Posts in 'South East' Category
June 2011 has marked the 30th Anniversary of the AIDS epidemic. So much has changed from those early days when volunteers like Father Marcus opened up his kitchen for those affected by HIV. There is still a need for emotional support for those newly diagnosed and to others living with HIV for a number of years, here I update, discuss and overview all the groups and services at THT Brighton and Eastbourne.
Charleston House is a small 18th century farm house just outside Lewes, most famous for its past tenants and the legacy they left behind. The run down farmhouse was discovered by Virginia Woolf in 1916, who in turn suggested to her sister, Vanessa Bell, that she should make the place her new home. At the time [...]
One of the important roles Tim presently offers is support and advice centred on the changes currently being made to the benefit system as a whole. For example, those in receipt of Income Support and Incapacity Benefit will eventually be reassessed and moved to the new Employment and Support Allowance.
Diana Rowe: Senior Counsellor at Terrence Higgins Trust, Brighton. Following a successful career in TV production at the BBC, Diana Rowe moved to Brighton in 2004 seeking a new challenge. She had trained as a Person-Centred counsellor in London and in Brighton. Her counselling experience includes working for the Brighton Women’s Centre, Mankind UK as [...]
With everything a stones throw away it is quite easy to forget about the fantastic surrounding countryside the South East has to offer. At the beginning of the month, Sunday, 7th March, I met up with Simon, the group leader of gayswag where I joined fourteen other men all ready for a gentle walk across the Downs.
A changing trend is that ladies no longer necessarily want spaces exclusively for themselves……