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New Mayor of Brighton and Hove attends Bear-Patrol breakfast

Besi Besemar June 2, 2018

Bear-Patrol mark the third anniversary since receiving The Queens Award for Voluntary Service at Brighton Marina today.

BEAR-Patrol the social networking group, celebrated the third anniversary of receiving The Queens Award for Voluntary Service by hosting a breakfast of tea and bacon butties, for the new Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Cllr Dee Simson at the Brighton Marina Yacht Club today, Saturday, June 2.

The event raised £217.52 for the Rainbow Fund, who give grants to LGBT/HIV organisations delivering effective front line services to LGBT+ people in Brighton & Hove.

The Mayor said she was thrilled to be at the event and was “looking forward to learning more about the work of Bear-Patrol during her year in office.”

Since Danny Dwyer started Bear Patrol in May 2008, they have together raised a total of £193,472.23 for local good causes. They hope to push the figure over £200.00. after this years Hibernation Community Luncheon on Sunday, October 21 at the Old Ship Hotel.

Danny said: “The sun was shining on our wonderful breakfast social organised to mark the start of the new mayoralty year with the added celebration of our third anniversary since receiving the Queens Award. Thank you to everyone who attended and/or sent messages of support for the day.”

For more information about Bear Patrol check out their FACEBOOK PAGE.