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SCHOOLS SHAKE-UP Greg Hadfield @BrightonIndy

Parents face growing uncertainty about which secondary school their children will go to - because councillors have been forced to review Brighton and Hove’s unique admissions procedures. The review - which could see significant changes in catchment areas across the city - was launched only days after Brighton & Hove Independent reported a record number of parents had been “directed” to send their children to schools they had not even named on application forms Nearly one in 20 (4.9%) applications resulted in a child being sent, against parents’

wishes, to “the nearest school with an available place”. Consequently, 115 children were sent to schools that had not figured in parental preferences. Crucially, council officers said 22 related to families in the “golden halo” catchment area for Dorothy Stringer School and Varndean School, where the number of secondary-school applicants exceeded the number of places in the two-school catchment area. On Monday, councillors revealed places would be found for the “Stringer/Varndean 22” with 11 going to each school. They also agreed to undertake a review of secondary-school admissions arrangements, including catchment areas. Today, this newspaper can reveal that six of the 22 - all of whom live in the “golden halo” , where house

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Who is that at the window? Maisie Broadhead has won the commission for Pavilion Contemporary, the third in a series of major installations - funded by Arts Council England - at the Royal Pavilion. The winning project, with a working title of ‘Peepers’ will see visitors feel like tiny figures in a decadent doll’s house, as a series of photographic light boxes project giant faces peering through the windows.

What we think about our city We like our pharmacists, firefighters and family doctors. But we are less keen on the dentist, mental health services, and the city council, Frank le Duc writes. These are the findings of the City Tracker Survey, a piece of research conducted on behalf of the public sector in Brighton and Hove.

More than nine in 10 - out of 1,000 local people questioned said East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service used money wisely. Only half thought the same was true about Brighton and Hove City Council. >> The good and the bad: What we think about our city, see page 3

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The good and the bad: What we all think about our city ■ Nearly nine in 10 citizens (89%) are satisfied with Brighton and Hove as a place to live, a 2% decrease compared to the previous survey. Satisfaction is highest (95%) among those aged 35 to 44; it is lowest (82%) among those over 65 ■ As in the previous survey, 92% are satisfied with their local area as a place to live; higher than the British average of 85% ■ When considering “the street where you live”, the highest level of dissatisfaction - as in previous years - is with road safety (20% dissatisfied); the lowest level concerns noise levels (13% dissatisfied) ■ Satisfaction with “how clean and green the street where you live” is peaked in the first survey in 2008 at 82%; it has fluctuated in the high 70s since; the latest survey shows 77% are satisfied ■ East Sussex Fire and Rescue continues to have the highest level of agreement that it “uses money wisely”, at 96%. Brighton and Hove City Council has the lowest level of agreement among the city’s public services, at 50%. This compares with the British average of 52% of citizens who think their local council “provides value for money”

of whether a respondent says s/he has used a city council service. Interestingly, 292 respondents said they had not used one of the council’s 800 services in the last 12 months. The British average satisfaction with how a local council runs is 72%. ■ Mental health services had a very low level of satisfaction (30%) in the previous survey; it has risen to 65% - and it remained at 72% when looking at responses only from those who have used the service ■ When asked “If you could change one thing about Brighton and Hove what would it be?”, most comments related to traffic and transport, the council/administration and parking ■ High proportions, of at least 96% or more, say they feel very or fairly safe in their local area, outside in the city centre and in their home during the day time. The British average show that 95% felt safe outside in their local area in the day. In Brighton and Hove, the proportion decreases to 80% feeling very or fairly safe in their local area after dark, compared with 77% nationally ■ Just over one in three (35%) volunteered or gave their time unpaid to a group, club or organisation - compared with 40% last year

■ The local chemist has the highest level of satisfaction (95%) - as in previous years; looking, however, at only those who have used a service in the last 12 months, East Sussex Fire and Rescue tops the list, with 98% satisfied (out of 61 users)

■ Nearly one in six (15%) had been involved in some capacity in local decision-making

■ Satisfaction is lowest for the city council, at 60% - regardless

■ Half (50%) agree they are able to influence local decisions

■ Three in four (75%) feel they belong to their immediate neighbourhood ■ A high proportion (92%), agree people from different backgrounds get on well together. ■ Nearly one in five (18%) feels people not treating each other with respect is a problem in their local area

■ Almost half (49%) had visited a museum in the last 12 months ■ Four in 10 (40%) felt air pollution across the city was a fairly or big problem - down from 46% last year ■ Nearly six in 10 (59%) felt Brighton and Hove was doing enough to tackle climate change ■ Nearly seven in 10 (69%) agree the council is good at keeping their street clean - compared with the British average of 74%; 22% disagree

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A City Deal is a good deal for Brighton and Hove – and for our neighbours across the region Jason Kitcat @jasonkitcat

I am delighted that - after a huge amount of work with our neighbouring councils, local businesses, the Local Enterprise Partnership, and national government - we have been given the go-ahead for a City Deal. We have won the resources to build on our city region’s strengths through the “Greater Brighton” City Deal. Our partners include the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex, as well as companies investing in the area such as EON, American Express, Ricardo, and EDF. The deal we have struck will bring more than £170m of investment and 8,500 jobs to the city region over the medium term. This includes commitments from a range of

public and private organisations to invest in environmental, digital and other business sectors, while also unlocking key development sites. The flagship development will be a £24 million investment to expand and upgrade one of the core sites for the city’s tech cluster, New England House. This alone will create nearly 900 new jobs.  Other plans agreed are: a regional programme of business support, a new Central Research Laboratory at Preston Barracks; a ‘“Digital Exchange” to provide ultrafast broadband to small businesses at affordable prices; the expansion of the successful “Fusebox” startup space for creative digital companies; plus clean and environmental technology centres at Newhaven and Shoreham - as well as flood defence funding for those sites. We welcome the government’s

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willingness to devolve powers and funding to city regions. This flexibility means we will now see millions invested in green technologies, the creative and digital sector, and business support for companies across the city region, creating many thousands of new decent local jobs. The Greater Brighton City Deal will mean working together for our common interest as a region, whilst still cherishing the unique character of every member area. Our residents and businesses live and work across municipal boundaries. So working with our neighbours is essential to building on the success we have had in recent years, and to developing our growing reputation as an economic powerhouse. From flagging 1960s office block to 21st-century flagship development, see page 6

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City showing for Branson film that breaks taboo about ‘failed’ war on drugs A controversial documentary about the “failed war on drugs” will be shown for the first time in Brighton and Hove next week. Breaking The Taboo will be followed by a debate about alternatives to what the makers describe as one of the biggest failures of global policy in decades. The hard-hitting film was made by Sundog Pictures - a production company run by Sam Branson, son of the Virgin entrepreneur - and is narrated by Morgan Freeman, the Oscarwinning actor. Taking part in next week’s debate will be Graham Bartlett, former Sussex Police chief superintendent; Kate McKenzie, mother of a recovering drug addict, who believes heroin should be prescribed on the NHS; Neil Hunt, a researcher and academic specialising in drug issues; and Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion. Chair will be Greg Hadfield, editorial director of Brighton &

Hove Independent. Similar events have been held in New York and London, where premieres were hosted by Google. Before a wider release, the 58-minute film’s YouTube channel was visited 1.5 million times in its first month. More than 600,000 people have supported an online campaign, which states: “The war on drugs has failed. “After 50 years of prohibition, illicit drugs are now the third most valuable industry in the world after food and oil, all in the control of criminals. “Drugs are cheaper and more available than ever before. Millions of people are in prison for drugs offences. Corruption and violence, especially in producer and transit countries, endangers democracy. “Tens of thousands of people die each year in drug wars. “Improving our drug policies is one of the key policy challenges of our time. The time for action is now.”

Human cost of this so-called war is unsustainable Graham Barlett @GrahamBstweets

Next week will be the second time I have been a panellist at a Breaking the Taboo screening. Why do I do it you may ask? Well, having seen the harm that drugs cause to people’s lives over 30 years of policing and the impotence of the criminal justice system in tackling addiction, I believe that a whole new approach is necessary.  I am not in favour of people taking drugs. Far from it. My personal view is that while production, supply and trafficking are and should remain crimes, the personal use of drugs is not well addressed through punishment. We do not punish alcoholics, smokers or gamblers, so why users of other substances? Providing drug addicts with treatment not only resolves their addiction thereby minimising their risk of overdose, drug-related health issues and their dependence on the state, but also significantly cuts the cost to the community by reducing their offending.

The world’s drugs market puts about £320 billion a year into the hands of criminals. Governments invest £100 billion a year in the so-called “war on drugs”. Yet the number of addicts worldwide has reached around 240 million. Add to this the 100,000 drug-related murders in Mexico, the 500,000 people in United States prisons for drug offences and the rising cases of blood-borne viruses. The financial and human cost of this “war” is clearly unsustainable. More synthetic drugs are coming on the market, too, which often fall outside the law and cause as much harm. It is pitiful to see law-makers trying to play catch-up to ban these. To what end? It is time we focused on putting people addicted to drugs into treatment, to removing the stigma that prevents them from accessing the help they need, and reserving law enforcement for those who profit from the misery and harm they cause others. Graham Bartlett is a former Sussex Police chief superintendent.

Breaking The Taboo will be shown at Duke’s @ Komedia Picturehouse, Gardner Street, at 6.15pm on Thursday, March 20. Visit: www.picturehouses.co.uk Twitter: @TabooBreakers #BreakTheTaboo

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From flagging 1960s office block to flagship 21st-century development Greg Hadfield @BrightonIndy New England House was the world's first purpose-built highrise industrial estate. It was intended to accommodate local industries displaced by slum clearance in the late 1950s.

When it opened on January 17 1963, it had 18 firms in residence - including Wilmshurst Bros Ltd, which remains in the building today, making and supplying blinds and awnings. Owned by Brighton and Hove City Council, it has survived years of neglect. From the outside, the "flatted factory" origins of its brutalist

architecture are evidenced in the eight-floor building's strength and toughness. This week marked a rebirth. In Wired Sussex's fourth-floor space known as The FuseBox, the great and the good - and a government minister - signed a new City Deal for the Greater Brighton City Region.

The City Deal will build on some of Greater Brighton’s emerging success stories: the creativecum-technology cluster that has grown from nothing over the past decade, and now has more than 1,500 high-value businesses. For New England House, the deal provides something concrete. Appropriately.

It promises £24.5 million of investment, with an extra 7,000 square metres of floorspace for creative and technology businesses. To mark the occasion we celebrate the energy and enterprise of some of the 90-plus business that reside within. In total, the businesses employ an estimated 1,000 people.

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Sea Life Centre's £1m for slice of tropical jungle Merlin Entertainments has invested another £1 million in Brighton Sea Life Centre - less than two years after an extensive £2 million redevelopment. The centre will unveil a spectacular Rainforest Adventure attraction this month, confirming the company’s longterm commitment to the city. Max Leviston, general manager, said: “The redevelopment two years ago was to some extent forced upon us by the sheer age of the building. Its completion coincided with the 140th anniversary of what is the world’s oldest operating aquarium.” Visitors have flooded back in bigger numbers than ever following that facelift. And this has encouraged Merlin bosses to invest again. Rainforest Adventure will bring a slice of tropical jungle to the seafront. With it, there will be a host of new and intriguing creatures - including a nine-footlong, 16-kilogram anaconda, the world’s biggest snake species.  Other species arrayed in tanks nestling amid jungle foliage and the realistic ruins of an ancient Inca temple will include poison dart frogs, piranhas, and Chinese water dragons.

The unveiling of Rainforest Adventure comes four months after Merlin floated on the London Stock Exchange and weeks after the company opened its 100th attraction, a Sea Life Centre in Charlotte, North Carolina. Formerly Brighton Aquarium, theBrighton attraction was acquired by Merlin - then Sea Life Centre Holdings Ltd - in 1990.  It also boasts one of the biggest ocean display tanks in Britain, housing a variety of tropical sharks and sea turtles: Lulu, Gulliver and Jersey. The centre opened up some of the warren of passages and corridors never seen by the general public before when it launched a Behind The Scenes tour on the completion of its redevelopment in 2012; it has also launched jellyfish and octopus exhibitions in the last two years. Mr Leviston said: “Rainforest Adventure is yet another extensive new attraction which we are confident will be well received both by first time visitors and the many who return here year after year.” The formal launch will be on Saturday, March 29.

