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PICNIC ON THE GREEN SAT 11th SEPT 12.00-4.00

With Covid restrictions being relaxed, Friends of Westdene Green are planning a picnic and celebration on the Green on Sat 11th September to ease us all back to meeting in person. The event will be from noon-4pm with music, entertainment, art show, bar and tea/cakes. We will have information and reports about Friends of Westdene Green and The Barn and will hold our Annual General Meeting (postponed from June 26th because of Covid restrictions).

“We’ll need some volunteers, of course, to help us set up and clear away afterwards – and most of all we look forward to meeting friends and neighbours again!"
 

TABLE TENNIS

FoWDG Community Champions have started looking at the feasibility of Table Tennis on the green, an idea from people in our community. As soon as we have information to share, we will post on our website and Facebook page and include in our e-news. We will ask for local views and we will be available to chat in person at the picnic. 

If you live locally and want to get involved, please contact Pete Jones, 
Community Champions Coordinator mycommunitychampions@gmail.com
More info can be found here

ACCESS
A white line has been painted at the entrance to the path to The Barn for access purposes. Please don't park over it. Thank you.

LITTER
Kind residents who have been picking up litter after users of The Green have noticed a marked increase recently. Please use the bins or take your litter home if the bins are full and help keep our Green lovely.

Our wonderful Barn needs a few more local people to join the cleaning team. If you can spare an hour or so just once a month and would like to help keep our community venue looking great, please contact Dave Burton daveburton@burtonod.co.uk  07802 266035
Want to find out how you can help plant more trees in Westdene to protect the future of our green spaces? Join a discussion about succession planting and renewal of perimeter trees around Westdene Green. Guest speaker from Brighton & Hove City Parks. Also hear more about the Urban Tree Challenge Fund from the Forestry Commission. More here

TWEACK is pleased to welcome as shadow officers: Katherine, Lisa, Maud, Matt, and all the new interest from The Greening Group. We will be able to participate as a recognised group in the BHCC new CityParks projects having changed Constitution to reflect this.

Community Champions are local people with ideas they’d like to see become reality in our community. Get in touch with Pete mycommunitychampions@gmail.com 
You can also find out more about offering a little of your time or knowhow here:  http://www.westdenegreen.org.uk/get-involved.html

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Friends of Westdene Green Ltd is a Charitable Company Reg No EW57741and Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Conduct Authority under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014. Reg No 7384. 
​Registered address 49 Dene Vale Brighton BN1 5ED






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