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Greenway clean up on 7th August

Just two hours in the hot sun, a rewarding time nonetheless. The small group of us picked litter with our long-handled grabbing tools. Useful when reaching into bramble or lifting out syringes, often complete with needle. Luckily we had a … Continue reading

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We’ll get there ..

We’ve stuttered along a bit these last few months with several cancelled workdays. Friends of Brighton Greenway is still active, we’re just working out how to organise ourselves best to promote and develop this sometimes unloved, but valuable, green space … Continue reading

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Our first real workday since 2020 …

We were four stalwarts … We met on Sunday 30th January 2022 to try to get things going again. There was a lot of litter, graffiti is now the dominant theme on the west wall, and quite a few trees … Continue reading

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Brighton Greenway is a local wildlife site (LWS)

I’ve just taken a look at Brighton and Hove City Council’s draft Biodiversity and Nature Conservation supplementary planning document. It’s good to know that in both 2013 and 2019, the area around Brighton Station including Brighton Greenway has been confirmed … Continue reading

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Getting going again …

This is how Brighton Greenway looked in November 2021 with abundant foliage and lovely Autumn colour. It’s still there; and Friends of Brighton Greenway is still here. We were not able to meet much in the second part of 2021, … Continue reading

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New England Bridge mural – come and paint!

We cannot yet meet as a group to work on Brighton Greenway but you can come and contribute to a lovely project enlivening the area. On Saturday October 10th and Saturday October 17th in hourly slots between 11am and 2pm, … Continue reading

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CoVid19 crisis – do stay at home!

All group activities have been cancelled as a result of the CoVid19 crisis and everybody in the UK has been advised to stay at home in order to try reduce the incidence of this highly contagious and potentially fatal virus..We … Continue reading

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Is it spring? By April 5th it will be …

There were plenty of bees up on the dandelions on Brighton Greenway at our last work day on 1st March. Red campion and centaurea plants were growing strongly. But even if the forecast bad weather (Storm Jorge) didn’t really materialise, … Continue reading

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The Edible Growing project

Last Sunday, along with litter-picking and cutting back Rubus cockburnianus and Buddleja up on Brighton Greenway, we moved bricks … and compost, several pallets and a wooden raised bed. The Edible Growing group of Friends of Brighton Greenway is creating … Continue reading

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Storms Chiara, Dennis … Jorge and we’re only just in March

We will be going ahead with our work session this morning SUNDAY 1st MARCH 12.30-2.30: there will be the usual litter picking, cutting back, clearing as necessary and helping move one of the edible growing raised beds from the more … Continue reading

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