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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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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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Rose Hill Tavern to be Reinvented

While not quite in our neighbourhood, for many years the Rosehill Tavern was a popular pub used by many of the community. Over recent years the revamping of our more local locals and ongoing reinvention of London Road left the … Continue reading

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Road resurfacing Ditchling Rise

Following enquiries about ongoing resurfacing work at the junction of Ditchling Rise and Shaftesbury Place Principal Transport Planner at BHCC Abby Hone has provided Drara an update: The surface treatment at Ditchling Rise/Shaftesbury Place has been undertaken with the aim … Continue reading

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Preston Circus pavement space

At our September meeting some residents raised concern at the amount of space left for pedestrians and cyclists around the seating area now outside the Duke of Yorks cinema. DRARA has been asked to look into this as some consider … Continue reading

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Rose Hill Tavern – who wants to own a pub?

Save the Rose Hill Tavern – a group of volunteers who care about saving this pub that dates back to 1870 – are seeking support.  They want to hear from anyone who is interested in helping the campaign to create … Continue reading

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