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The friendly leafy neighbourhood squeezed between the A23, the Lewes-Seaford-Eastbourne line and Ditchling Road - not far from lively London Road

Next DRARA meeting

  Happy New Year! The next DRARA meeting will take place on Tues JANUARY 21st 2019 at 7:30pm at 147 Ditchling Rise. All are welcome.  

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Next DRARA meeting

The next DRARA meeting will be on Tuesday July 17th 2018 at 7:30 at 147 Ditchling Rise. Please email us at ditchlingrisebrighton@gmail.com if you wish to come along.

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London Road LAT Tue 13th June

The next LAT meeting is Tuesday June 13th 2017 18:15 for 18:30 at Calvary Church Hall, Viaduct Road, Brighton. Anyone is free to bring up a relevant item at or before the meeting. The agenda  will be published on the … Continue reading

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Signalman flats application withdrawn – steps application still stands

With the number of objections nearing 200 – some coming from Seagulls fans and as far away as Worthing, the agents have withdrawn the planning application to build flats on The Signalman garden. This is excellent news for the community … Continue reading

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Building on Signalman Garden – objections pouring in

Now the news is out that the owners of The Signalman garden plan to build on it, objections are pouring in – at the time of writing well over 150 have commented. People around the area are expressing their love … Continue reading

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Drara dismayed at threat to The Signalman garden

At the Drara meeting last week everyone was dismayed at the proposal by Inn Brighton Properties Ltd, owners of The Signalman, our neighbourhood pub, to build on the garden. The pub is the only communal space in the neighbourhood, and … Continue reading

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Air Pollution and other issues – London Road LAT 9 May

The next London Road LAT is on Tue May 9th at 6.30, Calvary Church, Viaduct Road. Guest speaker Sam Rouse of Brighton and Hove City Council will speak on air quality and health. Air pollution affects health of everyone across … Continue reading

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The Signalman – Flats proposed in place of beer garden

Owners of our neighbourhood pub submitted two planning applications for the alteration of the premises in March. Development of ‘former beer garden’ into flats – Application number: BH2017/00829 On March 9th a planning application was submitted by Inn Brighton Properties … Continue reading

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London Road LAT 11th April

Communal bins – with Tracey Phipps BHCC bin mastermind, drug dealing, an HMO update and licensing for Stavros Greek kebab establishment are among the hot topics for discussion at this months’ London Road LAT – well worth taking an hour … Continue reading

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Free housing law clinic at Sussex University

The University of Sussex has launched a free legal clinic to give local people expert housing advice. Residents can contact Sussex Law School and receive legal support at no cost on a wide range of housing issues including evictions/possession, disrepair, … Continue reading

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