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A COMMUNITY centre that supports vulnerable people in one of the most deprived parts of the city could be forced to close.
The Whitehawk Inn provides adult education classes, support and advice for people living in east Brighton. But the centre, owned by Brighton Housing Trust, looks set to close at the end of March because the charity can no longer afford to run it.
Residents and service users said they were saddened by the end of a vital amenity in Whitehawk.
Feedback about plans for scores of new homes in Whitehawk has helped kickstart a drive to improve the area.
The council wants to build 58 flats at Findon Road on the old library site and 28 flats on the empty Wellsbourne site on Whitehawk Road, near the Hub. Most will be rented to social tenants, with some possibly sold to fund the scheme.
A consultation event on March saw residents flag up areas for improvement by placing suggestion cards on a scale model of the scheme within the estate.
Now, this feedback is being used for a workshop held by Due East Neighbourhood Council between 10am and midday this Thursday at the Valley Social Club on Whitehawk Way to put together an action plan.
1 To identify the needs of the community regards health and wellbeing , how well are they being served , to be achieved by interviews and statistical research.
2 To look at the resources within due east and identify any shortcomings
3 To engage local communities about wellbeing and health , to include local schools
The Due East Neighbourhood Council Environment Sub Group exists to improve the physical environment for local residents to enable people to enjoy and take pride in their neighbourhood. The group works with partners across a range of interests from promoting and supporting the use of the surrounding beautiful countryside,improving rubbish management and collection, supporting the use of allotments and growing projects to and enabling people to take ownership of unused pieces of land to grow flowers -SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
The Due East Neighbourhood Council Equalities & Inclusion Sub Group exists to recognise and celebrate the wealth of diversity that exists within the Due East neighbourhood. The group works to develop and share greater understanding of issues faced by local residents and help to address the barriers that prevent involvement. LETS ENJOY OUR DIFFERENCES & SHARE OUR STRENGTHS.
The Due East Neighbourhood Crime Prevention Forum Sub group is a close partnership of local residents and responsible agencies whose aim is to enable the Due East Neighbourhood to continue to be a safe and enjoyable place for residents to live. It currently has identified 3 priority areas, agreed with the Neighbourhood Policing team, of Reducing drug crime, addressing the issue of anti social/illegal motorcycling activity, and improving ownership / local responsibility and pride in our neighbourhood. A Police update is received at every meeting - COME ALONG AND HELP YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD CONTINUE TO BE A SAFE PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK.
Mike Moon of City Clean has been asked to meet with this group to discuss how the Community and City Clean can work together to improve and increase refuse and recycling throughout the estates.
Have raised the issue about local people taking over responsibility for cleaning/managing cleaning in common ways and being involved in providing a small repairs service
Primary work has been trying to get the introduction of limited free parking on the Broadway to assist in its regeneration. This work has brought about a proposed policy change by BHCC Officers that would benefit many other neighborhoods where local shops are threatened by the introduction of parking restrictions.