Monthly Archives: March 2013

PCA Update: Wistons, Recycling Alert

News from the PCA committee meeting held last Tuesday: Wistons: Cllr Mike Jones told us that the ward councillors were impressed with how last month’s PCA-organised discussion in the Hall, about the anti-abortion pickets outside Wistons Clinic, kept on topic … Continue reading

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Anston House update and petition

As you may know, the proposal for the Anston House development did not go before the council’s Planning Committee earlier this month because of doubts our campaign raised around the accuracy of the developer’s shadowing report which appears to have … Continue reading

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PCA committee meeting next Tuesday

The next PCA committee meeting will be at 7pm on Tuesday 26 March. We’ll be discussing all the local campaigns and protests from Seven Dials to the BHASVIC field and Anston House. As always, all in the Prestonville community are … Continue reading

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The Elm Tree Moment – How It Came About

So how did Seven Dials and city politics suddenly start revolving round a single tree? Looking back over the past few months and the past week’s excitement, I think I can see how we got here. During the consultation process, … Continue reading

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Elm occupied!

Two activists climbed the Vernon Terrace elm last night and are now perched in a net high above the Dials. I’m told one of them, Tom, is a veteran of the protests over near Hastings, where he spent six weeks … Continue reading

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The elm in question…

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Fell the elm? Not so fast, says Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas MP has stepped in to call for a stay of execution for the Vernon Terrace elm, which is scheduled to be felled this week as part of the Seven Dials improvement scheme. Visiting the site late this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Elm Tree Protest

Seven Dials elm protest The PCA is sorry to see the tree go too. More on this soon, hopefully.

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5 March, Meeting at St Luke’s to discuss the Anston House development

Just a quick reminder. There’s a meeting organised by Dyke Road Drive residents to discuss plans for the Anston House development at 137 – 147 Preston Road on Tuesday, 5 March, 8pm,  at St Luke’s Church, Old Shoreham Road. Please come … Continue reading

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Sing from the Heart

We are Sing from the Heart – our singing evening class is currently rehearsing at St Lukes and will be performing on 5 April (door open 7.30 for 8pm start) at St Lukes Church.  We will be performing a selection … Continue reading

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