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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...

We’ve re-branded!

Impact Initiatives has got a new look, thanks to Brighton design agency Osomi. Our new branding, which is much bolder in colour and design was decided upon by a working group of people who use our services, trustees and staff. Most noticeable is the new colour pallet...

2016 Brighton Half Marathon – Join our Team!

Date: 28th February 2016 Place: Brighton Route: 13.1 miles Sponsorship pledge: £250 Whether you're a seasoned runner/jogger/power-walker, or just keen to set yourself a new challenge, why not join our running team at the 2016 Brighton Half Marathon. The route is...

Travelling Trends Charity Fashion Show

The Dingemans Centre and Age UK Horsham District invite you to join them for a fashion show with a difference! Join us at the Steyning Centre on Monday 23rd November, from 7.30pm, and you will be treated to the latest fashion offerings for those over 55. After the...

Have you considered befriending? Join us for tea to find out more.

The Brighton & Hove Befriending Coalition is holding a tea party at The Hop 50+ in Hove on Friday 6th November (2.30-4.30pm) to celebrate National Befriending Week, 1-7 November. Several befriending groups involved in the coalition will have information stands, as...

BOPP is now The Hop50+

Brunswick Older People’s Project (Bopp), also known as St John’s, has been given a new name and it will now be known as The Hop 50+. The name change has come as a result of a re-branding exercise for Impact when a focus group, including regular Bopp visitors and...

Open Day at St John’s Centre & Cafe

On Saturday 27th June, 10am-4pm, we will be holding an Open Day at St John’s Centre and Café in Palmeria Square, Hove. Come along and get involved in our 30 minute taster sessions, where you can try a number of the activities that regularly take place at the centre,...