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The Hop 50+ Minibus Appeal

We need your help to secure funding for a much needed minibus at The Hop50+, so we can continue to provide services for isolated older people in Hove. To find out more about The Hop 50+, and to vote, please visit The Hop50+ Minibus Appeal page here:...

Older People’s Festival 2016

Two weeks of eclectic celebrations and events for people aged 50+. International Older People’s Day is October 1st. To celebrate this year we will be bringing the first Brighton and Hove Older People’s Festival. This  will build on the success of previous years events...

Digital Champion offers free IT support at The Larches Cafe

The Larches Cafe in Coldean is offering free IT support and mentoring on Monday 14th March, from 9.00am until midday. The session is part of a 'One Digital' collaborative programme to help thousands of people across the UK to get online. One Digital is a unique...

The biggest blanket in Steyning

Service users at the Dingemans Centre & Cafe, Steyning, have spent the last five months knitting a large blanket which is being donated to The Salvation Army. The project began back in September with Gill and Christine, two volunteers at Dingemans, taking the lead...

Changes to activities at the Hop this Feb

The Hop50+ will be closed from 15th February until 22nd February to allow for essential works to be carried out at the centre. During this time group activities and trips will still take place at a number of different venues across Brighton & Hove. Brighton &...

Open Day at Henfield Haven

The Henfield Haven, a community space and cafe for people aged 55+ is having an information and open day on Thursday 7th January, 11am - 3pm. Anybody is welcome to take a look around the Haven, which offers a range of support and planned activities for people with...

Supported accommodation for mothers and their babies

Stopover 4 and 5, which offer supported accommodation to pregnant young women in Brighton, are now officially open thanks to volunteers from St Peter's Church and donations from Brewers Paints and IB Flooring. The new houses, which offer quality accommodation to...

Award for healthy food @ The Larches

The Larches Café in Coldean has been awarded a ‘Healthy Choice’ award, as part of a joint initiative between Brighton & Hove City Council and Brighton & Hove Food Partnership. The award is recognition of the efforts that the café has made to prepare, cook and...

The Henfield Haven is open

After much work from volunteers and staff the Henfield Haven has finally opened its doors! The Haven is the first of its kind in Henfield, serving the local community Monday – Friday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. There is support and individually planned activities for...