By Ian MacIntyre, chair of Hanover Action Fancy taking part in an artistic, physically distanced but socially connected and radically important project? Want to make a difference to your street, help save the planet and be part of the first Brighton Liveable Neighbourhood? Imagine your perfect street. What would you like to see in it? … Continue reading What would your dream street look like?
Funnily enough, when my wife, Dee, suggested I go to a karate class with her in 1973 at NELP in Stratford E15, that’s exactly what I thought! By Paul Bonett I’d seen the Bruce Lee films which were all the rage at that time, but I never thought I’d be one of those folk in … Continue reading Oh no, not martial arts!
By Jane Thorp, Hanover Residents Association On Saturday, 19 September, we had a Pop-up Parklet Day in Lewes Street, in the car park next to the Greys pub. For those unfamiliar with the word ‘parklet’, I will just explain. A parklet is a mini green space with planting, benches, bike parks, etc, which encourages wildlife … Continue reading Mini oasis pops up in Lewes Street
While the vast majority of people saw the need for extreme measures to kerb the spread of Covid-19, lockdown still came as a bit of a shock. Few of us had ever experienced anything like it before and it had a profound effect on us all. Our day-to-day lives changed drastically as we were forced … Continue reading Lockdown was hard but it brought out the best in our community
As mentioned in a previous post, we have been given the go-ahead for the first pilot low-traffic neighbourhood in Brighton and Hove, which could transform part of our ward into what we’re calling Hanover Liveable Neighbourhood. This is a wonderful opportunity to optimise our outdoor space for everyone living here, and create greener, safer streets … Continue reading Help us shape Hanover Liveable Neighbourhood
A big thanks to all who sponsored our running challenges and helped fellow councillor David Gibson and I raise over £2,300 for the Hanover and Elm Grove Communities Forum Covid-19 Hardship Fund. David Gibson ran twice as far as me in total – 10km for 10 days. But I managed to complete 7 runs of … Continue reading Fund total doubles to over £4k thanks to the generosity of running challenge sponsors