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PRIMARY SCHOOLS PRESSURE Greg Hadfield @BrightonIndy Nearly half the primary schools in Brighton and Hove are oversubscribed with applications simply from parents who put them as their top choice. New figures provide powerful evidence of the pressure on primary school places caused by some of the highest birth rates since the post-war baby boom of
the 1950s. In some cases, children need to live less than 400 metres from the school of their choice, if they are to stand a chance of a place. Only 82.5% of parents were offered their first-preference school - significantly down from 84% last year. About one in 16 parents (5.8%) - accounting for 169 children - did not get one of their top three preferences. Last year, the proportion was less than one in 20
(4.85%). The number of applicants increased to 2,933, compared with 2,763 last year. The Brighton & Hove Independent has analysed data from the 48 primary schools - 23 of which were over-subscribed with first-choice applications alone. Some of the most intense pressure is in south Hove and in Saltdean. The surge in demand for >> Continued on page 3
St Andrew’s CE Primary School, in Belfast Street, Hove, had 121 first-preference applications – for just 60 places
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> Continued from page 1 primary places is expected to peak next year. Two schools have exceptionally increased their admission numbers by one extra class each for this year only. Davigdor Infant School - whose intake increased to 150 - had 142 first-preference applications, of which 130 were offered places; 15 places were offered to second-preference applicants; and five places were offered to third-preference applicants. The furthest away lived 1,112.28 metres from the school. Of 353 applications, 293 were not offered a place a Davigdor Infant or at a higher-preference school. Saltdean Primary School whose intake increased to 90 - had 82 first-preference applicants, all of which were offered places; none of the 11 second-preference applicants or 21 third-preference applicants were offered places. The five most over-subscribed schools - using the ratio of first preferences to places on offer were: St Andrew's CE Primary School (121 first preferences, 60 places); St Peter's Community Primary School (56, 30); Peter Gladwin Primary School (63, 30); Carlton Hill Primary School (48, 30); and St Bernadette's RC Primary School (42, 30). The five schools where families must live closest - comparing where the furthest successful applicant lived - were: St Peter's Community Primary
Man survives 800ft fall
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School (347.69 metres); Carlton Hill Primary School (369.89m); Peter Gladwin Primary School (392.19m); Elm Grove Primary School (611.24m); St Luke's Primary School (741.28m). The following schools were able to offer places to all children in the top priorities: Benfield Primary School (60 places); Bevendean Primary School (60); Brackenbury Primary School (60); Carden Primary School (60); City Academy Whitehawk (60); Coldean Primary School (60); Coombe Road Primary School (60); Fairlight Primary School (60);
The most over-subscribed primary schools School Balfour Primary School Bilingual Primary School Carlton Hill Primary School Cottesmore St Mary RC Primary School Downs Infant School Elm Grove Primary School Goldstone Primary School Patcham Infant School Peter Gladwin Primary School St Andrew's CE Primary School St Bernadette's RC Primary School St John the Baptist RC Primary School St Luke's Primary School St Margaret's CE Primary School St Martin's CE Primary School St Mary Magdalen RC Primary School St Paul's CE Primary School St Peter's Community Primary School Stanford Infant School West Hove Portland Road Westdene Primary School
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We need to clean the air in our city, the time is now Jason Kitcat @jasonkitcat
East are caused by polluted air. Cleaning up our air is a major reason we’re promoting walking, cycling and public transport as a way of getting around our city Also, we've been installing new We have the evidence, the boilers, external wall insulation resources and the ability to and solar panels to prevent runaway climate reduce council tenants' change, according to world Globally we’re making energy bills and cut CO2 scientists. emissions. The IPCC, the international some progress in reducing our We are using similar scientific body set up by measures whenever the UN, first collected and negative impact on the planet, renovating council published evidence about but not quickly enough" offices too. climate change way back Whenever possible in 1990. Since then there Scientists have pointed out we are seeking external grant have been four more updates reviewing the latest research in that mitigating climate change funding to support this work. Quite aside from the major climate science, including the also has benefits for air quality, most recent one a few weeks ago. energy security and supply, our risks to Brighton and Hove from irreversible global warming, we Globally we’re making some health and ecosystems. For example we recently can make positive changes with progress in reducing our negative impact on the planet, but not heard at a local Sussex Air immediate benefits for our city. The longer we wait, the more Conference that every resident of quickly enough. It can feel like an enormous Brighton and Hove has their life difficult it becomes to move problem that individuals, expectancy reduced by 6 months, towards a more sustainable households or even cities can’t and one in 20 deaths in the South society; the time is now. tackle alone. However, while we do need international co-operation and agreements that reflect fair use of resources, and a move away from fossil fuels, there is plenty we can and should do locally.
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Free parking for hotel guests A six-month trial scheme offering free parking to hotel guests will be start from Good Friday. It would mean staying visitors could park for free all weekend in Hove’s Norton Road car park. Under the plan, hotels would register the guest’s car number with the Pay by Phone service. This would exempt them from getting a parking ticket as enforcement staff can check registered car numbers on their mobile devices. All the hotel has to do is go onto the council’s website and fill in a simple online form at www. brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/ parking-and-travel/parking/hotelweekend-parking A 15p administration charge is expected to be borne by hotels.
Free parking for hotel guests at Norton Road would be available from 8pm on Fridays to 8am on Mondays. Norton Road is currently operating under capacity at weekends. Take up of the hotels offer would be monitored over the first six months to see if any adjustments were needed to preserve space for other drivers. The council says the scheme is a novel and environmentallyfriendly use for a car park and is being made possible by our use of new technology. It is hoped it will encourage visitors to leave their cars in Hove for their stay and get about the city by bus, taxi or walking. Lead councillor for transport Ian
Brighton and Hove features in national campaign for better cycle facilities Brighton and Hove is cited in a national campaign for best practice in encouraging cycling, launched this week. New cycle lanes in Brighton and Hove feature on the campaign website for Space for Cycling, organised by national cycling charity CTC. The campaign challenges local councils to provide better facilities for cycling. The CTC says thousands of councillors from across the country will be asked
to create the conditions where anyone can cycle anywhere, as CTC and local cycle campaign groups join forces to demand space for cycling. Getting more people on bikes will mean better health, reduced congestion and lower emissions, says the charity. With a public health crisis linked to physical inactivity rapidly rising up the political agenda, local councils can use cycling to improve health, say organisers.
Davey said: “Norton Road car park is pretty quiet at the weekends so we hope that this trial will prove successful by making better use of the facility, while helping to support local hoteliers and other businesses. Hotel visitors can leave their cars for free over the weekend and walk, or take a bus or taxi, to get around the city during their stay. This will relieve pressure on road and parking space elsewhere, particularly in the busy city centre.”
The council car park on Norton Road, Hove, will be free at weekends for hotel guests
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St George’s Day - England’s notional national day approaches, but do not get too excited. It is easily missed. Other countries mark these occasions with public holidays, parades, flypasts, floats, fireworks, fairs, food, music and dancing, traditional costumes, heroic intoxication. There are no half-measures about Bastille Day or St Patrick’s Day or Burns Night or Fourth of July. We English, by contrast, scrupulously ignore our ascribed day. A lot of us have no idea it even exists. A few public buildings hoist the flag, and that is about it. We seem curiously modest and self-effacing about being English. Whereas foreigners often mistakenly refer to the British as the English, the English themselves, asked what nationality they are, will often reply British. April 23 happens aptly to be the birthday of England’s greatest poet and greatest painter, Shakespeare and Turner. But notice that it is also the day on which Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Rupert Brooke all died. There is a kind of glorious fatality about it, so typical of the English. It is as if our poets had a patriotic duty to die on this date. What would we actually do, if we were indeed to celebrate this day? We have no national songs for such occasions. We have no
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as a people, except our modest self-effacing reluctance to admit we are a people. It is hard to define just what it is that makes the English English. Politicians sometimes injudiciously have a try. John Major, in 1992, spoke wistfully of “long shadows on county cricket grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog-lovers and as George Orwell said - old maids bicycling to holy communion through the morning mist”. Yes, and the warm beer nowadays is probably German, that invincible suburban greenery is covered with “Prescott” housing, cats outnumber dogs, while the
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He spoke of the shipping forecast, bus queues, the NHS and the BBC, of our wearing of t-shirts and flip-flops in winter, of the Premier Peague and of cups of tea. Yes, and we now drink more coffee than tea, bus queues disappeared yonks ago, to be replaced by a sharp-elbowed scrum, while both the NHS and the BBC appear to be in meltdown. Increasingly, I think of Englishness as something nostalgic, fading, either fast going or already gone. I recall Philip Larkin’s 1972 poem “Going, Going”. Already, four decades ago, he had this premonitory sense: “And that will be England gone.” Many English cities are nowadays so multi-cultural, multi-lingual, mongrelised and internationalised, that their very Englishness is in question. Streets that a short while ago were still recognisably England are now globalised hotchpotches. The very concept of England becomes abused, the flag of St George the adjunct of the fascist, the football fan. Well, I take Larkinesque refuge in ages past, values mislaid, certainties lost. The music of Elgar and Tippett, Blake’s “Jerusalem”, the books of AC Benson (born one day after St George’s Day) and PG Wodehouse, our castles and cathedrals, seaside piers, and red roses and honeysuckle, and downland and watermeadows where nothing much has happened since Domesday Book, with the sound of the Spitfire engine in a blue English sky.
parish church is redundant and has had its lead pinched. Nick Clegg’s recent attempt was equally unconvincing. Admittedly, he was panegyrising Britain, rather than England, but that, of course, was just his English self- Graham Chainey is a freelance writer in Brighton and Hove effacement again.
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March for England organisers claim to be purely promoting the interests of the country oppressive and unjust government that has devolved too much power to Europe. However, claims of a racist agenda are rife, and their apparent ties to more extreme Sunday, April 27 sees the ‘March right-wing elements of British for England’ (MFE) return, once society, intentional or otherwise, again to the Brighton seafront. seem to paint a slightly different The event – which has in previous picture. Some in Brighton, a famously years been almost eclipsed by the huge numbers of counter protester accepting and open community, lining the route of the march, and seem keen to warn people of the caused violent clashes between the dangers of allowing such events two sides - is controversial to say to take place. A group of protesters representing and organisation the least. The MFE organisers maintain called Stop MFE – who wrote a that their message and motivation piece in last week’s Brighton & Hove are purely promoting the interests Independent - created the ultimate of a country beleaguered by an protest banner, stretched between the arms of the Long Man of Wilmington they constructed the message ‘Stop the racist March for England’ in huge white letters for all to see. One representative of the movement Tony Campbell, had this to say: “We felt it was important to show how the whole of Sussex, not just Brighton, rejects the hatefilled and divisive message of the March for England.” This has become such a hot topic that a public The Long Man of Wilmington protest banner Sam Gardom @SamGardom
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cross-party meeting was held on Saturday, April 12 at which police, local activists, councillors and MPs met with organisers of the march in attempts to convince them to call it off, but with little success. The organisers of the ‘March for England’ response was that, while they encounter ‘violent demonstrators’ trying to stop them
march, they will keep coming, leading some to call for the event to be banned all-together. However, Police have made it clear that this is currently not an option, saying that this type of extreme action can only be taken, ”when serious disorder cannot be prevented with the resources and legislation already available”.
As in previous years then, a heavy police presence and protest infrastructure will be implemented along the route of the march between Aquarium roundabout and West Street on the Brighton seafront, and protesters and marchers will be separated by strong barriers and a legions of police officers.
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It would be good to talk to BT if only they would listen to me Mike Holland @RealMikeHolland
my new cheery chum was from the hard-sell department intent on me not leaving BT at any cost. He told me that in order to leave BT, I must give 30 days' notice. OK, I reply, but 30 days from the date of my letter “Ullo, I am from Beetee,” the to you. caller announced, as I hesitantly As he did not seem to be making answered an unknown number enough of an impression, I was call last Saturday morning. Who? I asked who was my provider at my asked politely. home address and could I give them I am from Briteesh Telecom, the notice thereby swapping to BT and woman on the other end of the line saving myself money. No, I could explained. not, I respond - because I am happy “Ah”, I said, “you are phoning with my current provider and all I from India and one of your other want you to do is to terminate colleagues rang me only the service that I have loyally two days ago in response I could not help but look stuck with for the past 16 to my letter, which I years. sent you a week before. back at the much simpler days By now, my new-found And the purpose of my gone by. Before all this ridiculous chum has grown a pair of letter was spelled out horns and is really laying it really clearly, with the privatisation took place” on, informing me that I will bullet points in capitals. I simply wanted to terminate the demanding to know if "Mr Mike" is have to pay a month's charges to service for my holiday home on having a good weekend and does he include broadband if I cancel. Biting my tongue and prior to the Isle of Wight on or before the live in "Briggtun". I try again to explain to this hanging up, I repeat that it has completion of sale, which took cheery soul that - although BT is been nice talking to him but I have place on the 16th of April.” “OK”, exclaimed the caller. “You always telling us it is indeed good other things to do and will he just to talk - we do not know each other, please terminate the ruddy service want to stop the service?” “Yes please”, I answer. “Which so keep it brief and stick to the point as requested. Musing over all this nonsense I in hand. This was when I realised was why I wrote to you.” “OK. I put you onto one of my colleagues and he will help you.” “But I don't need any help. All I want is the service terminated on or before the 16th.” But the Indian woman from British Telecom, intent on drawing our conversation to a close, announces she is transferring me now. Irritatingly, I then listened to some awful piped music for several minutes. Just about the time I am about to give up and go back to my Saturday pursuits, the phone springs to life and a man is
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could not help but look back at the much simpler days gone by. Before all this ridiculous privatisation took place. Before all this socalled healthy competition, with all these wretched high-pressure sales people pretending they are the answer to your prayers and are going to save you a fortune. I am also sick of hearing from some opinionated political type telling us that competition within the utility companies is healthy and good for us. It is not good for us at all and has achieved little more than to raise everyone’s stress levels even further than they were before. I surely cannot be alone in wishing that the gas company supplied gas, the electric company supplied electricity, and BT provided you with a telephone. Then, instead of reading endless bumph about who is going to give
you the best deal, thereby leading to worrying about whether we are getting the best deal, it actually might be possible to get back to the real business of earning a living. I have long wondered why companies such as BT ever thought it was a good idea to set up callcentres outside the United Kingdom. I personally think it is downright immoral and that if you are doing business in this country then you employ people in this country. If you want to employ people in India, or any other country, then set up your business in that country. For my part, if I want to speak to someone from India, I will go there on holiday or have a night out in my local Indian restaurant. I certainly do not need someone ringing me on a Saturday morning asking if I live in Briggtun.