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Dark Ameallia by Sally O’Reilly They say that you should never judge a book by the cover. Well, I disagree. You can - with one swift glance - sum up whether or not a book is for you. Pretty pastels and a woman reclining in the arms of a Regency buck tells me exactly what is going on inside. Or a soldier cradling a semiautomatic. Or the austere, plain Penguins. We know. That is why book-designers spend so much time and money on getting it just right. And my goodness, they got it right with this one: beautiful, literary and quite, quite covetable. And, again, I was not wrong. How I loved this book. It is the life and times of Aemilia Lanyer, the “Dark Lady” of Shakespeare’s sonnets, the

playwright’s muse, and his one true love. It is a very romantic and erotic book that makes you believe totally this simply must have happened. The research and detail is immaculate, but done with such a light hand that it appears effortless. There is a wonderful scene about the writing of Macbeth that had the hairs standing up on the back of my neck, and had me cheering our heroine on. Aemilia is everything you could possible want in a heroine, too: passionate, intelligent, and happy to have some shady dealing to fulfil her dreams. Sheer bliss! Sally O’Reilly will be at The Bookish Supper Society on Wednesnday, March 26. Tickets from Brighton Dome Box Office: 01273 709709

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Tin hats on! The Great War bombardment has begun Graham Chainey

They are going to plant red poppies all over Brighton and Hove. There will be poppies down the no-man’s-lands between the carriageways of Lewes Road and Eastern Road, poppies at Preston Park and Rottingdean, poppies in the verges of housing estates, poppies in Old Steine. “The sight of thousands of poppies emerging on wildflower sites across the city will,” Councillor Geoffrey Bowden has declared, “be both stunning and poignant, a fitting way to mark the historical anniversary of the start of the First World War.” At least poppies are quiet, uncontentious, emblematic. Unlike, I suspect, some of the media onslaught that is scheduled to mark the approaching centenary. The BBC, for example, has launched its biggest-ever “season”, which will include more than 100 specially-commissioned

programmes, totalling more than 2,500 hours of output. You may already have seen Jeremy Paxman posing before war memorials, recruitment posters, and even the Royal Pavilion (a wartime hospital for Indian servicemen). There will be dramas, documentaries, concerts, live commemorative events. Additionally, a thousand war-related books are scheduled. There’s nothing the media loves more than a big emotive anniversary, and this is shaping to be one of the biggest yet. HG Wells hailed it as the war to end all wars, and he was wrong. He hoped it would usher in a socialist world state: wrong. It was certainly the end of a phase of civilisation, and the beginning of a more mechanised, more egalitarian, less graceful one. Wells, who years before had invented the tank in his prophetic imagination, lived to see real tanks - indeed rode in a prototype. Wells, who invented aerial combat, lived to see real aerial combat. And Wells, who invented the atom bomb years

before the scientists managed to, would live just long enough to see it used in the Second World War. Most families will have lingering memories of that demented, complex and farreaching conflict. My uncle, Fred Chainey, served first as a stretcher-bearer at Gallipoli, where he acted heroically to bring in casualties under fire. Later, he was trapped in a shellhole on the western front. Later still, as an RFC/RAF observer, he climbed out on his bomber’s wing to try and fix an engine before crashing and being interned. If you want books on the war, try some of the old ones, written by those who were there. Try Henry Williamson’s scathing autobiographical fable, “The Patriot’s Progress” (1930), which tells it as it was, with no wasted words and plenty of seething pain. Or Frederic Manning’s “Her Privates We” (1930), recently re-issued, set on the Somme. Meanwhile, get ready for that media bombardment, the

An illustration from Henry Williamson’s First World War autobiographical fable

commemorative pounding. Strap on your tin hat. They will be wheeling out the big guns – Paxman, Max Hastings, Fergal Keane, Niall Ferguson, Oona Chaplin, you name them. Keep your gas-mask handy, as revisionist cant and PC fumes swirl about. We have already been told not to blame the

Germans. Or to celebrate victory. Paxman has called conscientious objectors “cranks”. Brussels has even rebranded the conflict as the “European Civil War”. And it will not be all over by Christmas. Not by any means. Graham Chainey is a freelance writer in Brighton and Hove.


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Constable looted? A John Constable painting depicting a boat being beached in Brighton may have been looted by the Nazis during the Second World War. A government advisory panel is reportedly looking into whether Tate Britain should give up the work: Beaching A Boat, Brighton. It is thought the painting, believed to be worth about £1 million, may have been looted from the home of a French collector during the Nazi occupation of France.

Art

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Creatives residencies

School upgraded

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Two galleries in Brighton are offering creative residencies this year. Fabrica, in Duke Street, is on the lookout for an artist-inresidence and a writer-in-residence. The gallery has created the roles as part of its Time and Place project. Applications are also open at the Lighthouse, in Kensington Street, for its studio residencies and Guiding Lights programme. Lighthouse is a digital culture agency that supports, commissions and exhibits work by artists and filmmakers.

Ofsted has given Hangleton Junior School an improved report. Three inspectors rated the school as “good” – the second-highest of four grades - after a two-day visit. The last time inspectors checked the school, two years ago, their verdict was “satisfactory”, the third-best grade.

Twenty families have applied to swap their council homes with each other in the last two months, largely to combat the knock-on effect of the government’s socalled “bedroom tax”. The council is encouraging households to join its mutual exchange and tenant incentive scheme, as a way to tackle growing debt associated with welfare reform. In the last financial year, almost 200 households have swapped homes.

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running track and the extension of the health and fitness facilities opened last year. The Withdean Sports Complex is certainly delivering on the Olympic legacy.” Ross Philipson, Freedom Leisure Centre Manager at Withdean Sports Complex said: “We’re delighted to have such a fantastic facility at Withdean Sports Complex and are encouraging as many people as possible to come along and join in with one of the free taster sessions on Sunday. The climbing wall will provide

another way for people to get active and it’s fun that the whole family can enjoy. It will be a great addition to the wide range of facilities already on offer.” The wall will be open seven days a week and will offer adult and junior climbing sessions from age 4 and upwards. The facility features both rope walls and boulder walls to satisfy climbing athletes at the very top of their game.

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Withdean Sports Complex will unveil its brand new 13m climbing wall at an action packed event, this Saturday, March 15. Cllr Denise Cobb will cut the ribbon to officially open the facility at 10.30am. This will be followed by demonstrations from climbers young and old. On Sunday, March 16 there will be free 30-minute taster sessions all day. Sessions will run on a first come first served basis from 10am, with the last session starting at 4pm. The sessions will cater for the whole family so adults and children can experience the fun of indoor climbing. The fantastic new £250k facility has been funded by High Sports, the UK’s leading provider of indoor climbing, in partnership with Freedom Leisure and Brighton and Hove City Council. The facility will be run by High Sports and will be a regional centre of excellence for the sport. Councillor Geoffrey Bowden, chair of the Economic Development and Culture Committee, said: “The new climbing wall will prove to be yet another hugely popular attraction at Withdean Sports Complex and complements the new

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Healthwatch Brighton and Hove, the new independent watchdog, is due formally to start work next month. It held a reception to mark the transition after a year acting as a “shadow official watchdog”. Councillor Denise Cobb, the Mayor of Brighton, unveiled a Healthwatch banner showing its weekday helpline number 01273 234040. She was joined by about 40 people who work in health, social care and community organisations.

Councillors will discuss a proposal to protect office space in the city from being converted to housing without planning. In the last six months, more than 60 “prior approval” applications have been filed in the city - 28 of which have been approved. If all were implemented, it would lead to a loss of 12,000 square metres of office space, four times the annual average.

The decision by tourists on Brighton seafront to get a souvenir could see the creation of a historical document with a difference. Photomatic, in York Road, Hove, has applied to install a photographic booth on the lower promenade. All images would be archived to create a historical and social document of Brighton residents and visitors.

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20mph extension A 20mph speed limit could be brought in across more of Brighton and Hove. Just days after finalising the second phase of the restrictions, the city council has confirmed more residents are to be consulted about extending the limit to their streets. The third phase, which is budgeted to cost £1.5 million, would cover roads in Hangleton, North Portslade, Woodingdean, Ovingdean, Saltdean, and Rottingdean.

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Charities rewarded

Storm repair

Communal bins

Two charities have won a national award for their positive impact on health and wellbeing. Rise UK and Amaze were among 10 charities to win a GSK IMPACT Award. The awards are given in recognition of outstanding contributions to improving health and wellbeing. Each charity will receive a donation of £30,000 as well as two places on a training and development programme.

Storm damage at a Hove church is being repaired with help from the Churches Conservation Trust and government funding. Water damaged internal lighting at St Andrew’s Church in Waterloo Street, Hove. It is one of at least 11 of the churches in the care of the trust to have been affected by the high winds and heavy rain..

Goldsmid and Central Hove will soon wave goodbye to black boxes as new communal recycling bins are put in place. Brighton and Hove City Council will install 63 bins as part of Phase 4 of the communal recycling scheme. Residents will be able to use these mixed recycling bins to recycle plastic bottles, food and drink cans, cardboard and paper as soon as they arrive in their street.

Goat war

Apology for a newspaper World War Goat: Is this the best newspaper correction ever? That is the question the Metro newspaper asked after a correction appeared in an ailing Sussex publication. It said: “In what is quite likely to be the best-ever newspaper correction, and remain so until a paper claims that huskies are due to declare war on pugs, The Argus set the record straight after misquoting the director of the Brighton Science Festival. “Richard Robinson had been answering readers’ questions, two of which were about the

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Thank you for backing the i360: We promise not to let you down David Marks and Julia Barfield @MarksBarfield There were people who had doubts that the London Eye would ever work, be a waste of money, spoil the view, ruin the skyline and would never happen. All these doubts turned out to be unfounded. We are backing the Brighton i360 with enthusiasm, passion and £6 million of hard cash precisely because we are 100% convinced of its viability, its value to the city and its

growth-driving potential. Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership is also convinced and is investing £4 million. We did not walk away when bank funding dried up in October 2008, in the wake of the global financial crisis, or again in November 2012 when private backers unexpectedly withdrew within weeks of starting on site. With the support and encouragement of many in Brighton we persevered. The government loan agreed by the council last week means this 21st-century observation tower will rise from the historic West Pier site - a decision backed by Brighton and Hove Economic Partnership, Brighton and Hove Tourism Alliance, Hove Civic Society, Preston Street Traders’ Association, West Pier Trust, the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, local residents, businesses, the trade unions and, of course, the city council. It is a good example of Brighton and Hove taking positive action for jobs and growth and seizing the opportunity to regenerate

the seafront. The city stands to benefit the most from this decision, not least in the £1 million a year that will return to be invested in the city once the i360 is in operation. Councillors are right to say Brighton and Hove needs to keep reinventing itself to avoid the decline other seaside towns have suffered and continue its upwards trend in visitor

numbers. They also said the funding proposal had been scrutinised more closely than probably any other issue that has come before them. Even those councillors who opposed the proposal have said that now it has been approved they will do everything they can to support it and ensure it delivers a return on the investment.

Last-ditch bid to stop loan Opponents of the i360 have launched a last-ditch attempt to stop the £46 million landmark development. More than 300 people have signed an online petition asking the Public Works Loan Board not to provide Brighton and Hove City Council with the £36.2 million it needs to loan on to the developers. Valerie Paynter, of the saveHove group, has organised the petition on the Change. org website. She states: “The i360 gained planning consent in 2006 for a 100-passenger viewing pod and nearly 500-foot tall pole, which has increased to 200 passengers. “There is no updated, planningassessed environmental impact analysis to accurately show how this doubled impact would affect the ground-level road use, area use or city amenity - should projected visitor figures be realisable. There are no arrangements in place for coach parking, taxi drop-off, and only an already-busy car park opposite.”  Ms Paynter claims signatories include Cllr. Ben Duncan, Green councillor for Queen’s Park; and Paul Zara, of Conran Partners.


