Author: Greg England

  • Big Clean Up Weekend 15/16 July

    Big Clean Up Weekend 15/16 July

    We’re planning a ‘Big Clean Up’ weekend across the city on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July! Councillors across Brighton & Hove will be out in their wards tackling notorious ‘grot spots’ and cleaning up their neighbourhoods. The events include litter-picking, weeding, painting over graffiti, cleaning street signage and some will include a combination of…

  • Vacancies – new Committee members and volunteers

    Vacancies – new Committee members and volunteers

    FOPA have vacancies for new Committee Members and Volunteers who would like to help with initiatives in the area. Our residents’ association has a special responsibility for future generations who will live here, and enjoy the Palmeira and Adelaide area in central Hove located in the Brunswick Town Area. FOPA have many projects run by…

  • FOPA – 25th AGM – invitation

    FOPA – 25th AGM – invitation

    The Friends of Palmeira and Adelaide Residents Association 25th Annual General Meeting Date      Wednesday 1st March Time      7:30pm Venue    Cornerstone Community Centre Dear Friend, I would like to invite you to attend the 25th FOPA AGM The Agenda 1. Election of the Committee for 2023/24FOPA’s committee will have 3 x vacancies (out of 7)…

  • Balint Bodroghy-West

    I just wanted to let our neighbours know the sad news that my father, Balint, has passed away. He died peacefully at home on 23rd December 2022 aged 91, surrounded by myself and my sister Meredith, his son-in-law Daniel and teenaged grandchildren Oscar and Ava. His funeral is being held on Friday 27th January at…

  • Repair Workshops

    Repair Workshops

    Are you interested in learning new skills which will help you to fix the things you have at home and keep those items in use for longer? Would you like to save money, avoid waste and help the environment at the same time? From mid-October a new series of free-to-attend repair, reuse and upcycling workshops…

  • Hove Saturday Monthly Local Market

    Hove Saturday Monthly Local Market

    Space for local artists, craftspeople and small businesses to display and sell their work, Come and see for yourself on Saturday 5th November between 1.30-4.30 at the Cornerstone Community Centre, Church Road, Hove. Buy local and support artists and makers, in Hove and Brighton Actually! ‘Great range of arts and crafts to buy or commission…

  • The Royal Horticultural Society

    The Royal Horticultural Society

    The Royal Horticultural Society sends newsletters periodically. This one shows how volunteers can have a real impact on gardens in a multitude of ways. RHS Communities’ – Celebrate our award winning community gardeners A view of how to get involved? Find out more by getting in touch with FOPA.

  • Barbara Bodroghy – details of funeral

    **UPDATE** If anyone would like to attend is Barbara’s funeral, it’s on Tuesday 26th July at 1.45pm at Hove Cemetery North (drive ahead for 100 yards from the entrance, then turn left). Mainly for environmental reasons, her husband Balint has asked that no one sends or brings flowers on the day. It is with great…

  • Brunswick in Bloom – FOPA entry

    Brunswick in Bloom – FOPA entry

    Brunswick in Bloom has been confirmed for Thursday 23rd June 2022 at 12.30pm. The cards for basements are ready and will be dropped in letter boxes at the weekend. This poster has been displayed on local supermarket notice boards.

  • Brunswick in Bloom – Thurs 23rd June 2022

    Brunswick in Bloom – Thurs 23rd June 2022

    Brighton & Hove City’s Brunswick in Bloom is a campaign where communities, residents and businesses can work together to improve the environment of the city and surrounding communities to make it a greener, cleaner and more attractive place to live, work and visit.  As usual FOPA has entered. This year Brunswick in Bloom will be judged on Thursday 23rd June 2022…