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Hotel du Vin Hotel du Vin, Brighton’s award winning luxury hotel, has unveiled its newly renovated outdoor terrace. Located in the heart of the Brighton's lanes, Ship Street, the hotel and Bistro have been welcoming guests from across the globe since 2003 and has three times been named one of the best places to entertain at the Brighton and Hove Business Awards.
A Police Community Support Officer’s local knowledge proved invaluable in tracking down a bike thief. PCSO Chris Murphy, part of the East Brighton Neighbourhood Policing Team, has been patrolling the patch for the past five years. When a victim in a series of local bike thefts spotted his cycle being advertised with photographs on the internet, he instantly identified the background location and traced the thief, who was arrested.
The team of officials working on plans for the Greater Brighton area have been shortlisted for a national award. Their efforts, including the work of officials from Brighton and Hove City Council, have been recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute. The institute, in its centenary year, has included the strategic planning and investment framework for Coastal West Sussex and Greater Brighton on the shortlist for its awards for planning excellence.
The Conservative MP for Hove, Mike Weatherley, is to tackle the new culture secretary on the issue of ticket touting. Tickets for sell-out events, such as major football matches, concerts and festivals are often resold by touts for many times their face value, sometimes costing thousands of pounds. The new culture secretary, Sajid Javid, who took the role on Wednesday, has previously supported touts, calling them “classic entrepreneurs”.
The £1 million bus and cycle lanes being laid along Edward Street in Brighton should be open by October, according to the council. Work is under way to create a shared bus, taxi and cycle lane on the southern side of Edward Street between Upper Rock Gardens and Pavilion Parade. The bus, taxi and cycle lane will use one lane of the existing dual carriageway, leaving one lane for general traffic.
As part of the Prime Minister’s £50 million Challenge Fund, around £1.8million will be invested in GP practices to help improve care for patients. Brighton and Hove was fortunate to be one of 20 areas in the country to successfully bid for the funding. Officials are hoping the investment will also help to reduce pressure on hospitals.
Andy Winter, chief executive of Brighton Housing Trust, has made the shortlist for the 2014 Housing Heroes Awards from more than 200 entries. Running for their sixth year, the awards celebrate individuals and companies who undertake exceptional work in the housing sector. The ceremony will be held on Monday, June 23 in Manchester.
Vintage motors Hundreds of pre-1915 motorcycles have made the run from Epsom to Brighton for the 75th Pioneer Run. The first bikes left Tattenham Corner at 8am and arrived at Madeira Drive in Brighton at around 10.30am. The ride was promoted by the Sunbeam Motorcycle Club in 1930 and has run nearly every year since, breaking only for WWII, 2001's Foot and Mouth crisis and last year’s bad weather.
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A Brighton man is on a list of Britain’s most wanted which was published by the National Crime Agency and Crimestoppers. Jeffrey Bloor, 41, is wanted by Sussex Police. He is suspected of money laundering and conspiracy to defraud. Detectives believe that from April 2003 to February 2008 he was involved in a horse racing tipping scam and advance fee fraud linked to the breeding of racehorses.
A seafront bowling green has been given a stay of execution after council officials threatened to remove the turf. Members of the Hove and Kingsway Bowling Club said they were shocked when Brighton and Hove City Council revealed that it was about to move the diggers in to decommission one of its rinks as part of a costcutting exercise. The club appealed claiming that members were not consulted about any plans.
A primary school has submitted revised plans for a smaller building on the site of a depot on the edge of Hove Park. The oversubscribed Bilingual Primary School, based in temporary premises which it has outgrown in Falmer, wants to put up a twostorey building on land below the Engineerium. Original plans, withdrawn last year, were for a three-storey building but concerns raised by residents caused them to re-think the design.
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Pond life Terry the terrapin has taken up residence in the pond at the Preston Rock Garden, to the great amusement of visiting children. The creature is the latest to have been dumped at the pond, and gardeners are now deciding what to do with him. A picture was posted on Facebook by one of the gardeners, who said it was the biggest one he’d seen in the rockery pond.
A Brighton and Hove bin strike could yet be averted after the binmen’s union said that it had received an “encouraging” letter from the city council. The GMB union said last week that industrial action could be on the cards following almost a year of disrupted services since the strike ended. Binmen are still unhappy about changes to their rounds which were introduced in October last year.
A doctor from Brighton and Hove has shared information about a local campaign with MPs and peers. Christa Beesley, the chief clinical officer at the Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), gave evidence about the “We Could Be Heroes” campaign over the past winter. Dr Beesley was speaking to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health about pressures on the NHS during the winter months.
The Whitehawk Camp partnership has received £99,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting community archaeology project based in Brighton. Local residents will work with professional and skilled volunteers on the nationally important archaeological monument in Whitehawk. A series of volunteering opportunities, workshops and events will be run at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Whitehawk Camp and other venues over the next 12 months. University
Hidden cameras A new security agreement at the University of Sussex will allow security guards to use miniature cameras on campus. Contractors Interserve will allow security staff to wear a "continuously-recording video camera" on their lapel under the new agreement. University officials have said: “Use of body cameras for security staff aids their personal security, especially when they are working alone, and is a best practice approach.”
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The imposing Stanford Arms dominates the junction between Preston Road and Beaconsfield Road, to the north end of Preston Circus. Just two vehicles appear – a horse bus and a petrol van dating it to the end of the Edwardian era. (Old photograph courtesy of Step Back in Time, 36 Queen’s Road, Brighton.)
Brighton’s number 1 B2B show returns The number one business to business exhibition and networking event on the south coast continues to grow, welcoming thousands of people and hosting countless businesses every year. The journey will include another hugely popular visit to Brighton Racecourse on Thursday 15th May. With remaining stand packages from £260+VAT, the show provides an ideal opportunity for Sussexbased businesses to create brand-awareness through good old-fashioned face to exhibition stands will pack out face promotion. Over 120 the Grandstand and Premier Halls, providing another great opportunity for businesses in and around Brighton and Hove to connect and network with companies from across Sussex and further afield. “It’s great to be back for a fifth visit to Brighton. With only a few stands remaining, all the indicators suggest the event will be bigger and even better this year”, says Exhibition Organiser, Jonathan Dolding. “We’re continuing to work with Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce to put together an exciting seminar programme
for the day, so there’ll be everything you need to enhance the running of your business under one roof on one day.” To book a stand, and for full show details, please visit www.letsdobusiness.org/ brighton The Brighton exhibition is also supported by Juice 107.2 and South East Business Magazine.
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The vineyards that are putting Sus Sussex: Flying the flag for British wine-making
1 Bluebell Vineyard Estates Glenmore Farm, Sliders Lane, Furners Green, East Sussex TN22 3RU
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Telephone: 01825 791561 I am sure, when you think of vineyards, you think of the sunflower-filled fields of the south of France, the rolling hills of Tuscany, or the sun-baked planes of the Spanish Rioja. Not the rolling hills of the South Downs. You may be surprised then to hear that in our very own county there are scores of wine-makers currently making a name for themselves on the world wine scene. Britain has a long history of making wine for - ever since the Romans set foot on these lands bringing with them the civilising influences of empire - the Britons embraced winemaking. Although our climate was declared "objectionable" by Tacitus, the Roman writer and historian, there is evidence to suggest that from the early years of the Roman occupation, wine was being produced on land such as that found at Wollaston, Northamptonshire. Wine became the staple drink for the "well-to-do", it being seen as more refined than the ale or sack that the common folk drank. By the time the Domesday Book was compiled in 1085-6, there were 42 areas documented as producing wine; because the three centuries that followed saw the climate steadily improve, there was a huge growth in wine production and popularity. Sadly, in the centuries that followed, a workforce decimated by the plague, along with a fundamental change in the climate and agriculture of England, meant that wine was no longer a viable crop. This, coupled with the increasing
www.bluebellvineyard.co.uk ■ Award winning, handmade wines available throughout Sussex and London venues, and through their online shop. ■ Regular participants in Sussex food fair and the South of England show during the summer.
2 Court Garden Vineyard Orchard Lane,Ditchling, East Sussex, BN6 8TH Telephone: 01273 844479 www.courtgarden.com ■ Producing medal winning sparkling wines they offer a number of delicious vintages through their online shop. ■ Tours of the vineyard and a number of interesting events including a pop-up opera season all available to book online through their website. The South Downs are making a name for themselves on the world wine scene
vineyards were planted in the region. Three main grape varieties dominate the field: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Bacchus. Today, some very fine examples are being produced, especially in the sparkling and white-wine categories. As of 2013, As of 2013 the UK is home the UK is home to 124 to 124 vineyards, producing an average of 2.58 million bottles of vineyards, producing an average of wine every year” 2.58 million bottles of wine every year; at a place called Horam Manor, 60% of these will be sparkling home of the Merrydown Wine wines - as the British climate and Cider Company (now sadly produces a flavour profile and defunct). acidity that lends itself to its Then, as popularity grew, production - with 30% made up and the trend really started of traditional white wines, and to take off, there were huge the remaining 10% are reds. improvements in both yield Here are a few local gems for and the quality of the finished you to explore. product and dozens more ease with which wine could be imported, meant that Britain’s commercial wine production went into steady decline. The current revival kicked off in the 1950s with the first new vineyards being planted in Hampshire and here in Sussex,
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3 Carr Taylor Vineyard Wheel Lane, Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 4SG Telephone: 01424 751716 www.carr-taylor.co.uk ■ A great vineyard near Hastings producing a wide range of traditional sparkling, still and fruit wines, and hampers full of homemade goodies. ■ Just turn up for a nosey around this lovely estate (£1.50) or book online for guided individual and group tours.
4 Bolney Wine Estate Foxhole Lane, Bolney, West Sussex, RN17 JNB Telephone: 01444 881575 www.bonleywineestate.com ■ Café and shop, open 10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday (plus Sundays and bank holidays in Late Spring/Summer). ■ Tours of the vineyard are available by appointment (please contact for details)
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Littlehampton Road, Ferring, West Sussex, BN12 6PG Telephone: 01903 500663 www.highdown-vineyard.co.uk ■ One of only a few producers of red wine in the UK, they offer tours on Saturday mornings for individuals or small groups (£12.50 pp/contact for group offers) ■ Also home to a lovely restaurant serving fresh local produce and delicious Sunday roasts.
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6 Rock Lodge Vineyard (Plumpton College) Ditchling Road,Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE Telephone: 01273 890 454 www.plumpton.ac.uk ■ For those with a more academic interest in wine, Plumpton College not only has it’s very own vineyards, but also offers courses ranging from part-time short courses to a Bachelors and Masters degrees in viticulture and wine business.
Indoors • Boil only the amount of water • Fit a save-a-flush bag to save a litre of water with every flush you need for a hot drink • Use full loads in your washing • Save 10 litres of water by turning off the tap when machine and dishwasher brushing your teeth • Take a five-minute shower instead of a bath and save 50 litres of water
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Local solicitors bag former radio chief Leading Sussex solicitors, Mayo Wynne Baxter, have bagged themselves the former public face of Juice 107.2, Laurence Elphick. Laurence left his role as managing director at the popular radio station to take on a new
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challenge and has become the head of business development for the firm that has recently increased in size from six to eight offices stretching across Sussex. He started on April 7. He said: “After 13 years at Juice, I needed a new challenge but it was still a difficult wrench. However, the opportunity to work for one of the biggest law firms in Sussex was too good to turn down and for my next career move, it ticked all the boxes.” His role as head of business development is to discover and facilitate new commercial business opportunities as Mayo Wynne Baxter seeks to expand and become the leading law firm for businesses in Sussex. Working alongside the marketing director, Jason Edge, Laurence is responsible for implementing new strategies to take the Mayo Wynne Baxter brand forward.
A single mum hopes to have the mother of all careers in charge of Brighton Racecourse, writes Mike Donovan. Davina Wells, 37, aims to get it off to a flyer as the flat track stages its first meeting - which will have free entry - next Thursday (April 24). The new executive director said: “It’d be a massive story if a woman became Brighton & Hove Albion manager because she’s a woman. It’s less of a story from my perspective taking over at the racecourse. “It’s been male-dominated but I’ve not come across anyone who has been shocked by me coming in. It is less about being a man or a woman and more about a holistic approach. To look at angles to drive sales and profitability, which is, ultimately, what I’m held to account for. “I’ll use my drive, determination and experience in hotel management, hospitality and retail, while leaning on my staff, like clerk of the course Ed Arkell, first race: 16.50pm last race: 19.55pm who understand racing.
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“I’ll be reminded I don’t know racing but I’ll say to whoever does ‘what can you teach me?’” Davina, who loves daughter Grace, running and Martial Arts, is relishing the challenge. She said: “I want to develop a venue which would appeal to families and regular racegoers and be one of the city’s top five leisure venues by working closely with the community and using the course’s USP’s.” The course is pristine and ready to welcome a hoped-for 6,000 next week in contrast to last year randstwere when its first threegraces an & Paddockd abandoned. And there’s even a ticket s* free helicopter flight to be won via Helifly at it. A flying start, indeed.
