Friday 1st July
10:45 meet at the village Green
11:00 act of remembrance and service
FSB Intellectual Property Protection event June 23 Brighton
Your Intellectual Property “IP” Assets: How to Protect Your Business Value
Your business IP asset value is likely to be more valuable than the sum of your buildings, plant and equipment. Trademarks, designs, copyright, website content, client details, staff identities, operating processes, and training materials are all part of your IP. Yet over 90% of all businesses fail to protect their IP assets. Companies lose vital data through online and hard copy theft. Staff leavers often disclose employer IP to subsequent employers. Firms lose essential customers, suppliers and staff every year with poor controls.
Three main reasons to attend:
1.You will identify your key IP asset risks
2.You will learn how to register and maintain IP assets
3.You will see case studies and examples of good practice
Clive Bonny MD of Strategic Management Partners is a qualified trademark agent, IPO listed mediator and Responsible Business Standards advisor. He has helped design the online Intellectual Property Office training modules for employers to capitalise their intellectual property and create business sustainability. Clive also conducts due diligence IP Audits for crowd-funders, investors and entrepreneurs to reduce risk and raise finance. This presentation shares pragmatic ways to protect and capitalise IP assets at low cost. Clive’s short presentation is supported by examples how innovative designs reduce costs and creates sales. A brief “taster” video can be seen at
6pm register and coffee
6.30 about the sponsors
7.00 identifying and registering IP
7.30 case study examples and Q and A
At University of Brighton Sallis Benney Theatre, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY in partnership with Green Growth Platform firstname.lastname@example.org
Booking online via http://www.fsb.org.uk/regions/east-sussex/events or call FSB on 01323 482018 or 01424 754686
This year to celebrate the 90th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II there will be a free tea party for local accompanied primary school aged children. Tickets are needed so see poster on how to apply for your free tickets.
The weather should be good but even if it rains the bar and BBQ are going to be there.
Great fun day out for all the family!
The timetable for the day is as follows:
12 PM – SMUGGLERS ACOUSTIC BAND
12:30 PM – MELISSA & REECE – singing duo.
1 PM – BRIGHTON SCHOOL OF SINGING – Young People’s Showcase
1:30 PM – STEREO SHOK – European champions;Young People’s Street Dance Troupe
1:50 PM – DRUMMERS
2 PM – ELSA – with songs from Frozen
2:45 PM – BRIGHTON SCHOOL OF SINGING – Juniors aged 8
3 PM – CAPTAINS BEARD – ROCK WITH A PIRATE BAND
4 PM – CHILDREN’S PARADE – singing songs from Frozen
4:30 PM – BEST DRESSED PIRATE …and best decorated barrel
5 PM – The balloon release scheduled for the end of Little Smugglers has been cancelled. Children will still have the opportunity to collect a balloon and take it home. The balloons will have a ribbon tether attached.
Well, here we are again hopefully looking forward to a pleasant English summer following all the gales and a rather indifferent winter, when a little bit of snow might have relieved the monotony. However, with the final outbreak of spring, our ‘In Bloom’ volunteers have been systematically dealing with the containers and garden beds, most of which needed replanting altogether.
This was accomplished at considerable expense and effort and we would like to express our grateful appreciation to all those residents who have subscribed financially towards the cause, particularly in sponsoring the hanging baskets which this year have been over subscribed. One must also single out our own Parish Council and the Brighton & Hove City Council for their substantial contributions for, without their support, we would be unable to make ends meet.
Ironically, whilst the City’s Sustainability Grants programme remained intact, their Parks and Open Spaces department has suffered greatly, due to the austerity measures placed upon them, so much so that we have adopted the beds in Golden Square and the six concrete planters up and down Marine Drive, leaving for the moment, a number of small garden beds and the short stay car park wall that contains natural fauna, which we are most unhappy with. There is still much to be done, even removing pavement weeds, not to mention constant watering and we are always on the look-out for willing helpers to put in a few hours a week.
