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hanover Welcome to The Hanover Directory

Our July issue features an interview with one of the new councillors in Hanover, Elaine Hills, who tells us how she came to be a councillor. Congratulations to Hanover resident Dominic Haslam who has been awarded an OBE for his work with Sightsavers – we ask him more about the charity. If you’re looking for something to do at the weekend, how about the annual Patchfest in William Clarke Park (Saturday 13th July) or a new event CleverGreen Festival on The Level (Saturday 20th July) - which promises to inspire you to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. We didn’t quite get the weather most of us wanted in June... Here’s to a sunny July! The Hanover Directory Team info@hanoverdirectory.co.uk www.hanoverdirectory.co.uk Front cover: PatchFest

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Meet Councillor Elaine Hills

Elaine was elected in May as a Green Party councillor for Hanover & Elm Grove. How long have you lived in the Hanover area?

I’ve lived here for 10 years and I lived in central Brighton for 10 years before that. Food brought me to Hanover! I was working in London so I didn’t have much time to cook, so I started buying ready-made vegan meals from a woman in Hanover Street. I explored the area more and decided Hanover would be a great place to live as it’s close to town and I loved its environmentally conscious vibe. What’s your background?

I’m from South Shields, which is between Newcastle and Sunderland. I went to university in Birmingham to study communications and politics. After that, I travelled, ending up in Melbourne, Australia, where I got involved in community TV. I then moved to London and worked in writing and editing jobs, as well as in a music press office promoting bands. I formed a band myself – an all girl band. We got a bit of press

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CleverGreen Festival on The Level

Sustainable lifestyle and green business CleverGreen Group is launching the CleverGreen Festival at The Level on Saturday 20 July. Over three million people attend UK festivals each year and between them generate a staggering 23,500 tonnes of waste – equating to 2.8kg of waste per person, per day. Research suggests that, of that amount, only 32% is recycled, with the other 68% heading for landfill sites – and so CleverGreen is a festival with a difference.

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The main stage and acoustic tent will be lined up with the best homegrown musicians that Brighton has to offer, which includes TenderHooks, Snipit And The Hotrocks, The Big Sky, Lucy Wylde, Across The Sea and many more. For adults, the festival will have a CleverGreen Wellbeing area where various classes, including meditation and yoga, will take place. With the clothes-swapping trend taking off across the country,

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Whether you’re looking to stock up on grocery staples or try something completely new, there are plenty of opportunities to discover a selection of wonderful eco-essentials, and sustainable, zero-waste food and drink at the event. Festival director Jo Child says: “Not only is it a fun day out for friends and family but it’s a great opportunity to find out more about all things eco-living and the benefits it has to offer you, your family, animals and the planet. Gates open on Saturday 20th at 11am – and we can’t wait to welcome you!” For more information, please visit www.clevergreengroup.com.

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Patchfest 2019...Saturday 13th July, Noon to 9pm

Celebrating the 150 years since the opening of the Kemp Town Branch Line. The Friends of William Clarke Park community group will be hosting the annual summer festy for the Hanover and Lewes Road areas - Patchfest 2019 - on Saturday 13th July from noon to 9pm. This amazing effort from local volunteers will showcase loads of local musical talent on two stages, a market-place, food stalls, bar, football tournament and kids area. Organiser Duncan Blinkhorn said, “Patchfest is an expression of a love for living it local. A great day out, on your doorstep, for catching up with friends, family and neighbours, and enjoying some great entertainment.”

He added, “This year is a bit special because we’re celebrating 150 years since the opening of the Kemp Town branch railway line in 1869. The line ran until 1971 when it was taken up and the cutting between Hartington Road and Elm Grove filled in to create what is now ‘The Patch’. At Patchfest we’ll mark that bit of history with a new mural featuring the old steam trains that ran on the line and an exhibition of photos

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The group are planning further events to mark the anniversary with an official unveiling of three new murals in the park, funded with an Awards for All lottery grant, on the anniversary date - Friday, 2nd August, 3pm - and an autumn event - ‘Choo Choo 150’ - on Saturday 21st September. Further details to follow or check http://www.williamclarkepark.org.

