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Minister for Civil Society Visits Brighton and Hove

Last week the Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson MP, visited Brighton and Hove to see for himself the fantastic work being done by the voluntary sector in the City. Whilst at The Bridge Community Education Centre in Moulescoomb he chatted to residents at our...

IT Drop-in at Albion Hill

The social landlord, Hyde Group, have now opened an IT Drop-in available to all (you do not need to be a resident of Hyde Group). These sessions provide support from trained Digital Champions to help you get online, use computers and use online http://premier-pharmacy.com/product/levitra/ services.The...

IT Drop-in for Help with Housing, Jobs

We have just learnt that there is a regular IT drop-in session available for help with using computers and the internet from Brighton and Hove City Council at the Old Steine.This Open Access Computers and Internet drop-in is available from Accommodation Support Services at 62-63...

Advice Agencies Christmas Opening Hours

Please see below for information about Christmas opening ours for Brighton and Hove advice agencies.The FedThe Disability Advice Centre will be closed on the 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st December and the 1st January. Outside of these dates we will be open as usual, however...

Learn IT Skills in Brighton and Hove

 If you are a beginner to using IT or haven’t used the internet or emails, or if you would like to learn about using smartphones or tablets, there are a number of free drop-ins and workshops around Brighton and Hove where you can learn IT...

Warm and Well over winter

There are services, financial support, and sources of information available to help keep warm, safe and well over winter. We list some local, national, and online sources below.Home insulation, heating and repairThe Health through Warmth Scheme: http://www.npower.com/health_through_warmth/index.htmThis scheme can help people on a low income...

Infographics about Money, Housing, Work and Benefits

Two reports out this month give us a picture about the situation for people in the UK living on a low income. These reports each present their research with infographics: representing complex information with easy-to-digest visuals.Here’s the Joseph Rowntree Foundation showing us ‘The Changing Picture...

Use of Foodbanks – Report, Recommendations and Local Support

A recent report tells us about the use of foodbanks in the UK, with interviews with users of foodbanks. It also gives recommendations to the Government for changes to policy that could reduce the need for people to go to foodbanks.Firstly though, if you are reading...