This year Friends of Palmeira & Adelaide moved up a grade to ‘Thriving’ with an overall score of 71 out of 100. Many thanks to all the volunteers and helpers this last year making this a great result and we look to continue the success for 2020.
Brighton and Hove Council has made the decision that due to the pandemic and with the subsequent lockdowns, anyone who still has visitor permits which expired at the end of 2020, that they have extended the expiry date until the end of December 2021.
Many of us may find Christmas difficult this year, for lots of different reasons. Some community groups have provided some useful links to resources that may help in this time;
Lighting of the Annual Christmas Tree at the Floral Clock, Palmeira Square in 2020
The Rose Garden in Palmeira Gardens is is need of an upgrade. Two of the beds (the two to the north) are beginning to deteriorate and it will not be long before they will need replacing.
A notice has just been put up on the three disabled parking bays outside 30-34 Palmeira Square, stating that they are to be removed. Without these bays, and with the current pressure on Zone M parking, these disabled residents may face a long walk from their cars to the house, particularly after 8pm.
Road safety concerns constitute 15% of all correspondence the Police commissioner receives from local residents.
Thousands in the city to be vaccinated against the flu virus this winter.
FOPA aims to monitor Planning and Listed Building Applications affecting our area, and will consider commenting on any that are contentious.
FOPA is not a fundraising organisation but does have modest funds which it spends periodically to enhance the money spent on our gardens by the City Council.