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hanover hanover Yoga classes for children in Hanover...

Local Business...WiggleBums Brighton Gina Morelli lives in Islingword Street. She runs WiggleBums Brighton - yoga classes in Hanover and Kemptown for pre-schoolers and 5-8 year-olds & their grown-ups. How long have you lived in Hanover? I’m a local. I actually grew up near Queens Park, and eventually I came to Hanover with an intention of staying a year or two – that was 12 years ago and now I’m a vegan yoga teacher, so where else could I live! When did you first start practising yoga? I started doing classes in a sweaty gym in 2003; like lots of people I was drawn to the idea of toning and flexibility. Over time I’ve come to experience the deeper benefits of yoga for mental and physical wellbeing. What are the benefits of yoga for young children? Yoga helps with sleep and managing big feelings; so many families suffer when their child is struggling with sleep, worry, tempers or over-excitement, and so doing yoga with children benefits the whole

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family. It’s also great for developing body awareness, strength and confidence, and building empathy and social skills. Tell us about your classes... They are so much fun, I just love them! We have full parent participation, so the classes are as much about the grown-ups as they are about the children. We sing an om song to start and end, which sometimes brings about fits of giggles, and other times stillness settles over the room, and so this sets the tone of the class! We move through a yoga flow and story which helps the little ones remember the poses, and then we use play, music and breathe to practise presence. We always end with rest and snuggle time which is, after all, the most important part! The most magical moments happen when you think the really little ones are away in their own world, and then they pull out a perfect tree pose! What do you like to do when you’re not teaching? I love being outdoors and active, in fact I need it! So aside from WiggleBums and WiggleKids, I have a garden maintenance business, and I make time every day for a run or a walk with my lovely scruffy dog (AKA my BFF!). To book your family’s mat, visit www.wigglebums.uk/brighton1, or facebook. com/WiggleKidz/, email WiggleBumsBrighton @gmail.com or phone 07825 774802. Come say ‘Hi’ at Paddle round the Pier, and the Brighton Yoga Festival too!

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Congratulations to Hanover resident Dominic Haslam...

Dominic Haslam awarded OBE...

Dominic Haslam of Carlyle Street is Director of Policy and Programme Strategy at the charity Sightsavers, where he’s worked for 13 years. He also chairs the International Disability and Development Consortium. He has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to people with disabilities. How long have you lived in Hanover? 15 years. Tell us more about the charity... Sightsavers is an amazing organisation, based in Haywards Heath and with a lot of Brighton and Hove based staff. We work in nearly 30 countries around the world supporting governments to deliver health care and work with individuals and local organisations of people with disabilities to ensure they can access health, education and other services An event for Bowie fans... and achieve their rights to political participation, employment and to fully engage in their communities.

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Hanover Centre on Southover Street. The charity is run your feedback and suggestions, so please get in touch compliments or complaints. New Garden Group at the Hanover Centre Last month we mentioned that a new garden group is forming, under the guidance of Hanoverian Ross. Ross is keen to see the garden flourish and hopes to introduce the concept of permaculture. Now if you thought permaculture was something involving 1980s hairdos, then read on… “Permaculture is defined as consciously designed landscapes which mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature, while yielding an abundance of food, fibre and energy for the provision of local needs” — David Holmgren

“Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labour; and of looking at plants and animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single product system.” — Bill Mollison

As Ross explains, ‘The garden is already very well established and would be a perfect platform to demonstrate permaculture principles that work with nature. This would focus mainly on perennial plants that are low maintenance as well as plants and trees to encourage birds and insects.’ He suggests we make the garden more appealing to visitors by adding interesting plants, flowers and food crops, making use of some of the older and more neglected raised beds/planting areas. These could include scented plants, edible flowers and even hops growing along the back wall!

