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The Woodingdean Community Hub

The facebook pages are doing an amazing job of keeping people up to date with what’s going on – but it’s easy to miss updates from companies, groups, clubs etc.

So we have set up a Woodingdean Community hub page . If you run a business or club or café in Woodingdean it’s completely free to add your details and updates about your business/club/group during these difficult times.

If you would like your updated information visible here, please complete the form on the following link: The Woodingdean Community Hub submission form.

See all the information that we have been provided so far below:

Three Pillars of Fitness Mobile Personal Training

Contact Details: 07713 328010
Services/Business Type: Mobile Personal Training, Outdoor Fitness and Small Group Classes
Website Link: threepillarsoffitness.com
Current Opening Hours: 7am to 9pm Monday to Friday. 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday

Current Additional Services: 1-2-1 Personal Training in your home, or outside and small group fitness (with social distancing).
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? No Thank you.
How can local people support you? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram, attend classes if you are able. If you prefer, follow along to our class videos in the comfort of your own home.

DBC Greengrocers

Contact Details: 01273 300441, 1 Warren way. Email: suedbcgreengrocers@gmail.com
Services/Business Type: Fresh fruit and veg plus dried goods if available
Website Link: downsbaptistchurch.org/community/greengrocers/
Current Opening Hours: 9am – 2pm and hopefully till 4pm somedays
Current Additional Services: Deliveries in woodingdean
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? At the moment we are ok

Build14me

Contact Details: 01273 670100. Email jo@build14me.com
Services/Business Type: We build website and are pretty good at digital marketing too
Website Link: www.build14me.com
Current Opening Hours: Reduced hours 9 to 4pm Mon-Fri
Current Additional Services: help with local groups trying to keep people informed
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? Not at the moment
How can local people support you? At the moment we are doing ok

Woodingdean Covid-19 Mutual Aid Support Group

Contact Details: https://chat.whatsapp.com/J4qveCUW8gvGvVMZNQgjaV
Services/Business Type: Volunteer practical assistance and phone buddy support for vulnerable people
Website Link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/J4qveCUW8gvGvVMZNQgjaV
Current Opening Hours: 0800 hours to 2000 hours Mon to Sun
Current Additional Services: Phone buddy and individual requests for shopping (essential items and prescription collection)
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? Not at present just everyone’s patience and co-operation
How can local people support you? Pass on requests for help from vulnerable people and make them aware we are here.

The Physio Rooms

Contact Details: 01273667826, Virgin Active Brighton, Falmer, Brighton, BN19SG. Email: info@thephysiorooms.com
Services/Business Type: Physiotherapy
Website Link: www.thephysiorooms.com
Current Opening Hours: 08:00-20:00
Current Additional Services: We offer phone and video consultations as well as live-stream Pilates
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? We need to people to try our online services to help us survive this virus!
How can local people support you? Get in touch with any aches or pains so that we can help them.

Marina Studios

Contact Details: info@marinastudios.co.uk
Services/Business Type: Dance Studios
Website Link: marinastudios.co.uk
Current Opening Hours: Online only
Current Additional Services: On-Demand dance classes for free
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? Help with spreading the word – we are a registered charity committed to keeping artists and teachers in work during the outbreak and people stuck at home healthy and engaging their brains with online dance classes
How can local people support you? As above

Paws with a Cause

Contact Details: 01273 602870
Services/Business Type: Pet Supplies
Website Link: Paws with a Cause Facebook
Current Opening Hours: 12pm until 4pm Monday to Friday for walk in customers – one at a time
Current Additional Services: Home Delivery between 4pm and 7:30pm, Monday to Friday (See Website for delivery areas – www.pawswithacause.co.uk
Do you need any help in continuing to provide your service? Sadly, we need to reduce touchpoints, so at the moment no
How can local people support you? Keep tabs on our Facebook and website updates, and bear with us! And, most importantly, stay safe x

Oak Cottage Nursery

Contact Details: admin@oakcottagenursery.org
Services/Business Type: Nursery – Provider of early years care
Website Link: http://oakcottagenursery.org/
Current Opening Hours:

We are open to Key workers and vulnerable children – Till 3rd April – Tuesday to Thursday 8am to 4pm. From 3rd April till 20th April Tuesday 8am to 4pm. From 20th April Tuesday to Thursday 8am to 4pm

How can local people support you? Wishing all local people our best wishes  

Woodingdean Dry Cleaners

Contact Details: 07831419808 
Services/Business Type: Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Website Link:
Current Opening Hours: 9am to 2pm 

Offering laundry sterilization services & free collection and delivery

How can local people support you? Wishing all local people our best wishes  -Pass on the message that although our physical store is closed, we are still operating.

