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Bike share dock coming to London Road Station

Having been discussed for some time a bike share scheme is set to start on our streets this summer. A three year contract has been awarded to Hourbike who run other schemes including Oxford and Reading. Bikes will be available … Continue reading

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Festive Donkey to hit Flo Road

On Saturday December 3rd and December 10th our neighbourhood on the other side (of London Road Station) is hosting the regular Florence Road Market along with some festive fun. Lots of goodies are promised including live music, live donkeys alongside … Continue reading

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London Road LAT meets Local History

  A special social London Road LAT meeting on Tuesday 15th November welcomes all neighbours and traders. Local historian Geoffrey Mead will give an account of the decline and resurgence of London Road as our local high street. The evening … Continue reading

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Community Christmas Party – Southdown Rise

Southdown Rise Residents Association invite neighbours to bring friends and family to their community Christmas party on December 3rd. From 2 – 7 pm at One Church Southdown Avenue, there be food, drink, live music and activities for kids.

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London Road LAT – Tue October 4th

The next London Road Area LAT meeting is on Tuesday 4th October – 18:15 for 18:30 at Calvary Church, Viaduct Road. The agenda will include: Consultation on Communal Bins in Viaduct Road Development of policing in light of new PCSO … Continue reading

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Bike Share docking proposal for Shaftesbury Place

Residents in Shaftesbury Place and Drara were notified by Brighton and Hove CC in late August of the planned Brighton & Hove Bike Share scheme which is due to launch in May 2017. It is proposed to site a cycle … Continue reading

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Summer soiree with added AGM Fri 8th July, 7.30

As summer gets into full swing its time for the annual Drara gathering at London Road Station. Everyone in the neighbourhood is welcome and its a great opportunity to come and meet your neighbours and find out what’s been going … Continue reading

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Area councillor is new mayor

Drara congratulate Pete West, Councillor for St Peters and North Laine area for many years, who became Mayor in a ceremony at the town hall on Thursday 12th May.  A former resident of Warleigh Road and Shaftesbury Road, Pete is … Continue reading

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Drara meeting, Tuesday 7.30 May 17th

Our next business meeting is at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 17th May. Join us to catch up on local issues and meet neighbours. Meetings are informal and friendly and reguarly attended by officials, local councillors and Bonny our PCSO.  They … Continue reading

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Annual festival art trail

Every year during Brighton Festival there’s an opportunity to see some of the creative work going on in and around the Drara neighbourhood. Artists from Newhaven to Hove open their houses during May weekends – and those in our area … Continue reading

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