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n by a committee of voluntary trustees who live locally. We always welcome h if you’ve attended an event or activity at the centre and have comments, tiny new friends as well, for Ross would like to see a small patch of the grass become a wild flower meadow for bees and other pollinators/beneficial insects. If you are interested in joining a meet up group to improve and maintain the garden at the Hanover Centre, please get in touch with the centre office. The group would meet regularly on Tuesday afternoons for a few hours. Hanover Beer Festival – Save the Date! Yes, it’s time to get out your diaries and pencil in Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October for the best party in Hanover – the 32nd Hanover Beer Festival. If you want to get the latest details as they are revealed, follow our Facebook page @HanoverBeerFest for some exciting news… Talk to Us! If you would like to join in with our projects, run a course, volunteer or enquire about a booking or a class, then please leave a message or email with a daytime phone number and we’ll call you:

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Planting and labelling the plants helps to educate children, especially in regards of where their food comes from. So when you bring your little ones along for a play, they can learn too. They may make some

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hanover An event on 19th July to get busy people more active...

Run 5.30 – Brighton’s earliest morning run... On Friday 19 July the alarms of hundreds of people will buzz earlier than usual to get to New Road for some early morning exercise whilst the city is still asleep.

Run 5.30 is a 5k event that starts from the city centre at 5.30am on a business day, to promote the positive effects of daily physical activity and healthy eating. The unconventional format shows participants they can fit exercise into their busy lives by waking up just a bit earlier. Over 500 people have signed up for this year’s Brighton event. Last year, 450 people took part in Run 5.30 Brighton, including newly elected Brighton & Hove Mayor Alex Phillips who waved the start at 5.30 am, before joining the participants along the route for a jog. Sabrina Severi, Italian co-founder says: “We are passionate about promoting a positive lifestyle which can be achieved with a little movement every day and by paying attention to what we eat.”

Run 5.30 Brighton is the only event outside Italy. As well as promoting physical exercise the event pays particular attention to nutrition. Participants will enjoy a locally-sourced delicious and healthy breakfast made of cherries and organic yogurt. Participants will enjoy an exclusive closed road, city centre course, starting from New Road, weaving through the Lanes, then down to the seafront and back through the Royal Pavilion Gardens. Run 5.30 will donate part of the entry fee to children’s charity Rockinghorse. Everyone interested in walking or running the event can register online at www.run530.com.

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The Green Party councillors for Hanover & Elm Grove, David Gibson, Elaine Hills and Steph Powell, hold an advice surgery every second Saturday in the month, from 10.15 to 11.15am at Elm Grove School. You can also email them at:

David.Gibson@brighton-hove.gov.uk (tel: 01273 291424 / 07810 150833) Elaine.Hills@brighton-hove.gov.uk (tel: 07704 314867)

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Martlets Open Garden Weekend... Martlets are encouraging visitors to enjoy a day out visiting beautiful private gardens around Brighton & Hove raising money for hospice care on the weekend of Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July. Visitors will be able to speak to the garden owners and enjoy refreshments; there will also be live music, raffles and plant sales at selected gardens, including Martlets’ own hospice garden. Gardens open over the weekend are: Saturday 6th July Albion Community Garden Albion Street, Brighton BN2 9PP

A city centre garden owned and run by local residents that has become a source of green-fingered pride in the neighbourhood. 118 Springfield Road, Brighton BN1 6BZ A quiet and secluded mature garden with fragrant climbers and exotic perennials. 30A Church Close, Burgess Hill RH15 8EZ Inspired by Zen peace gardens, a quiet haven with a summer house under a mature Scots pine. Hop 50+ Garden St John’s Road, Palmeira Square BN3 2FL

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Enjoy the stunning gardens of the oldest house in Rottingdean that include a 90-year-old fig tree and a mulberry tree planted during the reign of James I. 91 The Ridgeway, Woodingdean BN2 6BP A plant lovers’ paradise, packed with rare and beautiful plants including a climber-covered pergola and woodland walk and the best cream teas in town!

