Community News

Community organisations in Brighton, Hove and East Sussex celebrate securing four-year funding of £1.21million

Graham Robson April 10, 2024

Fifteen community organisations in Brighton, Hove and East Sussex are celebrating securing four-year funding of ¬£1.21million from the National Lottery‚Äôs Community Fund, the largest community funder in the UK to build Food Use Confidence in communities across the region to support work tackling food waste and engaging communities in climate action. The groups involved already […]

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Research highlights food access needs of communities across Brighton & Hove

Graham Robson November 8, 2023

Research has been published highlighting the pressures emergency food providers in Brighton & Hove are under and the food access needs of communities throughout the city. The Emergency Food Network was¬†established¬†by¬†the¬†Brighton & Hove Food Partnership in 2013¬†to¬†allow¬†emergency¬†food projects to collaborate, learn from¬†one another¬†and develop joint solutions.¬†In 2023, this network¬†comprises¬†51 projects¬†operating¬†from¬†more than 60 locations¬†across¬†the city. The¬†Emergency […]

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Community News

‚ÄėFood SOS‚Äô campaign launches to support Brighton & Hove food banks as demand surges and donations fall

Graham Robson September 28, 2022

Led by Brighton & Hove Food Partnership, the Food SOS campaign is calling for all city schools and other organisations to join a city-wide harvest festival campaign and drive food donations to local food banks/projects, alongside sharing useful information to support people through the winter months. 

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In The South

Forty-four community food groups call for immediate action on the cost of living crisis in Brighton & Hove

Graham Robson March 21, 2022

A coalition of 44 community food groups in Brighton & Hove is this week calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to implement a 12-point package of measures to address hunger in the city

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Business News

Preparing for lockdown. A message from Phélim Mac Cafferty, leader of Brighton & Hove City Council

Graham Robson November 3, 2020

“We have been preparing in recent weeks in anticipation of stricter Covid-19 restrictions being imposed by government…”

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Community News

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership’s name their latest food hero!¬†

Graham Robson July 17, 2018

Gary Pargeter, manager of Lunch Positive, named a Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Food Hero. Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Food Hero awards celebrate people in the city who go above and beyond the call of duty to improve our food system and support others to access healthy, sustainable food. 

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Community News

Report highlights benefits of Lunch Clubs to communities

Gary Hart July 22, 2015

Lunch Positive, the HIV lunch club, recently took part as a case study in the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership city-wide Eating Together report, exploring the role of lunch clubs and shared meals in Brighton & Hove.

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