Bevendean

City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust team transforms Bevendean Community Garden

City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust team transforms Bevendean Community Garden

A group of young people from City College Brighton and Hove’s Prince’s Trust ‘Team’ programme recently helped transform Bevendean Community Garden by creating a new pathway, trimming the entire garden, designing and constructing a bench for the wildlife area and painting the community garden sign. The Prince’s Trust Team programme is a 12-week personal development [...]

Young people in East Brighton urged to reach £20,000 for youth projects

Young people in East Brighton urged to reach £20,000 for youth projects

Young people in East Brighton are being urged to bid for up to £20,000 to kick-start youth projects in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean. The call also appeals to groups and organisations that involve young people as they have decided the criteria and process for projects bidding as well as local community organisations. Councillor Sue Shanks, Cabinet [...]

Enjoy an egg hunt with a difference this weekend in Brighton and Hove

Enjoy an egg hunt with a difference this weekend in Brighton and Hove

People in Brighton and Hove are being asked to embark on an egg hunt with a difference this weekend: the hunt for the eggs of the elusive Brown Hairstreak butterfly. The Brown Hairstreak butterfly is a nationally scarce species and has suffered a dramatic decline over the last decade. However, it was last year spotting [...]

Conservatives back proposals to free up more family homes in Brighton

Conservative candidates for Moulsecoomb & Bevendean, Maria Caulfield, Ayas Fallonkhan and Cath Slater, have welcomed plans by Brighton and Hove City Council to provide extensive student accommodation at the Preston Barracks site. Maria Caulfield said: “This would release much needed family homes in Moulsecoomb & Bevendean, and will give people from all walks of life [...]

Prime Minister praises Bevendean Local Action Team

David Cameron has praised the work of a Bevendean community group after it was honoured with a ‘Big Society’ Award. The Bevendean Local Action Group was honoured for its work reducing anti-social behaviour and fear of crime in the local area while strengthening and promoting community pride. The Prime Minister believes the aims of the [...]

Bevendean ‘shark’ warns of illegal money-lenders in Brighton

A ‘shark’ will come ashore in Bevendean, Brighton, as part of a campaign to warn people about the dangers of illegal money lenders and offer advice around managing money. Brighton & Hove Parents’ Forum and the city’s Advice Partnership are working with Brighton & Hove City Council’s Family Information Service to hold a fun packed [...]

Council announce £23 million worth of savings in annual budget

Brighton and Hove City Council have confirmed the key outcomes from yesterday’s lengthy, and somewhat controversial, budget meeting. A statement on the council website reads: Last night, the Full Council approved the city’s 2011/12 budget. The approved budget makes savings of £23.2m. The final budget features a freeze on council tax and on the cost [...]

Students from hell force woman from home

A group of noisy students who subjected a Bevendean woman to night after night of sleep misery have been fined today at Brighton Magistrates Court. Joy Panteli. of Bevendean Crescent, endured night after night of loud Irish folk music, singing, banging and shouting, from students living next door. Eventually, she made up a bed in [...]

Brighton man charged after fight

A man from Bevendean has been charged with wounding with intent following an incident in the city centre. Reports suggest a 30-year old man was seriously injured in a fight that occurred at King’s Place at around 12:20am on Sunday morning, before being taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment to his injuries. [...]