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Hustings – How They Used To Do It

Ours won’t be quite as raucous as this scene from Charles Dickens’s Pickwick Papers, but it promises to be lively and fun. See you in the Hall at 7.30 on Friday, to meet the people who want our council votes on … Continue reading

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Our Next Councillors – Question Time!

Here we go – the nominations have closed, and we have thirteen candidates standing to represent our ward on the Council for the next five years. Before you go along to the Hall to cast your vote on May 7, … Continue reading

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PCA meeting Wednesday 18 March

We had a committee meeting next Wednesday, 18 March, at 7.30 pm. It was mainly to plan our Local Council Election Hustings and AGM on 17 April. Here are the minutes: PCA Minutes 18 March 15

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Caroline Lucas: comments after Wistons meeting

Here’s what Caroline Lucas MP has written to people who took part in her surgery on Friday 13th about the Wistons anti-abortion protests: ‘As discussed at the meeting, the issue of ‘buffer zones’ is something I’m exploring in Parliament. I … Continue reading

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Anti-Abortion Protests: Caroline Lucas MP’s Surgery

Caroline Lucas MP is holding a surgery at St Luke’s Church this Friday, 13 February, between 5 and 6pm, about the anti-abortion protests outside Wistons Clinic in Chatsworth Road. All local residents are invited to come and discuss the issue. … Continue reading

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Councillors? Present

Ty Goddard has a go at our local councillors in the new Prestonville Friend, suggesting they have been ‘busy in a committee for four years’. For the record, Councillors Leo Littman and Mike Jones have attended almost every PCA meeting … Continue reading

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BOAT Coming In

Work on the Brighton Open Air Theatre in Dyke Road Park is due to start Monday 5 January. It should take about twelve weeks, weather permitting, so the theatre should be ready for the Brighton Festival in May.

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Award for Advent Calendar

Congratulations to Revd Martin Poole of St Luke’s Church (and the PCA) for the Points of Light award he received on Christmas Eve in recognition of his work organising the annual beach hut Advent calendar on Hove Esplanade, which has … Continue reading

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Anti-Abortion Campaigners: Caroline Lucas Calls For Buffer Zones

With anti-abortion campaigners still active in Chatsworth Road, Caroline Lucas has backed the Back Off campaign, which calls for protest-free zones outside abortion clinics. She has also tabled a parliamentary Early Day Motion calling for buffer zones outside clinics: ‘That … Continue reading

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