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Parental choice? Winners and losers An Independent View

school Secondary School

Choosing not catching Catchment areas must “catch”. That was the nonsense repeated by councillors, when they tried - and failed - to create an equitable and sustainable way of ensuring parents had an equal chance of getting their children into a school of their choice. It was a political fudge that led to a uniquelyludicrous combination of catchment areas - four of them with a single school - and random allocation of places. The catchment areas are, in reality, exclusion zones - tightly drawn around the “golden halo” surrounding Dorothy Stringer School

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and Varndean School (and Blatchington Mill School and Hove Park School). They serve to keep other parents out. In a self-perpetuating cycle, property prices soar as more middle-class families buy into the most desirable catchment area. If you live in Portslade, or Falmer, or Patcham, you can choose any school you like. But, in reality, you have little choice. With the impending review, we should think about the choices of families on the less-expensive estates, on the periphery of the city those who have a ticket in a lottery they have not even a chance of winning.

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Number of places: 92 Number of first preferences: 85 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 52 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: 10% Success rate of first-preference applications: 100% (85 places; 85 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 16% (six places; 38 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 3% (one place; 39 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 60% EBacc: 15% A-level points per student: 644 A-levels (at least three with AAB in key subjects): 0%

Blatchington Mill School and Sixth Form College Nevill Avenue, Hove BN3 7BW www.blatchingtonmill.org.uk Number of places: 300 Number of first preferences: 349 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 270 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: None

Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre Nevill Road, Hove BN3 7BN www.hovepark.brighton-hove.sch.uk

King’s School High Street, Portslade, Brighton BN41 2PG www.kingsschoolhove.org.uk

Number of places: 260 Number of first preferences: 181 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 207 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: 32%

Number of places: 115 Number of first preferences: 105 Number of out-of-catchment applications: Not applicable Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: Not applicable Success rate of first-preference applications: 100% (105 places; 105 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 13% (seven places; 54 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 4% (three places; 77 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Not applicable

Success rate of first-preference applications: 100% (181 places; 181 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 17% (58 places; 343 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 11% (21 places; 195 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 65% EBacc: 26%, A-level points per student: 664 A-levels (at least three with AAB in key subjects): 3%

Success rate of first-preference applications: 82% (286 places; 349 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 4% (11 places; 287 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 1% (three places; 212 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 72% EBacc: 22% A-level points per student: 693.2 A-levels (at least three AAB in key subjects): 4%

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Number of places: 360 Number of first preferences: 393 Number of out-of-catchment applications: Not applicable Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: Not applicable

Number of places: 210 Number of first preferences: 209 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 311 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: 20%

Success rate of first-preference applications: 90% (355 places; 393 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 2% (three places; 135 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 1% (two places; 296 third preferences)

Success rate of first-preference applications: 86% (179 places; 209 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 16% (11 places; 67 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 9% (20 places; 222 third preferences)

2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 73% EBacc: 45% A-level points per student: 686.8 A-levels (at least three with AAB in key subjects): 8%

2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 55% EBacc: 21%

Dorothy Stringer School Loder Road, Brighton BN1 6PZ www.dorothy-stringer.co.uk Number of places: 331 Number of first preferences: 493 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 379 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: None Success rate of first-preference applications: 64% (316 places; 493 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 4% (15 places; 414 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 0% (no places; 178 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 72% EBacc: 30% ■ There were 136 children in the catchment area who could not be offered Dorothy Stringer School or a higher preference.

Varndean School Balfour Road, Brighton BN1 6NP www.varndean.co.uk Number of places: 270 Number of first preferences: 216 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 327 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: None Success rate of first-preference applications: 76% (165 places; 216 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 19% (95 places; 495 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 4% (10 places; 254 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 64% EBacc: 25% ■ There were 23 children in the catchment area who could not be offered Varndean School or a higher preference

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy Lewes Road, Brighton BN1 9PW www.baca-uk.org.uk Number of places: 82 Number of first preferences: 68 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 39 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: 17% Success rate of first-preference applications: 100% (68 places; 68 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 28% (five places; 18 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 33% (nine places; 27 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 46% EBacc: 1%

Longhill High School

Longhill High School Falmer Road, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7FR www.longhill.org.uk Number of places: 209, Number of first preferences: 191 Number of out-of-catchment applications: 53 Success rate of out-of-catchment applications: 12% Success rate of first-preference applications: 100% (191 places; 191 first preferences) Success rate of second-preference applications: 32% (12 places; 38 second preferences) Success rate of third-preference applications: 19% (six places; 32 third preferences) 2013 exam results: Five or more good GCSEs: 50% EBacc: 16%

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Coach operator invites National Express and its ‘Youth Promise’ city student to drive new policies for young people Ceirney Eddie @Ceirney

A city student has been selected to help shape policy at National Express, the country’s biggest coach operator  Ceirney Eddie, 18, who attends City College Brighton and Hove, was chosen by National Express to influence its strategy for young people. He is part of the British Youth Council whose Youth Select Committee has previously advised the government on transport issues. So far, National Express is the only transport company to have followed up on the Youth Select Committee’s report.  Ceirney was among a group of six young people aged 15 to

25 invited to a meeting at the coach company’s headquarters in Birmingham. The coach operator is in the process of drawing up its “Young Person’s Promise”, a five-year plan to support young people and a key part of this is engaging with young people from the start to get their views.  Five specific pledges will underpin the promise, which will be implemented following feedback later this year; National Express is pledging to offer good value, accessible travel for young people, as well as employment and work experience opportunities.

I was invited along with a group of young people from across the country to advise National Express on its new “Youth Promise”, which starts in April. The pledge has been written by senior executives at the travel company and they asked some young people to assess whether their suggestions of service improvements were reasonable. The public document outlines what National Express aims at improving or adding to their services - and how they will do it.

One of the coach company’s promises is to start recruiting apprentices this year, expanding the scheme by 25% each year for five years and to ensure equal pay for all front-line National Express staff, regardless of age.  I raised the issue of improving the current Poole Valley Coach Station, which could offer essential refreshment facilities and ticket office if regenerated. I was told, however, the city council is responsible, because it owns the site. Tom Stables, managing director of National Express, emphasised the company’s insistence on developing their service for the long term and

outlined that the promise is a working document that the company will abide by. Three years ago, I attended the first transport youth select committee in Westminster, which looked at setting a single age rate for an adult fare at 18 on all transport services. This has not yet been adopted by all transport companies, including National Express. 

Public Notice We, the Kemp Town Carnival Association, do hereby give notice that it is our intention to apply to Brighton & Hove City Council in the county of East Sussex for the a premises licence to use or permit the use of premises known as Kemp Town Village – St Georges Road. The following licensable activity which it is proposed will be carried on from the premises: The Kemp Town Carnival 2014, 7th June 2014, sale by retail of alcohol and regulated entertainment from 11am – 6pm.

Ceirney Eddie and other young people attended a meeting with Tom Stables, managing director of National Express

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politeness or, somewhat incongruously, letting fly with the occasional spot of bad language. The supporting cast are equally good, particularly newcomer Revolori as Zero, Willem Dafoe as Jobling, Jeff Goldblum as the fastidious executor of Madame D’s estate, Harvey Keitel as a bald prisoner who helps Gustave escape and a heavily made up and startled-looking Tilda Swinton as Madame D. The Great Anderson keeps the story moving at a suitably breathless pace and

the script is packed with delicious dialogue; it also maintains an assured balance between humour, shocking moments, uncharacteristic violence and a tinge of melancholy befitting the devastation that is soon to befall central Europe. Worth seeing? Beautifully designed, laugh-outloud funny and utterly charming, The Grand Budapest Hotel is a hugely entertaining comedy with a wonderful script and delightful comic performances. Unmissable, and one of the best films of the year.

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March 14 - 20 FRIDAY A Scattering of Jazz Jewels: Lou Beckerman (vocals) and Wayne McConnell (pianist/ composer) perform a host of renditions of jazz standards from Gershwin to Monk and beyond. 12:15pm - 1:15pm, £3.50 Brighton Unitarian Church New Road BN1 1UF

Grupo Lokito An upbeat mix of African and Cuban styles, combining rumba guitar with rhythmic frontline singers and dancers to help you dance into the weekend. 7:30pm, £12 Dome Studio Theatre – Church Street, BN1 1EE

Joel Dommett Performing on his Practical Joker Stand Up Tour. You may recognise Joel from Impractical Jokers on BBC3 or Russell Howard’s Good News. 8pm, £10 Komedia – 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN

SATURDAY Whalefest 2014 A weekend of celebrities and experts on marine life and aquatics talking about all things whale in this fundraiser for the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA). All weekend, £12.50/£9.75/£7.75 The Hilton Brighton Metropole -Kings Rd, BN1 2FU

Yvonne Coomber Solo Show The last chance to see this wonderful exhibition of vibrant paintings, many of which were inspired by the picturesque surroundings of the Devonshire meadows. 10am-6pm, free entry Art 5 Gallery - 5 Bartholomews, BN1 1HG

South Coast Soul Revue A popular monthly night sees the SCSR return to perform a plethora of Motown and soul classics. 8pm, £8 The Brunswick - 1-3 Holland Road, Hove, BN3 1JF

SUNDAY Szymanowski Quartet Part of the Dome’s Coffee Concert Series, the Polish quartet with be performing pieces by Haydn, Szymanowski and Dvorak. 11am, £17.50/£15 Corn Exchange - Church Street, BN1 1UE

Nice A puppet show with live animation, music and sound to capture of all the families imagination. 11:30am and 2:30pm, £7/£5 Dome Studio Theatre – Church Street, BN1 1EE

Ian Roland + Support Local weekly showcase by HUSH HUSH featuring 5 great Brighton singer-songwriters. 7pm, free entry The White Rabbit - 13-14 Kensington Gardens, BN1 4AL

That’ll Be the Day It’s party time again as the legendary That’ll be the Day, the nations favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety show, returns with another opportunity to see its 2014 production! 7.45pm, £20.90 - £42.40 Theatre Royal – New Road, BN1 1SD

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MONDAY Halley Sebastian Hoffmann’s awardwinning debut, a film about Alberto, a dead man who has to finally come to term with his mortality. Part of the SICK! Festival on throughout March. 6:30pm, £9.90/£8.80/£7.90 Duke’s at Komedia - 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN

So Called Enemy Alternative pop-punk quartet with a +44/Blink-182 reminiscent sound. With support from Plainview, Kill the Romantic and Blind Ammunition. 7:30pm, £5 The Hope - 11 Queens Road, BN1 3WA

TUESDAY Sounds From the City 2014 It’s going to be electric as the Sounds from The City 2014 Over 30 local bands and artists will show off their musical talent. 7:30pm, £7 Dome Studio Theatre – Church Street, BN1 1EE

Pygmalion Showing from Monday through until Saturday night, with matinees on Thursday and Saturday, Alistair McGowan leads this new production of the play in its centenary year. 7:45pm, £11.90-£40.40 Theatre Royal – New Road, BN1 1SD

WEDNESDAY Ed Prosek Brighton-based songwriter will be performing tracks from his forthcoming EP ‘Home’ with live 8-piece band. 7:30pm, £5 The Brunswick, Hove, BN3 1JF

Thomas Dybdahl Norwegian songwriter with a worldly sound performs tracks from his new album ‘What’s Left Is Forever’. For fans of romantic introspective folk. 7:30pm, £5 Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar - 9-12 Middle Street, BN1 1AL

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Rob Beckett – Live The multi-award winning comedian has extended his debut tour due to exceptional demand and will be giving it his all at the Komedia. As seen on Live at The Apollo, Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats. 8pm, £12/£10 Komedia – 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN