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Divergent delivers teenage kicks Divergent (12A) Running time: 139 mins Director: Neil Burger Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet Divergent is all about identity about searching your soul and determining who you are and how you fit in as you emerge from adolescence to adulthood. So it's all too appropriate that the film version of the wildly popular young adult novel struggles a bit to assert itself as it seeks to appeal to the widest possible audience. It's the conundrum so many of these types of books face as they become pop-culture juggernauts and film franchises: which elements to keep to please the fervent fans and which to toss in
probably be satisfied with the results, while those unfamiliar with the source material may dismiss it as derivative and inferior. In the fenced-off remnants of a post-war Chicago 100 years from now, society has been broken down into five factions -groups of people arranged by a primary, defining trait. The Amity are happy, hippie farmers who dress in shades of sorbet. The Candor run the judicial system and value truth about Divergent is all about all else. The Erudite identity - about searching are the serious-minded your soul and determining scholars who wear conservative, dark who you areâ€? blue. The Abnegation are known for their key moments and images but selflessness and modesty. And tweaked others to streamline the the pierced-and-tatted Dauntless mythology and move the story are the brave soldiers who protect the city from, who knows what? along. Folks who've read the book will Whatever the perceived threat is, it requires them to run, scream and practice parkour wherever they go. Woodley, by virtue of the sheer likability of her presence, keeps you hanging on, keeps you rooting for her. She may not have the name of maintaining a lean, speedy narrative? The "Harry Potter" and "Hunger Games" movies - which "Divergent" resembles in myriad ways - were mostly successful in finding that balance. In bringing the first novel of Veronica Roth's best-selling trilogy to the screen, director Neil Burger ("Limitless") and screenwriters Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor have included
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Alabama Three will be performing their brand of country/gospel/delta blues, but played with a rhythm you’ve still got to dance to. 7pm, £18 Concorde II – Madeira Drive, BN2 1EN
With Sunday papers, a choice of pastries and a cuppa on arrival, these ever popular sessions of irresistible jazz have all the ingredients for the perfect Sunday morning chill out. 11am, £6.50 Corn Exchange– Church Street, BN1 1UE
Will McNicol A remarkable talent with both nylon and steel string guitars. You can expect a showcase of technical mastery with undertones of Celtic folk in his songs. Support by local songwriting talents Jacko Hooper and Staniford. 7:30pm, £6.50/4.50, Komedia – 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN 3QA
AK/DK A night celebrating the launch of their new debut LP, SYNTH + DRUMS + NOISE + SPACE. For fans of fans of Factory Floor, Dan Deacon and Raymond Scott. With Support from Hypnotized. 8pm, Free Green Door Store - Unit 2,3&4 Trafalgar Arches, BN1 4FQ
SATURDAY Signs of Light Bringing together a dazzling collection of artists working in neon and light, featuring Andy Doig, Carne Griffiths, Dan Baldwin, Tina Keane, Grande Dame, Magnus Gjoen, Mike Ballard and Pure Evil. 10am-6pm, Free ink_d Gallery – 96 North Road, BN1 1YE
65daysofstatic Rounding off their European Tour, this instrumental post-rock band from Sheffield is sure to end the tour with a bang. Support from Brighton band Phoria. 7pm, £13 The Haunt - 10 Pool Valley, BN1 1NJ
L.E.O A solo physical theatre piece that challenges our sense of gravity and reality through a clever interplay of acrobatic performance and high tech video projection. 7:30pm, £15/10 The Old Market - 11a Upper Market Street, BN3 1AS
La Boheme A one-night only performance of Ellen Kent’s interpretation of the classic story of La Boheme. With a cast of international soloists as well as the Maldovan National Opera and Maldovan National Philharmonic, it is sure to be a special night. 7:30pm, £17.90-£43.40, Theatre Royal – New Road, BN1 1SD Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast - the perfect Sunday morning chill out - takes place at the Corn Exchange from 11am on Sunday, April 20
MONDAY The Hope Live Sessions
An ever-changing mix of eclectic bands and solo performances every Monday downstairs at The Hope. No ordinary open mic night! 8:30pm, Free The Hope – 11 Queens Road, BN1 3WA
Bringing together car mechanics, a road trip, dictators and the fetishisation of possessions in a solo performance using old photos, new film and surprising mechanical objects. 8pm, Admission: £8.50 / £6.50 Marlborough Theatre, 4 Princes Street, BN2 1RD
TUESDAY Marissa Nadler American singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler blends the traditions of folk, Americana and dreamy pop into a musical atmosphere all of her own. With support from Death Vessel and DJ G. 8pm, £8 Komedia – 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN
Garden Heart + Support An alt pop/rock band who have been likened to Daughter, Friendly Fires, Florence and the Machine and Haim. With support from Rivieras, Lunar Maria and Fourth Ave. 7pm, £4 The Hope – 11 Queens Road, BN1 3WA
Into the Blue An exploration of the colour blue, using objects drawn from Royal Pavilion and Museum collections. Aimed at 5-11 year olds, exploratory and discovery- led. 2-5pm, Free Hove Museum -19 New Church Road, BN3 4AB
The lead singer and guitarist of Gomez, performs a selection of his solo works. 7:30pm, £12.50 Komedia – 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN
All Roads Lead To Rome
THURSDAY Cosmo Sheldrake 24 year-old London-based multiinstrumentalist and producer Cosmo Sheldrake will be playing track from his debut EP ‘The Moss’, out 21st April. With support from G-Bop Orchestra. 7pm, £5 Green Door Store - Unit 2,3&4 Trafalgar Arches, BN1 4FQ
Comic Boom A monthly night showcasing the best brand new top-notch comedy from the circuit. 8pm, £9/7/5 Komedia – 44-47 Gardner Street, BN1 1UN
The fourth etc Homes, Gardens and Lifestyle Show is almost here! Celebrities Anna Ryder Richardson, Linda Lusardi, and a team from Gardeners’ Question Time will appear at this year’s etc Homes, Gardens and Lifestyle Show in Brighton. The event, in association with etc Magazine – a complimentary lifestyle magazine in Sussex and Hampshire - is taking place at the Brighton Centre on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27. This year, the celebrities appearing on the stage and ready to share with visitors their top tips are from slightly different backgrounds. Most recently confirmed is Linda Lusardi, who shot to fame in the ‘80s as one of Britain’s best-loved models before becoming an actress, starring in both The Bill and Emmerdale and also playing alongside husband Sam Kane in Brookside. Alongside Linda will be a knowledgeable board from Gardeners’ Question Time. On hand to answer questions during the day will be Barry Gayton, from Desert Garden World, and
Paul Williams, a member of the Garden Writers Guild. Also at the event will be interior design queen, Anna Ryder Richardson. Anna is best known as one of the designers on BBC’s Changing Rooms and for a stint in ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. New to the show this year will be three demonstration stages rather than one main stage. The popular food hall has been moved to the first floor and will be alongside the Interiors & Design zone in the just off the Main Hall.
Anna Ryder Richardson
Tickets for the event cost £8 for adults, £6 for students and OAPs, with children under 16 entering for free. See page 2 of this week’s Brighton & Hove Independent for a 2 for 1 voucher. Tickets for group bookings of ten or more people cost £7 each. New this year is an afternoon ticket, which costs £3 and is valid from 2pm. To book tickets or for more information, visit www.etchomesandgardens.co.uk
Listings compiled by Tom Sayer @tomsayeruk
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SATURDAY’S 19.04.14 April 19 2014 TV LISTINGS TV | SATURDAY CHOICE
Beyonce Pop Goes BBC Two BBC2, 10.30pm Just because BBC Two is celebrating its 50th birthday this weekend, doesn’t mean it isn’t still down with the kids. In fact, as this one-off special reminds us, the channel has always been at the cutting edge when it comes to music – while BBC One was bringing us Top of the Pops, BBC Two was home to live performances and album tracks on the Old Grey Whistle Test. This programme looks at 50 of the most iconic moments to emerge from the channel’s musical output, from John Lennon reciting poetry with Dudley Moore on Not Only But Also, to Beyonce headlining at Glastonbury in 2011.
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6.00 Breakfast. 10.00 Saturday Kitchen Live. 11.30 James Martin: Home Comforts. (R) 12.00 Football Focus. 12.45 Saturday Sportsday. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.15 Formula 1 – Chinese Grand Prix: Qualifying Highlights. 2.30 Live Snooker: The World Championship. The afternoon session on day one at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 4.30 Final Score. 5.15 Film: Shrek Forever After. (2010) Animated comedy, with the voice of Mike Myers. 6.40 BBC News; Regional News; Weather. 7.00 Pointless Celebrities. Medical-themed edition, featuring Casualty and Holby City stars Sunetra Sarker and Paul Bradley, and Duncan Preston and Nichola McAuliffe from 1990s sitcom Surgical Spirit. 7.50 The National Lottery: In It to Win It. Dale Winton presents the quiz show in which five contestants pit their wits to scoop a big cash prize. 8.40 Casualty. Fletch attempts to build bridges between a feuding father and son following a car crash. Cal tries to impress Lily, and Jeff agrees to cover for Ash’s daughter, Ella. 9.30 The Guess List. With Julian Clary, Melanie C, Larry Lamb, Deborah Meaden and David Haye. 10.10 BBC News; Weather. 10.30 Match of the Day. Including highlights of Hull City v Arsenal; Lottery Update. 11.50 The Football League Show. Including highlights of Leicester City v Queens Park Rangers. 1.10 Weatherview. 1.15 BBC News.
6.00 This Is BBC Two. 6.10 Film: Sword of Sherwood Forest. (1960) Robin Hood adventure, starring Richard Greene. 7.30 Great British Menu. (R) 8.00 Great British Menu. (R) 8.30 Great British Menu. (R) 9.00 Great British Menu. (R) 9.30 Great British Menu. (R) 10.00 Live Snooker: The World Championship. The opening session on day one at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 12.00 The Great British Bake Off Easter Masterclass. (R) 1.00 Live Snooker: The World Championship. Further coverage of the opening session on day one. 2.30 Film: Henry VIII and His Six Wives. (1972) Historical drama, starring Keith Michell. 4.30 Live Snooker: The World Championship. The afternoon session on day one at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 5.45 Easter from King’s. 7.00 Live Snooker: The World Championship. The concluding session on the opening day of the ranking tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 8.00 University Challenge: The Story So Far. The history of the student quiz show. (R) 9.00 University Challenge: Champion of Champions. Magdalen College, Oxford, takes on Manchester. 9.30 Messiah at the Foundling Hospital. The performance of Handel’s Messiah at the hospital in 1750. 10.30 Pop Goes BBC Two. Documentary exploring popular music through a selection of 50 moments from BBC Two. 12.00 Snooker: The World Championship. Highlights of the opening day from Sheffield. 12.50 Snooker: World Championship Extra. 2.55 This Is BBC Two.
6.00 CITV: Dino Dan. 6.10 Dino Dan. (R) 6.25 Matt Hatter Chronicles. (R) 6.50 Canimals. (R) 7.00 Canimals. (R) 7.05 Canimals. (R) 7.10 Om Nom Stories. (R) 7.20 Sooty. (R) 7.30 Scrambled! 9.25 ITV News. 9.30 Murder, She Wrote. (R) 10.30 Dinner Date. (R) 11.30 ITV News; Weather. 11.40 The Crocodile Hunter Diaries. (R) 12.10 Film: Never Say Never Again. (1983) James Bond adventure, starring Sean Connery. 2.40 Film: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. (2002) Fantasy adventure sequel, starring Daniel Radcliffe. 5.35 Regional News 5.45 ITV News; Weather. 6.00 You’ve Been Framed! & Famous. Harry Hill narrates a selection of comical mishaps filmed by viewers, featuring a range of celebrity lookalikes, from Simon Cowell to Ryan Giggs. (R) 7.00 Britain’s Got Talent. The search for a star continues as more auditionees try to win over Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon with their talents. Ant and Dec host. 8.20 Amazing Greys. Contestants take on a former tennis champion and a Mastermind winner. 9.20 Law & Order: UK. A newborn goes missing. (R) 10.15 The Americans. Elizabeth works with Nicaraguan spy Lucia to gain access to a congressman’s office. 11.15 ITV News; Weather. 11.30 Through the Keyhole. Catherine Tyldesley and Terry Wogan join Dave Berry on the panel. (R) 12.25 Jackpot247. 3.00 Dinner Date: Australia. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen.
6.10 The Hoobs. (R) 6.35 Trans World Sport. 7.30 FIM Superbike World Championship. 8.00 The Morning Line. 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 9.55 The Big Bang Theory. (R) 10.25 The Big Bang Theory. (R) 10.55 How I Met Your Mother. 11.20 How I Met Your Mother. 11.45 The Simpsons. (R) 12.15 The Simpsons. (R) 12.45 Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. (R) 1.40 Channel 4 Racing. 4.10 Come Dine with Me. (R) 4.40 Come Dine with Me. (R) 5.10 Come Dine with Me. (R) 5.45 Come Dine with Me. (R) 6.15 Come Dine with Me. Corsetmaker Serine Daou hosts the final night in Reading, Berkshire. (R) 6.45 Channel 4 News. 7.00 Lent Diaries. A man talks about the sermons he gives in Europe. 7.05 Grand Designs. A project to build a bespoke metal home next to an airfield runway. (R) 8.05 Hostages. The first lady sees through Ellen’s deception. Last in the series. 9.00 Film: Taken. (2008) A former CIA agent puts his old skills to use in rescuing his daughter from a gang of European sex traffickers. Thriller, starring Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace. 10.50 Film: The Stone Roses: Made of Stone. (2013) Premiere. Documentary about the band’s 2012 reunion concerts. 12.50 Film: Trainspotting. (1996) Drama, starring Ewan McGregor. 2.25 Hollyoaks. (R) 4.30 SuperScrimpers’ Challenge. (R) 5.25 River Cottage Bites. (R) 5.40 Goodwood 72nd Members’ Meeting.
6.00 Milkshake! 10.00 Access. 10.05 The Dog Rescuers. (R) 10.40 Beware! Cowboy Builders Abroad. (R) 11.40 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door. (R) 12.40 Film: Murder at the Gallop. (1963) Miss Marple mystery, starring Margaret Rutherford. 2.20 Film: Barabbas. (1961) Biblical drama, starring Anthony Quinn. 5.00 Film: Columbo: Ashes to Ashes. (1998) Detective drama, starring Peter Falk and Patrick McGoohan. 6.40 Longmire. Walt fears drug producers are about to start a turf war in the region when a fisherman finds the bodies of a dealer. 7.30 NCIS. Gibbs and his team investigate the bizarre deaths of a marine and two of his friends, while Ziva tries to rejoin the NCIS. Starring Mark Harmon and Cote de Pablo. (R) 8.25 NCIS. A blogger who accused the NCIS of a coverup is found dead, and Gibbs and his team are forced to reopen a closed case to find the killer. Starring Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly. (R) 9.20 5 News Weekend. 9.25 Britain’s Favourite Detectives. A countdown of the nation’s favourite crime solvers as voted for by Channel 5 viewers, including Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot, Lt Columbo, Sherlock Holmes and Morse. 12.15 SuperCasino. 3.15 Classic Car Rescue. (R) 4.00 Wildlife SOS. (R) 4.25 Make It Big. (R) 4.50 The Funky Valley Show. (R) 5.00 Angels of Jarm. (R) 5.05 Roary the Racing Car. (R) 5.20 Angels of Jarm. (R) 5.25 The Funky Valley Show. (R) 5.35 Roary the Racing Car. (R)
BBC Three 7.00 Top Gear Bolivia Special 8.20 Film: Toy Story 2 (1999) 9.50 Russell Howard’s Good News Extra 10.35 Family Guy BBC Four 7.00 Wild Wales 8.00 Chemistry – A Volatile History 9.00 Film: Downfall (2004) 11.25 Pavlopetri – The City Beneath the Waves ITV2 3.30 Film: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) 5.50 Film: Dungeons and Dragons (2000) 8.20 All New: Britain’s Got More Talent 9.20 Totally You’ve Been Framed! 10.00 Celebrity Juice 10.50 Crazy Beaches 11.20 Britain’s Got Talent ITV3 3.15 Film: Carry On Up the Jungle (1970) 5.05 Foyle’s War 7.10 Rosemary & Thyme 8.20 Doc Martin 9.20 Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey 10.20 Cold Blood 11.50 Rosemary & Thyme ITV4 11.00 Live Indian Premier League Cricket. Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Daredevils. 8.00 Ali: Still the Greatest 9.00 Film: The Boat That Rocked (2009) 11.45 Film: Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983) E4 4.00 Made in Chelsea 5.00 How I Met Your Mother 6.00 The Big Bang Theory 7.00 How I Met Your Mother 8.00 The Tomorrow People 9.00 Film: Snakes on a Plane (2006) 11.10 The Big Bang Theory Film4 2.50 Hope Floats (1998) 5.00 Aliens in the Attic (2009) 6.40 Iron Man (2008) 9.00 Bad Teacher (2011) 10.50 Goon (2011) Premiere. Sporting comedy, starring Seann William Scott.