Imelda Glackin, Martlets CEO, commented: “This special weekend gives us the opportunity to celebrate the green spaces in our neighbourhoods and the creative passion of local gardeners. Come along and connect with friends and family and meet new neighbours in your area and help support much needed hospice care. Thank you to our garden owners and volunteers for their hard work and we hope you enjoy visiting their delightful gardens.”

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Over the last year, Hanover Action have joined with others to push for recognition of the climate crisis and campaign for more urgent action, and the fruits of this are starting to take shape, with our council declaring a “recognition of global climate and biodiversity emergencies” and broadly adopting the target of a carbon neutral city by 2030.

With the local election having the potential to turn these aspirations into firm policy commitment, we circulated a questionnaire on the climate emergency to all those standing across the city. We received replies from the Labour Party, Green Party and Liberal Democrats as well as individual candidates. Thank you to all who took part - for the full report see www. hasl.org.uk. Here are some of the highlights: With the council recently passing a motion to recognise the climate emergency, it was reassuring that

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2323 all candidates supported this. As Bev Barstow (Women’s Equality Party candidate) put it, “I absolutely support the declaration of climate and biodiversity emergency. It is a top priority and would be best addressed collaboratively, across party lines, to ensure it’s taken seriously.” Like Bev, most candidates put it to the top of their list of priorities. In terms of how to approach it, we had suggested they produce a costed action plan within six months of being elected; however this was seen all round as too short a timeline. The consensus was that within nine months we would see firm plans aimed at achieving a carbon neutral city, with the 2030 target a shared aim.

Other points of agreement included banning of pesticides on council land – we look forward to swift action on this - and greater use of solar panels on council buildings. There was also strong support for community engagement, with the Green candidates particularly calling for ‘bottom-up’ engagement and a Citizens’ Assembly, which is a technique that both Hanover Action and Extinction Rebellion have supported exploring locally. As (now Hanover & Elm Grove Green councillor) Elaine Hills put it, “Extinction Rebellion have done a great job in engaging people. We need to build on that energy and translate it into some achievable action.”

Although there were differences in tone, and some aspects of policy, the strong showing for candidates and parties supportive of climate action is a positive for the city, and we look forward to working with our new councillors and council as critical friends as well as demanding campaigners. As successful Queen’s Park Labour candidate Amanda Evans put it, “It is an absolute emergency, and I would want to engage with all the campaign groups in this area.” We look forward with hope.

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Two concerts this month at St Luke’s Church…

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We have two concerts this month including our first ever organ recital. Friday July 5th

Songs from the Steppes and the Shtetl Four choirs come together to present a rare selection of songs from two Eastern European cultures: Russian and Yiddish. The programme will include Russian traditional lyrical and dance songs, as well as Art Songs (Romances) from the 18th-19th centuries by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and others. The Yiddish songs are hugely varied: spiritual, theatre songs, folklore and modern compositions. Friday July 19th

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at 7pm so you can find out more about this fantastic instrument beforehand. ‘One of the truly great artists of his genre’ Münich Merkur.

The concerts take place at St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road, and start at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated. Tickets £7 / £5 unwaged and low waged / under-16s free. Disabled access. Wine and refreshments served. For more information, please visit www.musicandwineatstlukes.com or contact musicandwineatstlukes@gmail.com

The distinguished musician D’Arcy Trinkwon, who is Organist of both Worth Abbey and of the University of Our column from the local WI... Sussex, will present a beautifully varied programme of French and German music to show off St Luke’s 1889 Bevington organ. Includes short pre-concert talk

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Great activities for the summer...

