 1st October, we were thrilled to support an event at Brighton’s Community Pub, The Bevy, for the Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival.The lovely bunch at the 50+ ‘Bridge the Gap’ lunch club (which meets every Monday from 12-2 at The Bevy … 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

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