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A People’s History of the Level – a community oral history project exhibition opens in November 2013 The exhibition is the result of local people getting involved in our series of history and heritage information, exploration and training events, and sharing their memories and memorabilia with us, over the last year. The exhibition will be […]

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saveHOVE response: Bill Dunster, Colin Brace and Alan Phillips are very happy tonight. The planning committee has agreed planning consent for Portzed, Hove. — The Info (@saveHOVE) October 30, 2013 Yet another surprise panel of substitute Green cllrs today at planning and it means there is no constancy to allow for building expertise. — The […]

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A landmark eco-development looks set to get to the go ahead despite fierce opposition from locals Those behind the zero-carbon, zero- emission Portzed claim they will create some of the greenest homes in Brighton and Hove. Original proposals for the land, overlooking Aldrington basin in Kingsway, Hove, were rejected after opposition from locals about height […]

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A historic railway could be under threat as it looks for £1.5 million to secure its future For 130 years, the Volks Railway has travelled the mile-long route along Brighton seafront. But, with railway operators expressing fears over how long it can safely operate, finance chiefs at Brighton and Hove City Council said it may […]

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It looks as though Brighton and Hove City Council’s Planning Committee will be receiving an application within the next month or so to turn the Hippodrome in Middle Street into an eight-screen cinema and restaurant It is most important that the Grade II* building should be restored to its full glory—a matter in which English […]

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Brighton & Hove Friends of the Earth (BHFOE) has criticised the notice of motion agreed at yesterday’s Brighton & Hove City Council Full Council meeting, which has proposed free parking at a number of car parks throughout the city in the run up to Christmas BHFOE is concerned that this could cost Council taxpayers at […]

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I have fond memories of the Brighton Hippodrome. As a child I regularly was taken to see comedian Max Miller, knowing that he was naughty, yet oblivious to his innuendos. In its last year as a live theatre, I saw the Beatles. Although my memories will never fade, this magnificent Grade ll* listed building’s position […]

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