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11.00 Live Paralympic Winter 11.00 Live Paralympic Winter Games. Further coverage of the Games.day Further coverage of the1.30 eighth of events in Russia. eighth day of events in Russia. 1.30 Channel 4 Racing. 4.10 Come Dine Channel 4 Racing. 4.10 Come Dine with Me. (R) 4.40 Come Dine with with(R) Me.5.10 (R) Come 4.40 Come DineMe. with Me. Dine with Me.5.45 (R) 5.10 with(R) Me. (R) ComeCome Dine Dine with Me. (R) 5.45 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.10 Channel 4 News. 6.10 Channel 4 News. 6.35 Paralympic Winter Games 6.35 Highlights. ParalympicJonathan Winter Games Highlights. Edwards andJonathan Ade Adepitan Edwards Ade Adepitan look back and at the eighth day of look back at the events in Russia,eighth whichday of events in Russia, which included alpine skiing, crossincludedskiing, alpinesledge skiing, crosscountry countryand skiing, sledge hockey wheelchair hockey and wheelchair curling. curling. 7.05 Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. 7.05 As Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. the agents organise a fullAs thehunt agents organise a fullscale for their missing scale hunt for their missing leader, Coulson uncovers leader, Coulson uncovers vital information about the vital information about the mystery of his death – but mystery of his death – but Centipede is baying for Centipede blood. (R) is baying for blood. (R) 8.00 Hostages. After one of the 8.00 president’s Hostages. staff Afterisone of the murdered, president’s staff is murdered, the victim’s colleagues the victim’s decide to takecolleagues matters into decide to hands, take matters into their own while Ellen their own hands, while Ellen finds someone who might be someone who might be afinds viable donor for Nina. a viable donor for Nina. 9.00 Film: Limitless. (2011) A 9.00 failed Film:writer Limitless. (2011) A acquires a drug failed writer acquires that increases his braina drug that increases his brain power, but his new abilities power,dangerous but his newattention. abilities attract attract dangerous attention. Sci-fi thriller, starring Bradley Sci-fi thriller, starring Cooper and Robert DeBradley Niro. Cooper and Robert De Niro. 11.05 Film: The Rum Diary. 11.05(2011) Film: The Rum Diary. Premiere. A New York (2011) Premiere. York journalist relocatesAtoNew Puerto journalist relocates to Puerto Rico in the 1960s, where he in the where he isRico drawn into1960s, the schemes of is drawn into the schemes a corrupt businessman. of a corruptdrama, businessman. Comedy with Johnny Comedy with Johnny Depp anddrama, Aaron Eckhart. Depp and Aaron Eckhart. 1.20 The Good Wife. (R) 2.05 1.20 The Good Wife.Trans (R) 2.05 World Hollyoaks. (R) 4.10 Hollyoaks. 4.10 World Sport. 5.05(R) Mobil 1. Trans 5.30 Live Sport. 5.05 Mobil 1. 5.30 Paralympic Winter Games.Live Paralympic Winter Games.

6.00 Milkshake! 10.00 Access. 6.00 Milkshake! 10.00 Access. 10.15 Police 5. (R) 10.45 It Takes a 10.15toPolice (R) 10.45 It Takes a Thief Catch5.a Thief. (R) 11.45 Thief to Catch a Thief. (R) 11.45 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! (R) Can’t Pay? We’llInspector. Take It Away! (R) 12.45 The Hotel (R) 1.45 (R) 1.45 12.45 The Hotel Inspector. Film: Kate & Leopold. (2001) Time Film: romantic Kate & Leopold. Time travel comedy,(2001) with Hugh travel romantic comedy, with Hugh Jackman and Meg Ryan. 3.55 Jackman and Meg Ryan.or3.55 Film: Columbo: Publish Perish. Film: Columbo: Publish or Perish. (1974) Crime drama, starring Peter (1974) Crime starring Peter Falk. 5.25 Film:drama, Columbo: Falk. 5.25 Film: Columbo: Prescription Murder. (1968) Crime Prescription Murder. drama, starring Peter (1968) Falk. Crime drama, starring Peter Falk. 7.05 NCIS. The unit is tipped off 7.05 about NCIS.terrorist The unitactivity, is tippedbut off about terrorist activity, but two agents are murdered two agents are murdered during the ensuing during the ensuing investigation – and Paula investigation and Paula Cassidy holds–herself Cassidy holds responsible forherself the tragedy. responsible for the tragedy. (R) (R) 8.00 NCIS. McGee is shocked to 8.00 discover NCIS. McGee shocked to that aisdouble discoverappears that a double murder to have been murder appears to have been inspired by his latest novel – inspired by his and realises onelatest of hisnovel – and realises one of his colleagues could become the colleagues killer’s third could target.become (R) the killer’s third target. (R) 9.00 NCIS. Jenny Shepard tries to 9.00 solve NCIS.the Jenny Shepard murder of an tries to solve the murder an was underworld sourceofwho underworld source who was prepared to give information prepared to giveofinformation on the activities arms on theLa activities of arms dealer Grenouille. Starring dealer La Grenouille. Starring Lauren Holly. (R) Lauren Holly. (R) 9.55 5 News Weekend. 9.55 5 News Weekend. 10.00 Live Boxing. Coverage of the 10.00first Livetwo Boxing. Coverageinofthe the quarter-finals first two quarter-finals Maxi Nutrition Knockoutin the Maxithe Nutrition Knockout from Rivermead Leisure from the Rivermead Leisure Centre in Reading, where the Centre in Reading, where the light heavyweight light heavyweight tournament begins. tournament begins. 12.00 SuperCasino. 3.10 Benidorm 12.00 ER. (R)SuperCasino. 4.00 Wildlife 3.10 SOS.Benidorm (R) 4.25 ER. (R) 4.00(R) Wildlife SOS.Funky (R) 4.25 Make It Big. 4.50 The Make It Big. (R) 4.50 The Funky Valley Show. (R) 5.00 Angels of Valley(R) Show. 5.00 Helpline. Angels of(R) Jarm. 5.10(R) Hana’s Jarm.Angels (R) 5.10 Hana’s(R) Helpline. (R) 5.20 of Jarm. 5.30 The 5.20 Angels of Jarm. 5.30 The Funky Valley Show. (R)(R) 5.40 Hana’s Funky Valley Helpline. (R) Show. (R) 5.40 Hana’s Helpline. (R)

BBC Three BBC Three 7.00 Great TV Mistakes 7.30 Doctor 7.008.20 GreatTop TV Gear: Mistakes 7.30Special Doctor Who Burma WhoFilm: 8.20 Top 9.20 LaraGear: Croft:Burma Tomb Special Raider 9.20 Film: Lara Croft:Guy Tomb Raider (2001) 10.55 Family (2001) 10.55 Family Guy BBC Four BBC Four 7.00 Great Barrier Reef 8.00 7.00 Great Barrier Reef 8.00 Shipwrecks: Britain’s Sunken Shipwrecks: Britain’s Sunken History 9.00 Salamander 10.30 History 9.00 Motown at theSalamander BBC 11.30 10.30 Smokey Motown at the BBC 11.30 Robinson Live in Hyde ParkSmokey Robinson Live in Hyde Park ITV2 ITV2 2.40 Film: Flipper (1996) 4.40 2.40 Film: (1996)Funniest 4.40 Britain’s GotFlipper More Talent: Britain’s Got More Funniest Moments Ever! LOLTalent: Moments 5.40 Moments Ever! LOL Film: Scooby-Doo 2: Moments Monsters 5.40 Film: Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) 7.35 Film: Unleashed (2004)(1997) 7.35 Film: Batman & Robin 10.00 Batman &Juice Robin (1997) 10.00 Celebrity 10.50 Crazy Celebrity Juice 10.50 Crazy Beaches 11.20 Film: 40 Days and Beaches 40 Nights11.20 (2002)Film: 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) ITV3 ITV3 3.50 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 4.55 3.50 Agatha Christie’s Poirot 4.55& Inspector Morse 7.00 Rosemary Inspector Morse 7.00 Rosemary & Thyme 8.00 Doc Martin 9.00 Thyme 8.0011.00 Doc Martin Endeavour A Touch9.00 of Frost Endeavour 11.00 A Touch of Frost ITV4 ITV4 3.45 Film: The War Wagon 3.45 Film: War Wagon (1967) 5.50The Film: Field of Dreams (1967)8.00 5.50Hornblower. Film: Field ofNaval Dreams (1989) (1989) 8.00 Hornblower. Naval drama, starring Ioan Gruffudd. drama,Film: starring Gruffudd. Day of 10.00 The Ioan the Jackal 10.00 Film: The Day of the Jackal (1973) (1973) E4 E4 4.00 Rude(ish) Tube 5.00 2 Broke 4.006.00 Rude(ish) Tube 5.00 2 Broke Girls The Big Bang Theory GirlsHow 6.00IThe Bang Theory 7.00 MetBig Your Mother 8.00 7.00Tomorrow How I MetPeople Your Mother 8.00 The 9.00 Film: The Tomorrow People 9.00 Film: Aliens (1986) Aliens (1986) Film4 Film4 2.55 Dear John (2010) 5.00 Chalet 2.55(2011) Dear John 5.00ofChalet Girl 7.00 (2010) (500) Days Girl (2011) 7.009.00 (500)Easy DaysA of Summer (2009) (2010) (2010) ASummer teenage(2009) girl lies9.00 aboutEasy herAnonA teenage girl lies about her nonexistent sexual history, and uses the existent sexual history, and uses resulting rumours to become the the resulting to become the talk of the rumours school. Teen comedy, talk of the school. TeenPenn comedy, with Emma Stone and with Emma Stone andHouse Penn (2011) Badgley. 10.50 Silent Badgley. 10.50 Silent House (2011)

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10.30 Sunday Brunch. 1.25 The 10.30 Sunday Brunch. 1.25 The Big Bang Theory. (R) 1.50 The Big Bang Theory. (R)The 1.50 The Simpsons. (R) 2.20 Simpsons. Simpsons. (R)or2.20 The Simpsons. (R) 2.50 Deal No Deal. 3.45 (R) 2.50 Deal or NoGames: Deal. 3.45 Paralympic Winter Closing Paralympic Winter Games: Closing Ceremony. The Games conclude in Ceremony. The Games conclude spectacular style at the Olympic in spectacular style at the Olympic Stadium in Sochi. 5.55 Channel 4 Stadium in Sochi. 5.55 Channel 4 News. News. 6.30 The Floods That Foiled New 6.30 Year: The Floods Foiled New CaughtThat on Camera. Year: Caught looking on Camera. Documentary at the Documentary lookingmisery at the flooding that caused flooding that caused misery for thousands of for thousandsacross of the homeowners homeowners across the nation throughout winter, nation throughout winter, featuring eyewitness featuring eyewitness testimony and expert testimony and(R) expert commentary. commentary. (R) 7.30 Live from Space: Lap of the 7.30 Planet. Live from Space: Lap of the Astronauts on board Planet. Astronauts on board the International Space the International Station complete Space a live Station complete live 90-minute orbit ofaEarth, 90-minute orbit of Earth, while Dermot O’Leary is with while Dermot O’Leary is with the team providing support the team providing support in Houston. Last in the in Houston. Last in the series. series. 10.05 Film: Terminator Salvation. 10.05(2009) Film: Terminator Salvation. In the future, (2009) In the future, resistance fighter John resistance fighter Connor leads a warJohn against Connor leads a war against the deadly robots that have the deadly robots that have taken over the world. Sci-fi taken over the world. Sci-fi thriller sequel, with Christian thriller with Christian Bale andsequel, Sam Worthington. Bale and Sam Worthington. 12.15 Film: Memento. (2000) A 12.15 Film: Memento. (2000) man searches for his wife’s killerA in man of searches for his wife’s killer in spite the short-term memory spiteheofsustained the short-term loss duringmemory the same loss heChristopher sustained during thethriller, same attack. Nolan’s attack. thriller, with GuyChristopher Pearce andNolan’s Carrie-Anne with Guy Pearce and Carrie-Anne Moss. 2.10 The Good Wife. Alicia Moss. 2.10a The Goodpop Wife. Alicia represents teenage star. (R) represents a teenage pop star.A(R) 2.55 One Born Every Minute. 2.55 One Born Every Minute. A couple await the arrival of their fifth couple arrival Location, of their fifth son. (R)await 3.45 the Location, son. (R) 3.45 Location, Location. Two Location, families who have Location.toTwo familiesfor who have(R) relocated Aberdeen work. relocated to Aberdeen for work. 4.40 Deal or No Deal. (R) 5.35 (R) 4.40 Deal or Freesports onNo 4. Deal. (R) 5.35 Freesports on 4.

