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Photo of the Stanmer Park oral history volunteers with City Mayor Alan Robins

History brought to life at Stanmer Park

A fascinating new oral history project has been launched in Stanmer Park, capturing 40 different stories and memories from local people including gardeners and those who lived and worked in the village.

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Swift brick erected in a brick wall, with swift inside

Wake up to a new era for nature

We're working working with partners to create diverse habitats across the city and open up more land for nature, part of our pledge to address the biodiversity emergency.

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New play facilities at Stanmer Park

Celebrations as new playground opens in Stanmer Park

Children of all ages and abilities are enjoying the new play area in in Stanmer Park. The new playground also includes equipment for less able youngsters including a toddler and basket swing and accessible roundabout.

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Outside the new Saunders Park café.

New cafe opens in Saunders Park

A new cafe has opened in Saunders Park. Run by Max Calesini, Laz' in the Park has an outside seating area and serves coffee, snacks, ice cream and home-made food, including vegan and gluten free options.

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Preston Manor staff Rosemary and Paula ready to welcome visitors!

Preston Manor reopens from 11 September

We're welcoming visitors back to Preston Manor, Brighton’s beautifully preserved time-capsule of Edwardian life at home, from 11 September.

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Example of football boot bank with sign about the scheme

Bin your boots and help community football

If you have any unwanted or outgrown football boots with plastic studs, why not donate them to one of our football 'boot banks'? They'll be used by children and adults to play on the new 3G pitch in Portslade.