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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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Stanmer Park stone tortoise

Head start for tortoise trio

Three stone tortoises carved into the base of an historic monument in Stanmer Park have been given new heads as part of the restoration work.

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Council urges residents to join the fight against Elm disease

The recent hot weather has brought on an early and unexpected spike in Elm disease that could have a devastating effect on the city's 17,000 Elms. We're calling on the public to be our 'extra pair of eyes' and report suspected infected trees

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No stopping Make Music Day!

Physical distancing is no barrier to Make Music Day on Sunday 21 June. The city’s libraries will be celebrating with online activities encouraging everyone to join in with instruments made from things found at home.