SUNDAY’S TV | 20.04.14 SUNDAY April 20 2014 TV LISTINGS CHOICE
Billy Bob Thornton Fargo Channel 4, 9pm What made the movie Fargo such a success? The script and direction by the Coen Brothers, the plot, and the outstanding cast all deserve their due, but for some viewers, the snowy Minnesota setting, and the contrast between the homespun friendliness and sing-song accents of the locals and the unfolding horror, was also a big part of the appeal. And it’s that ambience which carries over into this new TV series. Billy Bob Thornton stars as Lorne Malvo, a malicious drifter, who enters the life of smalltown insurance man Lester Nygaard and changes it forever.
6.00 Breakfast. 8.35 Match of the Day. (R) 10.00 Easter Worship from Leicester. 11.00 Urbi et Orbi. 11.35 Flog It! (R) 12.15 MOTD2 Extra. With Mark Chapman and the Match of the Day team. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 2.00 More Creatures Great and Small. (R) 2.30 Formula 1 – Chinese Grand Prix Highlights. 4.30 Escape to the Country. 5.00 Lifeline. 5.10 Songs of Praise. 5.45 Pointless Celebrities. (R) 6.35 BBC News; Regional News; Weather. 7.00 Countryfile. A visit to the Isles of Scilly, where Ellie Harrison finds out about a rat problem and Matt Baker visits a duck farm. Also, Tom Heap looks at the dangers involved in farming. Including Weather for the Week Ahead. 8.00 Antiques Roadshow. Fiona Bruce and the team make a return visit to Polesden Lacey near Dorking in Surrey in search of more family treasures. 9.00 The Crimson Field. Thomas develops a system to help treat wounds, although Major Yelland is dismissive of the method and begins to bully the younger surgeon. Joan reveals a secret to a patient. 10.00 BBC News; Regional News; Weather. 10.25 Match of the Day 2. Norwich City v Liverpool, Chelsea v Sunderland and Everton v Manchester United. 11.35 Live at the Apollo. With Kevin Bridges, Phill Jupitus and Sara Pascoe. (R) 12.20 Weatherview. 12.25 BBC News.
6.00 This Is BBC Two. 6.30 Countryfile. (R) 7.30 Gardeners’ World. (R) 8.00 The Beechgrove Garden. 8.30 Saturday Kitchen Best Bites. 10.00 Live Snooker: The World Championship. The opening session on day two at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 12.15 Film: Custer of the West. (1967) Historical biopic, starring Robert Shaw. 2.30 Live Snooker: The World Championship. The second session on the second day at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 6.00 Davis v Taylor: The ’85 Black Ball Final. Colin Murray presents a look back at the final of the 1985 World Snooker Championship between Dennis Taylor and Steve Davis. (R) 7.00 Morecambe & Wise in Pieces: Leading Men. Penelope Keith presents a compilation of highlights from the duo’s shows. 8.00 50 Golden Years of Sport on BBC Two. A look back at the history of sport on the channel. 9.00 All About Two. Dara O Briain hosts a quiz celebrating 50 years of BBC Two in which teams of celebrities answer questions about the channel, with Richard Osman supplying extra facts and figures. 10.40 The Making of QI. An insight into the production of the popular comedy quiz show. (R) 11.40 Snooker: The World Championship. Highlights of the evening session at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. 12.30 Snooker: World Championship Extra. 2.30 Sign Zone: Countryfile. (R) 3.25 Holby City. (R) 4.25 This Is BBC Two.
6.00 CITV: Dino Dan. 6.10 Dino Dan. (R) 6.25 Matt Hatter Chronicles. (R) 6.50 Canimals. (R) 7.00 Canimals. (R) 7.05 Canimals. (R) 7.10 Om Nom Stories. (R) 7.20 Sooty. (R) 7.30 Scrambled! 9.25 ITV News. 9.30 Dickinson’s Real Deal. (R) 10.30 Film: Columbo Goes to College. (1991) Detective drama, starring Peter Falk. 12.30 ITV News; Weather. 12.40 The Crocodile Hunter Diaries. (R) 1.10 The Unforgettable Yootha Joyce. (R) 1.40 Big Star’s Little Star. (R) 2.40 Britain’s Got Talent. (R) 3.55 Film: A View to a Kill. (1985) James Bond adventure, starring Roger Moore. 6.20 Regional News; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 6.45 Catchphrase. Stephen Mulhern hosts the game show in which three contestants guess the familiar phrases hidden in animated clues, before one of them plays to win £50,000. 7.30 Off Their Rockers. Velma gets racy in a photo booth. 8.00 Endeavour. Morse investigates the case of a boy from a broken home who has been reported missing, as the body of a journalist is found in mysterious circumstances. 10.00 Perspectives: The Magic of Houdini with Alan Davies. New series. The Jonathan Creek star explores the escapologist’s life and work. 11.00 ITV News; Weather. 11.15 Premiership Rugby Union. Action from the 20th round of fixtures. 12.15 The Store. 2.15 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)
6.05 Film: Hoot. (2006) Family comedy adventure, starring Luke Wilson. 7.40 Film: Lassie. (2005) Family adventure, starring Peter O’Toole. 9.30 Sunday Brunch. 12.30 Secret Eaters. (R) 1.35 The Big Bang Theory. (R) 2.05 The Big Bang Theory. (R) 2.35 How I Met Your Mother. 3.00 How I Met Your Mother. 3.30 The Simpsons. (R) 4.00 The Simpsons. (R) 4.30 Deal or No Deal. 5.35 Channel 4 News. 6.05 Lent Diaries. The lives of people who worship in Britain’s West African churches, the fastestgrowing sector of Christianity in Britain today. Last in the series. 6.10 Film: Hop. (2011) Premiere. The Easter Bunny’s son abandons his responsibilities to pursue fame and fortune in Hollywood. Part-animated comedy, with James Marsden and the voice of Russell Brand. 8.00 For the Love of Cars. New series. Life on Mars star Philip Glenister and renowned car designer Ant Anstead scour barns and lock-ups across the nation on a mission to restore six classic British motors. 9.00 Fargo. New series. Adaptation of the Coen brothers’ film. An encounter with a manipulative drifter sets a salesman on a path of destruction. Starring Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton. 10.30 Film: Heat. (1995) Crime thriller, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. 1.35 The Good Wife. (R) 2.20 The Hotel. (R) 3.15 Secret Removers. (R) 4.10 SuperScrimpers’ Challenge. (R) 5.05 Deal or No Deal. (R)
6.00 Milkshake!: Peppa Pig. 6.05 Roary the Racing Car. (R) 6.15 Fifi and the Flowertots. (R) 6.25 Bubble Guppies. (R) 6.35 The Mr Men Show. (R) 6.50 Chloe’s Closet. 7.00 Bananas in Pyjamas. (R) 7.20 Make Way for Noddy. (R) 7.30 Little Princess. (R) 7.50 Film: Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway – The Movie. (2013) Animated adventure, with the voice of Ben Small. 8.55 Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. (R) 9.10 Jelly Jamm. (R) 9.30 LazyTown. (R) 9.55 Power Rangers Super Samurai. (R) 10.30 Power Rangers Megaforce. (R) 11.05 Access. (R) 11.15 The Dog Rescuers. (R) 11.45 Film: Eragon. (2006) Fantasy adventure, starring Ed Speleers. 1.40 Film: Spider-Man 3. (2007) Superhero sequel, starring Tobey Maguire. 4.20 The Sound of Music Live! 7.00 5 News Weekend. 7.05 Film: The Forbidden Kingdom. (2008) Premiere. A teenager is sent back in time to ancient China where he takes on a quest with the aid of two legendary warriors. Martial arts adventure, starring Jet Li and Jackie Chan. Edited for violence and language. 9.00 Film: Act of Valor. (2012) Premiere. Military adventure, starring Alex Veadov. 10.50 Film: Punisher: War Zone. (2008) Premiere. Comicbook thriller, starring Ray Stevenson. 12.55 SuperCasino. 3.05 Britain’s Crime Capitals. (R) 4.00 Wildlife SOS. (R) 4.20 Make It Big. (R) 4.45 The Funky Valley Show. (R) 5.00 Angels of Jarm. (R) 5.05 Roary the Racing Car. (R) 5.20 Angels of Jarm. (R) 5.25 The Funky Valley Show. (R) 5.35 Roary the Racing Car. (R)
BBC Three 7.00 Don’t Tell the Bride 8.00 Film: Toy Story 3 (2010) 9.35 Russell Howard’s Good News 10.05 Family Guy 10.50 Sweat the Small Stuff 11.20 American Dad! BBC Four 7.00 Film: The Man in the White Suit (1951) 8.25 Film: The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) 9.45 The Art of Tommy Cooper 10.15 The Secret Life of Bob Monkhouse 11.45 Arena: Ken Dodd – Happiness ITV2 2.15 Film: Despicable Me (2010) 4.15 Britain’s Got Talent 5.30 Britain’s Got More Talent 6.30 Film: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) 9.00 Film: Quantum of Solace (2008) 11.10 Film: Hostage (2005) ITV3 2.10 Film: Carry On Girls (1973) 4.00 Film: The Great St Trinian’s Train Robbery (1966) 5.55 Inspector Morse 8.00 The Zoo 9.00 Birds of a Feather 9.30 Vicious 10.00 Film: The Graduate (1967) ITV4 10.30 Live British Touring Car Championship. Round two from Donington Park. 6.30 Police, Camera, Action! 7.00 Storage Wars 8.00 Premiership Rugby Union 9.00 Indian Premier League Cricket 10.00 Film: Unleashed (2005) E4 3.30 The Big Bang Theory 4.30 How I Met Your Mother 5.00 The Tomorrow People 6.00 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 6.30 The Big Bang Theory 8.00 Film: Independence Day (1996) 11.00 Rude Tube: Total Stunts Film4 3.10 The Towering Inferno (1974) 6.20 The Karate Kid (2010) Martial arts drama, with Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan. 9.00 Layer Cake (2004) 11.05 Role Models (2008)
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Under the Hammer. (R) 11.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. 11.45 Saints and Scroungers. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 BBC Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Perfection. (R) 2.30 Escape to the Country. (R) 3.30 Hairy Bikers’ Best of British. (R) 4.30 Flog It! 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 BBC Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 Bang Goes the Theory; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 EastEnders. 8.30 Who’s Paying Your Doctor? – Panorama. 9.00 The Treasure Hunters. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 BBC Regional News; Weather. 10.35 The Michael McIntyre Chat Show. 11.25 Late Kick Off. 11.55 Live at the Apollo. (R) 12.40 Weatherview. 12.45 BBC News.
Under the Hammer. 11.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. 11.45 Saints and Scroungers. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 BBC Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Perfection. (R) 2.30 Escape to the Country. (R) 3.30 Hairy Bikers’ Best of British. (R) 4.30 Flog It! 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 BBC 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 BBC Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 Have I Got a Bit More News for You. 11.20 The Guess List. (R) 12.00 Weatherview. 12.05 BBC News.
Homes Under the Hammer. (R) BBC2 6.15 7.15 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. (R)
7.45 Saints and Scroungers. (R) 8.15 Sign Zone: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. (R) 9.00 Great British Garden Revival. (R) 10.00 Great British Railway Journeys. (R) 10.35 The Super League Show. 11.20 Film: A Goofy Movie. (1995) Animated comedy, with the voice of Bill Farmer. 12.30 Film: The War Lover. (1962) Second World War drama, starring Steve McQueen. 2.15 The Great British Bake Off. (R) 3.15 Planet Earth. (R) 4.15 Coast. (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Escape to the Continent. 7.30 Great British Menu. 8.00 The Big Allotment Challenge. 9.00 Watermen: A Dirty Business. 10.00 Later Live – with Jools Holland. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 Real Storage Wars: Business Boomers. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: The Plantagenets. (R) 1.20 The Greatest Knight: William Marshal. (R) 2.20 This Is BBC Two.
8.00 Saints and Scroungers. 8.30 Sign Zone: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. (R) 9.15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. (R) 10.00 Great British Railway Journeys. (R) 10.30 Film: A Man for All Seasons. (1966) Oscar-winning historical drama, starring Paul Scofield and Robert Shaw. 12.25 Film: Bye Bye Birdie. (1963) Musical, starring Dick Van Dyke. 2.15 The Great British Bake Off. (R) 3.15 Planet Earth. (R) 4.15 Coast. (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Escape to the Continent. 7.30 Great British Menu. 8.00 Restaurant Wars: The Battle for Manchester. 9.00 Real Storage Wars: Business Boomers. 10.00 Rev. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 Digby Jones: The New Troubleshooter. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: A Very British Renaissance. (R) 1.20 The Culture Show: Tony Parsons – The Art of Boxing. (R) 1.50 This Is BBC Two.