6.00 Milkshake!: Peppa Pig. 6.05 6.00 Milkshake!: Peppa Roary the Racing Car. (R)Pig. 6.156.05 Fifi Roary Racing Car. 6.15 Fifi and thethe Flowertots. (R)(R) 6.25 Bubble and the Flowertots. (R) 6.25 Bubble Guppies. (R) 6.35 The Mr Men Show. Guppies. (R) 6.35 The Mr (R) 6.50 Chloe’s Closet. (R)Men 7.00Show. (R) 6.50 and Chloe’s Closet. Roobarb Custard Too.(R)(R)7.00 7.10 Roobarbinand Custard(R) Too. (R)Make 7.10 Bananas Pyjamas. 7.20 Bananas in Pyjamas. (R) 7.20 Way for Noddy. (R) 7.35 City ofMake Way for (R) Noddy. 7.35 CityBop of Friends. 7.45(R) Milkshake! Friends. (R) 7.45 Bop Box. (R) 7.50 LittleMilkshake! Princess. (R) Box. The (R) 7.50 Little Princess. 8.00 Adventures of Bottle (R) Top 8.00 The Bottle(R) Top Bill and HisAdventures Best FriendofCorky. Bill and His Best Friend Corky. (R) 8.15 Mio Mao. (R) 8.20 Angelina 8.15 Mio (R) Mao. (R)Bert 8.20and Angelina Ballerina. 8.35 Ernie’s Ballerina. (R) 8.35(R) Bert8.40 andRupert Ernie’s Great Adventures. Great(R) Adventures. (R) 8.40 Rupert Bear. 9.00 Ben and Holly’s Little Bear. (R) 9.00 Ben Jelly and Holly’s Kingdom. (R) 9.15 Jamm.Little (R) Kingdom. (R) 9.15 9.30 LazyTown. (R) Jelly 10.00Jamm. Power(R) 9.30 LazyTown. (R) 10.00 Rangers Super Samurai. (R)Power 10.35 Rangers Super Megaforce. Samurai. (R)(R) 10.35 Power Rangers 11.05 Power Rangers Megaforce. (R) 11.05 Chinese Food in Minutes. 11.25 Chinese Food in Minutes. 11.25 Film: Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Film:(2011) Big Mommas: LikeDrFather, Son. 1.30 Film: DolittleLike 3. Son. (2011) 1.30 Film: Dolittle (2006) 3.20 Film: ArthurDrand the 3. (2006) 3.20 Film: Arthur and the Invisibles. (2006) 5.05 Film: The Invisibles. (2006) 5.05 Film: The Haunted Mansion. (2003) Haunted Mansion. (2003) 6.45 5 News Weekend. 6.45 5 News Weekend. 6.50 Film: Hellboy II: The Golden 6.50 Army. Film: Hellboy II: The Golden (2008) The demon Army. (2008) The demon hero battles a renegade elf hero battles a renegade prince, who plans to elf prince, who plans to reawaken an unstoppable reawaken unstoppable robot armyanand destroy robot army and destroy mankind. Action fantasy mankind. Action fantasy sequel, starring Ron Perlman sequel, starring Ron Perlman and Selma Blair. and Selma Blair. 9.00 Film: Killer Elite. (2011) 9.00 Premiere. Film: Killer Elite. (2011) A former secret Premiere. former secret agent takesAon one last agent takes on one last mission to save his mentor, mission to save mentor, but assassins arehis sent to but assassins arethriller, sent towith stop him. Action stop him. Action thriller, with Jason Statham. Jason Statham. 11.15 Film: On Deadly Ground. 11.15(1994) Film: On Deadly Ground. Ecological thriller. (1994) Ecological thriller. 1.15 SuperCasino. 3.10 Dangerous 1.15 SuperCasino. 3.10 Drivers’ School. (R) 4.00Dangerous Wildlife Drivers’ (R) It4.00 SOS. (R)School. 4.20 Make Big.Wildlife (R) 4.50 SOS. (R) 4.20 Make It Big. The Funky Valley Show. (R) (R) 5.004.50 The Funky Valley Show. (R) 5.00 Angels of Jarm. (R) 5.10 Hana’s Angels of(R) Jarm. 5.10 of Hana’s Helpline. 5.20(R) Angels Jarm. Helpline. (R) 5.20 Angels of Jarm.

BBC Three BBC Three 7.00 Great Movie Mistakes 2: The 7.00 Great Sequel 7.20Movie Film: Mistakes Alice in 2: The Sequel 7.20 (2010) Film: Alice Wonderland 9.00inRussell Wonderland (2010) Russell Howard’s Good News9.00 10.00 Family Howard’s News42 10.00 Family Guy 10.45Good Bluestone 11.15 Guy 10.45 Bluestone 42 11.15 American Dad! American Dad! BBC Four BBC Four 7.00 The Golden Age of Steam 7.00 The8.00 Golden of Steam Railways OhAge Do Shut Up Dear! Railways 8.00 Oh Do ShutVoice Up Dear! Mary Beard on the Public of Mary Beard on the Public Voice of Women 9.00 Timewatch: QE2 – The Women 9.00 Timewatch: QE2 – Final Voyage 10.00 Film: Coco The Final Voyage Film:(2009) Coco Chanel & Igor10.00 Stravinsky ChanelBritain & IgoronStravinsky (2009) 11.50 Film: Dedicated 11.50 Britain on Film: Dedicated Followers of Fashion Followers of Fashion ITV2 ITV2 3.55 Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night 3.55 Ant &5.20 Dec’s Saturday Takeaway Film: AboutNight a Boy Takeaway Film: (2002) 7.155.20 Film: Mr About Bean’sa Boy (2002) 7.15 Film: Mr Bean’s Holiday (2007) 9.00 Educating Joey Holiday (2007) Joey Essex 10.00 The9.00 OnlyEducating Way Is Essex Essex Party 10.00Wright The Only Way the Is Essex 10.50 Around 10.50 11.50 Party Wright the2014 World The BigAround Reunion World 11.50 The Big Reunion 2014 ITV3 ITV3 3.40 The Adventures of Sherlock 3.40 The4.50 Adventures Sherlock Holmes InspectorofMorse 7.00 HolmesChristie’s 4.50 Inspector MorseIt’ll7.00 Agatha Poirot 9.00 Be Agathaon Christie’s Poirot 9.00 It’ll Be Alright the Night’s Best of the Alright10.00 on theLewis Night’s Best of the Worst Worst 10.00 Lewis ITV4 ITV4 3.00 Film: The War Wagon (1967) 3.00Film: Film:Destry The War Wagon (1967) 5.05 Rides Again 5.05 Film: Rides (1939) 7.00Destry Storage WarsAgain 8.00 (1939) 7.00 Storage Wars 8.00 Anglo-Welsh Cup Rugby Union Anglo-Welsh Rugby Union 9.00 Film: TheCup Interpreter (2004) 9.00 Film: The Interpreter (2004) E4 E4 3.30 The Big Bang Theory 4.00 The 3.30 The Big Bang5.00 Theory Tomorrow People Troy4.00 6.00The TomorrowNine-Nine People 5.00 Brooklyn 6.30Troy The6.00 Big Brooklyn Nine-Nine 6.30Mission: The Big Bang Theory 8.00 Film: Bang Theory 8.00 Film: Mission: Impossible (1996) 10.15 Rude Impossible (1996) 10.15 Rude Tube: Rude Tunes Tube: Rude Tunes Film4 Film4 2.50 Carry On Dick (1974) 4.40 The 2.50 Carry On Dick (1974) 4.40 The Wedding Planner (2001) 6.45 Mad Wedding Planner 6.45 Mad Money (2008) 9.00(2001) Conviction MoneyFact-based (2008) 9.00drama. Conviction (2010) 11.05 (2010) Fact-based Sexy Beast (2000) drama. 11.05 Sexy Beast (2000)


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6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Auf Wiedersehen My Pet. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 I Never Knew That About Britain. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 The Widower. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 The Agenda. 11.05 The Secret Mediterranean with Trevor McDonald. (R) 12.05 Jackpot247. 3.00 UEFA Champions League Weekly. 3.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. (R) 4.10 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

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6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.35 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 10.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 11.00 Phil: Secret Agent Down Under. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Coach Trip. (R) 12.40 River Cottage Bites. (R) 12.50 Film: Ride the High Country. (1962) 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Four in a Bed. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 The Political Slot. 8.00 Food: What’s Really in Your Trolley? – Channel 4 Dispatches. 8.30 Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade. 9.00 One Born Every Minute. 10.00 8 Out of 10 Cats. 10.50 Gogglebox. (R) 11.50 Troy. 12.50 Random Acts. 12.55 Scandal. (R) 1.40 Hostages. (R) 2.30 The Good Wife. (R) 3.15 One Born Every Minute. (R) 4.10 Location, Location, Location. (R) 5.05 Deal or No Deal. (R)

Channel 5

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Benidorm ER. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 NCIS. (R) 3.15 Film: The Accidental Witness. (2006) 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 The Gadget Show; 5 News Update. 8.00 Police Interceptors; 5 News at 9. 9.00 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! 10.00 The Big “Can’t Pay” Debt Debate: Live. 11.00 Film: Talladega Nights:The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. (2006) Comedy, starring Will Ferrell. 1.05 SuperCasino. 3.10 The Hitchhiker Slayer: Born to Kill? (R) 4.00 House Doctor. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R)

11.00 Rip Off Britain: Food. 11.45 Watchdog Test House. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Perfection. 3.00 Escape to the Country. 3.45 James Martin’s Food Map of Britain. (R) 4.15 Flog It! Trade Secrets. 5.15 Pointless. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Holby City. 9.00 Shetland. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 Keeping Britain Safe 24/7. 11.35 Swansea: Living on the Streets. 12.10 Weatherview. 12.15 BBC News. Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub BBC2 6.05 Food. (R) 6.35 Homes Under the

11.00 Rip Off Britain: Food. 11.45 Watchdog Test House. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Perfection. 3.00 Escape to the Country. (R) 3.45 James Martin’s Food Map of Britain. (R) 4.15 Flog It! Trade Secrets. 5.15 Pointless. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 DIY SOS: The Big Build. 9.00 Crimewatch. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 Crimewatch Update. 10.45 A Question of Sport. 11.15 The Michael McIntyre Chat Show. (R) 12.00 Blandings. (R) 12.30 Weatherview. 12.35 BBC News.

BBC2

11.00 Rip Off Britain: Food. 11.45 Watchdog Test House. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Perfection. (R) 3.00 Escape to the Country. 3.45 James Martin’s Food Map of Britain. (R) 4.15 Flog It! Trade Secrets. 5.15 Pointless. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Holiday Hit Squad. 9.00 Davina: Beyond Breaking Point. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Question Time. 11.35 This Week. 12.20 Skiing Weatherview. 12.25 BBC News. Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub BBC2 6.05 Food. (R) 6.35 Homes Under the

Hammer. (R) 7.35 Rip Off Britain: Food. (R) 8.20 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.05 Great British Garden Revival. (R) 10.05 Great British Railway Journeys. (R) 10.35 HARDtalk. (R) 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 BBC World News. 12.00 Daily Politics. 1.00 The Super League Show. 1.45 British Isles: A Natural History. (R) 2.35 Cagney & Lacey. (R) 3.25 Bergerac. (R) 4.15 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Revenge of the Egghead. 6.30 Sport Relief’s Top Dog. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip. 8.00 The Great British Sewing Bee. 9.00 An Hour to Save Your Life. 10.00 The Sarah Millican Television Programme. (R) 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 Viking Art: A Culture Show Special. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: The Great Sport Relief Bake Off. (R) 1.20 This Is BBC Two. 4.00 BBC Learning Zone.

6.00 Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food. (R) 6.30 Homes Under the Hammer. (R) 7.30 Rip Off Britain: Food. (R) 8.15 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.00 Inside the Animal Mind. (R) 10.00 Food & Drink. (R) 10.30 See Hear. 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 The Budget 2014. 3.00 Coast. 3.25 Bergerac. (R) 4.15 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. (R) 6.00 Revenge of the Egghead. 6.30 Sport Relief’s Top Dog. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip. 8.00 Collectaholics. 9.00 Line of Duty. Fleming remains determined to prove Denton had a role in the ambush. Last in the series. 10.00 W1A. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 An Hour to Save Your Life. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: See Hear. (R) 12.50 The Great Sport Relief Bake Off. (R) 1.50 This Is BBC Two. 4.00 BBC Learning Zone.

