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THIS WEEK : Get started with finding out the hidden story of your house

TALKBOARD : 2017: The History of the Brighton Workhouses, with author James Gardner

LATEST IN DIRECTORY : Preston and Patcham Society launches new web platform


lead stories


King Alfred. Rumours; questions; with answers from the Horse’s Mouth

article re-published by kind permission saveHove 01.01.2017…..A tantalising comment appeared in one of Tim Ridgway’s weekly Argus columns which hinted at a Crest Nicholson attempt … [Read More...]

THE KEEP EVENTS: Get started with finding out the hidden story of your house

Get started with finding out the hidden story of your house with this afternoon session led by our in-house researcher Andrew Lusted. All houses have stories to tell and this … [Read More...]

this week

Detective Constable Louise Pye

Sussex Police Liaison Officer wins Queens Medal in New Year Honour List

A Sussex Police officer who oversaw the introduction of one of the UK's first teams of police family liaison officers has been awarded the Queen's Police Medal in the New Year … [Read More...]

A Christmas Message from the Bishop of Chichester

Those with no place to call home The challenge of reaching out to the stranger in our midst is at the heart of the Bishop of Chichester's Christmas message which is released … [Read More...]

Selma Montford steps down as Honorary Secretary of Brighton Society after 40 years: I despair at current state of developments in city

The current state of developments in the city: I despair. The problem is that building land is expensive, owners require a substantial profit on their development but have had to … [Read More...]

Preston and Patcham Society

LATEST: New platform launched November 2016: As well as news and information and details about the background of the society, together with the Muriel Elms Collection, a gallery of … [Read More...]

Moshimo Skylight restaurant: Response Brighton Society

The decision to give planning approval to the Moshimo Skylight restaurant is one of the worst planning decisions in recent years. This is no ordinary site – it is in the Old … [Read More...]

features & opinion


LETTERS TO EDITOR: The scheme on the Circus Street site was a case of gross overdevelopment

To the Editor The news that the schemes on the Circus Street and the Preston Barracks sites may not go ahead could well be good news. The scheme on the Circus Street site was a … [Read More...]

PICTURE OF THE WEEK: Blaker’s Park Brighton

Last rays of golden sunshine on the base of Blakers Park clock—Friends of Blaker's Park, 21 October 2016 Local news & updates from the Friends of Blakers Park. We love … [Read More...]

LETTERS TO EDITOR: Anston House: First Base plan, where is the good level of support from the local community?

Dear Sir First Base is seeking planning permission to demolish and redevelop the Anston House site opposite Preston Park. No one will regret the loss of the ruin which remains … [Read More...]