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Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) - one of the fastest growing water sports in the world - is taking the UK by storm with a number of active and enthusiastic SUP communities springing up across the South East. Calum, co-director at Bike SUP Brighton (an adventure sports company based in Brighton) outlines why mountain biking and SUP combine to make the perfect adventure experience:

“SUP has similarities to other water sports like surfing or kayaking, but it is much more accessible than either. Beginners can achieve a basic level of competence relatively quickly and it is suitable for a wide variety of ages. It’s incredibly relaxing once you get the hang of it! Mountain biking offers more of a thrill, as you get that rush of adrenaline by exploring and navigating flowing trails. Both activities give people the opportunity to invest in both their physical and mental wellbeing.” If you have tried SUPing you’ll appreciate the physical benefits - although it looks quite sedate you’ll still probably discover muscles you never knew you had! As a BSUPA instructor, Calum adds that “once you have got to grips with the basic paddle technique, SUPing can be a fantastic way to unwind, engage your core and escape the urban jungle.”

Visitors to Sussex beaches may have seen SUPs out in the waves, but there is an abundance of inland SUP venues in Sussex too, including rivers such as the Arun, Ouse and Adur, with many routes providing a chance to escape and enjoy unspoilt beauty and an abundance of wildlife. First-timers will appreciate the accessibility, safety and views of the meanders at Cuckmere Haven, whereas more experienced paddlers can enjoy the fast-flowing fun of the rivers Adur and Arun. Mountain bikers are also spoilt for choice

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in the Sussex area, with great riding to be had at Friston and Bedgebury forest, not to mention the abundance of secret singletrack spots for more experienced riders.

With the numbers of SUPs set to increase again this summer, Calum notes that new paddlers should have a good understanding of the potential hazards, including wind and tides, and should consider doing a ‘ready to ride’ course with a BSUPA-recognised school. Bike SUP Brighton offer Paddle Board and Bike Adventure Days over the school holidays for 1215 year olds as well as Paddle Board lessons for all ages and adventure days for groups. For more information visit www.bikesupbrighton.com

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A volunteer from Hanover at local charity Time to Talk Befriending tells us about her experience...

Befriending Charlotte...

“Before I met you I didn’t use to care if I lived or died. Now I want to live forever!” (Charlotte, Time to Talk Befriending Scheme member aged 89 years) Whenever I’m asked what it’s like to be part of Time to Talk Befriending, I always want to get across that it is hugely rewarding to be “part of the solution to loneliness and making an impact on someone’s life”. However, personally I don’t feel like I’m giving up anything to spend time with Charlotte, who I have been visiting for three years now, or that it’s even a charitable thing! The duality of the benefits to the be-friendship is just as important in my life as it is for Charlotte. There is something underrated about simply making time to sit and have a face to face chat - no technology, no mutual gossip but a connection stripped back to basics of wanting to have a real and quality connection with another human being. I have a hunch that if we dug into why people volunteer for this scheme it would show that we (volun-

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teers) are looking for company in just as much the same way as the members are. Whilst it’s not necessarily loneliness in the conventional sense that is driving us to volunteer, with the increase of isolation in society - especially in the millennial generation (because of social media quite frankly) - I think the work Time to Talk Befriending do and their befriending model will become increasingly important in society in recognising the value of connection. I can’t recommend befriending enough so if you have an hour to give once a week or once a fortnight please contact the team on 01273 737710 / volunteers@tttb.org.uk / www.tttb.org.uk/volunteers/ for further details. Harriet (Volunteer Befriender at Time to Talk Befriending)

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Due to our increasing clientele we are looking for a highly motivated and talented Hairstylist. Must have level 3 in hairdressing. Experience with Schwarzkopf colours and products an advantage. We also use Zen hair extensions and perform Kerastraight treatments (training will be given if necessary to the right candidate) We have built up a loyal client base and pride ourselves on excellent customer service and skilled cutting and colouring. If you feel like you could be the addition we need to our amazing, fun and friendly team we look forward to hearing from you. 263 Preston Drove, BN1 6FL

Call...01273 549094 www.valcussellhair.co.uk See this logo on adverts and find local reviews of that business at www.trustedandlocal.co.uk


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