PPE for care workers

Over the past few weeks we’ve been sharing stories about some of the inspiring community initiatives that have surfaced from the Covid-19 crisis. This week we focus on some of the work being done to reduce isolation and loneliness. According to a government report released early this year, loneliness can have a hugely negative impact … Read more

Ageing Well Partnership comes to Woodingdean

Ageing Well Brighton

By Cal Chester, Community Development Support Worker.  TDC is currently working in Woodingdean as part of the Ageing Well project. This project sees a variety of organisations from across Brighton and Hove working together to engage with older people in the community, linking them up with community groups in the area or enabling them to … Read more

Downlands Court Summer Fair 2019

On the Sunday afternoon of August 11th, the Friends of Downlands Court, Peacehaven held their annual summer fair with support from TDC worker, Sue Sayers. They raised enough to produce their monthly 4 page, coloured newsletter and What’s On for the coming year. This will cover the cost of printing which is kindly undertaken at … Read more

Chattri Memorial Service

TDC met with old friends and new at the Chattri Memorial Service on Sunday 9th June to remember all the Indian soldiers who fought on the Western Front in the First World War. The service included prayers and hymns, wreath laying, an address by the High Commissioner and reply by the Lord Lieutenant. This trip … Read more

Ageing Well in Brighton & Hove

Ageing Well Brighton & Hove

We are thrilled to be part of the new Ageing Well commission, led by Impact Initiatives, which will deliver joined-up services for older people across the city starting this month. We’re looking forward to being part of this great partnership and bringing our successful older people’s work to new areas of Brighton and Hove. A … Read more

Digital Inclusion Network Showcase at Brighton Library

Digital Inclusion Network Brighton & Hove

By Cal Chester, Community Development Support Worker.  Digital Brighton and Hove recently hosted a showcase event at Jubilee Library exploring what is available in Brighton and Hove to support people in later life to get online. The event was attended by service providers, users, and volunteers from across the city. This was an initiative of … Read more

Craftea Wednesdays Community Mosaic

Older Peoples Festival Hollingdean Craftea Wednesdays

On Wednesday 3rd October, the Hollingdean Craftea Wednesdays group held an event to celebrate the unveiling of the community mosaic they had been working on. Under the theme of Brighton, the group produced a piece of art to celebrate creativity and friendship. The piece depicted the view of the South Downs from the back of … Read more

New Larchwood Intergenerational Supper Club

The residents of New Larchwood got into the spirit of the Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival on Monday October 1st with a special edition of the Coldean Intergenerational Supper Club. Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival is an annual two week celebration inspired by the UN’s International Older People’s day which is held on … 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

Local and Family History Research for the Older People’s Festival

Older People's Festival Local History at the Vallance Centre

By Cal Chester, Community Development Support Worker.  As part of Brighton and Hove’ Older Peoples Festival, The Vallance Community Centre in Hove and TDC hosted a session on ‘Starting Out in Local and Family History Research’ on Wednesday 3rd October Members of a number of regular groups at The Vallance were involved in preparing and putting … Read more

Bread Baking at Stoneham Bakehouse

By Mark Drayton, Community Development Worker for Portslade & Portland Road. On Wednesday 26th September we held a Bread Baking session as part of the Brighton & Hove Older People’s Festival. The session produced some tasty flat breads, rolls and breads as the lucky participants got their fingers sticky with dough at Stoneham Bakehouse in Hove. … Read more

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