Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’

Update on works at the British Engineerium

So I think we are all fed up of the bloody great crane we have  jutting out of the Engineerium but now that the heavy groundwork has been completed it won’t be long before we can wave goodbye to it. Passers by might peer through the gates and percieve very little progress to the site but in fact we are …

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Best of British 2012

Considering the record-breaking rainfall we are experiencing it seemed only apt for the annual ‘Best of British’ fundraiser last Friday afternoon. Amongst the sporting legends Jimmy Greaves (England’s third greatest football goal scorer) and Duncan Goodhew MBE (Olympic Gold Medal swimmer) guests celebrated the ‘Ultimate Summer of Sport’. With Britain’s hopes for Gold at the 2012 Olympic Games resting largely …

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Chestnut Tree House Wins National Award

I am thrilled to announce that Chestnut Tree House has won ‘Best use of major gifts fundraising’ at this years Fundraising Awards ceremony. Such national recognition is truly deserved for a local charity which provides endless and free support to thousands of families. On top of the immense time and effort given by the volunteers the charities daily expenditure is …

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Beggars in Brighton – An extract from my article for What’s Happening magazine

Right, so where are they then? I don’t know whether you noticed but through the wonderful June rain there was hardly a homeless person to be seen. I was always led to believe begging is an illegal activity, therefore the police should not stand idly by and allow this to happen. Nor should the council be encouraging it to happen …

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