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THIS WEEK : Anston House: First Base plan, where is the good level of support from local community?

TALKBOARD : Brighton in the 1950s and 1960s: a talk by local historian Paul Jordan



lead stories


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...]

this week


Protect Patcham

LATEST: 30 September 2016: The Council have confirmed this week that the it is likely that the planning application will be going to the 9th November planning committee meeting. We … [Read More...]

The Gift of Flight: Welcome the youngest ever guest director of the Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival names Kate Tempest as Guest Director 2017 We are delighted to announce that the Guest Director for Brighton Festival 2017 is the acclaimed recording artist, … [Read More...]

Success on Hollingbury site but please help again by Thursday 22 September 2016

image credit: FRIENDS OF HOLLINGBURY & BURSTEAD WOODS FRIENDS OF HOLLINGBURY & BURSTEAD WOODS Come and join us to improve the Hollingbury area in Brighton for wildlife … [Read More...]

John Lewis Brighton: You may have heard

You may have heard that we recently acquired a site at 129-133 North Street, Brighton. We are now beginning to engage with the local community before submitting a planning … [Read More...]

North Laine Book launch: Mayor of Brighton and Selma Montford celebrate

I’m glad to say there was quite a throng at the launch of the North Laine Book. Five years in the making, this collaborative effort by many residents and long-term lovers of the … [Read More...]

features & opinion


LETTERS TO EDITOR: Plan for the Valley Gardens, are we being misled by the pretty picture?

To the Editor A photograph of the plan for the Valley Gardens appeared in the Argus of 7 September, shows a garden avenue with many mature trees on both sides of the road. That … [Read More...]

North Laine Community Association: Launch of North Laine Book

The long awaited book on North Laine will be launched on Thursday 15th September 2016 when residents and others interested will have the opportunity to buy copies at a discounted … [Read More...]

Proposals for another scheme for the Anston House site have been submitted to the Council

To the Editor The latest scheme for the Anston House site consists of 3 towers of 15, 13 and 14 storeys high, packed closely together to form an overbearing wall reaching well … [Read More...]