Hammer. (R) 7.35 Rip Off Britain: Food. (R) 8.20 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.05 Fake or Fortune? (R) 10.05 Gardeners’ World. (R) 10.35 HARDtalk. (R) 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 BBC World News. 12.00 Daily Politics. 1.00 Lifeline. (R) 1.10 War Walks. (R) 1.40 British Isles:A Natural History. (R) 2.40 Cagney & Lacey. (R) 3.25 Bergerac. (R) 4.15 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Revenge of the Egghead. 6.30 Sport Relief’s Top Dog. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip. 8.00 The Hairy Bikers’ Asian Adventure. 9.00 Turks & Caicos. 10.35 Newsnight. 11.20 Weather. 11.25 The Restaurant Man. (R) 12.25 Sign Zone: The Great NHS Robbery – Panorama. (R) 12.55 The Great Sport Relief Bake Off. (R) 1.55 This Is BBC Two. 4.00 BBC Learning Zone.

ITV

ITV

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.15 Budget 2014 – An ITV News Special. 1.55 ITV News London;Weather.2.00 Auf Wiedersehen My Pet. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 You Saw Them Here First. 9.00 Law & Order: UK. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 On Assignment. 11.10 Harry’s South Pole Heroes. (R) 12.10 Jackpot247. 3.00 Film: Columbo: Negative Reaction. (1974) Drama, starring Peter Falk. 4.35 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

ITV

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Auf Wiedersehen My Pet. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 After the Floods: Tonight. 8.00 Emmerdale. 8.30 Ade at Sea. 9.00 Dangerous Dogs. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 Edge of Heaven. (R) 11.35 The Late Debate. 12.05 Jackpot247. 3.00 After the Floods: Tonight. (R) 3.25 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

Channel 4

Channel 4

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Auf Wiedersehen My Pet. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Live UEFA Champions League. Chelsea v Galatasaray (Kick-off 7.45pm). 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 UEFA Champions League: Extra Time. 11.35 The Crocodile Hunter Diaries. (R) 12.05 Jackpot247. 3.00 Loose Women. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)

Channel 4

6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.10 Will & Grace. (R) 7.35 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 11.00 Phil: Secret Agent Down Under. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Coach Trip. (R) 12.35 Hugh’s 3 Good Things: Best Bites. (R) 12.50 Film: Bend of the River. (1952) Western, starring James Stewart. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Four in a Bed. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 The Political Slot. 8.00 Kirstie’s Best of Both Worlds. 9.00 Food Prices: The Shocking Truth. 10.00 Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I’m Gay. 11.00 Coppers. (R) 12.00 Random Acts. 12.05 Poker. 1.05 KOTV Boxing Weekly. 1.30 Trans World Sport. (R) 2.25 Volleyball. 3.20 Freesports on 4. (R) 3.45 Mobil 1. (R) 4.10 Secret Removers. (R) 5.05 Deal or No Deal. (R)

Channel 5

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 The Hotel Inspector. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 NCIS. (R) 3.15 Film: Cries in the Dark. (2006) Thriller, starring Eva La Rue. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Highland Emergency. (R) 7.30 Police 5; 5 News Update. 8.00 Benidorm ER; 5 News at 9. 9.00 The Mentalist. 10.00 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. A woman's body is found at an industrial laundry. 10.55 Body of Proof. (R) 11.55 Body of Proof. (R) 12.50 SuperCasino. 3.10 It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief. (R) 4.00 House Doctor. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Wildlife SOS. (R) 5.35 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R)

6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.10 Will & Grace. (R) 7.35 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 11.00 Phil: Secret Agent Down Under. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Coach Trip. (R) 12.35 River Cottage Bites. (R) 1.00 Film: The Badlanders. (1958) Western, starring Ernest Borgnine and Alan Ladd. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Four in a Bed. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 The Political Slot. 8.00 Secret Eaters. 9.00 Peter Kay Live at the Bolton Albert Halls. (R) 10.00 First Dates. 10.55 Embarrassing Bodies Down Under. 12.00 Random Acts. 12.05 Film: Brokeback Mountain. (2005) Drama, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal. 2.20 Film: Bigger Than Life. (1956) Fact-based drama, starring James Mason. 4.00 Location, Location, Location. (R) 4.55 Kirstie’s Handmade Treasures. (R) 5.05 Deal or No Deal. (R)

6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.35 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 11.00 Phil: Secret Agent Down Under. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Coach Trip. (R) 12.35 Hugh’s 3 Good Things: Best Bites. (R) 12.50 Film: Sea Devils. (1953) Swashbuckling adventure, starring Rock Hudson. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Four in a Bed. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 The Political Slot. 8.00 The Hoarder Next Door. 9.00 Inside Rolls-Royce. 10.00 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. (R) 11.05 One Born Every Minute. (R) 12.05 Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I’m Gay. (R) 1.00 Random Acts. 1.05 First Dates. (R) 2.00 Katie: My Beautiful Friends. (R) 2.55 Food: What’s Really in Your Trolley? – Channel 4 Dispatches. (R) 3.25 Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade. (R) 3.55 Location, Location, Location. (R) 4.50 Kirstie’s Handmade Treasures. (R) 5.05 Deal or No Deal. (R)

11.00 Rip Off Britain: Food. 11.45 Watchdog Test House. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Doctors. 2.15 Perfection. (R) 3.00 Escape to the Country. 3.45 James Martin’s Food Map of Britain. (R) 4.15 Sport Relief Does Glee Club 2014: Final. 5.15 Pointless Celebrities – Sport Relief 2014. 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 Sport Relief 2014. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 Sport Relief 2014. 1.00 EastEnders. 2.30 Weatherview. 2.35 BBC News.

6.05 Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food. BBC2 (R) 6.35 Homes Under the Hammer.

(R) 7.35 Rip Off Britain: Food. (R) 8.20 Sign Zone: Wanted Down Under. (R) 9.05 The Great Interior Design Challenge. (R) 10.05 Pound Shop Wars. (R) 10.35 The Travel Show. 11.00 BBC News. 11.30 BBC World News. 12.00 Daily Politics. 1.00 The A to Z of TV Cooking. 1.20 War Walks. (R) 1.50 The Nature of Britain. (R) 2.40 Cagney & Lacey. (R) 3.25 Bergerac. (R) 4.15 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 4.45 ’Allo ’Allo! (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Revenge of the Egghead. 6.30 Sport Relief’s Top Dog. 7.00 Antiques Road Trip. 8.00 Mastermind. 8.30 Gardeners’ World. 9.00 A Very British Renaissance. 10.00 Sport Relief 2014. 10.40 Newsnight; Weather. 11.10 Film: Revolutionary Road. (2008) Sam Mendes’ 1950s-set drama, with Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. 1.05 Sign Zone: Question Time. (R) 2.05 Wild Brazil. (R) 3.05 This Is BBC Two.

ITV

6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Auf Wiedersehen My Pet. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 Student Nurses: Bedpans and Bandages. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 Edge of Heaven. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 Film: Duplicity. (2009) Thriller, starring Julia Roberts and Clive Owen. 12.55 Jackpot247. 3.00 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen.

Channel 4

6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.10 Will & Grace. (R) 7.35 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. (R) 11.00 Phil: Secret Agent Down Under. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Coach Trip. (R) 12.35 River Cottage Bites. (R) 12.45 Film: The Man from Colorado. (1948) Western, with Glenn Ford. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Four in a Bed. 5.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 8.00 Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. 9.00 Gogglebox. 10.00 The Last Leg. 10.50 8 Out of 10 Cats. (R) 11.35 Brooklyn Nine-Nine. 12.05 Film: Juno. (2007) Comedy, starring Ellen Page. 1.45 Random Acts. 1.50 The Simpsons. (R) 2.15 Happy Endings. 2.55 Franklin & Bash. 3.35 The Good Wife. (R) 4.20 SuperScrimpers. (R) 5.15 Deal or No Deal. (R) 5.45 Live Paralympic Winter Games. The latest events in Sochi and Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Milkshake! 9.15 The Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Channel 5

Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 The Gadget Show. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 NCIS. (R) 3.15 Film: Virtual Lies. (2012) Premiere. Thriller, starring Christina Cox. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Dangerous Drivers’ School; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 The Drive-By Slayers: Born to Kill?; 5 News at 9. 9.00 NCIS. 10.00 Castle. 10.55 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 11.55 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. (R) 12.50 SuperCasino. 3.10 Botched Up Bodies: Abroad. (R) 4.00 House Doctor. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R)

Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 NCIS: Los Angeles. (R) 3.15 Rosamunde Pilcher’s Spring. (R) 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 The Travellers’ Secret Cash Stash; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief; 5 News at 9. 9.00 The Hotel Inspector. 10.00 Botched Up Bodies: Brides. 11.00 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! (R) 12.00 SuperCasino. 3.10 Booze, Bust-Ups & Brothels: Soho Blues. (R) 4.00 House Doctor. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R)

6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Diagnosis Murder. (R) 3.20 Film: Jane Doe: Ties That Bind. (2007) Thriller, starring Lea Thompson. 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. Amber finds Josh's stash of pills. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 The Gadget Show; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 Ice Road Truckers; 5 News at 9. 9.00 Booze, BustUps & Brothels: Soho Blues. (R) 10.00 NCIS: Los Angeles. 11.00 CSI: NY. (R) 11.55 Access. 12.00 SuperCasino. 3.10 Dangerous Drivers’ School. (R) 4.00 House Doctor. (R) 4.45 HouseBusters. (R) 5.10 Michaela’s Wild Challenge. (R)


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Sidewinder, noun: a pale-coloured, nocturnal, burrowing rattlesnake that moves sideways over sand by throwing its body into S-shaped curves. It is found in the deserts of North America. Sidewinder Brighton: a charismatic and welcoming boozer that moves with the times by constantly evolving and bringing new ideas to the city. It is found on Upper St James’s Street. Something of a Brighton institution, Sidewinder has upped its game recently with the introduction of Hannah Waddington, the manager, and Matt Young, the new head chef. With both parties coming from broad food and hospitality-based backgrounds, the citizens of Kemptown and surrounding areas have something to be excited about. Visiting the Sidewinder is a leisurely affair: expect chats

with bar staff and a varied and interesting clientele that is reflective of the diverse residents of Brighton. Couples, groups of friends, sports fans, students, young and old alike constantly stride through the door in search of a cold pint and perhaps some shade; I was there on the sunniest day of the year so far. Along with the introduction of Hannah and Matt, the menu at Sidewinder has also been revamped. An affiliate of Bang Bang Burrito, Matt has brought the hottest food trend of 2014 to Sidewinder, which now serves an exclusive Mexican-themed menu from Monday to Saturday. But it was not burritos I was after; this was all about what Matt can concoct on a Sunday and whether the roast dinners are truly worth the trek into Kemptown. By 2pm, the beef had already sold out; chicken, veggie and pork were the remaining options, I opted for pork shoulder, priced at a reasonable £10.50. Complimentary bread and oils devoured, the roast dinner arrived

Sidewinder has a varied and interesting clientele

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Pork shoulder and Yorkshire pudding, with an array of vegetables

on a deep, pristine white plate with a huge, doughy yet crisp Yorkshire pudding on top. Hidden underneath was a well-cooked array of vegetables that included braised red cabbage, thick roasted carrots, crispy green beans, and a mountain of large roast potatoes crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. The pork shoulder serving was long and thick, sitting proudly atop the mountain of vegetables. Slightly over-done but a glorious piece of meat, it fell apart toward the centre. The crackling could have done with a bit more crunch and a slug more gravy would not have gone amiss. But putting these niggles aside and taking into account the stream of roast dinners coming out the kitchen, it was a splendid roast.

Expect to find many oddities at Sidewinder to help your boozy afternoon or evening flow. An N64, a pull-down screen showing sports and films, a vintage piano, and a Dog of the Week board - yes, it is dog friendly, too - are all great touches to this Kemptown pub. Posters for quiz nights and open-mic nights adorn the walls and it seems that whatever the day of the week it is, both the grub and the atmosphere at Sidewinder is what brings in the crowds. Fantastic atmosphere, great service and worth a visit, if only to see what changes Hannah and Matt have brought to this renowned Kemptown boozer.

