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.
B&H Libraries have just launched a public survey which will run for 6 weeks, from Wednesday 26th February to Friday 10th April. This survey is larger than our normal annual survey as they want to get the public’s opinions on a range of services.
Brighton & Hove City Council have provided an update on the evolving situation around Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the actions being taken in the city. Do you have friends or neighbours you could bring food to or run errands? This is a good reminder to all of us to check in on our neighbours even with a note or phone call.
The annual lighting of the Brighton & Hove Christmas tree at the Floral Clock will be on Friday 29th November. There is a carol service in the St John the Baptist church starting at 4.00pm and then outside to light the tree at approx 4.45pm. Members from the Rotary choir will be singing by the tree.
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.
The Pride Festival Weekend takes place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 August 2019. Starting on Hove Lawns at 11am. With so many visitors to the city this weekend Brighton & Hove Council have published some Parking and Travel advice.
Anyone planning to travel along the A23 stretch between Gatwick and Brighton on the afternoon of Saturday 1 June needs to allow extra time and consider alternative routes. The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) ‘Euro Run’ is being hosted in the south of England to mark the 50th anniversary of the HAMC in the UK with a large scale ‘ride out’ of up to 700 motorcycles along the A23 from Pease Pottage to Brighton seafront on the afternoon of Saturday 1 June, between 2pm and 4.30pm.
Events on Hove Lawns could go on for an extra half an hour if Brighton and Hove City Council approves its own licensing application. Friends of Palmeira and Adelaide also raised the issue of the licensing zones and recurring antisocial behaviour.
Tuesday 4th December at 4.30pm is the lighting of the Annual Christmas Tree at the Floral Clock, Palmeira Square. Everyone Welcome.