6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Storage Hoarders. (R) 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. (R) 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 Undeniable. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 The Agenda. 11.05 Women Behind Bars 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)
7.35 The King of Queens. (R) 8.05 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 Undercover Boss USA. (R) 11.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 11.30 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.40 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.10 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.40 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Fifteen to One. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 Lent Diaries. 8.00 Are You Addicted to Your Doctor?: 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 New Worlds. (R) 1.00 Random Acts. 1.05 Hostages. (R) 2.00 Scandal. 2.50 Secret Removers. (R) 3.45 SuperScrimpers. (R) 4.40 River Cottage Bites. (R) Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police
Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Diagnosis Murder. (R) 3.15 Film: Mystery Woman. (2003) 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 Classic Car Rescue; 5 News at 9. 9.00 Britain’s Crime Capitals. 10.00 Pickpockets & Proud. (R) 11.00 Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!: Final Demand. (R) 12.00 Running Riot: Britain’s Teen Criminals. (R) 12.50 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours. (R)
Homes Under the Hammer. (R) BBC2 6.05 7.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. (R)
Under the Hammer. (R) 11.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. 11.45 Saints and Scroungers. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 BBC Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Perfection. (R) 2.30 Escape to the Country. (R) 3.30 Hairy Bikers’ Best of British. (R) 4.30 Flog It! 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 BBC Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 MasterChef. 9.00 Monkey Planet. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 BBC Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.35 A Question of Sport. 11.05 The Michael McIntyre Chat Show. (R) 11.55 Film: Scary Movie 4. (2006) Spoof horror sequel, starring Anna Faris. 1.10 Weatherview. 1.15 BBC News. Homes Under the Hammer. (R) BBC2 6.20 7.20 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. (R)
8.05 Saints and Scroungers. (R) 8.35 Sign Zone: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. 9.20 Antiques Roadshow. (R) 10.20 Food & Drink. (R) 10.50 See Hear. 11.20 Film: The Fall of the Roman Empire. (1964) Historical drama, starring Alec Guinness. 2.15 The Great British Bake Off. (R) 3.15 Planet Earth. (R) 4.15 Coast. (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Escape to the Continent. 7.30 Great British Menu. 8.00 Under Offer: Estate Agents on the Job. 9.00 Ian Hislop’s Olden Days – The Power of the Past in Britain. 10.00 Happy Birthday BBC Two. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 Watermen: A Dirty Business. (R) 12.20 Sign Zone: See Hear. (R) 12.50 Horizon: Living with Autism. (R) 1.50 This Is BBC Two.
6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The ITV ITV Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 10.30 This
Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Storage Hoarders. (R) 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. (R) 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 River Monsters. 8.00 Midsomer Murders. (R) 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 Film: The Grudge 2. (2006) Horror sequel, starring Amber Tamblyn. 12.30 Jackpot247. 3.00 Loose Women. (R) 3.45 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)
6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.10 According to Jim. (R) 7.35 The King of Queens. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 Undercover Boss USA. (R) 11.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 11.30 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.35 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.40 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Fifteen to One. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 Lent Diaries. 8.00 Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic. 9.00 New Worlds. 10.15 Dogging Tales. (R) 11.25 Alan Carr: Chatty Man. (R) 12.25 Random Acts. 12.30 Poker. 1.25 KOTV Boxing Weekly. 1.50 Trans World Sport. (R) 2.45 Brighton Marathon. (R) 3.45 Goodwood 72nd Members’ Meeting. (R) 4.10 The Grid. (R) 4.40 SuperScrimpers’ Challenge. (R) 5.35 River Cottage Bites. (R) 5.50 Kirstie’s Handmade Treasures. (R)
6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Classic Car Rescue. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Diagnosis Murder. (R) 3.15 Film: Lucky Day. (2002) 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door; 5 News at 9. 9.00 The Mentalist. 10.00 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. 10.55 Body of Proof. (R) 11.50 Body of Proof. (R) 12.40 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours. (R) 1.05 Access. 1.15 SuperCasino. 3.10 Shops and Robbers: Britain’s War on Shoplifters. (R)
6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Storage Hoarders. (R) 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. (R) 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 Big Star’s Little Star. 9.00 Law & Order: UK. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 Paul O’Grady’s Animal Orphans. (R) 11.35 Baboons with Bill Bailey. (R) 12.05 Jackpot247. 3.00 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. (R) 3.40 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)
6.00 Countdown. (R) 6.45 Will & Grace. (R) 7.10 According to Jim. (R) 7.35 The King of Queens. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 Undercover Boss USA. (R) 11.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 11.30 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.35 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.40 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Fifteen to One. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 Lent Diaries. 8.00 Secret Eaters. 9.00 How to Get a Council House. 10.00 The Hunt for the Boston Bombers. 11.20 Mayday: The Passenger Who Landed a Plane. (R) 12.15 Random Acts. (R) 12.20 Music on 4: Music Nation. 12.50 Film: California Dreamin’. (2007) Satirical comedy drama, with Armand Assante. 3.25 Film: Hills of Home. (1948) Family drama, with Edmund Gwenn. 5.05 SuperScrimpers’ Challenge. (R)
Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police
Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Diagnosis Murder. (R) 3.15 Film: Bonneville. (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; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 Killing Spree: The Miami Murders; 5 News at 9. 9.00 NCIS: Death Wish – Part One. 10.00 Castle. 10.55 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (R) 11.55 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. (R) 12.40 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours. (R) 1.05 SuperCasino. 3.10 It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief. (R) 4.00 House Doctor. (R)
Under the Hammer. (R) 11.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. 11.45 Saints and Scroungers. 12.15 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.30 BBC Regional News; Weather. 1.45 Perfection. (R) 2.30 Escape to the Country. (R) 3.30 Hairy Bikers’ Best of British. (R) 4.30 Flog It! 5.15 Pointless. (R) 6.00 BBC News; Weather. 6.30 BBC Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 EastEnders; BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 MasterChef. 9.00 Parking Mad. 10.00 BBC News. 10.25 BBC Regional News; Weather. 10.35 Life and Death Row. 11.35 The People’s Portrait. (R) 12.35 Skiing Weatherview. 12.40 BBC News.
Homes Under the Hammer. (R) BBC2 6.00 7.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. (R)
7.45 Saints and Scroungers. (R) 8.15 Sign Zone: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. (R) 9.00 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. (R) 9.45 Gardeners’ World. (R) 10.15 Animal Park. 11.00 Film: Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan. (2011) Premiere. Tribute to the visual effects artist. 12.35 Film: Jason and the Argonauts. (1963) Fantasy adventure, starring Todd Armstrong. 2.15 The Great British Bake Off Masterclass. (R) 3.15 Planet Earth. (R) 4.15 Coast. (R) 5.15 Vintage Antiques Roadshow. 6.00 Eggheads. 6.30 Escape to the Continent. 7.30 Great British Menu. 8.00 Digby Jones: The New Troubleshooter. 9.00 Protecting Our Parents. 10.00 Happy Birthday BBC Two. 10.30 Newsnight; Weather. 11.20 Ian Hislop’s Olden Days – The Power of the Past in Britain. (R) 12.20 The Review Show. 1.20 Sign Zone: Who’s Paying Your Doctor? – Panorama. (R) 1.50 I Was There: The Great War Interviews. (R) 2.50 This Is BBC Two.
6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R) 10.30 This Morning. 12.30 Loose Women. 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.55 ITV News London; Weather. 2.00 Storage Hoarders. (R) 3.00 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 3.59 ITV London Weather. 4.00 Tipping Point. 5.00 The Chase. (R) 6.00 ITV News London; Weather. 6.30 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Britain’s Young Drinkers: Tonight. 8.00 Emmerdale. 8.30 Ade at Sea. 9.00 The Walton Sextuplets at 30. 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.30 ITV News London; Weather. 10.35 Film: Mercury Rising. (1998) Thriller, starring Bruce Willis. 12.40 Jackpot247. 3.00 Britain’s Young Drinkers:Tonight. (R) 3.25 ITV Nightscreen. 5.05 The Jeremy Kyle Show. (R)
7.10 According to Jim. (R) 7.35 The King of Queens. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 Undercover Boss USA. (R) 11.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 11.30 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.00 Channel 4 News Midday Summary. 12.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.35 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.40 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Fifteen to One. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.55 Lent Diaries. 8.00 Posh Pawn. 9.00 15,000 Kids and Counting. 10.00 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. (R) 11.05 Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic. (R) 12.05 One Born Every Minute. (R) 1.00 Random Acts. 1.05 Food Prices: The Shocking Truth. (R) 2.00 Dead Famous DNA. (R) 2.55 Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade. (R) 3.25 Are You Addicted to Your Doctor?: Channel 4 Dispatches. (R)
Milkshake! 9.15 The Channel 5 6.00 Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police
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 Diagnosis Murder. (R) 3.20 Film: Patricia Cornwell’s The Front. (2010) 5.00 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 NewsTalk Live. 7.00 Police Interceptors; (R) 5 News Update. 8.00 Beware! Cowboy Builders Abroad; 5 News at 9. 9.00 Harold Shipman: Driven to Kill. 10.00 Person of Interest. 11.00 Gypsies on Benefits & Proud. (R) 12.00 SuperCasino. 3.10 Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun. (R)
Under the Hammer. (R) 10.45 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. 11.30 Saints and Scroungers. 12.00 The Great North Passion. 1.00 BBC News; Weather. 1.15 BBC Regional News; Weather. 1.20 Film: 101 Dalmatians. (1996) Disney comedy adventure remake, starring Glenn Close. 3.00 Escape to the Country. 3.45 Hairy Bikers’ Best of British. (R) 4.45 Flog It! (R) 5.45 Pointless. (R) 6.30 BBC News; Weather. 6.45 BBC Regional News Programmes; Weather. 7.00 The One Show. 7.30 A Question of Sport. (R) 8.00 EastEnders. 8.30 MasterChef. 9.00 Have I Got News for You. 9.30 Outnumbered. (R) 10.00 BBC News. 10.10 BBC Regional News; Weather.; National Lottery Update. 10.20 The Graham Norton Show. 11.05 Bad Education. 11.35 EastEnders. 1.30 Weatherview. 1.35 BBC News. Homes Under the Hammer. (R) BBC2 6.00 7.00 Don’t Get Done, Get Dom. (R)
7.45 Saints and Scroungers. (R) 8.15 The Travel Show. 8.40 Film: The Road to El Dorado. (2000) Animated adventure, with the voices of Kenneth Branagh and Kevin Kline. 10.00 Film: Skyrunners. (2009) Sci-fi adventure, starring Joey Pollari. 11.30 Animal Park. (R) 12.00 Bargain Hunt. (R) 1.00 Film: King of Kings. (1961) Biblical epic, starring Jeffrey Hunter. 3.35 Coast. (R) 4.35 Film: Becoming Jane. (2006) Romantic period drama, starring Anne Hathaway and James McAvoy. 6.30 Escape to the Continent. 7.30 Great British Menu. 8.00 Mastermind. 8.30 Gardeners’ World. 9.00 Natural World: Honey Badgers – Masters of Mayhem. 10.00 The Trip to Italy. 10.30 QI. (R) 11.00 Later – with Jools Holland. 12.05 Jools Holland: My Life in Music. (R) 1.05 Sign Zone: Fast and Fearless: Britain’s Banger Racers. (R) 2.05 Joanna Lumley Meets Will.i.am. (R) 3.05 This Is BBC Two.
6.00 Daybreak. 8.30 Lorraine. 9.25 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. 10.20 The Crocodile Hunter Diaries. (R) 10.45 Storage Hoarders. (R) 11.45 The Unforgettable Benny Hill. (R) 12.25 Mystery Map. (R) 1.30 ITV News; Weather. 1.35 ITV News London; Weather. 1.40 Dickinson’s Real Deal. 2.45 Film: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. (2001) Fantasy adventure, starring Daniel Radcliffe. 5.35 The Chase. (R) 6.30 ITV News London; Weather. 6.45 ITV News; Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale. 7.30 Coronation Street. 8.00 Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis. 8.30 Coronation Street. 9.00 Lewis. (R) 10.00 ITV News at Ten; Weather. 10.15 Film: The Bourne Supremacy. (2004) Action thriller sequel, starring Matt Damon. 12.15 Jackpot247. 3.00 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA. (R) 3.40 ITV Nightscreen.
7.35 The King of Queens. (R) 8.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 8.30 Everybody Loves Raymond. (R) 9.00 Frasier. (R) 9.30 Frasier. (R) 10.00 Undercover Boss USA. (R) 11.00 Come Dine with Me. (R) 11.30 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 12.35 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.05 Come Dine with Me. (R) 1.40 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun. 2.40 Countdown. 3.30 Deal or No Deal. 4.30 Fifteen to One. 5.30 Come Dine with Me. 6.00 The Simpsons. (R) 6.30 Hollyoaks. 7.00 Channel 4 News. 7.30 Unreported World. 7.55 Lent Diaries. 8.00 Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. 9.00 Gogglebox. 10.00 Alan Carr: Chatty Man. 11.05 8 Out of 10 Cats. (R) 11.50 Brooklyn Nine-Nine. 12.15 Film: The King of Comedy. (1983) 2.00 Random Acts. 2.05 Happy Endings. 2.50 Franklin & Bash. 3.30 Desperate Housewives. (R) 4.15 SuperScrimpers’ Challenge. (R)
6.00 Milkshake! 9.15 The Wright Stuff. 11.10 Police Interceptors. (R) 12.10 5 News Lunchtime. 12.15 The Gadget Show. (R) 1.15 Home and Away. 1.45 Neighbours. 2.15 Film: The Dirty Dozen.(1967) Second World War action adventure, with Lee Marvin. 5.05 5 News at 5. 5.30 Neighbours. (R) 6.00 Home and Away. (R) 6.30 Film: Scooby-Doo. (2002) Live-action comedy adventure, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar; 5 News Update. 8.00 Ice Road Truckers; 5 News at 9. 9.00 NCIS: Death Wish – Part Two. 10.00 NCIS: Los Angeles. 10.55 Britain’s Crime Capitals. (R) 11.55 Access. 12.10 SuperCasino. 3.10 Police Interceptors. (R)
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Food and Drink Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival Spring Harvest Sponsored by Sun Harvest
Nick Mosley @BrightonNick
The Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival returns with its first major outing of the year, Spring Harvest. Running from 16 - 27 April, this huge biannual celebration of both local and good food and drink is one of the largest food events in the UK offering a host of free entry activities alongside gala dinners, wine tastings and food tours. Now in its 13th year, the festival continues to grow and innovate with new initiatives including the International Chef Exchange which is swapping top chefs and producers from Sussex with partners across the globe, and is currently being filmed for a new six-part television series.
The main event Sussex & The World Market, Live Food Show, Rum Shack, Children’s Food Festival, Harveys Sussex Beer Bar, Food & Drink Masterclasses and Live Entertainment Hove Lawns, Good Friday 18 - Easter Saturday 19 April 10am - 5pm, FREE ENTRY
Coffee Chronicles Did you know that it’s possible to make your barista hate you with just one word? Well it is. The moment you decide to throw an ‘x’ into the word ‘espresso’, baristas up and down the country die a little bit inside.