Notwithstanding, all of us must be proud of our other horticultural assets, namely Beacon Hill Nature Reserve, Kipling Gardens, St. Margaret’s Church grounds and The Grange public garden that have all featured in the South & South East in Bloom competitions with outstanding success. This all adds to the ambiance of our village and this year we will be re-introducing our own competitions for the best front garden, hanging basket and plant container where the winners will be awarded a large silver- plated salver suitably inscribed, together with garden vouchers for each category and if any prospective applicants have not picked up an application form then please give me a call on 01273 302431.
After the undoubted success of an eclectic Artists’ Open House exhibition in May, The Grange continues with more diverse exhibitions in June and July. And a visit could be preceded or followed with a cream tea in the sun in the walled garden.
2nd June – 14th June: Julian Le Bas says of his students: “These recent life drawings are made in direct response to the model, drawn from direct observation. The time restrictions of each set pose demand an intense exploration of the structural dynamics and feel of the figure. This exhibition is a celebration of work made at the Hillcrest Centre, Newhaven. All of the students channel their own authentic experience during the process of drawing through a variety of media.”
16th June – 5th July: “Ways of Seeing” shows paintings, limited editions and works in glass. Nichola Campbell’s collage developed from painting, working experimentally with ink. Barbara Todd’s three- dimensional work is inspired by home, garden, nature. Elizabeth Lamont’s love of lyrical line with translucent colour led her to the medium of stained glass, using traditional methods to create image within the glass. Chris McEwan’s idiosyncratic interpretations are inspired by landscape and gardens, and local history inspired Carol Lawson’s paintings and pastels, associated with grand houses, gardens and the beauty of the South Downs.
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7th July – 19th July: Betty Dunismoir paints in oils and water colours and her delicate flower paintings and cards bring out the paperlike quality of a simple, single flower; a stem pansy, a daffodil. Often her work has an association with family and friends.
21st July – 2nd August: “Frockart At The Grange” is the work of six artists who met while studying art in Sussex and have been exhibiting together for many years. Their exhibition will focus on new paintings, prints, collage, textiles and cards.
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Beacon Hub Brighton Charitable Incorporated Organisation Reg. No. 1159583
“The aim of Beacon Hub Brighton is to educate, inspire and enable all sections of the local and extended community to connect with the shoreline, the South Downs and the wider environment – BHB Trustees Mission Statement”
15 Year Lease Signed, Planning Permission Granted & Local ‘DIY SOS’ Launched!
Beacon Hub Brighton CIO was set up by a group of volunteers with a shared vision of creating a learning space in the old Rottingdean 18-Hole Pitch and Putt kiosk for residents and the wider community to learn about the local ecology and heritage sites. This community classroom will connect children and adults to the beautiful nature that surrounds the hub and provide much needed facilities for nature reserve. Since our last update many goals have been achieved. We have signed a 15 year lease with Brighton & Hove City Council and gained planning permission from the South Downs National Park Authority. We worked with a local surveyor’s firm David F. Smith Ltd. and local architect, Kinga Hoffman, on a re-design for the kiosk using best practice for sustainable construction.
The 1950s kiosk, although not listed, has been replicated in the new design to keep as much of the external appearance as possible the same, because of its context and proximity to the Rottingdean Windmill. We are very grateful to David F. Smith, Michael Chapman and Kinga Hoffman, who kindly donated their expertise to the project, and the Brighton & Hove Heritage Commissioner, Roger Amerena, who has also been a keen member of the design team to ensure that the Beacon Hub building is in keeping with the heritage of its surroundings. After a long consultation process the South Downs National Park Authority granted us planning permission on 18/Dec/15 and the architect’s drawings will be available to view on our website shortly.
An expertly managed design process has enabled us to optimise the kiosk area to create a full disabled access classroom for 35 people, a lobby for displays on the local flora & fauna and art exhibitions, a small office from which the hub will be run, a kitchen with external serving hatch, plus essentials like toilets and baby changing facilities that can be used both by visitors to the Beacon Hill Local Nature Reserve and users of the Beacon Hub. We would like to thank Occupational Therapist, Stacey Jackson, for her assistance with professional standards for disabled access.
