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Friends of Pavilion Gardens Cafe Only the “Community” that the cafe has become over the last 73 years will give us a chance of survival beyond 2015 A popular summer outdoor meeting place and welcome oasis for residents, business people and visitors to the City. Brighton. Has Wi-Fi for customers use, Mission: To give the […]


Friends of Pavilion Gardens Cafe: social media release Just to let you all know that the “future of the cafe” is very unclear The Council with the Brighton Festival have confirmed at a recent high level meeting that we are not in “their vision” for the gardens if they are successful in getting Heritage Lottery […]


The Round Hill Society The Round Hill Society keeps residents in the area in touch with local news, events and each other Every effort is made on this site and in the regular newsletter, the Round Hill Reporter, to present a fair and balanced view while aiming to accept any material from Round Hill residents. […]


Friends of Hollingbury and Bursted Woods Friends of Hollingbury and Bursted Woods: Next work session—Want to do something to help your local woodland? We’ll be working in Burstead Wood, clearing the Butterfly Glade, installing a bench, and planting daffodils and violets. Saturday – 5 October 2013 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Meet outside the old […]


North Laine Community Association The North Laine Community Association (NLCA) is one of the older community associations in Brighton lt was set up in 1976 when the area was under threat of a motorway and has been active in campaigning for the residents of the area ever since. Together with the North Laine Traders Association, […]


The first record of Withdean, ‘Whita’s Valley’, dates from the early 12th century when it was referred to as Wictene The Manor of Withdean was the property of St. Pancras’s Priory at Lewes until 1537 when it was surrendered to King Henry VIII. The following year it was granted to Thomas Cromwell, his Chief Minister. […]


From Ditchling Road to the surrounding Downland The Preston and Old Patcham Society was founded in 1973. Our work is concerned with maintaining a sense of continuity in the community and matters related to conservation issues. The Society embraces the area between Ditchling Road, Springfield Road, Dyke Road, Snakey Lane, Patcham village, Withdean, Westdean, Varndean […]