Head to Hove Lawns this Easter for the huge – and we mean HUGE – anchor weekend of the festival. The Sussex & The World Market features over 100 producers and restaurateurs from the surrounding region alongside international cuisine, plus bars from Harveys beer, Blackdown Sussex spirits, Butlers Wine Cellar and Wobblegate cider. Running alongside the market is the ever-popular Live Food Show – sponsored by Discover the Origin – with demos from Robby Jenks (Amberley Castle), Stephen Crane (Ockenden Manor), Michael Bremner (64 Degrees), Alun Sperring (The Chilli Pickle) and Matty Bowling (Terre á Terre), alongside the finals of the Brighton Mix Off cocktail competition and special guest appearances from Australia taste master Rich Keam, chef & author Tom Rea, and TV wine expert Olly Smith who’ll be showcasing Bourgogne, Port and Douro wines. There are free tasting masterclasses presented by Discover the Origin and featuring Parmigianno Reggiano cheese and Parma ham, plus the whizzes at Mixology Group will be offering cocktail masterclasses in the Rum Shack where you can
by @LittleCoffeeCo We understand your issue, you’ve either ignored our correctly spelled menu, or you’re only ordering it because it’s the cheapest thing on the menu, or (and this is the worst case scenario) you genuinely believe
Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival returns with Spring Harvest, running 16 - 27 April
also enjoy live DJs and other entertainment. Its a full day out of food, drink and fun on the seafront, and its all completely free entry to enjoy.
Highlights Brighton Food Trail The Lanes & North Laine, Easter Monday 21 April, 2-5pm, £10 in advance from www.brightonfoodfestival.com Ten great eateries, ten menu tasters, all for a tenner. The perfect way to taste some of the best food businesses in Brighton including The Chilli Pickle, Yum Yum Ninja, La Choza, Julian Plumart, Boho Gelato, La Cave á Fromage, The Manor, that it’s called ‘expresso’. In this case, you no doubt also believe that you are a coffee guru, and although you’ve successfully convinced your friends that you know your stuff, you’re not fooling us. You’ll probably order it to take away, blissfully unaware that an espresso is not a fashion accessory and that it actually has a life-span of about 20 seconds before it spoils. To ensure it’s truly destroyed, you’ll
Moshimo, AguaDulce - and a cocktail at Be At One. Big Sussex Market New Road, Saturday 26 Sunday 27 April, 10am - 5pm, FREE ENTRY Farmers, producers and restaurateurs from across the county come together for the twice yearly Big Sussex Market. From fruit and vegetables straight off the farm to tasty hot foods, if you love local then you’ll love this event.
Nick Mosley is Managing Director for the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival.
Grape of the Week Trebbiano Toscano
The Trebbiano variety is one of the most widely planted grape varieties in Italy, and its Tuscan offshoot the Trebbiano Toscano dominates the vineyards of Tuscany and most central regions. It is also a major contributor to the production of Cognac’s eponymous spirit, and in France it goes by the name of Ugni Blanc. This varieties ability to provide high yields, its hardy nature, and naturally high acidity are the main reasons it enjoys such widespread popularity today. It has been a pillar of the Italian wine market since WWII helping to rebuild the decimated production with a solid and reliable foundation. The light golden wines this grape produces are perfect for the spring/summer months, with light flavours of melon, sparkling citrus and the pleasingly refreshing acid notes. Perfect when matched with grilled or fried fish, it also perfectly highlights the sweetness of fresh seafood. Roasted white meats like pork or chicken are another option, and of course, nicely chilled, by the glass on a warm spring afternoon.
probably also ask us to top it up with boiling hot water. Thanks for your time and money, but next time just have a cup of tea, because you obviously don’t like coffee. In fact, take that £1.50 and buy yourself an entire box of teabags from Tesco, which you probably call Texco. Find The Little Coffee Company opposite Brighton Town Hall at 4 Bartholomews, BN1 1HG
Sam Gardom @SamGardom www.feastblog.co.uk
Pergolino Bianco Veronese 2011 ■ Garganega, Trebbiano Toscano ■ Italy ■ £5.70 www.thedrinkshop.com
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Tahiti, in the French Polynesia, is the stuff of travellers’ dreams Tom Gallagher @GallagherTDG
Tahiti, French Polynesia; whatever you wish to call it, the southern pacific archipelago is the stuff of travellers’ dreams. Halos of incandescent white sand beaches ring emerald green islands and the blue of the ocean is preposterous in its clarity. In whatever context you might speak of or imagine a desert island paradise, Tahiti is what you’re talking about. Tahiti consists of 118 Islands across five large archipelagos. The destination’s beauty is matched by its relaxed and friendly charm and here, amid the Pacific Ocean, a wealth of active events are on the horizon including the World Pétanque Championships. As a representative of the Tahiti Tourist Board says: “The events present an opportunity for visitors to experience the vibrant Tahitian culture and join the locals in a celebratory festival atmosphere.” From Moorea to Bora Bora and Rangiroa to Manihi, the events are set to showcase the incredible environment and indelible hospitality.
Heiva i Tahiti 3-19 July 2014 Taking place in Papeete, the capital of Tahiti, Heiva i Tahiti celebrates traditional Tahitian music, dance and song. Local and international dance troops compete to win many coveted prizes, presented during an awards ceremony.
Tahiti - the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia - is the stuff of travellers’ dreams
Live music and traditional songs accompany the dancing, and there is also a singing competition including a cappella in “reo ma’ohi” (Polynesian language). One of the most exciting elements for spectators is the traditional sports segment. Based on ancient athletic activities, the event includes a stone lifting competition, a javelin- throwing event, outrigger canoe races and a fruit carrying competition. Popular with the locals, the festival has become a symbol of Polynesian heritage and a great chance to interact with local people whilst learning the sacred Tahitian past-times.
Billabong Pro Surfing Competition 9-26 August 2014 Heading to Tahiti again this year, 48 of the world’s best competitive surfers will take to the sparkling blue waters surrounding Teahupo’o, south
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Cancer Research UK cites longterm sun exposure as the leading cause of skin cancers; the Skin Cancer Foundation indicates that more than 65% of melanomas are caused by the sun. While nobody can stop the ageing process completely, when the weather heats up, sunscreen does more than just slow the lobster tendencies.
Most premature ageing - lines, wrinkles and brown spots - are a direct result of too much sun. The hands, neck and decolletage are exposed daily and need moisturising and protecting. Take simple preventive steps to protect your assets and keep your cool. Incorporate an SPF moisturiser into your daily skincare routine. Plenty of foundations
east of Tahiti for one of twelve stops on the Billabong World Championship Tour, providing a breathtaking action-packed competition.
Championnat du monde de Pétanque (The World Pétanque Championships 2014) 23-26 October 2014 An annual competition organised by the International Pétanque Federation of Pétanque and Provençal Game (FIPJP), which first took place in 1959. This year, 192 players and 96 sports supervisors representing 48 nations, including the UK, will descend on Tahiti and her islands to battle it out for the Pétanque crown in the 47th edition of the Championships.
Hawaiki Nui Va’a International Canoe Race
Polynesia, the outrigger canoe race takes place every year in the Leeward Islands, and teams from all over the globe travel to Tahiti and her islands to take part. The race begins in Huahine and progresses through Raiatea and Tahaa before moving onto Bora Bora and ending on the beach of Matira. Over a hundred traditional canoes take part, travelling 1,130km in total and creating an unmissable sporting spectacle.
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Shoes and handbags are most women’s ‘guilty pleasure’. In Bond Street, Brighton mo Brog is an independent shop specialising in beautiful, high quality, wearable footwear. Sourced from around the world, the selection offers something different and individual. The stock is vast, from lesser known British designers like Audley, Tracey Neuls and Esska, to Chie Mihara - globally known for her retro styles and great sense of colour. Sitting alongside is Arche from France with their latex soles, so soft, they are like gloves for your feet. All leather sneakers hand made in Italy and Trippen from Germany who have a very distinctive style and ethos. mo Brog has launched a collection for men too. As well as shoes they stock hosiery, bags and other accessories which were seen on the catwalk at the Brighton Thistle fashion show. To celebrate mo Brog’s 1st birthday they’ve introduced their own royalty card as well as collecting your old shoes (in good condition) through Clothesaid for the NSPCC, so definitely a good time to check out this exquisite little shop.
Jane Busby is a stylist and personal shopper www.janebusby.co.uk
Drink plenty of water and wear a decent hat out. Re-apply products frequently and carry sachets or a travel mini to avoid being caught out by the South Downs microclimate. UVB rays can reach the skin indirectly by bouncing off concrete and sand. Dry flaky lips will burn up fast, so carry an organic salve to regularly refresh. Most high-street brands still use the chemical-based formulations, but the market for mineral sunscreens based on UVA-blocking zinc is established and growing. Unscented or sensitive Aubrey products go up to SPF45. Natural suncare prices are keener and the products are greener. So do not get into the red when the skies are blue.
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Last week’s solutions:
CRYPTIC - Across: 4 Service; 8 Italic; 9 Diluted; 10 Little; 11 Entrap; 12 Sea-green; 18 Overpaid; 20 Retain; 21 Opener; 22 Inflame; 23 Teases; 24 Terrace. Down: 1 Airless; 2 Partial; 3 Tiller; 5 Eminence; 6 Vaunts; 7 Caesar; 13 Economic; 14 Garnish; 15 Address; 16 Seance; 17 Sailor; 19 Ripped. QUICK - Across: 4 Discuss; 8 Openly; 9 Asinine; 10 Clever; 11 Appeal; 12 Decision; 18 Overcast; 20 Reveal; 21 Spring; 22 Quality; 23 Dilate; 24 Degrade. Down: 1 Concede; 2 Defence; 3 Alters; 5 Instance; 6 Canopy; 7 Sundae; 13 Isolated; 14 Capital; 15 Stagger; 16 Refuse; 17 Seller; 19 Repair.
Choose either quick or cryptic clues.
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.
Last week’s solutions: 1
U T D E Y G F B M N W K V
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Across 1. Resolute due to threats, perhaps (5-7) 7. Not the best man in the stable? (5) 8. A belief in sacred office (5) 9. Boat propeller (3) 10. Could you mend a broken skate with it? (9) 11. Is hard, perhaps, but may be eaten (6) 12. Granting some misplaced ingenuity (6) 15. I’d put in now for a high position in society (9) 17. A politician concerned in current affairs (3) 18. A bonus for an actor (5) 19. Spring edition? (5) 21. They help people grow better (5,7)
Down 1. Song part here distributed to an office girl (12) 2. Also comes to nothing (3) 3. She and men get involved and become engaged! (6) 4. He gets what’s coming to him (9) 5. Yet quoted as odds (5) 6. Swiss cantons, for example? (7,5) 7. Blush when attacked by a bull (5) 10. Use face stain to attract (9) 13. I am a long time getting the likeness (5) 14. Emotion felt when it appears to give you a break? (6) 16. Come in and start the entertainment (5) 20. The whole world finds it illuminating (3)
enmity, etymon, lemony, lenity, minty, misty, moiety, moistly, money, mosey, mostly, motley, myosin, noisy, nosey, nosily, nosy, oily, only, oyes, silty, simony, slimy, solemnity, stonily, stony, stye, style, stymie, timely, tiny, toys, yeti.
1. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 15. 17. 18. 19. 21.
1. Indispensable condition (12) 2. Wrath (3) 3. Choice (6) 4. Assembly (9) 5. Respond to stimulus (5) 6. Fearful (12) 7. Conjecture (5) 10. Keep on striving (9) 13. Tinge deeply (5) 14. Athletics implement (6) 16. Pretend (5) 20. Manage (3)
Quibbling (12) Hail (5) Vagrant (5) Before (3) Defender (9) Not certain (6) End (6) Distress (9) Prohibition (3) String (5) Bend (5) Untimely (12)
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:
16 19 12
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15 words - average; 25 words - good; 35 words - very good; 40 or more - excellent.
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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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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?
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Alphamuddle 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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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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The highly anticipated 2014 Nissan Qashqai
Do not neglect your health over the Easter holidays Paul Coneyworth @BeauPilates
Nissan have released the Quashqai sequel – following the sale of over 2 million first-gen models
It’s impossible to underestimate the significance of Nissan’s new Qashqai. Like Apple’s ability to deliver a product you didn’t know you needed until you saw it, Nissan’s first-gen crossover was what thousands of drivers decided they needed. It was a phenomenal success. And it was a popularity that blind-sided even Nissan: initially it expected to shift just 100,000 units of its highriding-Almera-in-drag. Over the last seven years, the Sunderland plant has run almost constantly at twenty-four-seven capacity to build over 2,000,000 Qashqais. Last year, in its final year of production, Britain still purchased just over 50,000 models, making it the sixth bestselling car in the country. Imagine, then, the pressure to deliver an equally appealing and successful successor. What’s in the cabin? Like the exterior, the cabin looks good and feels better. Superbly supportive front seats, intelligently configured centre console, tactile plastics, a spot-on driving position, good visibility – everything inside makes for a comfortable place to spend time,
with a generous dollop of feelgood factor thrown in. The old seven-seater Qashqai+2 has been dropped – those drivers wanting more than five seats will be ushered in the direction of the new X-Trail, which has abandoned the outgoing model’s set-square design and looks like a Qashqai that’s been put through a photocopier at 120%. What can I expect for my money? The 1.2-litre DIG-T petrol with six-speed manual transmission, comes with a £20,995 price tag. Equipment levels are very generous – that price includes satnav, a fulllength sunroof, reversing camera, Bluetooth, DAB, 17inch alloys and an impressive raft of safety gear. Traffic sign recognition, auto hi/ low beam lights, lane departure and front collision warning systems, Active Ride Control, and an army of three-letter safety acronyms are all standard specification. As a result, the Qashqai feels pleasingly sophisticated and technically advanced. Sure, we know that £21k is a huge chunk of money for most families to spend on a new car, but those that do will not feel short-changed in the slightest.
