This year, John Bishop invites us all to ‘say hello’ to Neighbourhood Watch Week as it kick-starts the Month of Community. It’s a chance to come together with neighbours, with friends, with people you haven’t met, and to ‘say hello’ by making new connections. Building these connections in our community is one of the foundations […]
Useful telephone numbers – Brighton and Hove Council have shared the following useful contact details for residents to prepare for storms that are forecast to hit the south coast.
As some of you may have seen from the posters on lamp posts we are hoping to start a composting scheme. This would be under the auspices of Brighton and Hove Food Partnership. To help answer any questions residents may have, or to understand the initiative with a view to getting involved, the Partnership has […]
FOPA has had requests from members that would like to offer services to help neighbours in isolation. FOPA will then help co-ordinate a helper to a request. If you are interested in helping or if you need some help please read more
A burglary occurred at the local corner store Seagulls on the 18/04/2020, breaking the glass and clearing out the tobacco and liquor stocks. Insurance only covers part of the loss – Dana and Elisabeth are now struggling can you help with a donation?
In the past couple of weeks we have received reports of break-ins to properties on the Square and Crescent whilst the homeowner has been at home. We ask all neighbours to take extra precautions and ensure that your property is as secure as you can make it. But also to look out for any suspicious behaviour in the area and notify neighbours. The police have reacted quickly in these cases. If this happens to you please call 999 as soon as possible.
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.
At least two of our residents have had a bank account fraudulently opened in their name in the last week or so. Police have confirmed that it has happened to another resident of Adelaide Crescent. Both informed the banks but not quickly enough to stop the accounts being used to be used to obtain cash.
Last Friday, September 1st, we were invaded by a cheerful, resourceful but rather stupid gang of scammers, apparently determined to clean us out of any valuables in sight. So look out for them.They appeared in a silver BMW, greeted me with cheerful familiarity declaring they came to repair a leak – later seamlessly changing the story to tracing a source of bad smells under contract to Southern Water. (Next time they may switch to a different story to suit the circumstances).
To prevent a repeat of this, you need to call 101 or fill out the Sussex Police online form to report it.