Lawrence Signs

Contact Details: 01273 681933 / 07731597245
Services/Business Type: Traditional Signwriting & Vinyl Graphics
Website Link: n/a
Current Opening Hours: Able to provide signwriting and vinyl graphics services whilst social distancing. 

We have been operating in Woodingdean for over 30 years – please consider using local business.

How can local people support you? Wishing all local people good health during this difficult time  

If you would like your updated information visible here or know anyone that would benefit from this, please use or share this form on the following link: The Woodingdean Community Hub submission form.

If you would like your updated information visible here or know anyone that would benefit from this, please use or share this form on the following link: The Woodingdean Community Hub submission form.


Places to visit around Brighton

Beyond Brighton – Fascinating Places to Discover

The city of Brighton has a quirky, unique flavour all of its own. But there’s more to East Sussex than Brighton & Hove. Here’s some information about some of our local towns and villages, covering the best bits you don’t want to miss! 
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What County is Brighton in?

What county is Brighton in?

As a team who live and work in Brighton we are often asked ‘What county is Brighton in’ and to this end we have done a bundle of research to find out the answer.

So where to start? Well it turns out that the City of Brighton and Hove is a unitary authority. A unitary authority essentially provides all the local services traditionally carried out by both the Local government County Councils and the District, borough or city councils.

 

Brighton Pier

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Is Brighton a city?

Blog about Brighton – As a Brighton based company we love the city we all live and work in – so we have decided to put together a series of features in response to some of the questions we are most frequently asked.

So first up. ‘Is Brighton a city?’

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Properties For Sale In Woodingdean

With around 10,000 local residents and approximately 3,600 homes, Woodingdean is a small village located just east of Brighton. It consists mainly of one and two storey semi-detached and detached housing. The majority of which were built between 1920 and 1950, with some further development between 1970 and 1980 (source: Brighton-hove.gov.uk).

Woodingdean’s primary land use is housing but also supports a small number of shops and services for residents of the area see facilities-in-woodingdean).

The average price paid for a property in Woodingdean as of early July 2018 was £370,556 based on 84 recent sales – flats are valued at around £283,000 and a terraced houses at around £405,757. (Source: www.zoopla.co.uk/house-prices/woodingdean/). Over the last 12 months (to July 2018) Woodingdean has seen a fall in house prices of around 3.36%.

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Spotlight on Oliver Tully from the Grinstock Comedy Club

Grinstock comedy club started in East Grinstead over 7 years ago. It’s a monthly award winning comedy club that has built a reputation for headlining some of the best new comedy acts around. alongside award winning national and tv circuit comedians On  13th April 2017 Grinstock is made its first appearance on the South Coast, at the Gateway Café Peacehaven. From 9th November 2017 for 8 Thursdays Grinstock will be running a season of stand up-comedy shows at the same venue. 7.15pm doors open – 8pm the stand up show begins. Tickets £10 in advance £12 on the door.  Find out More Here

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Where To Eat In Woodingdean

There are a surprising range of cafes and takeaways in Woodingdean. Below are their addresses, contact details and menus – please note that all we updated this information in November 2019 but do recommend that you check details with the restaurant/cafe/pub for up-to-date information

Please find contact details below – enjoy!
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Is Woodingdean a nice place to live?

Woodingdean is a large ‘Village’ that sits around 3 miles East of central Brighton. It has around 10,000 residents living in around 3,650 homes.

There is a pub The Downs Hotel that sits on the crossroads between Falmer Road and Warren Road and is a familiar landmark to people traveling into East Brighton or to the seafront at Rottingdean. Continue reading…