News

BHFA has a busy programme of meetings and events and publishes news from the Faith Council and the other projects it is undertaking.  Instant news and updates are easily received via our social media platforms – links to these can be found at the bottom of this page.  If you would like more detailed information as to our activities, then please do review our latest articles and sign up for our newsletter.

October 31, 2021

As BHFA’s ambitions to help more people continue to grow, the Trustees decide it is time to commission a new website that can better point people towards the various areas of work the charity is und...

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September 15, 2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions ease and life returns to some form of normality, BHFA and partner organisations Care for Our City, Together Co and Time to Talk Befriending (TTTB) have started ...

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August 30, 2021

BHFA spoke at length to its partners about the nationality and language requirements of their client groups and has since published flyers in: Arabic Latvian Polish Romanian Russian Posters are als...

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July 30, 2021

BHFA finalised its film interviewing young people of faith from a Jewish, Christian and Muslim background and started to devise lesson plans that will be used in Brighton and Hove secondary schools. B...

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June 30, 2021

The Street Support steering group consulted within the national Street Support network and with organisations putting their details on to Street Support - Brighton & Hove as to how best to get in...

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May 31, 2021

Street Support works so well as the organisations listed on the site are all issued with their own logins and are chased up every three months by the City Administrator to ensure that their entry is ...

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March 31, 2021

BHFA launched Street Support - Brighton & Hove with forty organisations and begun to produce advertising materials so to promote use of the site.  The Brighton Argus and local radio stations pic...

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January 29, 2021

The Street Support - Brighton & Hove steering group formed and is made up of the following groups: Arch Health Care, Care for Our City, B&H City Council, Holland Road Baptist Church, the...

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November 30, 2020

BHFA Trustees decided that it was time for BHFA to move forwards on its committment to undertake a meaningful piece of work to help those people experiencing homelessness. Early converstions with th...

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July 31, 2020

Faith groups in Brighton & Hove have played a key role in meeting need during the successive lockdowns during the early part of 2020 and then later in the year as many vulnerbale people remained s...

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April 23, 2020

Ramadan 2020: Ramadan begun on 23rd April and the Muslim community committed to supporting vulnerable people as well as busy doctors, nurses and other hospital staff at the Royal Sussex County Hospita...

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March 15, 2020

The Faith Tour started in March 2020 but had to be put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Tours of a synagogue, mosque and Buddhist venues were planned with two visits to churches also scheduled, n...

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November 28, 2019

BHFA organised two faith hustings in 2019, one for the local election in April 2019 and another for the snap general election called for December 12th, thereby giving members of the public an opportun...

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October 17, 2019

BHFA volunteered to play a lead role in the city’s Upstanders Network and Fr Jerome Lloyd undertook to Chair the group. On October 17th, the group met to present to launch the network to interested ...

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August 26, 2019

As part of the Combating Faith Hate Partnership, faith leaders met together for a meal at the Taste of Sahara restaurant.  Pictured below are Iman Uthman Jeewa and Gen Thekchen. ...

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July 29, 2019

Faith leaders were graciously invited to meet together with the Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Alex Phillips, at the Mayor’s Parlour during the summer of July 2019, an event enjoyed by all which pro...

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June 06, 2019

BHFA organised the annual Celebrating Faith event at the Open Market and asked the Mayor of Brighton & Hove to attend.  A number of faith groups had stalls and were able to speak to visiting memb...

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June 02, 2019

On Sunday, June 2nd, Father Jerome Lloyd attended the Dialogue Society‘s annual Iftar Dinner at the Grand Hotel, Brighton. The dinner in partnership with Brighton and Hove City Council, Community ...

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December 25, 2018

Brighton & Hove Muslim Forum Organised a Christmas Meal for the Homeless every year at the restuarant, A Taste of Sahara.    ...

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November 28, 2018

BHFA received a generous donation from the Co-operative to put towards its work wiht those people experiencing homelessness.   Pictured below: RIk Child and Fr Jerome Lloyd with staff at one of the ...

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November 18, 2018

Faith Leaders met with the Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council and Stephen Timms MP to both sign and launch the faith covenent at the Celebrating Faith Event in November 2018. Pictured below fr...

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