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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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Look out for the red flags and keep away from the sea

Stay safe on the seafront this New Year

We want everyone to stay safe on our seafront this New Year. Residents and visitors are being urged protect their family and friends by following the sea safety and Covid rules.

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Regency Town House in Brunswick Square

Funding boost for Regency Town House

The Regency Town House in Brunswick Square has been awarded a Respond & Reimagine grant from Art Fund. The Grade 1 listed house is currently being restored to become a heritage centre and museum.

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Hove Library

Welcome back to our libraries!

Most of the city’s libraries reopen again from Wednesday 2 December with Covid safety measures in place. We’ll also be extending our popular ‘Order & Collect’ service to community libraries from 7 December.

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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.