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Gardening Group – come and join us

The Gardening Group is now meeting on the second Thursday of the month, from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. We undertake light gardening tasks, such as weeding, deadheading, pruning and ivy removal. Anyone is welcome to join in. Meet us at the … Continue reading

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Snug as a Bug…

Last summer we created a ‘bug hotel’ – somewhere for insects to over-winter – out of old pallets stuffed with wood chip, pine cones and twigs. This summer, with the help of our Park Ranger, Emma Keane, we have added to … Continue reading

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Table Tennis Table

The table tennis table has at last been put in position and is being enjoyed whenever the weather allows. Hopefully, the Council will soon attach it firmly to the ground and also supply the promised bats and balls, to be kept … Continue reading

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Brighton Open Air Theatre – approval granted

The Brighton Open Air Theatre team has at last been granted permission by the Council Planning Committee for the construction of a small amphitheatre on the site of the ex-bowling green. This will be available for use by touring theatre groups, … Continue reading

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Dyke Road Cycle Route

Revised plans are now being drawn up for dedicated cycle lanes on both sides of Dyke Road, between the Tesco junction, and the Old Shoreham Road junction. Following pressure by the Friends group and others, earlier plans to replace the … Continue reading

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Hunting for bugs

Many thanks to Ryan Greaves and his colleague from Sussex Wildlife Trust, who provided the equipment and knowledge… that enabled a swarm of youngsters to swish around with nets on the ex-bowling green… and look through a magnifying glass at … Continue reading

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Building a Bug Hotel!

Thank to Park Ranger Emma Keane, who provided the basic framework, a very smart ‘bug hotel’ has been built by willing volunteers, who collected pine cones, sticks, dried grass and other materials and placed them between the slats of the … Continue reading

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Dyke Road Cycle Route – latest

Following lengthy discussions at the Friends meetings in Nov, Dec, Jan and Feb about the plans for the new cycle route alongside the park we decided to make a deputation to the B&H City Council Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee … Continue reading

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Community Garden – Possible Expansion

As we approach the end of the second year of the Dyke Road Park Community Garden there are some thoughts around a possible expansion.  Our Monthly Munch meeting on Saturday Feb 15th will therefore focus on discussing this possibility and … Continue reading

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Cycle route on Dyke Road

The planning of the Cycling/Pedestrian Improvements are progressing and you can view the detailed Traffic Regulation Orders here: http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/parking-and-travel/parking/traffic-regulation-order-tro-proposals Any objections need to be lodged by 13 January. No decision has been made yet as to whether the two pelican … Continue reading

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