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This gorgeous grape is a cornerstone of Burgundy reds, producing silky wines with a gentle acidity and mellow tannins. Conventional wisdom among producers has always been that Pinot Noir could not be successfully grown outside Burgundy. In recent years, however, this has been successfully disproved with New Zealand, Oregon and cooler parts of California, Chile and Australia all producing some very drinkable examples. The wines this finicky variety produces tend to be lighter in colour than other popular varieties. The juicy aromas of black cherry and plum of young wines mellow into far greener, foresty notes as they mature. Wonderful when paired with aromatic dishes and fattier meats, with its light fruity flavours and silky tannins cutting through the fattiness of pork, lamb and beef. The floral notes of fennel play on the fruitiness of Pinot, while mushrooms reflect and enhance the underlying earthy notes. Blue cheese is also a great accompaniment. Sam Gardom @SamGardom www.feastblog.co.uk

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Mountain-biking does not get more extreme than in the uncompromising Himalayas Tom Gallagher @GallagherTDG

As the sudden shift from low to high pressure brought a respite from the rain, the fair-weather cyclist in me got back in the saddle. Not for long, mind. A couple of hours on the Downs and “old faithful” - my mountain bike, not my dog - was back in the shed, to succumb slowly once more to the ravages of rust. It might make one or two more appearances this year, perhaps. But otherwise there it will remain, lonely and forgotten. If, however, you take your mountain-biking more seriously than me, and if you like your travel more extreme than most, then traversing the Himalayas might be an option. And not as left field as you might imagine. The mountain range is no longer the preserve of the hardy explorer and the countries that make up the Himalayan region - India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet - are increasingly accessible as tourist destinations. For Olly Margry, founder of Himalayan Footsteps, an Eastbourne-based travel company, the region is a playground ripe for adventure.

“The Himalayas is one of the best places for active travel,” he said. “The mountain-bike terrain is perfect and gives you the chance to get a real insight into an area that other tourists might not experience.” The company has just launched a new guided excursion in Nepal. From the country’s capital, Kathmandu, riders (of reasonable fitness) journey over 12 days and 140 miles of peaks and valleys with ascents that make Ditchling Beacon look like an afterthought. Central to the experience will be the mountain-bike guides, who happen to be among the best riders in Nepal and who will be able to impart expert local knowledge. The Himalayas are alive with activity and mountain-biking is just one of a number of pursuits for the foolhardy. At the Himlayan Extreme Centre, pretty much every conceivable adventurous pursuit can be undertaken - including trekking, skiing, snowboarding, rock-climbing and even zorbing. The centre, set in the beautiful Beas Valley high in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, is a bastion of outdoor activity. It collects its customers from India’s capital city, Delhi, where a scenic drive of around three hours will deliver them to their

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Central to the experience will be the mountain-bike guides, who are the best riders in Nepal

base of operations. Everything is turned up to maximum in the Himalayas, a natural reflection of the uncompromising environment. Here is home to some of the most physically-demanding races in the world, including the legendary Everest Marathon, the Bhutan Marathon (which has been covered in this column before) and mountain-biking’s equivalent ordeal, Yak Attack; a full-on staged competition that is regarded as one of the toughest endurance races that can be undertaken, anywhere. In a land of extremes, extreme comes naturally and for the active traveller there are few more exhilarating places to visit

than the Himalayas So the next time you are riding your bike up and over your nearest hill and you think to yourself: “This is just too easy.” Just remember: you do have options.

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■ For more information, visit www.himalayanfootsteps.com Tom Gallagher is a Brightonbased freelance journalist interested in travel and sport. He is founder and publisher of Sussex Active, the online magazine for anybody looking to discover new ways to get active. Visit: www.sussexactive.co.uk

As I have been out and about this week, I have noticed the shops coming alive with their new stock for the spring/ summer season. We are lucky to have a huge number of individual shops in and around Brighton. I am always fascinated by their creativity, the selection, and the choice they give us. There is a boutique called Rock Lobster in Shoreham, originating from London, and soon to be expanding into the Hove area. This trendy boutique, with a touch of French flair, has a full range of day and evening wear, handbags, belts, jewellery and shoes for all ages at high-street prices. Its new stock is full of colour, with summer dresses, gorgeous knitwear, trousers: skinny and harem and straight-legged. It has a huge selection of scarves in every colour. Rock Lobster is showing on the catwalk at the Brighton Thistle Fashion Show on Saturday, April 12, from 2pm to 4pm. This is a free event and a perfect way to catch up on the spring/ summer trends from our local shops.

Jane Busby is a stylist and personal shopper www.janebusby.co.uk

it is hard to know where you are with products that look alike and arrive without a leaflet. There is, however, a lot of information on the website: www.rawgaia.com. (But I do not take my mobile or tablet into the bathroom!) My other favourite was the beauty cream. A true hero, this rich moisturizer is full of antioxidants, plus raw cacao butter and frankincense and myrhh essences. My face felt soothed supple, toned and soft. Savour it as a lovely overnight treat; the big pots are £27.99 for 60 mls and you can smell the quality even before it takes effect. Great for ethically-minded mums who fancy a pamper.


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Brain Gym

Double Crossword

No.161

Last week’s solutions:

CRYPTIC - Across: 6 Niggard; 7 Admit; 9 Thy; 10 Ephemeral; 12 Hunger march; 15 Painted lady; 17 Breakneck; 19 Gem; 21 Stale; 22 Log book. Down: 1 Sight; 2 Age; 3 Drop; 4 Idle hands; 5 Finance; 8 Petrol; 11 Turntable; 13 Greens; 14 Narrate; 16 Depot; 18 Chop; 20 Ebb. QUICK - Across: 6 Disable; 7 Delay; 9 Lay; 10 Incessant; 12 Philatelist; 15 Controversy; 17 Flatterer; 19 Sly; 21 Feint; 22 Release. Down: 1 Vital; 2 Ban; 3 Plan; 4 Senseless; 5 Sadness; 8 Settle; 11 Whetstone; 13 Loosen; 14 Boulder; 16 Clasp; 18 Even; 20 Bet.

Choose either quick or cryptic clues.

Cryptic Clues: Across Down 1. One way to kill 1. The tide at noon a doctor now, makes a noise (10) perhaps (5) 7. Scent that starts a 2. Strange patterns romance (5) found in church (8) 8. One still too young 3. This idea will get to take certain you into no trouble steps (7) (6) 4. Confidence 10. It’s not a close-up, trickster’s aim you can bet on it! spells trouble (2-2) (4,4) 5. Learns nothing 11. It’s heavenly to about a French city play, but there are (7) strings attached (4) 6. Model tiara turns 13. A systematic way out to be fitting Quick Clues: (6-4) to mix things up (6) Across 9. Some steps 15. A girl distributes 1. Individual (10) that have to be medals (6) 7. Ventilated (5) suspended (4,6) 17. Experts break the 8. Exceptional (7) 12. Bush the French case (4) sell with hesitation 10. Appalled (8) 18. Held back, being (8) 11. Arena (4) shy (8) 14. Many in good time 13. Use (6) plainly seen (7) 21. Serious Eastern 15. Road (6) 16. Such a surgeon muddle (7) 17. Fall (4) knows his drill (6) 22. Thick wooden seat 18. Affluent (4-2-2) 19. Rendezvous in part (5) 21. Certificate (7) put back in time 23. Anger badly out 22. Asserts (5) uneventfully (5) of place generally 23. Descriptive proposal 20. Incline to be thin? (4) speaking (2,3,5) (10)

Codeword Each number in the grid represents a different letter of the alphabet and every letter of the alphabet is used. Use the given letter(s) to the right of the main grid to start you off.

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Fill in the white squares with numbers 1 to 9. Each horizontal block must add up to the number in the shaded square to its left, and each vertical block to the number above. Numbers may be used once in each block. Last week’s solutions:

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Give yourself ten minutes to find as many words as possible using the letters in the grid. Each word must use the central letter and at least 3 others, and letters may be used only once. You cannot use plurals, foreign words or proper nouns, but verb forms ending in ‘s’ are permitted. There is one 9-letter word to be found.

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15 words - average; 25 words - good; 35 words - very good; 40 or more - excellent.

able, abler, agree, ague, alee, argue, auger, bagel, bale, baler, bare, barge, beagle, bear, beau, beleaguer, beluga, blare, blear, brae, brag, eager, eagle, earl, gable, gale, garb, garble, gear, glare, grab, lager, large, league, leaguer, rage, real, regal, regale, urea.

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Last week’s solutions: The letter represented by the question mark is P. Pointer, spaniel, whippet, all breeds of dog.

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Sudoku Fill in the grids below so that every column, every row and each of the 3x3 boxes contains all the digits from 1 to 9.

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Replace the question mark with a letter so that the letters within each circle can be arranged to form words on a common theme. What are the three words, and the letter represented by the question mark?

Rearrange the letters in the grid B to make five words that read both across and down. Five letters have been placed to start you off.

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How you rate:

Severs (5) Heater (8) Part of the foot (6) Accustomed (4) Stupid (7) Shrewd (4-6) Navigational beacon (10) Resolute (8) Thrive (7) Narrate (6) Signs (5) Pitch (4)

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The new Mercedes C-class C250 Bluetec AMG Line

Pilates during pregnancy can help you cope during labour - and then recover your shape Paul Coneyworth @BeauPilates

Mercedes aim to make the new C-class the new top dog in the sector

Mercedes looked to big brother S-class for inspiration for its new C-class junior sports saloon. But does a jaw-dropping cabin and a CES show’s worth of tech help it top the class? What’s the difference between this and an S-class? You mean apart from 195mm of wheelbase? They certainly do look similar, but that’s no bad thing. This is a strikingly elegant car. Elsewhere in the world, S- and C-classes appear very close in style, but there’ll be no confusion in the UK. Why? Because MB UK has decided not to offer the traditional Mercedes grille and 3D bonnet-mounted three-pointed star emblem due to low take-up last time. Instead, all three trim levels (SE, Sport and AMG Line) come with a giant star housed within the grille. What are the headline facts about this new baby Benz? Perhaps the key one is that the platform underpinning it is brand new, around 48% aluminium, and will be the basis of a whole slew of new rear-drive Mercs. Switching to an aluminium-intensive structure has allowed Benz to build a car that weighs up to 100kg less than

the old model, despite a 95mm increase in overall length. And the tech? Where to start? Merc’s drowsiness detector is standard, as is a lowspeed automatic braking function and reversing camera. Options include Brake Assist Plus, which can detect impending accidents with traffic moving across the front of the car, such as at fourway junctions, as well as with cars in front and behind. The airconditioning system can even use GPS info to detect tunnels ahead and automatically switch the airflow to recirculate. How does it drive? Refinement. That’s the key word. You will be staggered by the general hush and ride comfort of this new C-class. It is head and shoulders better than anything BMW or Audi currently offers, and makes this a massively appealing car if you’re a motorwaymunching management type. It’s also thoroughly accomplished in the handling department, in part thanks to a new front suspension setup similar to what you get on powerful front drive hatches, where the strut remains

Parenting Time Waits For No Mum

Mummy K @no_mum

Tibbons - not his real name, you understand - is 15 months old now and ever since he turned one, friends and colleagues have asked: “Is he walking yet?”

In the last month or so, this has morphed into: “He must be walking now!” The answer remains: “No! He isn’t!”

still during steering manoeuvres. By isolating the strut, Merc’s engineers say the steering remains pure. The focus seems to be on refinement rather than sports car like involvement, but the variable ratio steering is pretty crisp, body control is excellent when you flip the console mounted mode selector to Sport, and there’s stacks of grip. This is a fine handling car that should prove a worthy base for the bi-turbo AMG version that Merc will reveal before the year’s end. What about the engines? The initial UK lineup is comprised of a 182bhp C220 petrol (53mpg, 7.5sec to 62mph), 178bhp C220 diesel (71mpg, 7.7sec) and the 201bhp C250 diesel (66mpg, 6.6sec to 62mph). Verdict Mercedes has obviously thought hard about what matters most in this market. The result is a car that looks and feels every bit as good as a mini S-class should. A combination of peerless refinement, that achingly cool interior and near-70mpg economy, even with the more muscular engines, must make this the new top dog in the sector.

And that’s fine. He stands, he cruises, he has fun - he goes at his own pace. Nevertheless, my husband seems to think that if Tibbons is not strutting his stuff by 18 months, we should take him to the doctor. Perhaps we should. But that is three months away and, as any parent knows, so much can happen in a 12-week window. Surely, there are enough real concerns that come our way in parenting without inviting others in?