The pitch and putt golf course will not be leased by BHB. It has now been placed under the Higher Land Stewardship system, and we hope it will eventually become part of the Beacon Hill Local Nature Reserve. The extension of the nature reserve down to the coast road was a key goal of the Beacon Hub Brighton project, and we have worked with the Beacon Hill Working Group and Friends of Beacon Hill to help conserve and increase the bio-diversity of our precious chalk grassland. We are very grateful to Joanne Spickett, a freelance land conservation specialist, for all the hard work she put in to the planning application, as she also kindly donated her time to the project, and will continue to support BHB as its Conservation Advisor.
Negotiating the 15 year ‘peppercorn rent’ lease with landlords, Brighton & Hove City Council, has taken some time, with BHB, Rottingdean Parish Council & Brighton & Hove City Council all working together to agree the terms. We must thank solicitors DMH Stallard who kindly donated their time to help us with this complicated process.
We will be using the existing kiosk and a neighbouring cut grass amenity area to fund raise from over the next 12 months. Repair work has begun at the kiosk and car park so we are launching our very own version of DIY SOS! We’re documenting the “transformation” of the building with photos, videos and blogs that will be on our website shortly. Local roofer, Daisy Day, of Loftus Design & Build), has already volunteered to fix the roof, local electrician Harry Lake Gouhari, of Future Tec has offered to check the electrics, and local carpenter Chris Pratt of CP Carpentry has offered his ‘good with wood’ skills. We still need a plumber & a decorator! Please email us if you are able to volunteer your services too.
We held our first AGM on 20/Oct/15 and introduced our new CIO Trustees. It was lovely to see it so well attended by locals and the overall support for the project. Along with people offering to help us with some great ideas for fundraising events were offers to muck in and start cleaning too!
We will launch our fundraising campaign on a larger scale through Heritage Lottery funding, Spacehive crowd funding site and a diary of local events. We will also seek out Founder Members from the local community to come on board at the start of this exciting community venture to help steer the merry ship Beacon Hub on its strategic educational course.
We have an experienced Education Officer, Samantha O’Leary, helping us develop our arts and nature conservation Education Programme for children and adults, an expert Business Advisor, Clive Bonny of Strategic Management Partners, a talented Arts Advisor, Nicky LaBrooy, and an Arts Advisory Board including Amanda Davidson, Hayley Cox, Sharon Mee, Nick Bowering and Raphael Berrio.
Deans Computers (www.deanscomputers.co.uk) have offered to help source ICT equipment for students to use whilst studying educational courses offered by the hub.
“If this new community facility was to attract just 10 new tourists per week during the peak season (May-Sept), each spending £200, this would bring an extra £40,000 p.a. to our local economy.”
Tracy Holland (Local trader Mad Wax Candles & BHB Trustee)
If you are interested in supporting Beacon Hub Brighton financially, as a sponsor, getting involved as a volunteer by donating your time, skills or resources, or indeed becoming a Founder Member of the project then please get in touch by emailing us at email@example.com
Strategic Management Partners (www.consult-smp.com)
David F. Smith Ltd. www.dfsmithsurveyors.com
DMH Stallard (www.dmhstallard.com)
Loftus Design & Build (www.loftusdesignandbuild.com )
CP Carpentry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Future Tec (www.future-tec.co.uk)
Mrs Libby Darling, Ms. Atlanta Cook, Mr. Jay Butler, Mr. Graham Beaver, Mr. Bernard Turnbull, Ms. Tracy Holland & Ms. Samantha O’Leary
A fun day out for all the family with lots going on including:
**Entry only £1 and includes a raffle ticket to win an IPad Mini**
Thanks to a grant from ‘South Downs Sustainable Communities Fund’ Kipling Festival Rottingdean has created a colourful, informative guide to a Kipling-inspired ramble on the Downs around Rottingdean. This playful pocket map with artwork by Amanda Davidson is available now to enjoy and share as you join Kipling’s family and friends and retrace their steps up to the “motherly downs” past the site of the rifle range he set up to improve the markmanship of local youth, and back along the old smugglers’ favourite escape route.
This souvenir celebration of Rottingdean’s cultural connections and our wonderful surrounding Downlands is an enchantingly good read for ‘armchair walkers’ as well so don’t forget to pick up your copy at:
Beyond Design, The Queen Victoria, MadWax Candles, The Open Art Cafe, The Rottingdean Club, The Black Horse, The Plough, The Visitor Information point in The Grange and the Grange Art Gallery.
Or download it here: