Provision of blankets, hot drinks, torches
Welfare checks to make sure a person is safe, warm and well
Emergency food shopping
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For residents who are vulnerable during periods of very cold weather.
Anyone can call on behalf of themselves, or someone else, to request
emergency support from Red Cross volunteers. This support can include:
The Volunteer Co-ordinator's Forum aims to enable volunteer managers in
Brighton & Hove to feel supported in their role and connected with their
peers. It is open to anyone who has direct responsibility for managing or
co-ordinating volunteers in the city, regardless of the size of their
organisation or whether their role is paid or unpaid. Each...
The outcome of the consultation was that almost 87% of respondents said Yes to trialling the new communal recycling bins and 71% of respondents agreed with the proposed locations of the new bins.
the full report which will also be available on line next week at www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/recyclingtrial
We will be sending a letter to all residents...
The Council (BHCC) would like to hear from residents, local businesses
and others over a 10-week consultation period on proposals to extend
licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) with an aim to improve
management and standards of multi-occupied homes and neighbourhood
relations in areas of the City outlined below.
The proposed scheme would...
Limited places are still available on free courses in East Sussex starting
in February 2012. Courses that will improve skills in information technology
and improve chances of employment are available to any adult who feels they
might need some support.
Rik Child, the Director of Furniture Now! said, "We are offering adult
members of the public the...
3 local advice agencies - MACS, BHT and the CAB are currently able to provide a limited number of additional home visits to vulnerable residents as part of the Government's 'Warm Homes, Healthy People' campaign this Winter.
During the visits, residents will receive free, independent and confidential advice and assistance to maximise their income...
CVSF Small Community Groups Network
Theme: Helping Your Group Grow!
Wednesday 8th February, 10.00-12.30
The theme for the next network meeting is around what your group might
need to consider to develop successfully and looking for solutions to
help your group grow. This is likely to include discussions around
policies, risks, taking on paid employees...