The aim of the ‘summit’, held at Hove Town Hall on Tuesday, January 24, was to bring together leaders from business, community and voluntary groups, and public services to gain a shared understanding of the cost of living crisis and explore ideas and actions for how the city can respond collectively.
The British Psychological Society (BPS) has warned of a potential mental health crisis this winter as it publishes new figures that reveal one in two people are experiencing anxiety about being able to pay their bills as a result of the cost of living crisis.
Brighton Fringe is set to open its registration for the 2023 festival, which will take place Friday, May 5 – Sunday, June 4, with a focus on being as affordable as possible for artists during the cost of living crisis.
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.
In response to the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, Brighton & Hove City Council has announced a new fund to help community groups and organisations provide emergency food for people during winter 2022/23.