Stay Up Late »
Lewes-based disability rights organisation Stay Up Late sprung from a situation where people with learning disabilities were finding that many aspects of their lives, in particular their social lives, were being restricted and defined by the working conditions of their carers. A night out would end when a carer’s shift came to an end, for example, meaning people with disabilities were having their night and so enjoyment cut short, against their wishes.
The Tuesday Club »
Background The Tuesday Club is a fun, friendly and very glamorous social club for people in their 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. Styled as a slightly tongue-in-cheek ‘posh’ 1940s afternoon tea, around 80 guests enjoy a weekly taste of the Ritz in downtown Crawley, along with three cabaret acts, an MC and a pianist, […]
Whitehawk Community Food Project »
The Whitehawk Community Food Project grows wholesome and nutritious seasonal food, year-round. Volunteers learn and share practical skills, growing food that is either distributed to participants or cooked on site to share. The group received a £1,990 grant from our Southern Water Community Gardens Fund last year to redevelop the pond areas and to pay for maintenance to the water storage tanks which are used to conserve and recycle water at the one-acre site above Whitehawk in east Brighton.