Helpful Connections

Neighbourhood Networks

Street Life – It’s a free and simple website for neighbours to connect and share news, views, recommendations and resources.

Streetbank A site that helps you share and borrow things from your neighbours

FixMyStreet Report, view, or discuss local problems, (like graffiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs, or street lighting)

Neighbourhood & Home Watch  A voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together, along with the police and local partners, to build safe and friendly communities.

Goodgym A community of runners who get fit by doing good.

Street Parties Road Closure Application

Community Connections

It’s Local, Actually  Looking for something to do or get involved with in your area? Use It’s Local, Actually to find an activity perfect for you.

Where to go for Search for projects and services in Brighton and Hove which are useful for young people aged 13 – 25.

Volunteering   Search through volunteering opportunities and apply online

Befriending  – If you know someone who would benefit from regular visits from a volunteer befriender, you could tell them about local befriending schemes who support older people and their carers and families. Neighbourhood Care Scheme  or Time to Talk Befriending are two local projects.

Get Involved Find out how you can engage with government directly, and take part locally, nationally or internationally. You can also read policies about how government is increasing participation.

Active for Life For people who want to get more active for fun, fitness or health. This is the place to find out where and how to join in with organised sports and activities in Brighton and Hove.

Digital Brighton Find community spaces where you can use free WiFi or PCs to keep in touch with friends and family. There are also numerous free IT courses and drop-in sessions throughout the city if you want to be able to use your phone / laptop / tablet / computer better.

Safety Connections

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service – free home safety checks

Brighton & Hove Social Care – Safeguarding, health and wellbeing, support to help people live at home

Keeping People Safe – Help and support is available in Brighton & Hove if you or someone you know is at risk of, or experiencing, abuse or neglect.

My Life – Information for Brighton & Hove residents  to support those wishing to improve their health and wellbeing.

Suzy Lamplugh – Good safety advice to feel safe and secure, especially in and around your own home.


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