Monthly Archives: January 2009

I’m In A Cabinet Meeting

How to go through the proper channels … I wanted to ask the Children and Young People’s Trust a question about bus services, on behalf of a group of parents in Prestonville and neighbouring areas who have children at Hove … Continue reading

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Highcroft Villas Wildlife Site

It is very disappointing news to hear that the appeal of Kingsbury Estate Ltd has been upheld and that planning permission will after all be granted. As someone who attended the inquiry, I would like to make a few comments. … Continue reading

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Sweeney’s coming!!!

Tickets now on sale. Tuesday Feb 10th 7.30pm £8/£5 Wednesday Feb 11th 3.00pm £5/£3 Wednesday Feb 11th 7.30pm £10/£6 Thursday Feb 12th 7.30 £10/£6 (Concessions – students and OAPs) Tickets from College Cash Desk (Credit card booking available) 01273 552200 … Continue reading

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Anston House Trees – Developer Fined £30k

The developer behind the illegal destruction of trees in June 2007 on the Anston House site, on Preston Road, has been fined £30,000. Whether that is going to put much of a dent in his finances, or deter other developers … Continue reading

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Dog Poo

The problem of dog poo on the pavement (and in the park), which 10 years ago was a huge problem, has almost completely gone away, at least at the northern end of Prestonville – for which I am sure we … Continue reading

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Parkrun

Keen joggers in the area, or those thinking of taking it up,  might be interested in the Brighton & Hove Parkrun that takes place every Saturday morning at 9am in Hove Park.  The run is 5km, about two and a … Continue reading

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A fox in the garden

Prestonville resident looking for Friday lunch.

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Fire Engines Out, Steam Engine In?

Changes down New England Road: The Fire & Rescue Service is planning to close the Preston Circus Fire Station. This is welcome news to the Duke of York’s cinema next door, which would like to take it over. St James’s Investments, the … Continue reading

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Bins Roll Out

Communal bins are now in position in the southern corner of Prestonville (Prestonville Road, Howard Terrace, York Villas, York Grove): no more house-to-house rubbish collections from 2 February, though recycling collections continue as before. When we asked the Council about … Continue reading

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Chimney House Changes

The new managers have arrived at the Chimney House and are going to do a bit of redecorating before starting to do food again next weekend. They run the Preston Park Tavern and we gather the approach – emphasis on … Continue reading

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