Monday 27th April – Update

We hope everyone is staying safe and doing well in these uncertain times. Please find today’s update.

  • Government advice here
  • Brighton and Hove Council advice here
  • Healthwatch information here

Wellbeing

  • Mind Brighton and Hove are producing ‘Wellbeing Weekly Tips’ which are well worth looking at. This weeks theme is How to Stay Active. See this post and the previous weeks here.
  •  Brighton Yoga Foundation started a new community class, Gentle Yoga for Emotional and Physical Wellbeing, that will be open to anyone who feels they may benefit from yoga during the COVID-19 crisis.  Donation based.Beginners welcome.

Young People

    • The Hangleton and Knoll Project Youth team are running lots of their projects online. Website and contact details for project here  Timetable here:

Stalking

  • Vertitas Justice  have launched a new online live chat feature for anyone affected by stalking in Sussex. Chat to them via their website here. Also you can still report stalking to Sussex Police. , Call 999 in an emergency or 101 in a non emergency.
  • Sussex Stalking Support is also still running a service during this time , see their website for a full update and how you can get in touch if needed here.

Domestic Abuse:

  • Rise are still operating during the pandemic. If you need support you can still call the RISE helpline 9-5 Mon-Fri on 01273 622 828. Out of hours please call the 24-hour National Domestic abuse helpline on 0808 2000247. Rise’s website here.

Arts:

  • The Brighton & Hove Arts & Creative Industries Commission has a new website that is hosting resources, funds, online surgeries, and space to advertise any local virtual events happening.
  • Creative Future are currently running their annual free to enter writing competition, open to writers from under-represented backgrounds . You can submit poetry and/or fiction and the theme is ‘Tomorrow’. There’s over £12K worth of cash and professional development prizes up for grabs too. The deadline for entries is 31 May.