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Mummy K @no_mum
This week I have been reminiscing. I used to live near Brighton as a teenager, but moved away for university and work. I returned only a couple of years ago - since
when I do not get out as much as I used to! Last weekend, though, as I ended up on a packed dance floor in central Brighton, I started to
The engine The 1197cc engine is incredibly refined and smooth. Below 4000rpm it’s all but inaudible, and it spins smoothly if a little slowly up to its low 5000rpm power peak. There’s a mere 115bhp on tap, but kept between 2000-4000rpm there’s a decent 140lb ft of torque available. So, progress is never anything but leisurely. Around town the engine feels alert and prompt, but keeping up with faster motorway traffic demands plenty of gear shuffling and working the engine. The verdict So has Nissan bottled it? Not at all. If anything it’s dramatically upped its game to create an heir worthy of its class king title. This 1.2-litre petrol may not be the best engine choice for the Qashqai, but it’s still a very impressive all-round package. Once production at Sunderland hits its stride, its production lines will spit out a Qashqai every 62 seconds. Which, on the basis of the allround excellence of this new model, might not be quite quick enough.
remember what the city used to mean to me, before I was a parent. My landmarks and points of reference were all different back then. I used to think of things in relation to clubs - The Event, anyone? - or bars. Now I speak about proximity to changing facilities or coffee shops with a soft play area. The Lanes used to be the place for me to go when I wanted to buy something a bit different or have a mooch about. Now they are the backdrop to teaching my son to swim and, if I want to buy
Easter Sunday and the surrounding bank holidays that sandwich it are cause for celebration - a celebration that can spill over into gluttony, particularly through the intake of chocolate, wine, red meat, and sugary sweets. While there is an obvious temptation to go overboard during the Easter feast, it is all about balance for both children and adults. And we are not talking about the balance between white and dark chocolate. So, the countdown is on; the eggs have taken over the supermarket shelves; and children are ticking off the sleeps until the Easter bunny arrives. While the long weekend affords us quality time to spend with family and friends, for some it may bring stress and worry about how we are going to resist the temptation surrounded by a plethora of chocolate. If you are concerned about yours and your child’s calorie intake, why not add a fitness activity to an Easter-themed treasure hunt? This will not only provide an element of exercise to the snacking, but will also inject a sense of education to prick your
offspring’s consciousness An active children’s treasure hunt may just be the answer: ■ Write concise fitness instructions on pieces of paper (for example, 10 star-jumps, five high-knees); ■ Place clues inside plastic eggs; place eggs in specific locations to be discovered by excitable children. Children must do the on-the-spot exercise and then resume their search; ■ Make sure there is an emphasis placed firmly on the enjoyment aspect, coupled with the awareness of diet guidelines, as well as the fitness and health benefits. For the rest of you, we fully anticipate you will be occupied by the gardening, cleaning, dogwalking, and possibly dancing. Once a good example has been set, one standard-size chocolate egg will then be required. When the bank holiday weekend is over, we look forward to seeing you in our new Hove studio. Dynamic Pilates will provide the perfect remedy to tight muscles and help burn a little of those unavoidable excess calories. Paul Coneyworth is master trainer at BeauPilates, 39b Salisbury Road, Hove, BN3 3AA. For more information, visit: www.beaupilates.co.uk
An Easter treasure hunt can encourage activity
something a bit different, it is an alternative brand of nappies. I joke, of course; we are nappy loyalists in this house. When I was younger, I would spend hours with my friends browsing for nothing in particular in Churchill Square. Now I try to spend the least amount of time possible finding something like new pyjamas for Tibbons, which incidentally are almost never available in the right size, making this a particularly challenging task. Still, I like to be in and out within minutes, no more lingering
for me. Brighton used to represent a bit of freedom - somewhere I would go without my parents to do what I wanted, see my friends. It was somewhere I liked to be. Now, as I raise my son here and see things afresh through his eyes, Brighton has become somewhere I love and somewhere I want to stay. 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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Name: TSLR DoB: 2008 Place of birth: Withdean Stadium Position: Left field
Seagull Love Review In its six years covering the Albion, The Seagull Love Review, or TSLR for short, became a firm favourite among Brighton fans. From its opening seasons in the rain at Withdean to the glory years at The Amex, TSLR proved the print fanzine was far from dead. Determined to bow out at the peak of its powers, TSLR’s editorial team decided to call it a day this season and the last copy went on sale at home to Charlton.
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Contracts are a-plenty
Straight from the commentary box
Brighton are entering the business end of the season, well-placed for a promotion push, but for a host of current Seagulls stars there is more at stake than a play-off place. An estimated ten first team players are out of contract this summer, including the goalkeeping trio of Tomasz Kuszczak, Casper Ankergren and Peter Brezovan. And they are joined by both right backs – Bruno and fans’ favourite Inigo Calderon – and the Albion’s Mr Consistency, Matthew Upson, who is many supporters’ pick for the Seagulls player of the year. Elsewhere it is believed Andrea Orlandi, David Lopez, Will Hoskins and David Rodriguez are also all only under contract until the end of June this year. Their futures remain uncertain – publically at least – and with a potential play-off bout on the horizon, it is not unreasonable to expect contract talks will be on hold until the Albion know for certain which division they will be in next season. The club has though already
Liam Dickenson was one of the squad who lost 7-1 to Huddersfield 5 years ago
Solly March has signed a new four-year deal at the Albion
moved quickly to secure two of the club’s brightest young stars. Rohan Ince – the emerging powerhouse of Oscar Garcia’s midfield – saw his fine form rewarded with a two-year extension until 2016, while the Albion recently announced a new four year contract for attacking starlet Solly March. Speaking on the club’s official website, March said: “I’m really excited; hopefully it’s going to
be a good four years with the new training ground and the club pushing for promotion. “The staff are working hard behind the scenes to get the best young players and hopefully more of us can come through from the academy to the first team. “A new contract does bring security, but we’ve got to keep moving forward. The main aim is to get promotion, so hopefully we can do that in the next few years.”
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.
this Friday. People often ask me what have been the best, worst, most difficult moments as a reporter. I could probably write a book about them but a trip to Huddersfield conjures up just one memory for me. 5 years ago Russell Slade’s Albion side lost 7-1 in League One on a Tuesday night with Michel Kuipers sent off in the first half. The post match interviews, it has to be said, weren’t much fun! Slade showed courage and apologised and I think Adam Virgo also came out to face the media. Oh how The season can be things have changed. I’m seen as a success after delighted the amiable Slade is enjoying a internal turmoil and a successful stint at long list of injuries” Orient and many of that team are still playing at other clubs. Andrew Crofts is the only member left the new pace, fluency and from that frightful night but the dynamism which suggests the squad is unrecognisable. Liam Seagulls have as good a chance Dickenson anyone? I hope the as any if their other six rivals. side can take home all 3 points Whatever happens in the this weekend ahead of winnable remaining games, the season home games against Yeovil can be seen as a success after and Blackpool. After that who internal turmoil and a long list knows. It could be an exciting of injuries. Expectation has last day at Forest but whatever risen but the club continues to happens the squad has evolved establish itself as a force in the and to be in contention again second tier. You only have to look at the game at Huddersfield this year is a tremendous effort. I think it’s all about peaking at the right time. In recent weeks optimism has grown once again for Albion fans who are back in contention for that final play-off spot. To be honest they were never actually out if it, but a run of 5 games without a win put the whole season in peril. With 4 games to there’s still everything to play for and the nature of the play-offs is such that anyone can prosper. It’s not the results that have changed for me. It’s
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Big match preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Huddersfield
Albion enter the crucial final stages of a push for play-offs
Jesse Lingard has helped himself to two goals in two matches
Lua Lua to support the previously too-often isolated Leo Ulloa in key areas. Lingard in particular has been in impressive form. Having gone nine games without a goal after arriving on loan from Manchester United, the highly-rated youngster has scored in successive games. He has also amassed three assists and was many supporters’ man of the match last time out against Charlton. Lua Lua has flourished in a newlook starting role which has seen him inter-change with March and Lingard and now leads the team in set-ups, with five assists to his name. The temptation must be to stick with a winning team for the trip
Albion Team News Likely starting XI: Kuszczak, Bruno, Upson, Greer, Ward, Andrews, Stephens, March, Lingard, Ulloa, Lua Lua. Likely subs: Ankergren, Calderon, Dunk, Ince, Forster-Caskey, Mackail-Smith, Rodriguez. Out: Buckley (hamstring), Crofts (knee). Fan’s prediction
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Home Away Draw
League position: Highest
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Worth a fiver... Leo Ulloa to score in first 10 minutes: 11/4
north tomorrow – a hopefully returning Tomasz Kuszczak aside but Oscar will need to be mindful of the fact his team faces two key games in such a short space of time. With the Seagulls gaining some all-important momentum, it could be the Spaniard keeps the same starting 11 for Huddersfield before assessing any walking wounded ahead of Blackpool’s visit on Monday. That could open the door for a return to first team action for Rohan Ince – so often the Seagulls’ star performer but who has found his undoubted defensive qualities momentarily sacrificed at the altar of attacking options provided by the current preferred double act of Keith Andrews and Dale Stephens.
League Table (top) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Leicester Burnley Derby QPR Wigan Reading Brighton Ipswich Bournemouth Blackburn Nottm Forest Middlesbrough
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35 31 27 15 14 13 12 8 1 3 4 10
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CROFTS LINGARD ULLOA
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Form guide L-W-D-W-W-L-L-L-D-D-W-W Last 3 league fixtures 3-0 W Charlton Leicester 1-4 W Barnsley 0-0 D Next 3 league fixtures Huddersfield 18/04/14 A Blackpool 21/04/14 H Yeovil 25/05/14 H
KAZENGA LUA LUA
There is still a long way to go. I know it’s a cliché but we have to keep our feet on the ground and take every game as it comes. “We will continue to work hard as we prepare for another massive game on Friday. If we win that then we will have two home games here which could be really vital ahead of a very difficult last away game. “We are going to have to keep grafting and it is a real tight end of season – but for now all we are focusing on is Friday’s trip to Huddersfield.” “All of the goals were good and if I was going to be hyper critical we could say that we had opportunities to have won by a greater margin – but our performance level was very good.”
Position: Left wing Squad No: 25 Age: 23 Height: 5ft 11in Brighton Statistics: games/goals: 99/10
(Speaking after 3-0 win at Charlton)
Two matches in the space of four days should give Albion supporters a better idea of whether or not the Seagulls can clinch a play-off spot for the second successive season. Oscar Garcia’s charges face Huddersfield Town away today (Friday) before entertaining Blackpool at The Amex on Monday and the Albion head coach will be well aware that maximum points will surely see the Seagulls sitting in sixth spot with just two games to go. Reading, the team currently occupying the vital last play-off place, are just one goal better off than the Albion and have, on paper at least, two trickier games over the Bank Holiday weekend. The Royals travel to Wigan before hosting Middlesbrough. Much of Brighton’s season has been hamstrung by an inability to score goals – with just six teams having found the net fewer times. However, only Burnley have leaked less and following a frustrating run of no goals in three games the Albion have found the net ten times in four since – including seven strikes in the last two matches. That new-found attacking prowess owes itself largely to a slight change in tactics which has allowed the attacking trio of Jesse Lingard, Solly March and Kazenga
For a long time tagged an impact player, Kazenga Lua Lua remains one of the Albion’s most potent attacking options. The jet-heeled winger has played a key role in the Seagulls’ last two victories and Brighton fans will be hoping for more of the same at Huddersfield. If Brighton are to sneak into the play-offs this season, much will rest on the form of Lua Lua and the creativity he brings to the team. SUCCESSFUL DRIBBLES*
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This house has been extended to incorporate five good sized bedrooms, a downstairs cloakroom, fitted kitchen and utility room. Additional improvements include a double glazed conservatory fitted four years ago and garage measuring 20' in length. The garden has a southerly aspect with mature fruit trees.
A ground floor, two double bedroom apartment within an impressive building on Brighton seafront. A particular attraction is the bow fronted living room with direct sea views, and comes with a share of freehold and no onward chain.
A four bedroom mid-terraced family home which is currently let and has a draft HMO. Therefore, could either be a good size family home or a great buy-to-let investment. Garden consists of patio area with steps up to lawned garden. Energy rating D67.
Lease plans for flats in Listed Buildings From B & H City Council website: Listed Buildings are of national importance and it is a criminal offence to carry out work without consent. There is nothing more annoying for you, the seller of a flat in a listed building, to discover, as you find a buyer, they or their solicitor raises the issue that the lease plan does not correspond to the layout of your flat.
Unfortunately this happens fairly regularly. Often it’s a case where a previous owner has made alterations without getting the required consents and so a fresh plan has not been drawn up. Our advice is: if you are thinking of selling your property in a listed building, you check that the layout and configuration of your flat corresponds to the lease plan.
If it does not, you need to speak to your solicitor or go to the conservation officers at Brighton & Hove City Council and seek their advice. You may get retrospective consent but it will take some time, therefore it is better to do it before you put your property on the market, rather than discover halfway through a sale that you are in an impasse with your buyer.
Although a buyer or their solicitor may be happy to proceed although the lease plan is defective, if they are borrowing funds to buy i.e. the buyer requires a mortgage, the lender will want the lease plan to conform. As a solicitor has to act in the lender's best interests as well as the buyer’s, they will require retrospective consent
to ensure that the building society and the buyer are fully covered and that the property has all the necessary paperwork. When you consider going on the market, if you use experienced agents, they can talk these issues through with you. Paul Bonett FNAEA MARLA
Bonetts.co.uk 01273 677365
Selling property privately good plan or false economy? Pelham Square, North Laine £699,950 Working in London but want the seaside lifestyle? Just a short sprint from Brighton station, this garden square house with four bedrooms, good sized through lounge and large kitchen/breakfast room in the vibrant North Laine could be just what you’re looking for. Plus there’s a south-east facing patio garden for secluded sunbathing!
VALUATIONS Would you like to know what your property is worth? The local market is definitely moving and the number of people seriously looking to buy has increased. Give us a call to arrange an appointment for one of our very experienced valuers to come around and meet you.
Freshfield Place £440,000 When we say “three bedroom period house in an enviable location” we mean: Just round the corner from Queens Park, minutes to Kemp Town village and the seafront. A few more minutes more to the city centre and station and good local schools close by. And it’s a lovely house priced for you to make your mark on it.
Eaton Place, Kemp Town £1,500,000 OIRO So much space! A rarely available entire Cubitt built Regency residence with oblique sea views. Currently arranged as the owners’ four bedroom, two reception room accommodation above with two self contained flats. Live in a part of Kemp Town history.
Paul Bonett @Bonetts
Where to start? Marketing is critical plus all the other stuff an agent does: in the shop window, online and in print. But…although you need to maximise your property’s visibility, getting moved is down to the people who look after you. In the crunch, a gobetween; showing people around, negotiating offers, handling complicated chains and people, a thoughtful, practical estate agent is what’s needed. That agent will help you achieve the best price the market will bear and can save a troublesome sale diving off a precipice at the last moment…a nightmare! Most buyers do their initial search online. If you are not promoted on major property portals, which only accept properties from agents, are you going to maximise the number of people seeing your property. Without an agent, you will have to show strangers around too… Personal security issues aside, are you really best placed to do that?
