The sun is due to shine all day this Saturday 15th September so join the
Brighton & Hove Food Partnership to celebrate community gardening and
food growing in Brighton & Hove on 'The Big Dig Open Gardens Day'
Hove Civic Society
encourages high standards of architecture and town planning and the
conservation of buildings of historic interest in Hove. You can find out
more about us by visiting: http://www.hovecivicsociety.org/
As one of our many activities the Society is campaigning for more street
trees, for all the obvious reasons, bio diveristy, street scene etc. We
have therefore launched a campaign on Restoring our Victorian Street
Tree Heritage, which is seeking to recreate the much more dense and
Brighton & Hove's Wildlife Forum is submitting the following comments on our Draft Local BAP which the council in preparing. These are attached in Word .doc form, but they can also be read at the following web-page: https://sites.google.com/site/conservationagenda/local-bap/comments
BEC's solar array of 250 panels will generate enough clean electricity to supply more than 30 homes. BEC is currently conducting a share issue to raise funds for further installs at City Coast Church in Portslade and St George's Church in Kemptown. More info
I am writing to advise you that following the 12 week community consultation period that ended on 6th May, there is another opportunity for the community to have their say on the Rampion proposals. We will publish our draft Environmental Statement (ES) and launch a consultation period for statutory bodies, Local Authorities, Landowners and the wider public, commencing on Wednesday 13th June. This consultation is about the same Rampion proposals, but with more detailed information available in the draft ES.
Homes, roads and parks could be better protected from the effects of climate change after an agreement was reached between ministers and English local government.
This accord, which was reached at a summit between the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), and the Local Government Association (LGA), called for vital public services to be better protected and emergency planning and social care made more resilient in the light of global warming.
Free food from the Community Chef, stalls, and free workshops on
* Natural Facemasks - 10-11am
* Vegetables & Herbs for Dry Places - 10-11am
* Creative Recycling - 10.30-11.30am
* How to attract bees and butterflies - 11.15am-12.15pm
Thursday 8th March, 6.30pm (for 7pm start) to 9pm @ BMECP Resource Centre (Lagoon Room)
If your group works in, with or for one of Brighton & Hove's many, varied and wonderful patches of public green space, then you may be interested to come along to this meeting to link up, learn from and share with other green space groups from across the city.
We've developed initial plans for an offshore wind farm located around 13km from the Sussex coast at its nearest point. A 12-week community consultation period starts on Monday 13 February 2012 and ends on Sunday 6 May 2012
I am writing to inform you about the community consultation that we are holding for our Rampion Offshore Wind Farm draft proposals. The consultation starts this Monday 13th February and continues until Sunday 6th May, which means that the local community have a full 12 weeks to respond.