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Tuesday 31 January 2017

Appeal For New Foster Carers In The Brighton & Worthing Areas

Diagrama Fostering is urgently seeking new and experienced foster carers in and around the Brighton and Worthing area to meet growing demand. 

If you have been thinking about making a real difference to the life of a child in care, our fostering information evenings are a great opportunity for you to learn more. 

We will let you know about the recruitment process, the skills required, what training is provided and hear from our expert team about the excellent support and benefits package our foster carers will receive. 

Diagrama Fostering is rated 'good' by Ofsted. Our information events will: - offer an insight into the vulnerable children in need of foster care - help you better understand the vetting process - help you learn more about Diagram''s comprehensive support service - provide an opportunity to meet like-minded prospective foster carers - offer you the chance to meet our experts who can answer all your questions, - demonstrate why Diagrama is the agency for you. 


Who can attend? - People of all racial backgrounds. - People of any or no religious faith. - Married, unmarried and same sex couples. - Single people. - People with or without children
 
Diagrama's foster carers are highly valued members of our team who receive generous weekly payment, comprehensive free training, 24/7 expert support as well as 14 days holiday cover every year. 

Diagrama Fostering is a member of New Family Social and is proud to support gay, lesbian, bi and trans families through fostering and adoption. 

Thinking of fostering? Get in touch today - we'd love to hear from you. Call con 020 8668 2181 or complete the form HERE 

by: Jessica Baker




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Kate Tempest by Eddie Otchere

At a political and social moment that feels particularly precarious, Kate Tempest's Brighton Festival programme (6-28 May 2017) celebrates what she calls the Everyday Epic. 

The Unthanks release what has been their most difficult album to make so far, and yet they feel is also their possibly their best to date, thanks to not one but two Drakes, neither of whom are Nick…! 

The Stranglers are the new Christmas. Making their annual drop down Brighton's cultural chimney and having a capacity crowd of believers marvel as their fourth incarnation keeps true to the spirit and obtuse time signatures of the original four-piece.

When broadcasting legend Danny Baker takes to the stage at Theatre Royal Brightonn ext month, no-one, including Danny himself, will know where proceedings are heading.

Sensing the shadows cast by tyrannical forces growing ever greater by the day - The Undercover Hippy is back and on a mission to combat the sinister powers-that-be with his cunning blend of humour, optimism and hard-hitting political commentary.

Byline Festival launches at Pippingford Park, East Sussex, this summer, offering festivalgoers a unique opportunity to recapture the spirit of festivals when they had a sense of purpose. It is for everyone who doesn't want to take Trump, fake news or alternative truth lying down.

After instantly selling out their UK tour within a matter of minutes, electro pioneers Kraftwerk have added a date at the Brighton Centre, in June 2017.
mage (c) Morgan Sinclair

Brighton's Tall Ships will soon unleash new single Petrichor, taken from their forthcoming album Impressions.

Brighton's first-ever 38 Degrees Live event is set to include lively, upbeat discussions aboutlocal politics and will be a chance to hear about inspiring goings on, people, issues and opportunities in the area. 

Official creators of the genre 'Rockgrass', former ACDC tribute band, Hayseed Dixie are back in Brighton next month ahead of the realease of their new album, Free Your Mind And Your Grass Will Follow. 

The Crumpetty Tree Café and Deli in Hove has organised a Mother's Day special lunch donation menu on Sunday 26th March in support of Brighton & Hove Impetus, the award-winning local charity which helps vulnerable people who are lonely or isolated because of disability, poor mental or physical health or age.

“1895: London Society takes its problems to Sherlock Holmes.  Everyone else goes to Arrowood.”  That's the intriguing concept of the debut novel Arrowood, written by Brighton-based Anglia Ruskin University academic Dr Mick Finlay.

He's well-known for playing characters on TV that are bang up-to-date – Jonatton Yeah? (yes, that is the right spelling!) in the cult Channel 4 sitcom, Nathan Barley; the ‘is he gay? Is he straight?’  Marcus Dent in ITV's Coronation Street and, most recently, one half of a same sex parenting partnership in the brilliant ITV crime drama, Unforgotten. 

She's the girl with the big smile, the fresh-faced Nonnatus House nun who couldn'tconceal her true feelings if she tried. 

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