Your ideas about the selling points can be completely at odds with what a buyer is looking for…strange but often true. This is an agent’s forte. More practical points: Are you aware of your obligations under the new consumer protection legislation? Where do you go for an Energy Performance Certificate? How would you qualify would-be buyers, check their financial status and ability to buy? Where would you turn for all the advice and support you need to deal with all the stressful situations that can arise, e.g. resolving problems with transactions in a chain? Good agents do this every day. Ensure your agent works for you, charges a sensible fee, gets you the right price, doesn’t insist on a long sole agency with a long notice period (so if you have made a mistake with the agent, you can bail out and go elsewhere). Minimise the hassle, use a professional. It’s a lot better than taking that burden on your shoulders.
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BEAR ROAD £220,000 Share of Freehold
FOXDOWN ROAD £235,000 Freehold
■ GF 2 bed garden flat ■ Modern kitchen, bathroom ■ Rear garden, gas heating ■ Popular location. ■ EPC C70
■ Tastefully renovated ■ 2 double bed house ■ West facing 100' approx garden ■ EPC D66
Call Lewes Road office 01273 677001
Call Woodingdean office 01273 278866
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HOLLINGDEAN TERRACE £300,000 Freehold AN ATTRACTIVE TWO BEDROOM BAY FRONTED PERIOD HOUSE situated in this highly popular residential area. The house is currently let and therefore would make an ideal investment or family home. Some refurbishment may be required. Viewing is a must. Energy Rating D55. Call Fiveways office 01273 566777
ST. MARY MAGDALENE STREET £250,000 Share of Freehold
UPLANDS ROAD £299,950 Freehold
■ 2/3 bedroom 3 storey period house ■ Requires complete modernisation & updating ■ Popular area known as 'The Triangle' ■ South facing patio garden ■ EPC E41
■ 4 Bed mid terrace house ■ Currently let with draft HMO ■ Great family home or student let ■ Viewing is a must ■ EPC D67
Call Lewes Road office 01273 677001
Call Fiveways office 01273 566777
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BRIARCROFT ROAD £345,000 Freehold
CRESPIN WAY £300,000 Freehold
ST. HELIERS AVENUE Guide price £475,000 Freehold
MONTPELLIER LODGE £199,000 Leasehold share of freehold
■ Detached 3 Bedroom bungalow ■ Corner property ■ Double garage ■ Sunny Aspect ■ Conservatory ■ EPC E54
■ 3 Bed detached bungalow ■ Lounge, kitchen, bathroom ■ Private driveway & garage ■ Situated in a popular area & with no onward chain ■ EPC E43
■ 3 bedroom semi detached house ■ Approx 60ft garden ■ Garage & w/shop ■ In need of modernisation ■ Available chain free ■ EPC D64
■ Well arranged 1 double bedroom flat ■ Lounge, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom ■ Parking space ■ Central location ■ Available chain free ■ EPC C72
Call Woodingdean office 01273 278866
Call Fiveways office 01273 566777
Call Hove office 01273 321000
Call Hove office 01273 321000
See all our current property listings at: www.maslen.co.uk LEWES ROAD 01273 677001 ● WOODINGDEAN 01273 278866 ● CHURCH ROAD 01273 321000 ● FIVEWAYS 01273 566777
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87 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BB
Grand Avenue, Hove £2,500 PCM
Parking Spaces, Hove £70 PCM
Sudeley Place, Brighton £425 PCM
■ Stunning two bed mansion flat
■ A choice of allocated underground spaces
■ A ground floor studio flat
■ Designer fitted kitchen
■ Close to parking zone ‘M’
■ Located close to the Hospital
■ Allocated parking space
■ Located a short walk to Palmeira Square
■ Electric heating
■ Available 21/05/2014
■ Available now!
■ Available 08/05/2014
The Drive, Hove £725 PCM
Palmeira Avenue, Hove £950 PCM
Holland Road, Hove £1,030 PCM
■ One bedroom flat
■ Two bedroom flat
■ Two bedroom flat
■ Double bedroom with storage
■ Central Hove
■ Own private entrance
■ Balcony, electric heating
■ Separate kitchen and GFCH
■ Patio, GFCH
■ Available 26/05/2014
■ Available now!
■ Available now!
The Drive, Hove £1,100 PCM
Brunswick Place, Hove £1,150 PCM
Harrington Road, Brighton £1,250 PCM
■ Newly refurbished two bedroom flat
■ Newly refurbished two bedroom flat
■ Ground floor two bedroom flat
■ Kitchen with appliances
■ Modern kitchen and bathroom
■ Communal garden
■ DG and balcony
■ Must be seen!
■ Modern kitchen and bathroom
■ Available 06/05/2014
■ Available 28/05/2014
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With interest rates still at an all time low, have you considered purchasing property and entering the rental market? We can guide you into buying in the right locations and point you in the right direction with local financial advisors. Please contact us today! All rents quoted exclude other charges/fees which may be payable. For more information please contact us on 01273 208020
A view from the city As an independent estate agent, Jason Dean is passionate about the local community and its residents. This week Sarah Indranie, one of the directors, talks to Father Phil. Father Phil is the Vicar at All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove.
Father Phil Vicar at All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove 1. What’s your favourite street road and why? My road: Wilbury road. My wife and I moved to Hove in 1997. We found a wonderful flat in Clarendon Villas behind Woolworths as it was then! I needed to find some money to pay the bills. I spotted an advert for a ‘Newspaper delivery Technician’ and got the job. The next day I began as a thirty something newspaper deliverer in roads around Hove. The main road I delivered to was Wilbury Road which I loved. It seemed so typically Hove, a wide road with trees and lovely houses.
I certainly never dreamt that I would be living on it 11 years later when I became Vicar of All Saints on the Drive. 2. What’s your favourite building in Brighton and Hove and why? It has to be the church where I am vicar – but from the inside. From the outside The Vicarage where we live looks huge, however some of it is rented out to community groups, some of it is used for offices and the old nursery wing is now a flat. (The first vicar had 11 children!!) We love living there. 3. What’s your most memorable local event? I love all the great events that go on in Brighton. I especially enjoy the Festival in May - great Artists all over the city 4. What do you bring to your local community and how? We are part of the local church’s Nightshelter project for the homeless in winter and we run a monthly meal for the homeless and vulnerably housed. We also run a youth club for kids mainly from the local school and a Parent n toddler group on a Monday. Once a month we run Messy Church when over a hundred parents and kids come to sing/do craft activities around a Christian theme - we all end up eating pasta together. We are also part of Changing Attitude which
According to our clients, they love us for one fundamental reason. We keep our promises. I would wholeheartedly recommend Jason Dean estate agents.
Jason Dean made selling our house more convenient than other agents we had tried.
We had had trouble selling through other agents; little or no feedback on viewings and Saturday viewings failing to do our property justice because the viewing guide couldn’t answer people’s questions.
Viewings were arranged well in advance allowing us to juggle around the chaos of having a young family, and during the sale, Jason spoke regularly to the other agents and solicitors throughout the chain to make sure the sale progressed.
Jason and team were a breath of fresh air because they took the time to understand our property, both its good points and faults. As a result, our house was marketed effectively to the right types of buyers and their queries were handled effectively translating into more viewings and offers.
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Overall we were really pleased with the service Jason Dean provided. Great value and a really nice chap to boot.
P Jones, Preston Park, Brighton. Seller
means we make a point of welcoming the LGBT community at All Saints.
that respect because I know a lot of people struggle to live around here.
5. If you could make one change to your home to improve its efficiency and make it more environmentally friendly, what would it be?
7. Has it effected you, if so, how?
Double glazing but we can’t as it’s listed. Or maybe solar panels. 6. What is your opinion of the current local property market? I don’t know really as I live in a vicarage, I suppose I’m very lucky in
We see a lot of homeless people in and around the church and we try to help through the Shelter and the Caritas Meal, but most of what we do is signposting to the excellent ‘First Base’ and other local projects for the street community. 8. Inheritance tax – keep or abolish? Keep.
Thinking of selling or need a new tenant? Call us now for a free sales or rental valuation and ask about our fantastic savings. 01273 727000
Affordable Fees. Promise. Because it’s your money. Jason Dean | 1b Montefiore Road | Hove | BN3 1RD Tel: 01273 727000 www.jasondeans.co.uk
Buying in a Boom: Be prepared to act quickly and decisively Almost every day there is a new article in the newspapers, or on TV or the radio about house prices going ever upwards at a rate not seen for many years. In the last 6 months, but in particular since the Autumn of 2013, the property team at Crosby & Woods have seen and experienced this first hand. We have noticed that almost all of our clients
who are selling have indeed found a buyer within a matter of days, in some cases on the first day their property has been marketed, and on a few occasions even before it was marketed as their proactive estate agent had buyers waiting. There is clearly a massive demand to buy which at the moment is simply not matched by the number
of properties for sale so the message we would give to all prospective buyers is to be ready to make an offer as soon as you see a property you like. As much as we all like to haggle over price to get a bargain, the stark reality at present is that even a single moment of hesitation can be the difference between getting your
Crosby&Woods | SOLICITORS Call: 01273 734 600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org likely to be rejected out of hand and not endear the buyer to the seller and repeated requests to view again will place you at a competitive disadvantage to the buyer who is willing and able to act decisively after the The stark reality at first visit. Buying any present is that even a property is one of the single moment of hesitation biggest commitments anyone can make can be the difference" in life – at Crosby & areas know that a buyer needs to Woods our experienced and multibe offering them very near to their skilled team of property specialists asking price (or more if there are are here to guide all of our clients multiple potential buyers) and as from day 1 through to completion. It is also our policy that every importantly, to have and to show clear evidence that they actually client has a designated legal advisor have the funds in place to ensure the from the start to the end of their transaction. transaction goes through. Our advice to prospective clients looking to buy is therefore to speak to your experienced mortgage To speak to one of our team to broker at the first opportunity so discuss your current buying and you know exactly what funds are selling requirements, please call us on 01273 734 600 or email us at available to you. Low offers to test the water are email@example.com dream home or missing out. The old adage of location, location, location still remains especially true in the city and surrounding areas, so sellers with properties in those
The death of romance or just good open and prudent financial planning? The Pre-nuptial agreement has always been something that we in the United Kingdom think as being ‘so Hollywood’ and something that is only available to, and used by, the very rich and the famous (or infamous). Whilst historically this may have been the position, the courts and public opinion has started to move rapidly towards acceptance of such agreements to perhaps better reflect the way many people want and now choose to live their lives and as importantly, how this wish to ‘manage’ their relationships and their finances. With the divorce rate in the UK also currently creeping up towards 50% and with many people actively choosing not to take the marriage route, there are very real risks of not taking proper steps to ‘manage’ the issue of finances in a proactive way. At Crosby & Woods we have seen over the last few years far more clients asking us to discuss such agreements with them and this is a trend we believe will only increase. Not only is this a subject many find hard to raise, perhaps seeing it (rightly or wrongly) on some occasions as being a possible admission of doubt or implied, if unintended criticism of their partner, it has also been one where giving definitive answers has been all but impossible as the Courts in England and Wales have not wished
to see their powers to intervene restricted by such agreements. The shift to more acceptance of such agreements began with the guidance that there was discretion for Judges to consider (if not be forced to accept) the terms but the current proposals to formally legitimise them, if brought into force, are looking to actually give real teeth and enforceability. In our view this must only be a good thing for the far greater certainty it will give couples in the future. It is absolutely essential that any such agreement is entered to with both parties having their eyes wide open, with each party making an informed decision to sign based on a full and frank discussion on exactly what assets exist and which ones are intended to be protected/ retained and which ones shared. It is also essential that there is no coercion or undue influence placed on either party to sign. Therefore at Crosby & Woods we fully support the position that both parties should on all agreements receive independent legal advice only from experienced family law specialists. For a free, confidential and no obligation discussion on any aspect of relationship asset planning, including the preparation of a pre-nuptial agreement, please call Marie Stock or Gemma Thew on 01273 734 600.
The transparency of the ‘Informal Tender’ process Phil Graves of Graves Jenkins
The four substantial Brighton and Hove properties which were launched by Graves Jenkins only a few weeks ago, have seemed to ‘hit the mark’ with prospective purchasers. All were formerly used as support homes, but could now be
month, the shortage of residential enquiry levels are so high. transformed into private houses We are selling by way of an property availability, lending with the opportunity to refurbish informal tender which is a institutions becoming more to the new owners own style and straight forward taste. process of The open viewing The open days have been attracting best and days have been final offers by a extremely popular, extremely popular and there has certain date there has been a been a record number of hits on It hopefully record number of hits the Graves Jenkins website concludes an early on the GJ website sale for the vendors and daily requests and at the same time offers the active and with the properties for information continues. The being located in such sought after opportunity for the purchaser to combination of property prices submit their highest offer and locations, it is no surprise the in the area rising month on
OIEO £650,000 F/H
eliminating the potential stress of private treaty negotiation. Further viewing days are scheduled for Tuesday 22nd and Saturday 26th April, Friday 2nd May, followed by the tender date Thursday 8th May 2014 Please register in advance. For full information on each property, inspection dates and Tender process, contact: Graves Jenkins 01273 701070 or www.gravesjenkins.com
OIEO £700,000 F/H
On the instructions of the National Health Service (NHS) ■ Windlesham Road, Brighton ■ Detached property in prime residential road ■ Former Support Home which could be converted into a family home, subject to necessary consents ■ Requires cosmetic upgrading ■ 5 bedrooms – 4 reception rooms ■ 2024 sq ft ( 188 m2 ) ■ Schedule of viewing times over next two weeks – please register for further information
On the instructions of the National Health Service (NHS) ■ Osmond Road, Hove ■ Period property in prime residential road ■ Former Support Home which could be converted into a family home, subject to necessary consents ■ Requires cosmetic upgrading ■ 4 bedrooms – 4 reception rooms ■ 1880 sq ft ( 174 m2) ■ Schedule of viewing times over next two weeks – please register for further information
OIEO £600,000 F/H
OIEO £650,000 F/H
On the instructions of the National Health Service (NHS) ■ Withdean Road, Brighton ■ Substantial house in elevated position ■ Former Support Home which could be converted into a family home, subject to necessary consents ■ Requires cosmetic upgrading ■ 5 bedrooms – 4 reception rooms ■ 2229 sq ft (207 m2) ■ Schedule of viewing times over next two weeks – please register for further information
On the instructions of the National Health Service (NHS) ■ Westbourne Gardens, Hove ■ Three storey semidetached house in prime residential road ■ Former Support Home which could be converted into a family home, subject to necessary consents ■ Requires cosmetic upgrading ■ 4/5 bedrooms – 2/3 reception rooms ■ 1880 sq ft ( 174 m2) ■ Schedule of viewing times over next two weeks – please register for further information
For more information on all four properties call 01273 701070 or visit www.gravesjenkins.com
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