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THIS WEEK : Selma Montford steps down as Honorary Secretary of Brighton Society after 40 years

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

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


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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...]

this week


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...]

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...]

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...]

features & opinion


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...]