From the moment you discover you are pregnant, the ecstasy will be coupled with hope for the healthiest and most stress-free pregnancy possible. One of the questions we frequently get asked at Beau from mothers-to-be surrounds the difficult debate: should I exercise, or should I not exercise? We will, in most cases respond in the affirmative. We are not talking marathons, triathlons, rock-climbing or even team sports, but gentle progressive exercise to prepare you for the rigours of pregnancy. So do not fret.  It is widely accepted that the more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier it will be to adapt to your changing shape and weight-gain. Perhaps even more importantly, it will also help you to cope during labour and assist in regaining your pre-existing shape following the birth of your new baby. By partaking in formal or informal exercise, you will be able to retain your suppleness, strength and cardiovascular fitness while managing your weight.  Please note that irrespective of an individual’s physical prowess, it is strongly advised that you check with your doctor before starting any exercise programme. If you get the go-ahead, you can generally maintain an active lifestyle throughout your pregnancy. But, as the weeks pass, it is important that you tailor your exercise as you grow during the first trimester (one to 12 weeks), second trimester (13 to 28 weeks), and third trimester

The best decision I ever made after having Tibbons was not to look online or in books about what he should be doing when and instead to take my lead from him. If only drowning out the friendly enquiries and advice from others was so simple. As parents, I think instincts are our best tool. Unfortunately, however, they can get lost all too easily in the cacophony of “shoulds” and “musts”. If we spend too much time focused on how our children are

Check your exercise regime with your GP

(29 to 40 weeks).   We recommend exercises that strengthen your abdominal (pelvic floor) and lower back muscles, buttocks and thighs. By continually focusing on these areas, there will be a greater chance of reducing common aches and pains associated with pregnancy - notably, sciatica, or sacroiliac joint discomfort, which can cause mild to severe uneasiness when doing simple tasks. In addition to this, it is of course helpful to supplement these exercises with a touch of the everyday: brisk walking, swimming, biking, and water aerobics. Why not try this basic informal pelvic floor exercise that can be done while at the bus-stop or while waiting in a queue? Just imagine you are trying to stop yourself passing water mid-flow. The movement is one of squeeze and lift, pulling in an around the urethra. Do not worry if you feel more happening at the back of the buttocks rather than the front. As long as you feel it somewhere, you are working your pelvic floor. Paul Coneyworth is master trainer at BeauPilates, 14 Bavant Road, Brighton BN1 6RD. For more information, visit: www.beaupilates.co.uk

measuring up - to each other, to these magic milestones, to an expert’s idea of how they should be - we risk missing out on the wonder of their new discoveries, feeling relief that they have “finally” done something, when we could instead be feeling joy and sharing in their own delight at their achievements. Time Waits For No Mum is a blog by “Mummy K”, who writes anonymously about motherhood and more: www.timewaitsfornomum.com


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NORTH STAND CULT HERO

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PLAYER PROFILE

#34:

Name: Alex Revell DoB: July 7 1983 Place of birth: Cambridge Position: Forward

Alex Revell Alex Revell was a popular figure during his two-year spell on the south coast – not least because of his all-action approach. A tireless worker who did not give defenders a moment’s rest in his 59 league appearances for the Albion, Revell also scored some memorable goals – including a well-taken hat-trick in the 3-2 home win over Bournemouth in January 2008.

Career statistics Appearences: 262 Goals: 82

Albion statistics Seasons: 2006-2008 Appearences: 59 Goals: 21

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Seagulls expect another 20,000 season ticket sales Richard Morris

The Seagulls look set to remain the hottest ticket in town next season after the club announced it expected to retain the bulk of its small army of season ticket holders. Around 23,500 supporters purchased season tickets for this campaign – either by paying upfront in one lump sum or using the club’s hugely popular interest free monthly direct debit scheme. And earlier this week the club revealed early indications suggested the Albion would once again shift in excess of 20,000 season tickets. Supporters using the direct debit scheme had until yesterday (Thursday) to cancel their payments ahead of next season but with prices only increasing by a relatively small sum – a few pounds a month – the Albion were not expected a substantial drop-off. The club’s chief executive Paul Barber said: “It has been

a phenomenal initial response. It would be easy to take it for granted, but the loyalty shown by Albion fans is quite superb. “For those who’ve renewed, on behalf of all at the club, thank you very much. For those yet to renew, I hope you will decide to join us for the next exciting chapter in the Albion’s recent history. “Our season-ticket package will always represent the best value for Albion fans and I’m sure it will be another thrilling season whatever level we are competing.” There have been some cancellations – with the majority as a result of changing personal circumstances - but a waiting list running into the hundreds is in operation and those supporters who have paid to sign up to the scheme will soon be given the choice of any spare seats recently vacated. Supporters not on the official waiting list will also be given the chance to join the club’s ranks for season ticket holders in time for next season. And Mr Barber revealed the club was planning a raft of

Albion encouraged by number of renewals

improvements to make game days even more attractive. He said: “We are also looking at different ways of enhancing matchdays at The Amex, including giving season-ticket holders free wifi, opening an additional pre-turnstile bar and investigating the possibility of external food and beverage options and entertainment.”

Albion in the Community at the Brighton Fringe Festival AITC is making its debut appearance at this summer’s Brighton Fringe Festival with two events announced this week. The Open Minds Living Library event, which will take place on Monday, May 12 at the University of Sussex is part of AITC’s Gamechangers initiative which aims to help beat stigma around mental health. The event will see Gamechanger volunteers, all with lived experience of mental

health tell their stories to the public alongside awareness workshops, an art exhibition and music from local band Tragic Roundabout. The Gamechangers project which has seen volunteers directly engage with over 700 people since its launch in April 2013 is funded by Time to Change, England’s biggest programme to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health

problems. The programme is run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, and funded by the Department of Health and Comic Relief. For more details about the event and the project e-mail Caroline. orsola@albioninthecommunity. org.uk. AITC will also be part of a special street soccer event on May 31, between 1-5pm on the site of the city’s old Municipal Market on Circus Street.

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Straight from the commentary box Tuesday night’s victory against QPR gave the Seagulls a real boost leaving the team just 2 points off the play-off places, having played one more than Wigan and one less than Reading going into the trip to Bolton. It’s difficult to say how well positioned the Seagulls are for a play-off campaign this season but they have just one point less than at the same point last season. The Albion finished with a great run last year winning 4 out of their last 5 games of the regular season. This year the run in includes plenty of games where Garcia’s men will be expected to pick up points. With only one defeat at the Amex in their last 11 games in all competitions, up-coming matches against Charlton, Yeovil and Blackpool and Middlesbrough present a real opportunity. Yes the Albion have sometimes played better this season

Only one defeat at the Amex in their last 11 games in all competitions” against the top-sides and been beaten by those struggling but that is the Championship for you. Wherever the Albion finish this year, there is no doubting the satisfaction when it comes to the Amex experience as indicated by the take up of season tickets for next year (see opposite). There are of course lots of factors when it comes to the decision whether to take up a season ticket but the stadium itself, flexible payment schemes,

improved access to and from the venue, fan interaction, (the list goes on) all count for something but the performance and results on the pitch as well as the division in which the team are playing are paramount. Chief Executive Paul Barber has immense experience in dealing with the challenges of the stadium, transport and fan experience especially at White Hart Lane, as anyone who has been to a game there will testify, and I can only see that improving. The challenge of Financial Fair play but maintaining a challenge to reap the rewards of Premier League football remains a considerable juggling act. Barber has also worked in North America where clubs are having varied success in the MLS. The Chief Executive oversaw the growth of Vancouver Whitecaps in a new stadium to great success. Meanwhile in the last week or so another MLS club Seattle Sounders announced another whopper take up of season tickets as they aim to build on average attendances of over 40,000 in the last few years. The growth and excitement at that club in the US, still in its infancy, could be mirrored at the Amex where the club is more established but continues to plot a route into previously unchartered waters. Some season ticket holders may be wisely signing up to guarantee their seat for potential mouthwatering games against the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool but maybe next time round, they might be in the Premier League.

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Big match preview: Bolton v Brighton & Hove Albion

Oscar Garcia

Dunk’s star turn gives Oscar selection headache in defence Oscar Garcia faces a difficult selection dilemma ahead of tomorrow’s game (Saturday) with Bolton Wanderers – but for once it isn’t as a result of injuries. Lewis Dunk excelled in defence alongside Matthew Upson during Tuesday’s welcome 2-0 win over Queens Park Rangers – with club captain Gordon Greer forced to watch from the stands following his controversial sending off in the draw with Reading. That two yellow card one game suspension has been served and the Scotland international is again available for selection but Oscar may decide to stick with Dunk, who was many supporters’ man of the match in the midweek win. Brighton have the joint best defensive record in the Championship this season having leaked just 28 goals in the side’s 34 league games. And, despite some criticism from sections of The Amex crowd, Greer has played an influential part in that record. At 22 though, Dunk will be hoping to progress from being a back-up player to genuine first team option after seeing fellow youngsters Solly March, Rohan Ince and Jake Forster-Caskey make the step up from mere squad players. Whatever Oscar’s decision,

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‘‘ Dunk was superb against QPR on Tuesday night – will he keep his place tomorrow?

the Spanish head coach will be unable to field an unchanged team because Keith Andrews is barred from playing against his parent club as a condition of his seasonlong loan spell. That should see Dale Stephens return alongside Ince and Forster-Caskey who should keep their places in the team after impressing against a star-studded and expensively-recruited QPR midfield. Leo Ulloa, fresh from notching his sixth goal in eight games and 12th of the season, will again lead the line with supporters keen to see the Argentinian hitman again link up with Jesse Lingard and Will Buckley after the trio showed some encouraging signs in the Albion’s midweek fixture. Bolton head into the match on the back of a five match unbeaten

Albion Team News Likely starting XI: Kuszczak, Bruno, Upson, Dunk, Ward, Ince, Stephens, Forster-Caskey, Lingard, Ulloa, Buckley. Likely subs: Ankergren, Calderon, Greer, Lopez, Lua Lua, March, Orlandi. Out: Mackail-Smith (knee), Hoskins (achilles), Crofts (knee). Fan’s prediction

Latest match odds

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Worth a fiver... Leonardo Ulloa to score in both halves: 8/1

run which included a 4-0 home win over Blackburn Rovers and an equally-eye-catching 5-1 triumph against Leeds United at Elland Road. A recent record of 12 goals in five games and just two conceded suggests The Trotters will represent a tricky opposition for the relatively goal-shy Seagulls. Former Crystal Palace attacking midfielder André Moritz is in a rich vein for form, while Lukas Jutkiewicz has plundered four goals and two assists in an impressive first nine games since joining from Middlesbrough. Joe Mason, who Brighton were keen to recruit in the January transfer window, will almost certainly have to make do with a spot on the bench as Dougie Freedman opts to continue his flexible 4231 formation.

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This result shows we can beat any team when we play well but we have to be focused, we have to prepare and we have to keep going. “It is a massive three points for us and I am extremely proud of my players and our performance against Premier League quality opposition. “They have fantastic players and a very good manager. It was an important victory for us to beat a team like them. “Harry Redknapp is a very experienced manager and knows everything there is to know about football. He has been a manager of some very big clubs and I can learn alot from him – as I can from any manager.”

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Despite being just 23 league games into his Albion career, Rohan Ince is already a hugely influential figure in Oscar Garcia’s Seagulls squad. Against QPR on Tuesday night, Ince more than held his own against a rival midfield littered with highly-paid former Premier League stars. A fans’ favourite already, Ince’s emergence and form has been one of the highlights of the season so far. SUCCESSFUL DRIBBLES*

23

23

Form guide W-D-W-L-D-L-W-W-L-W-D-W

ROHAN INCE

PASS COMPLETION*

Jan 13th

Aug 5th

Action Man:

Position: Midfield Squad No: 38 Age: 21 Height: 6ft 3in Brighton Statistics: games/goals: 23/0

6th

8th

(Speaking after win over QPR)

Richard Morris

Nick Hatchett

Albion Statistics:

ACCURATE PASSES*

727

INTERCEPTIONS*

42

TACKLES*

52


get back to fitness

with a splash! Adult only swimming sessions in our three Brighton pools, from 6.30am Monday to Friday. Visit our website for swimming times or download the SpeedoFit app.

Great swim membership offers in March! Available at King Alfred Leisure Centre, Prince Regent Swimming Complex & St Luke’s Swimming Pool.

phone 0845

803 5519

or visit www.freedom-leisure.co.uk


Brighton & Hove Independent - 14 March 2014