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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Signalman flats application withdrawn – steps application still stands

With the number of objections nearing 200 – some coming from Seagulls fans and as far away as Worthing, the agents have withdrawn the planning application to build flats on The Signalman garden.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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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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Update on old railway allotments development

The development of land at the old railway allotments continues to cause consternation among residents – with concerns about: breach of s.106 agreement, which sets a planning condition that no slow worms should be harmed breach of the wall adjacent … Continue reading

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HMO focus for London Road LAT

  The next London Road LAT meeting is 18:15 for 18:30 at Calvary Church hall, Viaduct Road. The focus of this months’ meeting is HMOs – Houses in Multiple Occupation. Shared rented houses are an essential part of the housing … Continue reading

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Old Railway Allotment Clearance & Petition to save London Road Station Slow worms

At the January Drara meeting residents expressed concern at the clearance of former Old Railway allotments – the stretch of land sandwiched between the Open House pub and London Road Station. Despite numerous attempts over several decades by local groups … Continue reading

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